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Oenology Apprenticeship Programs

Through a CAEP Oenology Apprenticeship Program you will gain hands-on experience in many areas of the business while learning from some of the most innovative winemakers in the industry! As a harvest participant, you will have the opportunity to be involved in many of the steps in the winemaking process, including grape process, fermentation, vineyard sampling, punch downs, racking, sanitation, data entry, lab analysis, and much more!

Harvest time Oenology Apprenticeship Programs are available in cellar, viticulture, and laboratory, with select 12-month placements.

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Wine Cellar Apprenticeship Program

Wine Cellar Apprenticeship Program

Participants in a Wine Cellar Apprenticeship Program will be involved in the art of turning grapes into wine. Through a Wine Cellar Apprenticeship Program you will have the opportunity to learn the different techniques that are used in producing fine wines. Wine Cellar work is generally physically demanding and will require long hours, especially during "crush" season.

This program is available in:
AustraliaUnited States

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Laboratory Apprenticeship Program

Laboratory Apprenticeship Program

As a Laboratory Apprenticeship Program participant, you will have the chance to learn how to collect and analyze vineyard samples to determine the ripeness and assess the quality of vineyard grapes. Through your Laboratory Apprenticeship Program, you will learn techniques for sampling and also monitor fermentation.

This program is available in:
AustraliaUnited States

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Viticulture Apprenticeship Program

Viticulture Apprenticeship Program

Viticulture Apprenticeship Program participants may assist in many various aspects of vineyard production including: grape growing, sampling, canopy management, harvest, and analyzing how the soil and climate affect the character and quality of the grapes. On a Viticulture Apprenticeship Program, participants have the opportunity to learn most aspects of the vineyard including sampling, grape growing processes, canopy management, spraying programs, and harvest intake.

This program is available in:
United States

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Oenology Business Apprenticeship Program

Oenology Business Apprenticeship Program

Oenology Business Apprenticeship Program participants have a great opportunity to learn about the wine industry from some of the top wineries and winemakers in the world. Oenology Business Apprenticeship Programs can include involvement in the branding of products, image definition, packaging design, and marketing.

This program is available in:
United States

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