A Wine-Obsessed Austinite Wins the Viral Vineyard Job of a Lifetime

A Wine-Obsessed Austinite Wins the Viral Vineyard Job of a Lifetime

Lindsay Perry Murphy Goode WinnerWHO: Lindsay Perry, a 28-year-old sports marketer and wine lover from Austin.  WHAT: A yearlong job offer to drink and study wine, all while living rent-free on a California vineyard. WHY IT’S SO GREAT: When Murphy-Goode Winery announced that it would hire one lucky person to work a “dream job” at the California winemaker, it made national news. The new employee would be paid $10,000 a month, live in the picturesque Sonoma countryside, and drink wine on the house for a year. They’d get three months to study winemaking, and the rest of the year to grape-stomp their way into the industry with a job of their own devising. It sounded both too good to be true and like a well-crafted publicity stunt. Oenophiles working…View Original Post

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