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Date June 21, 2017
Cinnabar Winery
Title Tasting Room Manager
Location Saratoga, CA

Cinnabar is a boutique, family-owned winery that reveres winemaking as a form of modern-day alchemy—the blending of science with a touch of nature's magic. Rooted in the Santa Cruz Mountains at our lively Saratoga Tasting Room, we partner with local growers to coax the transformation of the finest California grapes into distinct and delightfully approachable wines. 


We are seeking a strong leader who is energetic, dependable, and creative. The Tasting Room Manager manages the Staff and overall operations of the Tasting Room. He or she will work to broaden Cinnabar’s reach and grow its customer base by increasing traffic to the Tasting Room, growing the wine club, and expanding Cinnabar’s presence both online and in local communities. This person must thrive in the hospitality industry and demonstrate excellent customer service skills and sales aptitude.


Direct to Consumer Sales and Marketing
• Execute DTC sales strategies that focus on substantially increasing Tasting Room net revenue, with a focus on growing the wine club
• Oversee the development of wine club offerings and identify opportunities to expand the club and improve membership retention 
• Set monthly sales goals for Tasting Room; implement incentive systems for staff and other creative sales strategies to meet targets
• Establish and implement sales promotions, and monitor corresponding Tasting Room marketing materials
• Oversee Cinnabar’s calendar of events and work special events as needed
• Serve as the primary point of contact for the community, encouraging the development of local partnerships and referral programs

Leadership and Customer Service
• Supervise staff to provide the highest level of customer service in a welcoming, fun, and educational atmosphere 
• Provide leadership, motivation, and discipline to staff, supervising and coaching where necessary
• Develop and enforce Tasting Room protocol and procedures to maintain a professional environment
• Maintain a consistent presence in the Tasting Room, set a positive example for staff, and build rapport with customers

Tasting Room Daily Operations
• Manage daily operations to ensure they are efficient, cost-effective, and true to Cinnabar’s brand
• Create and monitor staffing schedule, run monthly staff meetings, and manage hiring processes
• Monitor Tasting Room’s POS to ensure all platforms are communicating cohesively and performing properly
• Track all inventory transfers to and from the Tasting Room, and count and reconcile inventory at month-end 
• Manage Tasting Room expenses and annual budget for DTC portion of the business; monitor KPIs and overall financial performance of the Tasting Room, wine club, and online sales


• Bachelor’s Degree
• 3 or more years of experience in the hospitality industry preferred
• 3 or more years of experience managing a team of employees, with proven track record of achieving goals
• Self-motivated team player with professional demeanor and appearance; enthusiastic, approachable, and respectful 
• General knowledge (at least) of wine and winemaking with a keen interest to learn 
• Available to work weekends and some holidays


• Creative self-starter with strong management, leadership, and team-building skills 
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with emphasis on genuine customer service and innovative community-building
• Consumer-focused and results-driven with keen analytical skills
• Substantial experience with direct-to-consumer marketing across mediums
• Strong sales aptitude with demonstrated experience and success in budget management
• Punctual, detail-oriented, and able to multitask and problem solve in a fast-paced environment
• Familiar with POS systems (preferably Vin65) and proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

Email Resume to Apply for this Job: apply4winejob@gmail.com

Date June 21, 2017
Title General Manager
Location South San Francisco, CA
The General Manager for Amoura takes ownership for the overall success of the Restaurant’s Execution, Human Resources and Fiscal Responsibility. This entails adhering to Amoura’s culture and guidelines, the Health Department’s regulations, and Amoura standards of service, food quality, freshness and presentation. This position is accountable for the daily administrative, operational and service tasks, including sanitation and safety. In addition the General Manager also creates a motivational environment, trains, develops and directs the employees to accomplish the objectives of the operation and maintains a positive environment.


Overall Management
-Meet all timelines for payroll, restaurant service, accounts receivable, human resources, corporate programs and all other project deadlines given by Amoura. -Teach and adhere to Amoura philosophy, culture and commitment to quality food and exemplary service.
-Have a Passion for food and service.
-Ensure all products and purchases meet Amoura guidelines.
-Have knowledge of and enforces the Amoura contractual agreement.
-All staff positions are filled within 2 weeks of vacancy.
-Assist catering staff with special events as needed with staff and culinary support

Supervision and Development of Staff
-Train and supervise the daily conduct of the staff.
-Supervise the adherence to proper uniform standards following the employee handbook guidelines.
-Evaluate staff and actively work to develop managerial leadership, service excellence and culinary skills.
-Conduct coaching sessions and disciplinary actions.
-Ensure that all training standards are met and documented for direct hires, including Health and Safety Training.

Guest Service and Relations
-Represent the company in a courteous, efficient and friendly manner in all Guest and employee interactions
-Interact with Guests and resolves Guest complaints in a friendly and service oriented manner
-Communicate with the management team including the owners honestly, accurately and in a timely manner. All communication including e-mail is written in a professional and organized manner

Food Programs
-Support the Chef in reviewing all menus that supports sustainability, seasonality and concept.
-Ensure that high quality food items are creatively well prepared and presented in a cost effective manner.
-Ensure that all products and ingredients that are used are purchased following Amoura purchasing standards and commitments.
-Work with management team to ensure that all display, catering and café culinary set up meet specific account standards. Financial Management and Analysis
-Ensure that all culinary personnel follow the proper time and attendance policy.
-Responsible to make sure that labor and food cost budgetary goals are met.
-Responsible for placing proper orders, following purchasing guidelines.
-Ensure that inventory is completed on an appropriate schedule.

Restaurant Supervision
-Ensure that overall restaurant meets the standards as well as oversee the daily appearance and upkeep of the restaurant.
-Supervise the proper garnishing and presentation of food.
-Ensure the restaurant is maintained in a “like-new” status.
-Ensure that overall restaurant meets all the standards as well as oversee the daily appearance of the entire restaurant
-Edit the daily menu for proper spelling and descriptions.
-Meet regularly with the restaurant staff to address issues and policies

Note: Job duties are subject to change as needed.

-Adhere to all Health Department, OSHA and ADA regulations.
-Follows all Safety Manual guidelines.
-Follow-up and review that all station specific daily and weekly cleaning checklists are accomplished.
-Report any injury, accident and/or foodborne illness incident for Guests and/or staff accurately and in a timely manner.
-Train all personnel in safe operating procedures of all equipment, utensils and machinery.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

-Culinary or college degree, preferred

-Has a minimum of 3 years supervisory experience or applicable management experience in a similar volume restaurant.
-Has computer skills with a working knowledge of applicable computer software. -Possesses exceptional hospitality knowledge.
-Has the ability to operate Web based ordering systems, process Guest requests, changes to orders, and menu updates.
-Proficient with word processing and spread sheet applications.
-Utilize all Personal Protective Equipment’s per Amoura guidelines.

-ServSafe certified
-Sexual Harassment Training (if/when the restaurant employs 50 persons or more)
-Restaurant Management Certifications
-Tips Certified
-Bartender Certification
-Other Professional Certifications

To apply, contact Jeanne at 

Date June 19, 2017
Silverado Resort and Spa
Title Food & Beverage Manager
Location Napa Valley, CA
Food & Beverage

Director of Food & Beverage



The Food and Beverage Manager is responsible for overseeing the service in the Food & Beverage Outlets. He/she is also responsible for assisting the director with training, motivating, and coaching the staff, and monitoring expenses and controlling labor costs.


Education & Experience:
• At least 3 years of progressive experience in a hotel or a related field; or a 4-year college degree and at least 1 years of related experience; or a 2-year college degree and 2 or more years of related experience.
• Must be proficient in Windows, Company approved spreadsheets and word processing.
• Must have knowledge of F&B preparation techniques, health department rules and regulations, liquor laws and regulations.

Physical requirements:
• Long hours sometimes required.
• Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 20 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.

General Requirements:
• Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written, with all level of employees and guests in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner.
• Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying concerns raised by employees and guests.
• Must be able to multitask and prioritize departmental functions to meet deadlines.
• Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service-oriented manner.
• Attend all hotel required meetings and trainings.
• Participate in M.O.D. coverage as required.
• Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Wyndham Hotel Group Standards, as required by scheduling, which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
• Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, including wearing nametags.
• Comply with Wyndham Hotel Group Standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.
• Maximize efforts towards productivity, identify problem areas and assist in implementing solutions.
• Must be effective in handling problems, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems as necessary.
• Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information.
• Perform other duties as requested by management.
• Maintain a warm and friendly demeanor at all times.


Fundamental Requirements:
• Employees must at all times be attentive, friendly, helpful and courteous to all guests, managers and fellow employees.
• Assist in the oversight of all aspects of the daily operation of the hotel’s F&B outlets, room service, kitchen, and any other Food & Beverage operations.
• Manage F&B associates
• Respond to guest complaints in a timely manner.
• Keep immediate supervisor fully informed of all problems or matters requiring his/her attention.
• Coordinate and monitor all phases of Loss Prevention in the F&B department.
• Prepare and submit required reports in a timely manner.
• Ensure preparation of required reports, including (but not limited to) Wage Progress, payroll, revenue, employee Schedules, quarterly actions plans.
• Monitor quality of service in F&B.
• Ensure compliance with all local liquor laws, and health and sanitation regulations.
• Ensure compliance with SOP’s in all outlets.
• Ensure compliance with requisition procedures.
• Be visible on the floor and assist staff as needed during each meal period.
• Conduct staff performance reviews in accordance with Wyndham standards.
• Understand, implement and monitor corporate promotions in outlets, including buffet and three-meal concept standards.
• Comply with weekly and monthly forecasting procedures.
• Ensure the training of department heads and employees on SOP’s, report preparation and technical job tasks.
• Be involved in and/or conduct departmental and hotel training (CARE, One to One), etc.
• Follow standards for hiring approvals.
• Ensure overall guest satisfaction.

To apply, contact Sergio Padilla at 

Date June 15, 2017
Vino Volo SFO
Title Associate
Location SFO International Airport

We are seeking highly motivated, experienced Wine Sales/Servers who are looking to grow with our rapidly expanding company. Full-time position now available at our SFO location, with opportunities for relocation in the future.


*Associate candidates should have:
- 2 to 4 years of restaurant or retail wine experience, preferably as a server or assistant manager at a restaurant or wine-related enterprise
- Ability to serve wine (over 21)
- Ability to work as a team member, and the interest to lead a team in the future
- Ability to work weekends, nights, holidays
- A love of wine and service


- Competitive wages + tips + bonuses
- Full health, dental, and vacation benefits package
- 401K
- Opportunity to continuously taste and learn about wine
- Annual wine training retreat to a wine region of the world


Vino Volo is an innovative high-end retail and wine bar concept backed by leaders in the wine, retail, and hospitality industries with rapid expansion plans nationwide. Vino Volo’s award-winning experience has been featured in USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Wine Spectator and dozens of other publications.  

At Vino Volo, our goal is to bring the world of high-end wine tasting and retail to where it is most convenient for air travelers. Our innovative wine tasting restaurant and retail stores are specifically designed for passengers, while our website is available to continue serving them even after they leave the airport.


Selection will be based solely on merit and will be without discrimination because of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religion, national origin, marital status, or disability. Vino Volo is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that is committed to a diverse workforce.


** Qualified candidates should reply via email to store15@vinovolo.com. Please include a cover letter and resume as attachments, not in the body of the email. No phone calls please.**

Date May 11, 2017
Company Oakland Wine Festival
Title Volunteer
Location Oakland, CA
The Third annual Oakland Wine Festival is in need of volunteers for our event which will be held on July 15, 2017 at The Claremont Club and Spa, A Fairmont Hotel in Oakland, California.

We need help with our Judgement of Oakland pouring, our Seated Tasting and with our other events.

Visit our website for event details: WWW.OaklandWineFestival.com

The Oakland Wine Festival is primarily seated and involves the winemakers being in attendance. Please let us know if you can help us on July 15, 2017. Thank you!

Date May 9, 2017
Fisher's Cheese & Wine
Title Server
Location Larkspur, CA

Cheesemonger & Server

Fisher’s Cheese & Wine is a cheese shop and cafe opening at the Marin Country Mart in May 2017. We’re an experienced team with a successful business in The Cheese School of San Francisco. We’re a cheese-obsessed, hard-working, fun-loving bunch who care passionately about doing work we’re proud of and helping each other succeed.

We are looking for team members as motivated and personable as we are! Experience working in artisan food is preferred but not required. A passion for learning and eating is a must. We are a family of eaters and are looking for people who like to feed and be fed. The perfect candidate for this position thrives while doing multiple tasks and strives for perfection. This is a detail oriented role with a strong emphasis on superior customer service.

Key Responsibilities Cheesemonger

Basic knowledge of cheesemaking and cheese industry
Understands how cheese is made and is able to articulate this to others
Familiar with local cheesemakers and their products as well as classic PDO cheeses such as Parmigiano Reggiano, Comte etc.
Familiar with different cheese styles with the ability to explain the differences Milk types and styles of cheese i.e. sheep’s milk camembert vs. sheep’s milk blue
Cheese retail and storage: Cuts, wraps, and prices cheese
Maintains cleanliness and order of cheese case, ensures proper signage
Maintains order of cheese backstock, proper cheese storage/handling
Strong understanding and implementation of proper cheese sanitation
Assembles cheese, charcuterie boards and catering platters
Strong understanding and implementation of proper cheese sanitation
Ensures proper opening & closing procedures of deli cases


Remains knowledgeable about current menu
Able to describe cheeses and wines served clearly and accurately
Ring guests up, ensures orders are correct for kitchen staff execution
Runs food and beverages, knows proper table side etiquette
Ensures proper opening & closing procedures for front of house

Performance Expectations:

Upholds highest standards of customer service
Self-motivated and fast learner
Strong sales skills with ability to recognize up-sell moments
Strong attention to detail and organizational habits
Thrives in a collaborative work environment
Contributes in discussions to increase sales and decrease COGS
Has earnest interest in new cheeses and supporting local/domestic cheese industry
Eagerness to train and educate others on cheese, wine and other fine foods
Upholds FCW aesthetic for cheese displays/platters
Ability to multi-task while maintaining FCW standards of performance
Personable and dedicated to forming good relationships with customers and colleagues

Full time & Part time positions are available $13/hour DOE, health care (we cover 50% of premium), quarterly bonus program after one year, discounts on cheese and wine, a healthy and positive work environment 

How to apply: Email a comprehensive cover letter and resume outlining your experience to jobs (at) fisherscheese (dot) com. Applications with no cover letter will not be considered.

Date May 9, 2017
Fisher's Cheese & Wine
Title Wine Specialist
Location Larkspur, CA

Wine Specialist and Server

Fisher’s Cheese & Wine is a cheese shop and cafe opening at the Marin Country Mart in May 2017. We’re an experienced team with a successful business in The Cheese School of San Francisco. We’re a cheese-obsessed, hard-working, fun-loving bunch who care passionately about doing work we’re proud of and helping each other succeed. We’re looking for a wine specialist for our small but mighty team.

Full time Wage: hourly DOE, health care (we cover 50% of premium) after 90 days, quarterly bonus program after one year, discounts on cheese and wine, a healthy and positive work environment, free classes at our sister business, The Cheese School, a daily staff meal.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

Receiving and stocking product
Ensuring up-to-date inventory
Communicating to staff regarding inventory
Ensuring organized and attractive merchandising
Checking pricing
Updating and creating signage
Changing the by the glass menu
Making recommendations to customers and generally offering a wonderful customer service experience
Helping to conceive and execute promotions
Helping customers make food selections
Running food to tables


Strong wine knowledge
Able to work in a team environment
Self-motivated and organized
Exceptional problem solving abilities
Committed to quality service and food and beverage knowledge
Excellent ability to take direction
Ability to meet physical demands of the position including lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds, pushing, pulling, bending, walking, standing for extended periods of time Love of cheese!

The success patterns for this position are:

Able to work all scheduled shifts including weekends and holidays
Can effectively handle multiple tasks and high stress situations
Must be able to work at a fast pace
Reliable transportation to and from work with varying start and end times

Successful candidates will have the following personal characteristics:

Self-motivated, especially under pressure
Able to accept constructive criticism and improve from it
Can work independently and as a member of a team
Able to effectively manage their emotions in the workplace
Communicate effectively and efficiently
Works with attention to detail
Brings positive energy and enthusiasm in all interactions 

How to apply: Email a comprehensive cover letter and resume outlining your experience to jobs (at) fisherscheese (dot) com. Applications with no cover letter will not be considered.

Date May 2, 2017
Title Server
Location San Francisco, CA
Server position primarily for Tuesday and Friday shifts. Other shifts may be available. Minimum plus tips. Light cleaning also required. Please send resume to keith@quesyrahsf.com.

Date Apr 26, 2017
Business France French Trade Commission
Title Business Development Intern
Location San Francisco, CA

Support and assist the team in the organization of trade events, market research and database management.

Other topics may be developed depending on the Agrotech department needs.

Profile: excellent level of English, French language a plus, excellent communication skills, marketing and sales prospecting experience appreciated.

To apply, please contact Manilay.saito@businessfrance.fr.

Date Apr 11, 2017
Company Wine.com
Title HR Generalist
Location San Francisco, CA

Merchandising Coordinator Position:

Wine.com is America’s leading online wine retailer, providing a top tier interactive and in-depth wine shopping experience with wine content you can trust and rely on. In our ever growing fast paced environment with enthusiastic and creative wine professionals we are seeking an equally self-motivated individual with a passion for wine to join our content team as a full-time, Merchandising Coordinator.

This position is an entry level position for someone who is looking to get their foot into the wine retail industry door.

The Merchandising Coordinator will support the merchandising department in the day-to-day functions of (but not limited to) product set up, content aggregation and product database maintenance from our headquarter offices in San Francisco. This role in part, involves the acquisition, editing and updating of material such as pricing, availability, label graphics, winemaker notes and ratings from thousands of Wine.com winery partners and wholesalers.

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of wine industry and terminology

Strong attention to detail and organizational skills

Strong computer skills, especially Microsoft Office with proficiency in Excel

Basic HTML skills

Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

Ability to prioritize work and multi-task successfully

Strong interest in wine; some schooling or courses in wine a plus

Previous E-commerce experience a plus

College degree highly preferred

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full-time position located at our Corporate Headquarters in San Francisco, California’s Financial District. Typical workdays are Monday - Friday; 8 hours a day during typical office hours of 7AM - 6PM PST.

To Apply, please send your resume to ijimu@wine.com or call 415 430 5795.

About Wine.com:

Wine.com is the leading online wine retailer. Our mission is to promote the wine lifestyle through innovation by providing customers with selection, guidance, convenience, and value not common in stores. Located between California’s wine country and Silicon Valley, we’re passionate about using technology to offer the world of wine at your fingertips. Unique in its industry, Wine.com owns a proprietary network of wine fulfillment centers which delivers in one or two days to most of the country. For more information, visit our website at www.wine.com.

Date Mar 20, 2017
Company Quince Restaurant
Title Sommelier
Location San Francisco, CA
Quince is one of the most celebrated restaurants in the San Francisco; Executive Chef and Owner Michael Tusk was named Best Chef: Pacific 2011 by the James Beard Foundation. Quince currently holds three Michelin stars and is a proud member of the Relais & Chateau organization.

The wine list encompasses approximately 900 selections with strong focuses on the classic regions of Europe as well as the boutique producers of California.

Quince is seeking highly motivated individuals to join the front of house team as a sommelier. Suitable candidates will have a strong work ethic and an instinct for providing warm and inviting service.

Candidates will demonstrate extensive wine knowledge and be able to convey it with humility, in a personable and approachable manner.

Candidates should be very familiar with classic regions and grape varieties of Italy, France, Spain, Germany, Austria as well as California and Oregon.

Candidates should be update to date with current trends in the wine world and be able to speak to emerging trends and regions in wine making, detect and explain wine flaws, be aware of collectors markets and current pricing trends.

Qualified candidates will have had at least 2 years experience working as a sommelier in a Michelin starred restaurant or Relais & Chateaux property.

All applicants should be passionate about food, wine and hospitality.

The position requires a confident, enthusiastic and energetic individual that works well under pressure with grace, professionalism and focus.

Overall Responsibilities:
  • Assist General Manager and Lead Sommelier in the overall operational, administrative and financial management of the Wine Department.
  • Uphold the highest standards of service in accordance with protocols and practices as outlined in the QPA service manual Service/Operations:
  • Provide wine service to the guests of Quince and support the captains during nightly dinner service
  • Assist in wine selections and service of the private dining program at Quince
  • Daily wine stocking of par levels for the by the glass and pairing programs
  • Make wine suggestions and pair wines with menu items
  • Communicate with the culinary team directly as to the nature and flavors of each dish and pair wines with an appropriate flavor profile
  • Update and produce wine lists, service documents, pairing menus daily or as needed 
  • Partaking and representing the wine department at daily line ups 
  • Educate further staff knowledge in regard to new wines, 86’d items etc... 
  • Help educate staff on proper wine service, new wines, food and wine pairings 
  • Assist in the pricing and costing of wines both on the list and on the pairing program  
  • Assist in maintaining physical inventory of the cellar; racking and restocking wines, processing deliveries and end of month inventory
  • Complete nightly log to detail an overview of nightly service 
  • Education and Development 
  • Attend and participate in in-house tasting appointments with lead sommelier 
  • Maintain professional relationships with purveyors and wine industry professionals 
  • Work closely with the Chef team to develop food and wine knowledge, and pairings for staff education Assist in the formulation of a curriculum for staff wine classes 
  • Assist in the formulation of a curriculum for staff wine classes 
  • Assist in the training of new FOH hires as it relates to wine service and product knowledge
  • Uphold the QPA handbook standards, protocols and procedures
  • Maintain professional education and continued wine studies 
  • Participation in outside trade tastings and other educational seminars 
  • Administrative 
  • Micros Management - Continually update Micros database by adding new wines, removing 86’d wines and creating new numbers and SKUS when needed 
  • Audit accuracy of all wine prices as they correspond to the wine list 
  • Assist Lead Sommelier in physical inventory on the first day of every month
  • Return emails, correspondence, phone calls as needed
  • Assist General Manager and Lead Sommelier in the consignment/acquisition of private cellars 
  • Assist Lead Sommelier in the buying with a focus on developing the French and domestic selections 
  • Financial 
  • Communicate with lead sommelier/general manager on nightly sales- figures and product mix 
  • Administer wine transfers and corked wines 
  • Management of company property as well as personal (consignment) property
  • Nightly approval of all wine comps
  • Targeted sales approach to turn over inventory- identify stagnant inventory

To apply, contact Matt Cirne at mcirne@quincerestaurant.com


Date Mar 6, 2017
Company Classic Wines of California
Title Sales Representative
Location San Francisco, CA
We are looking for a Territory sales representative in San Francisco. This is a broad market position for both on and off premise sales. If interested please contact with resume; Dan Reid Daniel.reid@broncowine.com.



Date Dec 21, 2016
ZAP (Zinfandel Advocates and Producers)
Volunteers for ZinfandelExperience
Location San Francisco, CA
ZAP is seeking wine-loving volunteers for its Zinfandel Experience Thursday, February 23 - Saturday, February 25, 2017 in SF. Volunteers get to enjoy one of the events for free! Assignments are going out shortly so don't wait to sign up.

More info and registration here: http://www.zinfandelexperience.com/volunteer

Date Dec 20, 2016
Title Volunteers
Location San Francisco, CA
Balzac Communications is looking for volunteers for its annual Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux trade tasting! This year's event will be on Friday, January 27, and volunteers will work from 9:00 - 5:00 PM. Those interested, please send an email to ethomas@balzac.com.

Date Dec 2, 2016
Company Strategic Group
Title Multiple Positions
Location CA

We are looking to fill below positions:

  • VSOP/XO Brand Specialist for Las Vegas and San Francisco (Chinese required) - 2+ years experience 
  • VSOP/XO Brand Specialist (Prestige) for Los Angeles (Western, CA) - 5+ years experience 
  • Mixology LA - 5+ years experience 
  • Region Manager for San Francisco (Northern CA) - 10+ years experience. 
Wine & Spirits experience required.  We are looking for local CA residence to fill these positions. Liquor experience a plus for the Specialist positions.

Apply to Anita Chang at achang@strategicgroup.TV.




Date August 31, 2016
Location 415 Grand Ave, Top Floor, South San Francisco, CA

SFWS Hospitality Internships are offered to those students (“Interns”) who desire to obtain new skills and work experience beverage and/or hospitality industry to round out their education (“Internship”). A SFWS Employee will train, closely supervise, and give feedback on all Internship work. As compensation for participation in the Internship program and duties outlined below, Interns will receive $15.00 per hour compensation, for up to 120 hours, in the form of a SFWS education credit that can be used towards Programs, Workshops and Events.

Internship hours will be tracked by the Office Manager and the education credit is available for use at any time after it is earned. Compensation for Interns who earn $600 or more in educational credit will be reported to them in the form of a 1099 at the end of the year. A Form W-9 may be requested for 1099 reporting purposes may be requested in conjunction with this process.

Interns are expected to demonstrate professional work habits including but not limited to being on time, following school policies, wearing appropriate attire, being responsive to communications and following through on all student, supervisor and staff requests. Interns should exhibit a positive attitude in relation with students, fellow staff, and work as a team member, and are expected to be flexible and responsive to changes in the scope of their duties.


Set classrooms
Prep handouts and wine lists
Reception and registration
Instructor assistance, pouring
Classroom refresh and cleanup
Other duties as assigned

Event prep and setup
Food and beverage service
Event cleanup
Other duties as assigned

Collateral prep
Other duties as assigned

If you are interested in learning more about San Francisco Wine School's exciting Internship Program please email help@sfwineschool.com or call (650) 763-1324.

Date August 25, 2016
Bay Area Wine Sales Representative
Location SF Bay Area
Wanted: Self-motivated Salesperson for small collection of eclectic super-premium North Coast wineries to focus on sales to Bay Area high end restaurants. Applicant must possess sufficient experience and credibility to interact with top Somms. You would report to Clark Smith, winemaker for WineSmith and author of Postmodern Winemaking. Compensation is commission-based. Build an empire!

Send resume to Clark Smith at 
clark@winemaking411.com or call him at 
707-332-5552 with questions.

Date August 23, 2016
Sales Associate
Location San Francisco, CA
PlumpJack Wine & Spirits is a premium retail store for wine, beer & spirits. We are located on Fillmore in the heart of the Marina neighborhood of San Francisco. This is an excellent opportunity to join a tight knit team with great company culture, while pursuing a career in the wine, spirits and beer industry.

We are seeking a new team member to join our growing business. Interested candidates must be passionate about service and delivering above expectations for the customer. They must be independently productive and self-motivated. This position requires wearing many hats and having a can do attitude is a must!

This position requires working our opening and closing shifts, as well as weekends, 20-24 hours a week.

Key Responsibilities:
• Greets customer on sales floor or phone, and assists in determining make, type, and quality of merchandise desired
• Provides educational experience for the guest when purchasing wine, spirits or beer
• Delivery, Restocking & maintaining warehouse
• Maintains inventory levels in store from stockroom
• Assists the General Manager with performing inventory
• Ensure that customers receive exemplary customer service

• Knowledge and passion for Wine, Spirits & Beer
• Retail management experience highly preferred
• Ability to regularly lift up to 50 pounds, stand for 7-8 hours at a time
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to sell product in a fast paced sales floor along with answering phones and emails
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Email Marketing, POS systems
• Reliable, organized, efficient, courteous, professional, team player

Physical Demands:
• Able to stand on your feet throughout work period
• Possesses multi-limb and eye-hand coordination
• Able to stand, bend, climb, reach, stoop and lift boxes up to 40 lbs.

For a glimpse at our culture, check out #plumpjacklife on Instragram and learn more about our establishment at: http://www.plumpjackwines.com/

If you think you would be a great fit for the PlumpJack Wine Store Team, please reply to 
Carrie Upson at cupson@plumpjack.com with your resume and a job specific cover letter.

Thank you so much,
PlumpJack Team



Date July 12, 2016
Company Handwritten Wines
DTC Specialist
Location Yountville, CA
Handwritten Wines crafts small lot wines from evocative Cabernet Sauvignon fruit that embody the unique terroir of Napa Valley's finest hillside vineyards. The approach towards our guests demonstrates a similarly personal, high-touch philosophy. Nearly 100% of the Handwritten wines are sold directly to the consumer and therefore the hospitality professionals we seek must be able to tell our story and Napa's terroir story with polish and personality.

Handwritten will break ground this fall on our future estate, laying the path for rapid professional development within the company as we seek to build an exceptional team, nearly from scratch. An exciting time to be a part of a fast-paced, forward-thinking, creative team working with superb wines. We also were named the most romantic destination by cellar pass for our intimate Farmhouse experience.

Applicants should have high-level wine knowledge, polished hospitality skills and the ability to connect with guests and build lasting relationships. The desire to exceed expectations with colleagues and customers alike is a must.

Seeking sales and hospitality professionals with the ambition to lead with an entrepreneurial spirit. Handwritten Wines welcomes diversity, promotes individuality and encourages creativity.

Join our growing team for a brand with endless potential and many incredible projects on the horizon! Too many amazing perks to name but those that are seeking somm creds will be fully supported here including generous tuition reimbursement. The possibilities of this position are endless and we are actively looking for the best and brightest to lead us as we take our next big step.

Compensation for this position is hourly with 30-40 hours per week expected. Potential for bonuses include Allocation Member signups and monthly goals. For the right candidate, this will certainly blossom into something so much more. We can't wait to meet you!

Contact Director of Retail Sales & Operations: Philip O'Conor - philip@handwrittenwines.com



Date May 26, 2016
Company Rhone Rangers
Volunteer for Rhone Rangers -  June 10 and/or June 11, 2016 
Location San Francisco, CA
Rhone Rangers, an amazing, annual two-day event celebrating American wines made with Rhone Varietals - is looking for volunteers to help manage & pour the wine at the winemaker dinner on Friday, June 10. Additionally, volunteers are needed on Saturday, June 11 for the Syrah seminar moderated by Sara Schneider. 

The time required would be:
Friday, June 10th: 6 - 9pm
Saturday, June 11th: 10am - 12:30pm

If interested, please contact Joel Peterson: joel@solterrastrategies.com.



Date April 25, 2016
Location Santa Clara, CA
We are looking for a Sommelier to add to our management team. Duties include wine selling and education of the staff, service, bar and floor management. Other responsibilities include assisting in wine buying, inventory control and wine list management.

You need to have a passion for the restaurant business, a dynamic personality and like working in a fast paced environment. Strong leadership, customer service and floor skills are necessary and good organization skills are a must.

Our concept focuses on a world class wine program, seasonal California cuisine with menus changing frequently. We have high volume lunch and dinner services so good floor skills in managing guest flow and backing up service and bar staff is a must.

Qualified candidate needs to have at least 2 years of wine service experience in a restaurant environment and have a Sommelier certification. Also some supervisory or management experience.

email to : john@thevillagebistro.net 


Date April 4, 2016
Hamel Family Wines
Senior Estate Ambassador
Location Sonoma, CA

 Hamel Family Wines (“HFW”) in Sonoma Valley is seeking an experienced wine professional with an extensive hospitality background for the position of Senior Estate Ambassador. This position will work closely with HFW’s management and hospitality team to drive direct-to-consumer sales by successfully implementing the hospitality philosophy and leading the experiences. The successful candidate will have a background in wine education, a successful track record of wine sales, and high-end hospitality experience. The candidate must also be a high-energy team player who enjoys being part of growing, successful family business. Salary will be commensurate with experience plus benefits.

Senior Estate Ambassador Roles and Responsibilities
- Lead, and support, solicited and unsolicited direct-to-consumer sales
- Guide guests through estate tour and tasting experiences, with a particular emphasis on the upper end experiences
- Manage hospitality team on the “floor” during operating hours
- Lead HFW’s concierge services
- Oversee, support, and manage hospitality staff, flow, and operations
- Work with HFW management team to develop and sustain staff educational programs Senior Estate Ambassador Qualifications
- 4+ years of sales, wine, and hospitality experience
- Bachelor's degree preferred
- Excellent oral and written communications skills
- Basic wine education and experience, advanced wine education/experience preferred
- Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
- Supportively manage and lead Estate Ambassador staff
- Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to prioritize and produce desired sales results, meet deadlines, and stay on top of deliverables
- Ability to effectively communicate marketing information, policies, and procedures
- Team player, positive attitude, problem solver
- Other duties as assigned

Apply to Dawn Agnew at 
dawn@hamelfamilywines.com to be considered.

Date February 24, 2016
Title Bar Manager
Location San Francisco, CA
West Coast Wine • Cheese is an upscale wine and food destination featuring products sourced exclusively from CA, OR and WA. We have one of the strongest wine lists in San Francisco, and pride ourselves on proper service without pretension. We offer a beautiful space with a great vibe, and the ideal environment to learn and grow.

We are currently looking for a Manager/Lead Bartender. The position requires the ability to lead, mentor, and manage a 3 person staff per shift. It also requires a wine background as you will fill the role of Lead Bartender/Sommelier and be looked to as the expert on staff. Our ideal candidate has a passion for hospitality, is creative and has an eye for detail. Strong communication skills are a must.

Responsibilities include:
• Opening and/or Closing responsibilities
• Providing positive leadership and direction to staff
• Providing high quality service to all guests
• Overseeing operations on a nightly basis with an eye on profitability, cleanliness and safety

Full time candidate to earn hourly pay plus healthy tips. Qualified candidates please submit your resume and a cover letter to info@westcoastsf.com

You can learn more about us at: westcoastsf.com and our Instagram page: instagram.com/westcoastwinesf/





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