Retail Store Manager (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  Colio Estate Wines Inc. (

  1705 Merivale Road, Nepean, Ontario


Established in 1980, Colio Estate Wines Inc. continues to be one of the leaders in its industry. From humble beginnings, we have grown to be one of the largest wine producers in Ontario. Some of our award-winning wine brands include Bricklayer’s, Girls’ Night Out, Lily, and Colio Premium House.

We also produce awarding winning craft beer & cider under our Thornbury Village Craft Beer & Cider banner. We proudly produce Thornbury Premium Apple Cider, the top selling craft cider at the LCBO.

We produce several other ciders that are widely available in the LCBO and Grocery channel, such as Thornbury Cranberry Apple Cider, Thornbury Honeycrisp Apple Cider, and Thornbury Wild Blueberry Elderflower Apple Cider. We offer additional ciders at our on-site retail store and Tap room in Thornbury Ontario. We pride ourselves on using only top-quality ingredients and 100% fresh-pressed Ontario apples.

Our brewery produces a wide selection of beers from our location in Thornbury, Ontario. Our Pick-Up Pilsner and Ladder Run Amber Lager have both won Best in Country at the World Beer Awards. Our portfolio of craft beers can be found at the LCBO, in the Grocery channel and in bars and restaurants across Ontario.

Colio Estate Wines Inc. requires a Retail Store Manager for its Nepean location at 1705 Merivale Road (Inside Metro), with responsibility for the daily operations and profitability of the store according to set goals and business objectives of the Company.

The duties and responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Be the brand ambassador for Colio Estate Wines and Thornbury Cider.
  • Management of daily operations.
  • Meet financial objectives.
  • Maintain safe, secure and healthy work environment by following and enforcing MOL regulations & AGCO regulations.
  • Hands-on involvement in customer service.
  • Part time staff recruitment, supervision, scheduling and training.
  • Customer satisfaction and positive complaint resolution.
  • Inventory management, physical counts and reconciliation.
  • Participate in outside events, tastings to promote products.
  • Safety and Sanitation within the store area.
  • Any other duties as may be necessary or assigned.


  • Highschool diploma or an acceptable combination of education and experience.
  • 2 years of direct work experience in a Retail environment.
  • Experience with POS system.
  • Strong written and verbal skills.
  • General mathematical skills.
  • An intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office products Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Able to work 40 hours a week including holidays and some weekends.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Ability to lift items as heavy as 40 lbs.
  • A valid driver’s license.
  • Smart Serve certified.
  • General wine and cider knowledge


Colio Estate Wines Inc. offers competitive salary packages, an incredible work environment, and career advancement opportunities.
Candidates interested in this exciting opportunity to join a strong and growing company with great values and brands should submit their resume and salary expectations.

We thank all that have applied but only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

The deadline for applications is Friday May 7 2021.






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