Wine Director Resume Samples

A Wine Director chooses the wine program for an entire business or portfolio of businesses. Essential duties associated with the post are listed on the Wine Director Resume as – creating and updating the wine list in coordination with the chef, recommending food and wine pairings, advising guests on wined based on their tastes and food choices, informing guests about different varieties of wines and prices; storing open bottles properly to maintain strong taste, negotiating purchase prices with vendors; and complying with all health and safety regulations.

To be qualified for this role, one should have relevant experience in the vineyard and formal studies in hospitality management. Other related skills include – the ability to create tasty food and wine pairing, knowledge of local vineyards and wineries, understanding of the winemaking process, good communication skills, and flexibility to travel. A degree in hospitality or Sommelier certification is a plus.

 

Wine Director Resume example

Wine Director Resume

Summary : Seek to represent my work with professionalism, integrity, and passion while furthering my career in the wine and beverage industry. Focusing is in sales, marketing and brand development with a goal of representing brands at a regional, national and global level. Monitoring changes in the sales / special events industry and develop strategies to improve and adjust to those changes.

Skills : Wine Sales, Wine Marketing, Wine Service.

Description :

    1. Started and developed the Wine To Water wine brand, a private wine for Wine To Water.
    2. Included meeting with prospective wholesalers to partner with the best distributor for our brand.
    3. Worked closely with suppliers on production needs, placing orders, overseeing pricing, terms, label design, wine selection, POS, marketing, sales and growth.
    4. Maintained and developed relationships with partnering wineries, distributors, on-premise and off-premise accounts, including corporate partners such as Harris Teeter, Lowes Foods, Whole Foods and SPECS.
    5. Experienced in hosting wine dinners and providing both sales support and market visits with sales team.
    6. Worked closely with third-party event hosts to plan and carry out successful events.
    7. Responsible for 180 wines by the glass.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS In Communication


Wine Director Resume

Summary : Wine Director Professional with seventeen years of retail wine experience. Recognized for successfully opening new stores, implementing effective marketing strategies, and launching best practices at established outlets. Initiated several innovations in the Atlanta wine market to distinguish businesses.

Skills : Sales, Sales, Management, Customer Service, Education.

Description :

    1. Received all wine deliveries, checking delivery contents to verify quality and quantity.
    2. Maintained standards for personnel performance and customer service.
    3. Monitored types, and cost of wines sold to determine which items may be unpopular or less profitable.
    4. Estimated wine consumption to anticipate amounts to be purchased and restocked.
    5. Conducted wine seminars, wine and food training.
    6. Paired menu items with appropriate wines.
    7. Wine list designed, updated print and website.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
GED


Wine Director Resume

Summary : To work in an operation considered to be the pinnacle of the industry, where I can exercise my sales and customer service skills to their fullest potential while creating a seamless and memorable experience for the guest. Building/Generating new leads to increase size of potential client database from cold calls and market prospecting to include, but not limited to: conventions, corporations, DMCs, tour operators, meeting planners, associations, SMERF (Social, Military, Educational, Religious and Fraternal) groups, concierges, hotels, organizations (i.e. Chamber of Commerce, Convention Center, Convention & Visitors Bureau, etc.) etc.

Skills : Phone and communication, Computer Skills, Excellent customer service.

Description :

    1. Curated an expansive wine and spirits selection, with offerings from both classical and in vogue regions or styles.
    2. Ran all social media accounts on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
    3. Innovated sales promotions, events, and brand enhancing strategies directly with store owners.
    4. Generated daily sales reports, which are analyzed and compared with weekly and monthly goals.
    5. Drafted and/or edited press releases and all store related copy.
    6. Scheduled, executed, and oversaw all aspects of newly launched Wine Education Series.
    7. Responsible for training staff to embrace our store values of hospitality and wine knowledge.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
B.A. In English

Wine Director Resume

Headline : A challenging Wine Director position using my strong skills in sales, training, customer support, and team building. Motivated, proven performer in management, sales, training (staff and customers), and customer service. Committing to impeccable customer service. Negotiating and closing contracts. Developing strategic and promotional plan to drive Special Event/Rental sales for the venue/region to reach/exceed annual goal. Planning to include strategic initiatives, competitive analysis, insights on new areas of opportunity, etc.

Skills : Aloha, Maitre D', Positouch, Jonas, Open Table, Micros, Compeat, Menulink, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Conducted wines classes for clients and staff training.
    2. Worked with the chef to pair wines with daily specials and special events.
    3. Managed a program of 200+ labels, 100 of which were by the glass.
    4. Listed at the time, was a 60/40 split between corporate mandate and local selection.
    5. Worked closely with my distributors to ensure consistent inventory levels were available, negotiated prices were honored, and to choose new items to keep our list fresh and rotating.
    6. Represented Grain & Vine brand at industry events including tastings, seminars, festivals, and more.
    7. Gave wine tastings once a month with different themes, both old and new world wines.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA In English

Wine Director Resume

Headline : Wine Director is Meeting and exceeding monthly, quarterly and yearly financial goals. Proactively soliciting new business opportunities by conducting effective sales calls, make out-of-the-office sales calls and presentations to potential clients; handling special event inquiry calls; negotiating space, assisting with clients catering needs through local caterer, create event proposals and conduct site inspections.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Relations, Management, Employee.

Description :

    1. Ensured excellence in guest satisfaction through commitment to a Do Whatever It Takes Attitude and a hands-on, lead by example management style.
    2. Utilized leadership skills and motivates employees to ensure cost control and labor management.
    3. Inspected establishment and observes workers and guests to ensure compliance with occupational, health, and safety standards and liquor regulations.
    4. Ensured paperwork accuracy such as daily sales summary reports, petty cash reimbursement forms, and payroll records.
    5. Supervised all purchasing and marketing of wine department.
    6. Opened wine director in charge of creating and formatting the wine list, setting up initial wine storage and the buying and pricing of all wines.
    7. Supported and developed the culture of learning for team members through beverage education, trips, and tastings.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      5-7 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Junior
      Education
      Education
      Bachelor Of Science

      Wine Director Resume

      Objective : Wine Director is Assisting with managing and training all departmental spirits sales team members. Creating and monitoring monthly score cards for managers and sales reps. Creating, Organizing, participating, and conducting sales meetings. Utilizing leadership skills and motivates employees to ensure cost control and labor management.

      Skills : Planning, Labor Management.

      Description :

        1. Conducted wine & beverage inventory monthly.
        2. Met and exceeded COGS budget.
        3. Tracked inventory and purchases and oversee organization of storage rooms through BevSpot.
        4. Actively sought opportunities to connect with the guests.
        5. Guided team members in ways to find the yes for the guest.
        6. Cultivated Regulars and continue to find ways to strengthen the property.
        7. Thoughtfully and thoroughly compiled, found, served and educate on wine, beer, spirits and non-alcoholic beverages to enhance the guest experience.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      2-5 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      Bachelor Of Science

      Wine Director Resume

      Objective : Wine Director is Ensuring excellence in guest satisfaction through commitment to a Do Whatever It Takes Attitude and a hands-on, lead by example management style. Inspecting establishment and observing workers and guests to ensure compliance with occupational, health, and safety standards and liquor regulations. Ensuring paperwork accuracy such as daily sales summary reports, petty cash reimbursement forms, and payroll records.

      Skills : Directing, Cash Assistant.

      Description :

        1. Maintained product knowledge documents with support of managers.
        2. Trained team members on all new products.
        3. Assisted to continually develop and grow the knowledge of team members through training and line-ups.
        4. Ensured all POS systems, inventories and lists for wine and beverages are up-to-date and accurate.
        5. Remained calm and prioritize in stressful situations.
        6. Led the floor and a manager.
        7. Opened and closed the restaurant.
                          Years of Experience
                          Experience
                          2-5 Years
                          Experience Level
                          Level
                          Executive
                          Education
                          Education
                          MS

                          Wine Director Resume

                          Objective : Wine Director is Conducting regular performance reviews and identify opportunities for development, training, and performance improvement. Identifying and monitoring market activity and business intelligence & obtaining and meeting industry licensing requirements as needed & Must possessing a valid driver license and secure and maintain auto-liability insurance by state laws.

                          Skills : Law Assistant, Insurance Assistant.

                          Description :

                            1. Knowledge of Google Suite.
                            2. Know ledged of reservations system software, avero, POS systems, and BevSpot (or equivalent inventory management system).
                            3. Know ledged of food and beverage pairings.
                            4. Worked closely with Jeremy Fox (Chef/Owner), Kathryn Coker (RC Restaurant Group Wine Director) and the General Manager.
                            5. Purchasing wine, negotiating pricing and being the primary vendor point of contact for the restaurant.
                            6. Revised all wine lists and menus and maintaining their accuracy and condition.
                            7. Conducted monthly inventory of wine.
                                                                                                                    Years of Experience
                                                                                                                    Experience
                                                                                                                    2-5 Years
                                                                                                                    Experience Level
                                                                                                                    Level
                                                                                                                    Executive
                                                                                                                    Education
                                                                                                                    Education
                                                                                                                    MS

                                                                                                                    Wine Director Resume

                                                                                                                    Objective : Wine Director is Reinforcing communication of promotions and programs to the sales team. Attracting, retaining and motivating team to maintain an engaging work environment and to ensure sound policies and procedures adhered to. Building and developing a high performing sales team. Providing summary of sales activity to relevant stakeholders.

                                                                                                                    Skills : Stakeholder, Sales Team.

                                                                                                                    Description :

                                                                                                                      1. Maintained full wine program including by the glass entries within targeted costs, and provide anticipated costs for future budgets.
                                                                                                                      2. Helped to hire, train, coach and develop service staff.
                                                                                                                      3. Managed the responsibilities of the Junior Sommelier in order to ensure all work is completed on time and within budget.
                                                                                                                      4. Helped to schedule various FOH departments to ensure all service standards are met while adjusting for levels of business.
                                                                                                                      5. Oversaw and helped to drive the floor service and operations of the restaurant, cutting staff when appropriate and while ensuring they complete all side work.
                                                                                                                      6. Helped to maintain the daily updates to menu and subsequently the website, tablets, etc.
                                                                                                                      7. Coded and filed of all wine specific invoices and maintaining an invoice log.
                                                                                                                                                                                  Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                  Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                  2-5 Years
                                                                                                                                                                                  Experience Level
                                                                                                                                                                                  Level
                                                                                                                                                                                  Executive
                                                                                                                                                                                  Education
                                                                                                                                                                                  Education
                                                                                                                                                                                  MS

                                                                                                                                                                                  Wine Director Resume

                                                                                                                                                                                  Objective : Wine Director is Ensuring the attainment of sales goals through the regular evaluation of business partner relationships, new business opportunities, and optimization of present sales and service levels. Managing team to ensure maximum sales and profits from assigned accounts. Coaching, directing, counselling team on overall performance; defining expectations and monitor progress.

                                                                                                                                                                                  Skills : Directing, Sales, Team Work, Management Skills.

                                                                                                                                                                                  Description :

                                                                                                                                                                                    1. Updated the point of sale system with relevant data (pricing, menu and 86d items).
                                                                                                                                                                                    2. Represented the restaurant in wine specific events as well as company marketing materials and other related media.
                                                                                                                                                                                    3. Conducted wine trainings to educate staff.
                                                                                                                                                                                    4. Helped to drive wine sales through direct guest interaction and a heavy floor presence by working service at least 5 nights per week including the busiest nights .
                                                                                                                                                                                    5. Helped provide a hospitality experience that delivers complete guest satisfaction from start to finish.
                                                                                                                                                                                    6. Helped the rest of the management team in responding positively and quickly to guest inquiries and concerns.
                                                                                                                                                                                    7. Assisted the rest of the management team with preparing and leading staff and lead meetings. The Wine Director would continuously improve the skills, knowledge and morale of all employees.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                              0-2 Years
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Experience Level
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Level
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Entry Level
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                              GED