A young wine maker checking on his vats in the cellar

Wine Maker

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

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.

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