Variety of grapes

Description

Varieties of grapes and the types of wine that can be produced with them. Specifications during fermentation and the treatment of the juice during the process.

Alternative labels

grape varieties
categories of grapes
strains of grapes
varieties of grapes
variety of grape
types of grapes

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Variety of grapes is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Vineyard supervisor: Vineyard supervisors supervise the work done in the vineyards, organise all work related to the vineyard in order to obtain good quality grapes produced in respect of the environment. They are responsible for the technical management of the vineyard and the wine frames and seasonal staff agents. 
Oenologist: Oenologists track the wine manufacturing process in its entirety and supervise the workers in wineries. They supervise and coordinate production to ensure the quality of the wine and also give advice by determining the value and classification of wines being produced.
Wine fermenter: Wine fermenters tend tanks to ferment crushed fruit or must into wines. They dump specified amounts of crushed fruits into wine tanks and mix them with syrup, chemicals or yeast. They prevent the growing of bacteria growth during fermentation.

Optional knowledge

Variety of grapes is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Wine sommelier: Wine sommeliers have general knowledge about wine, its production, service and wind with food pairing. They make use of this knowledge for the management of specialised wine cellars, publish wine lists and books or work in restaurants.

 


 

References

  1. Variety of grapes – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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