Job Status: Filled

Assistant Hospitality Supervisor (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  The Foreign Affair Winery (

  Vineland, Ontario

Corby’s portfolio of owned-brands includes some of the most renowned brands in Canada, including Wiser's Canadian Whisky, Lamb's Rum and Polar Ice Vodka. Through its affiliation with Pernod Ricard S.A., Corby also represents leading international brands such as ABSOLUT Vodka, Chivas Regal, Glenlivet, Ballantine’s Scotch Whiskies, Jameson Irish Whiskey, Beefeater Gin, Malibu Rum, Kahlua Liqueur, Mumm Champagne, Jacob's Creek, Wyndham Estate and Stoneleigh wines.  An overview of the entire Corby portfolio shows over 5,000,000 cases sold annually, with Corby being a significant importer of wines and having an approximate 21 percent market share of spirit sales in Canada.

Why work at Corby? Because we are a great place to work! And we’re not the only ones who think so. Corby was named one of Canada’s Best Workplaces for 7 years by The Great Place to Work® Institute Canada, based on employee survey results and an audit of workplace excellence and people management practices.

Note: At Hiram Walker and Corby Spirit and Wine, your safety and well-being are our top priority.  As of December 1st, 2022, Covid vaccinations will not be required of new and existing employees, but we strongly encourage everyone to follow local public health recommendations, including keeping vaccinations up to date.

Note: the ideal candidate will be open to working Wednesday - Sunday 10- 6. In exchange we offer a salary + a comprehensive medical benefit plan, and product allotment.

The Foreign Affair Winery, an affiliate of Corby Spirit and Wine Ltd. is a boutique winery located in Vineland Station. We are currently seeking a charismatic individual to join our retail team on a full-time basis (including weekends). If you are a team player with a hospitality focused mindset and a passion for wine, you may be a great fit for our small team.

Reporting to the Director, Brand Home & DTC, the Assistant Hospitality Supervisor is responsible for overseeing service operations, while assisting in leading the hospitality team to deliver exceptional customer service.

A typical day as Assistant Hospitality Supervisor includes:

Acting as the team lead to provide an exceptional guest experience by:

  • Leading a daily team huddle, sharing updates and an overview of the day
  • Booking and coordinating guest reservations, responding to guest inquiries
  • Assigning hosts for tastings and preparing the lounge for reservations
  • Hosting tastings and providing memorable experiences for guests
  • Operating and resolving any technical issues with the point of sale
  • Encouraging the team to drive sales results and wine club membership sales
  • Assisting in the planning and execution of events
  • Assisting with the wine boutique merchandising
  • Supporting scheduling and payroll entry

Applicant requirements include:

  • Passionate and knowledgeable about wine, WSET an asset
  • Supervisory and leadership experience in hospitality, food & beverage, and retail
  • Tech savvy, previous experience with Shopify POS, and Tock reservation software
  • Smart Serve Certified
  • Must be able to work weekends
  • Ability to lift up to 35 lbs and stand for long periods of time

We welcome and encourage applications from individuals from all groups, including aboriginal, women, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities, regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, creed, family status, national origin, age and gender.  

Corby Spirit and Wine Ltd is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodation during any phase of the recruitment process or wish to view our accommodation policies, please contact the Human Resources Department at [email protected]

Thank you for your interest in Pernod Ricard and its subsidiaries, Corby Spirit and Wine Limited and Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd. All resumes submitted will be reviewed by our recruitment team and kept on file for six months in consideration for this and future opportunities. Please note that only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Please do not contact provincial offices directly as all recruitment is coordinated through the Corporate Office in Toronto.

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