Wine Specialist Resume Samples

A Wine Specialist is a wine expert who works to create wine lists that pair well with the food menus at hotels, bars, and other hospitality sectors. While duties tend to vary from setting to setting, the following common duties are identified on the Wine Specialist Resume – recommending wine varieties to guests, supervising wine serving and collaborating with winemakers; renewing selections; creating and updating wine lists, recommending food and wine pairings; advising guests on wines based on taste and food choices, informing guests about different varieties of wines and prices, and managing wine cellar, and ensuring proper stocking.

To be qualified for this role, the individual should have proper and relevant experience in hospitality or a vineyard; be able to comply with all health and safety regulations, possess extensive knowledge of different wines and the region that produces each type, good understanding of winemaking process, and knowledge of local vineyards and wineries. A certificate as a sommelier or a degree in the hospitality discipline is preferred.

Wine Specialist Resume example

Wine Specialist Resume

Headline : Seeking a Wine Specialist position with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Project Management, Data Analysis, Training Development, Executive Support, Collaboration.

Description :

    1. Maintained storefront by critiquing wine quality while strategically placing wines by vintage and regional areas of production.
    2. Organized inventory for the entire store to ensure that wines are consistent in quality.
    3. Focused sales efforts on catering and event planning groups to increase revenue.
    4. Researched wine characteristics and origins and even traveled to France to optimize familiarity with all varietals and regions.
    5. Conducted wine tastings for clients while providing education on wine varietals, production, and characteristics.
    6. Provide knowledge and answer questions customers may have regarding wine.
    7. Conducted inventory.
                            Years of Experience
                            Experience
                            5-7 Years
                            Experience Level
                            Level
                            Executive
                            Education
                            Education
                            GED


                            Wine Specialist Resume

                            Objective : As a Wine Specialist, responsible for Ensuring that each guest receives outstanding service by providing a friendly atmosphere which includes greeting and acknowledging every customer, consulting on product selection, assisting with the purchase and carry out, and any other component of excellent service.

                            Skills : Administration, Bookkeeping, Customer Service, Event Planning, Event Planning, Event Coordination, Fundraising, Accounting, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable.

                            Description :

                              1. Included inventory control of beer and wine.
                              2. Created interesting and educational displays about wine and beer items resulting in increased sales.
                              3. Kept informed of current trends and products that consumers will be interested in purchasing.
                              4. Worked with wine and beer reps to maintain good communication and professional relationships that will provide the top quality of service and sales for the customers.
                              5. Oversaw the monthly budget and department reports for cost and profit.
                              6. Traveled to the wine country to learn on-site about the winemaking process.
                              7. Prepared tastings for customers.
                            Years of Experience
                            Experience
                            2-5 Years
                            Experience Level
                            Level
                            Executive
                            Education
                            Education
                            BA


                            Wine Specialist Resume

                            Headline : Wine Specialist positions and extensive experience within the wholesale, retail, customer service, and hospitality industries. Well-honed sales skills and a creative problem solver. A strong interest in food and beverage has created an extensive technical knowledge base. Proficient in Microsoft Business Suite and word processing.

                            Skills : Adobe Creative Suite, Windows, Mac, Writing.

                            Description :

                              1. Hired as Shipping Manager, promoted to Jr.
                              2. Maintained accurate and up-to-date database of wines from all vintages and regions; including photographing, documenting tasting notes of numerous wine review resources (Tanzer, Parker, etc.), as well as maintained wine profiles for auction catalogs and customer inventorying purposes.
                              3. Physically assessed, assembled, estimated the value of, and presented fine wine collections for New York's original wine auction house.
                              4. Managed and coordinated auction bids from numerous platforms using custom-made auction software in real-time during the sale.
                              5. Worked within state and federal wine shipping regulations as well as shipping laws overseas to both import and export a temperature-sensitive, fragile product.
                              6. Used Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Excel, and Word extensively, as well as custom-created database software made specifically for Morrell to maintain consistent pricing of potential consignors as well as invoice buyers, track inventory, maintain mailing, and customer lists, and numerous other applications.
                              7. Maintained a calm demeanor during periods of high volume or unusual events to keep store operating to standard.
                            Years of Experience
                            Experience
                            5-7 Years
                            Experience Level
                            Level
                            Executive
                            Education
                            Education
                            Diploma

                            Wine Specialist Resume

                            Objective : Wine Specialist with 2 years of experience in Assisting with inventory controls (Generate/Receive PO's, Monthly Inventory Counts), and also Ensuring appropriate merchandise stock levels, displays; ensure the selling floor is adequately stocked.

                            Skills : MS Office, Communication, Management.

                            Description :

                              1. Effectively coordinated activities between the catering and kitchen staff was able to guarantee maximum performance while safeguarding all health safety rules and regulations.
                              2. Instructed staff on how to relate to customers also guaranteed a progressively higher attendance of regular guests, easily reaching our daily minimum revenue quota.
                              3. Forecasted customer and store needs by constantly evaluating environment and customers for cues.
                              4. Delivered exceptional customer service.
                              5. Maintained regular and punctual attendance.
                              6. Serviced existing accounts, host wine tastings, secured orders, and establishes new accounts by planning and organizing a daily work schedule to call on existing or potential customers.
                              7. Established & maintained rapport with store managers, restaurant owners, and other store personnel.
                                  Years of Experience
                                  Experience
                                  2-5 Years
                                  Experience Level
                                  Level
                                  Junior
                                  Education
                                  Education
                                  GED

                                  Wine Specialist Resume

                                  Summary : Wine Specialist with 5 years of experience in Analyzing and measuring sales trends and reports; develop and implement plans to maximize sales and meet or exceed goals and objectives, and also Developing and maintaining knowledge through continuing education on products.

                                  Skills : Microsoft Word, Planning, Management.

                                  Description :

                                    1. Knowledgeable of all Italian fine wines.
                                    2. Set up a marketing database and established new territories.
                                    3. Coordinated daily appointments to contact new clients to sample wines.
                                    4. Maintained a computerized accounting of new and existing wine orders.
                                    5. Placed on-line orders directly.
                                    6. Responsible for the delivery, and the collection of payment for the wine orders.
                                    7. Assisted customers in purchasing wine online and over the telephone.
                                  Years of Experience
                                  Experience
                                  7-10 Years
                                  Experience Level
                                  Level
                                  Management
                                  Education
                                  Education
                                  BA

                                  Wine Specialist Resume

                                  Objective : Hardworking, organized, Wine Specialist professional with a proven background delivering sensible business technology solutions on time and under budget while working as a team member or team leader. 

                                  Skills : MS Office, Coordinating SKills, Planning Skills.

                                  Description :

                                    1. Managed the wine portfolio in the chain and independent store accounts throughout the Georgia market.
                                    2. Experienced in the food/beverage or sales industry preferred.
                                    3. Knowledged of Wine and the Wine Industry.
                                    4. Serviced existing accounts, host wine tastings, secured orders, and establishes new accounts by planning and organizing a daily work schedule to call on existing or potential customers.
                                    5. Established & maintained rapport with store managers, restaurant owners, and other store personnel.
                                    6. Visited customers frequently and maximize face-time.
                                    7. Maintained 100% distribution and complete administrative responsibilities for the territory.
                                              Years of Experience
                                              Experience
                                              2-5 Years
                                              Experience Level
                                              Level
                                              Executive
                                              Education
                                              Education
                                              Diploma

                                              Wine Specialist Resume

                                              Objective : Wine Specialist with 3+ years of experience in Ensuring all licenses are current including health, safety, and liquor, Ensuring staff is following all food control and safety regulations and also Creating employee schedules based on expected customer numbers.

                                              Skills : Interpersonal Skills, Communication Skills, Problem Solving.

                                              Description :

                                                1. Attracted esoteric and boutique wines from vineyards worldwide.
                                                2. Placed wines in high profile and strategic venues.
                                                3. Work closely with supplier's attracting and attaining new wine items.
                                                4. Developed monthly sales incentive programs as well as provide educational seminars.
                                                5. Hosted customer based wine dinners at high profile venues.
                                                6. Worked closely with sales staff and outside vineyard representatives.
                                                7. Created effective promotional displays.
                                              Years of Experience
                                              Experience
                                              2-5 Years
                                              Experience Level
                                              Level
                                              Executive
                                              Education
                                              Education
                                              G.E.D

                                              Wine Specialist Resume

                                              Objective : Over 2 years of strong experience as a Wine Specialist. Effective communication skills, and comfortable interacting with all groups in an organization. Good at multi-tasking and prioritizing. Adept in analyzing problems, then formulating solutions. Expert in making quick and sudden decisions.

                                              Skills : Microsoft, Sommelier, Analytical, Persian Farsi.

                                              Description :

                                                1. Worked with 50 suppliers and 35 top retail accounts to achieve sales and distribution goals for wine and liquor in the Denver metro territory.
                                                2. Hosted wine-club events with a focus on customer education (growing regions, fermentation process, history of the producer, and food pairings).
                                                3. Maintained records of customer sales history.
                                                4. Tracked sales for representatives on a weekly basis.
                                                5. Routinely replenished stock.
                                                6. Planned and executed weekly wine tastings events and monthly wine dinners.
                                                7. Presented sales portfolio on product lines to store managers/account owners to drive sales.
                                              Years of Experience
                                              Experience
                                              2-5 Years
                                              Experience Level
                                              Level
                                              Executive
                                              Education
                                              Education
                                              B.S. In Business

                                              Wine Specialist Resume

                                              Summary : Results-driven, achievement-oriented, and self-directed Wine Specialist professional, highly effective diagnosing key issues and solving complex operational problems within multi-agency, mid-tier, and rapidly growing fast-paced enterprise environments.

                                              Skills : Clerical, Public Speaking, Writing, Sales Management, Substitute Teaching, Receptionist, Receptionist.

                                              Description :

                                                1. Developed strong client relationships during sales transactions to ensure customer service and sales goals were met.
                                                2. Placed orders and kept records of corporate orders of wine.
                                                3. Data entry and record-keeping of the Mileage Rewards Program.
                                                4. Visit customers frequently and maximize face-time.
                                                5. Complete daily & weekly preplans, recaps, and distribution reports.
                                                6. Followed the 10 steps to a successful sales call.
                                                7. Attended and contributed to weekly team meetings, participate in role-playing presentations, review displays, and case goals vs. actual.
                                                        Years of Experience
                                                        Experience
                                                        7-10 Years
                                                        Experience Level
                                                        Level
                                                        Executive
                                                        Education
                                                        Education
                                                        GED

                                                        Wine Specialist Resume

                                                        Headline : To establish a long-term career in a company where I may utilize my Wine Specialist professional skills and knowledge to be an effective wine specialist and inspiration to those around me.

                                                        Skills : Managerial, Sales, Leadership Development.

                                                        Description :

                                                          1. Rotated vintages, fill shelves, build displays, and maintain our companys housekeeping standards.
                                                          2. Generated sales and accounts for the Company
                                                          3. Scheduled and conducted tastings with potential customers for the Company.
                                                          4. Analyzed, planned, established, and maintained an efficient and productive daily call pattern.
                                                          5. Maintained up-to-date accurate records of sales activity and contact lists; providing sales reports as required.
                                                          6. Presented self with integrity, professionalism, and commitment to the responsibilities and policies of the Company.
                                                          7. Provided customer service with a variety of wine tasting experiences including private parties and all related sales.
                                                                  Years of Experience
                                                                  Experience
                                                                  5-7 Years
                                                                  Experience Level
                                                                  Level
                                                                  Executive
                                                                  Education
                                                                  Education
                                                                  Diploma