Vineyard Intern

  • Company: Moët Hennessy Shangri-la
  • Country/Region: China
  • Business group: Wines & Spirits
  • Contract type: Internship
  • Function: Manufacturing
  • Experience required: Beginner
  • Reference No.: WIE00216
  • Date of publication: 2019.10.14

Position

The Moet-Hennessy wine division created Ao Yun winery in 2013 with the ambition to craft an exceptional red wine in China. The 30-hectare vineyard is located on the banks on the Mekong river in four different Tibetan villages ranging from 2100m to 2600m. The expression of our Bordeaux varieties on this complex terroir (314 terraces) give its uniqueness to Ao Yun wines.


Profile

>  Contribute with the vineyard team in all daily vineyard tasks from budbreak to harvest (vineyard measurements and observations, pest and diseases controls, vineyard monitoring, vineyard workers management...)

>  Management of a main research project in autonomy:
Main subjects that could be studied:
- Irrigation optimization related to wine quality (monitoring, drip irrigation trials)
- Canopy and yield management related to wine quality

>  Work on various other optimization projects: vineyard plantation, cover crop management, aerial data analysis, yield estimation and maturity controls strategy


Additional information

QUALIFICATIONS and SKILLS:
>  Master studies with a major in Viticulture
>  Fluent in English or French. Chinese would be highly regarded
>  At least one practical vineyard experience
>  Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, ability to be part of a small team as well as to work independently, creatively and reliably
>  Advanced excel and Qgis skills appreciated
>  Capacity to work and live in a multicultural environment in a remote area
>  Must be fit (able to lift 20kg) and ready to work extended hours in various weather conditions

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