Hospitality & Sales Associate (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)


  Foreign Affair Winery

  Vineland, Ontario

Note: This is a contract role, (Part-time Seasonal) starting ASAP  2-3 days a week including weekends- 24 hours/wk. $16.50 per hour plus gratuities.

Candidates will be prepared to work from 10:30 to 5:30

The Foreign Affair Winery is owned and operated by Corby Spirit and Wine Ltd. Corby’s portfolio of owned brands includes some of the most renowned brands in Canada, including JP 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. For more information on Foreign Affair Winery and our portfolio of wines, please visit our website at

All candidates must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and present proof upon hiring unless you qualify for a reasonable accommodation based on a human rights protected ground (effective November 15, 2021).

The Foreign Affair Winery is a boutique winery located in Vineland Station. We are currently seeking charismatic individuals to join our retail team on a part time (weekends) and seasonal (May to October) basis. If you are a team player, a diligent worker, and have a passion for wine, you may be a great fit for our small team.

A typical day as a Hospitality & Sales Associate includes:

  • Hosting tastings and providing memorable experiences for guests
  • Operating the Point of Sale – processing orders and payments
  • Daily operational tasks such as stocking and tidying the retail store
  • Setting up for private group tastings and winery events
  • Preparing and packing wine club and customer orders for shipment

Applicant requirements include:

  • Previous retail sales and or hospitality experience
  • Smart Serve Certified
  • Must be able to work weekends
  • Ability to lift up to 35 lbs. and stand for long periods of time
  • Passionate & knowledgeable about wine

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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