Do you know the wine professions?
Test your knowledge of the various professionals who work to bring the grape from the field to the bottle.
1. What is an œnologist?
a) A vinification and cellar wine-treatment specialist
b) A researcher specialized in the wine and vine field
c) A consultant who advises various estates, sometimes in different countries
d) All of the above
2. Who is responsible for planning and supervising vine work?
a) The agronomist
b) The tractor driver
c) The head of cultivation
d) The ministère de l’Agriculture regional office
3. Why do winemakers call on nursery growers?
a) To plant the trees they will eventually turn into barrels
b) To plant hedges to protect their vines from strong winds and bad weather
c) To choose flowers and bushes that attract insects that are good for the vines
d) To provide young vines (grape varieties, clones, rootstock) with new plots
4. True or false: You can study winemaking in university?
5. What are the workers who help harvest the grape called?
a) Seasonal workers
d) Ore dressers
Answers: 1. d), 2. c), 3. d), 4. a), 5. c).