At least 6,000 if not 8,000 years ago vines first cultivated and wine produced (see in detail under the keywords Mesopotamia. Ancient wines and drinking culture ). This makes the winegrower (vintner) one of the oldest professions, so to speak. Over the course of many thousands of years, numerous professions and functions as well as rich customs around wine have developed. Many wine-making professions and customs and traditions have died out, but naturally many new ones have also developed. In each of wine-producing countries there are corresponding training offers from state and private institutions. in the glossary all current occupations / functions and institutions are included as keywords.
The job titles and the training are largely different in the different countries:
There is a complete list of all associations, clubs, bodies, authorities, research institutes, schools and universities in connection with viticulture under the keyword Wine-producing institutions, Those related to education & training are:
The work in question is also suitable as a supporting tool for education / training and is also used by some official institutions and many people interested in the subject of wine.
All tools, work and measures in the vineyard during the growth cycle can be found at Weingarten Care, Complete lists of the numerous cellar techniques, as well as a list of wine, sparkling wine and distillate types regulated by wine law are under the keyword winemaking contain. There is extensive wine law information under the keyword wine law,