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Winemaker

Wine Maker plans, supervises and coordinates the production of wine or spirits from selected varieties of grapes.

Job Titles

  • Oenologist
  • Wine Scientist

Tasks

  • advising on preserving, processing, packaging, storing and delivering foods
  • examining grape samples to assess ripeness, sugar and acid content, and determining suitability for processing
  • coordinating winemaking processes, directing workers in testing and crushing grapes, fermenting juices, and fortifying, clarifying, maturing and finishing wines
  • blending wines according to formulae and knowledge of winemaking techniques