VITICULTURE

AUSTRIA

Austria can be found in the East Central part of Europe and borders on countries like Switzerland, Germany and the Czech Republic. It has a vast variety of untouched natural beauty that stretches from the Austrian Alps to scenic lakes, 62% of Austria land is covered in the Austrian Alps, which makes Austria a breath-taking sight to see. Besides the Austria’s striking natural elements, it’s also rich in culture and history. Austria is very underrated, which makes it just so much more beautiful to discover.

Why work in Austria?

Working in the Viticulture field in Austria, we ensure that you will fall in love with the countries scenery, their way of life and most of all the people you meet along the way. From the scenic views to the unique culture, you will be mesmerised. Austria is known to combine traditional viticulture with modern vinification processes. The tradition of winemaking and the cultivation of grapevines can be found in the same regions for thousands of years. What better way to ensure the best quality of wines by combining the old and the new? This program gives anybody, that has studied enology and have at least one harvest season experience in viticulture, a chance to explore Austria’s way of viticulture. Placements offered are anywhere between 2 to 4 months, so you can live like a local, work and holiday in Austria and surrounding areas with support of our program and staff. An Austrian experience that you don’t want to miss out on!

The program will include step by step assistance throughout the whole process from completing the necessary paperwork, interview guidance, assistance with visa application, as well as assistance with flights, travel insurance, as well as the opportunity to meet other adventurous travellers at orientation.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

  • Age 18-32
  • Be in good mental and physical health
  • Free of any criminal record
  • Have at least one harvest season experience, as well as education in Enology
  • Be able to understand and communicate in English or German. For social reasons basic German will be beneficial
  • Be mature, flexible, open-minded, committed and willing to adjust
  • Be motivated and interested in winemaking
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