How to become a Winemaker - Salary, Qualifications, skills & Reviews – SEEK

Specialist in vines and wine, the oenologist advises the winegrower at each stage of wine production: choice of grape varieties, analysis of the grapes, date of the harvest, control of the fermentation of the wine or the distillation of the eaux-de- life and aperitifs, choice of treatments applied to wines, bottling … Scientist, the oenologist is also an ambassador for the wines he tastes and about which he can speak, in particular for their promotion and marketing. The winemaker can work in laboratories, cooperatives or wine estates. This expert can be salaried or self-employed and he is also sought after abroad. 10% of the 200 students trained each year in one of the 6 training centers move abroad.