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Wine and Beer
Viticulture Careers - Wine Growing
Jordan is off to Blenheim, one of the country's wine making hubs, to see what's involved in taking the grapes from the vine and into the bottle at the Allan Scott vineyard. The vineyard sits on 80 hectares and employs six full time staff plus contractors. Jordan gets some hands on experience pruning the vines and getting behind the wheel of the tractor to spray the plants, a crucial aspect to helping protect the vineyard's livelihood. She also meets winemaker Jason Scott and learns how the grapes taste on the vine is the key to deciding when it's best to harvest. A qualification in viticulture can open up the wide range options within this exciting industry and will be an invaluable asset as you build your career. Find out more about this, and a huge variety of other careers, at http://www.justthejob.co.nz Click the subscribe button to be notified when we have new videos on line. Good Job Hunting!
A Career as a Brewer (JTJS52010)
Harrison Edwards from Manurewa High School is pretty excited to get an opportunity to go behind the scenes of one of New Zealand's most iconic breweries, DB Breweries to find out what's involved in a career as a brewer. Under the guidance of senior project brewer Natasha O'Brien, Harrison is first given a lesson on the different malts that are processed to produce different styles of beer. Natasha explains that the starch from the malt is converted into sugar and shows Harrison the test used to establish if the conversion is complete. It's just one of the scientific processes used during the creation of beer. Harrison experiences further aspects of the brewing process and discovers Natasha has found her way into the industry via an engineering background. Sciences and engineering are useful subjects and for Natasha, after completing her degree, she took on a brewing cadetship with DB Breweries. Having found out about the process of making beer, Harrison then heads to the packaging area where staff development co-ordinator, Chris Heketoa, explains the four production lines used at DB. The packaging process involves bottles, cans and kegs and an incredible 23,000 bottles of beer per hour are produced on the bottling line. With plenty to think about, Harrison may just have found just the job for him. Find out more about this, and a huge variety of other careers, at http://www.justthejob.co.nz Click the subscribe button to be notified when we have new videos on line. Good Job Hunting!
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