Average Salary
Degree Requirements
Bachelor's Degree

Did you know there are more than 10,000 different grape varieties? That means thousands of unique tastes, colors, and potential uses. Viticulturists are experts in the growing of grapes – working to ensure vineyards deliver the quality and quantity of grapes required to meet demand for beverage and food production. Often the head of operations, viticulturists are responsible for all portions of the grape growing process, including soil preparation, pest and disease control, irrigation and proper harvesting.

Also known as: Enologist, Winemaker, Vineyard Manager
Learning Strategies
Quality Control Analysis
Produce grapes under a variety of conditions
Apply best growing practices to grow both table and wine grapes
Understand and apply proper grape harvesting techniques
Diagnose and solve growing problems
Collect, analyze and present viticulture data for business and farming decisions
Create and implement pest and disease prevention programs

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