Back To My Account

Hospitality Associate (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  Rosewood Estate Winery (

  Lincoln, Ontario

Rosewood Estates Winery & Meadery is a family owned and operated producer of honest, low-intervention wine, innovative mead and local honey.  We are seeking candidates for the seasonal Hospitality Associate located at the Rosewood farm in Beamsville Ontario. This position is instrumental in driving daily front-of-house activities. If you are passionate about wine and food, thrive in a fast paced environment and are looking to join a small but specialized team of winemakers, sommeliers, managers, chefs, and beekeepers we would love to meet you. 

The successful candidates will work directly under the supervision of our Hospitality Manager and be intimately involved in all aspects of retail and hospitality operations on the farm. The Hospitality Associate must have open availability throughout the spring and summer season and an understanding that hours can be irregular at times. Weekend availability is required.

We are a dynamic and ever-changing operation, and while no two days will ever be the same, duties include (but is not limited to) the following core responsibilities: 

  • Providing exceptional customer service to guests on the farm and have a positive attitude

  • Staffing the tasting bar and bottle shop, conducting seated tastings, providing guests tours

  • Participating in event planning and execution when required

  • Be familiar with our food menu offerings and ingredients 

  • Bussing and polishing glassware

  • Educating all guests on our history, our products (wines, meads, & honeys), and our farming and beekeeping practices

  • Executing POS sales, packing and shipping of orders, and other administrative duties as directed

  • Remaining active throughout the day by maintaining a clean and presentable work environment, stocking and facing shelves, and other duties as directed

We are looking for individuals with the following qualifications:

  • Passionate and knowledgeable about wine, WSET or wine education is an asset but not required

  • Previous experience in hospitality, food & beverage, and retail preferred

  • Ability to legally work in Canada

  • Self-starter and multi-tasker with the ability to perform calmly in fast-paced environments

  • Good communication skills and ability to work both independently and as part of a team

  • Tech savvy; previous experience with Shopify POS and/or restaurant management systems

  • Must be able to multi-task, have good problem solving skills and strong attention to detail

  • Ability to lift and carry 40-lbs

  • Ability to stand and move for long periods of time

  • Ability to adhere to safety and operational procedures 

  • Hold a valid Ontario driver’s license

  • Smart Serve certified and over the age of 19

  • Must-have a soft spot for dogs and animals

  • Must be able to work weekends, including long weekends and holidays

We offer a competitive hourly wage, along with the opportunity for additional compensation through gratuities and our incentive program. Our positive team environment gives you the opportunity to wear many hats and to assist with all other aspects of production, viticulture and viniculture as time permits.  We are constantly searching, tasting, and asking questions about how we can grow and get better as a team. We value a positive, inclusive, and equal opportunity environment, and believe in the importance of diversity. All individuals who connect with our values are encouraged to apply. 

How To Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to Megan Smith Prokop, Hospitality Manager, at [email protected]

Wine & Restaurant Jobs in Canada. Looking for a job or hiring new employees in the wine & restaurant industry? Wine Jobs Canada - The job site for the wine & restaurant industry throughout Canada. Find ads for jobs in the wine industry, from winemaking to wine sales jobs.

Wine & Hospitality Employers and Recruiters - Attract the best candidates for your employment opportunities. Post your hospitality and wine industry job openings on

Job Seekers - Looking for a job in the wine & hospitality industry? Employers are always looking for talented, energetic people. Find jobs in hospitality and wine including restaurant jobs, hotel jobs, winery jobs, wine sales reps, winemakers, Sommelier jobs and more. Sign up for our free email alert service when new Wine & Hospitality jobs are posted we'll send you an email.