Job Status: Filled

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

Full Time

  The Foreign Affair Winery (

  Vineland, Ontario

The Foreign Affair Winery is a boutique winery located in Vineland Station. We are currently seeking a charismatic individual to join our hospitality team. If you are a team player, a diligent worker, and have a passion for hospitality & wine, you may be a great fit for our small team.

Ideal candidates would be available to work Thursday to Sunday, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

 A typical day as a Hospitality & Sales Associate includes:

  • Hosting tastings, serving tables, and providing memorable experiences for guests
  • Operating the Point of Sale (Shopify) – processing orders and payments
  • Daily operational tasks such as stocking and tidying the retail store, polishing glassware, and resetting the lounge for service
  • Setting up for private group tastings and winery events
  • Preparing and packing wine club and customer orders for shipment

 Applicant requirements include:

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

Compensation includes:

  • Hourly wage, $17 to $19 to commensurate with experience
  • Gratuities
  • Monthly product allotment
  • Incentive programs
  • Employee discount

Company Name: Corby Spirit and Wine Limited 

Location: Niagara, ON

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.

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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