Wine Maker

Wine Makers plan, supervise and coordinate the production of wine or spirits from selected varieties of grapes.

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    Overview

    Wine Makers plan, supervise and coordinate the production of wine or spirits from selected varieties of grapes.

    Day-to-day

    • examines fruit samples to assess ripeness, sugar and acid content, and determine suitability for processing
    • co-ordinates winemaking processes, directs workers in testing and crushing grapes, fermenting juices, and fortifying, clarifying, maturing and finishing wines
    • blends wines according to formulae and knowledge of winemaking techniques.

    To become a Wine Maker

    • A bachelor degree in science majoring in viticulture, oenology or wine science is generally needed to work as a Wine Maker. You can also undertake a related degree followed by a postgraduate qualification in oenology. In some states, training may also be available through Vocational Education and Training (VET).

      Take a Diploma of Viticulture

      Find a Bachelor or Diploma in Wine or Wine Acience

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