Residency Program

Massaya Faqra is offering a range of seasonal work opportunities from summer through to the ski season. The Massaya winery at Faqra in Mount Lebanon has built a reputation for great food and wines and we are looking for young people to join our residency program. We offer interesting work among wine and hospitality professionals where the camaraderie comes from a job well done. 

Below is more information about the positions we offer: 

1-Assistant winemaker - Faqra

 

Duration: July to November

Salary: around 1000 euros + insurance + wifi

Working hours: depend on workloads, July and October are quite relaxed and could be used to discover the country.

Language: English and/or French

Experience: a minimum of two harvests

You will be in charge of a white wine winery. A qualified team on site will be supporting you. You will take part in the various stages of wine making and will report directly to the winemaker on the work in progress. The winery is equipped to produce 5000 cases of white wine with most of the fermentation in oak. You will supervise and take part in sorting the grapes, the pressurage, the fermentation and the ageing on lees. The winemaker will guide you on a daily basis through the different tasks. You will also supervise an experimental terraced vineyard. The philosophy is based on minimum intervention and indigenous yeast with a wide variety of grapes such as Clairette, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Obeidi, Roll…

The site is modern and relaxing with restaurants and visitors, some special events are organized during the high season such as concerts, clubbing, outdoor movies. Accommodation and full board offered. Be part of a young dynamic team and develop your skills in the world of wine. During the off days, we will help you also to discover this surprising country with its beaches, historical monuments and Mediterranean lifestyle and passion.  

 

2-Assistant winemaker - Tanaïl

 

Duration: July to November

Salary: around 1000 euros + insurance + wifi

Working hours: depend on workloads, July and October are quite relaxed and could be used to discover the country.

Language: English and/or French

Experience: a minimum of two harvests

You will be in charge of the red and rose wine winery. A qualified team on site will be supporting you. You will take part in the various stages of wine making and will report directly to the winemaker. The winery is equipped to produce 20000 cases of wine with most of the fermentation in large vats, oak, stainless steel and concrete. Beside the regular winery work, pump over, punch down… you will supervise and take part in sorting also the grapes. The winemaker will guide you on daily basis through the different tasks. The philosophy is based on minimum intervention and indigenous yeast with a wide variety of grapes as Cinsault, Grenache, Mourvedre, Cabernet, Syrah, tempranillo from single vineyards.

Accommodation and full board offered on premises at the winery. Be part of a dynamic and friendly team and develop your skills in the world of wine. During the off days, we will help you also to discover this surprising country with its beaches, historical monuments and Mediterranean lifestyle and passion.  

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