Wine Taster

Savoring the flavors of life through a career in wine tasting


Wine Tasting is a procedure by which a trained taster gets to know the quality of a specific type of wine. Wine is manufactured all over the world, a tester/taster always considers topography, climatic conditions, production, preparation and assesses the distinctive types of Wines. The manufacturing preparation of each wine is distinctive in terms of enhancement and taste. 

An experienced taster/tester has to find out the quality earlier to deal or on the off chance that they are considering mixing it with other wine. A wine taster after tasting describes the wine and values it. They depiction of the alcohol is based on the taste incorporated. During the top wine manufacturing season, a taster deals with a few hundreds tests a day. Their assessment is based on the information and experience which they learn over the years.


For Bachelor’s

  • Aspirants need to pass 10+2 with at least 45% marks from any recognised board. 
  • Students can pursue a Bachelor’s degree in BHMCT, BCTCA, Culinary Arts, Hotel Management & Hospitality.
  • Seekers can opt for a diploma in Wine Tasting as well. 
  • Scholars need to be at a required drinking age to pursue a course in this field.  

PG Program is not necessary in a Bartending career as you can get enough knowledge & skills in your UG Program.

Job Roles

The field of wine tasting aims to provide in-depth knowledge and enhance the skills of the students. To do such a task, the wine tasting field presents innumerable job profiles:  

  • Wine Journalist
  • Wine Lecturer
  • Wine Writer
  • Wine Critic
  • Sommelier

Employment Sector

  • Bars
  • Hotels
  • Resorts
  • Cruise
  • Restaurants
  • Wine tasting Institutes
  • Private Events

Top Recruiters

Right now, there is no specific recruiter in this field. However, you can work with top-ranked bars, restaurants or clubs in India:

  • Bob’s Bar
  • The Grid
  • Refinery 091
  • Whisky Samba
  • Esco Bar
  • PVR Home
  • The Bombay Canteen
  • Olive Beach


The salary range may vary from company to company, but the salary of a bartender is very impressive in India.


Level of Salary

Salary Per Month

Starting Salary

Approx ₹20,000

Mid Level Salary

Approx ₹50,000 

Senior Level Salary

Approx ₹80,000 


  • Planning
  • Organisational skills
  • Decision-making skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail


In case you are one of those who take wine seriously and are delicate to the different tones and varieties of its flushes, tasting the alcohol is a considerable career choice for you, especially in foreign countries. 

In spite of the fact that pursuing a wine management course abroad provides numerous choices in beverages, it can demonstrate to be productive for those trying to become wine tasters. The course will educate you around wine production, quality, tasting, marketing and more.


  • Opportunity to Travel
  • Meeting new people
  • Creativity in drinks
  • Passionate Career


  • Not a great career in India
  • Requires practice & struggle
  • Expensive