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The wine and spirits industry is dynamic, diverse and offers many opportunities to build an exciting and rewarding career. Career Paths aim to provide an introduction to some of the key positions available in the industry, including a brief summary of what can be expected from the role. Descriptions are intended as a guide only. Every role and company is unique and may have different requirements. Content courtesy of WSET.
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5 Tips for Women Breaking Into the Wine Business
There are more women breaking into the wine and restaurant industries than ever before. According to the Wine Institute, “women have put a new face on the industry, taking lead roles in sales, marketing, hospitality and distribution. There are also increasing numbers of women sommeliers, traditionally a position held by men. Women have proven they can succeed in all areas of the wine business through hard work and dedication.”
The Art of Networking
WHAT TO DO:
Always stand by the bar. Shy? Networking alone? It's really easy to start a conversation with a stranger while they are waiting for a drink or pushing you aside to grab one.
Ask a lot of questions (especially if you’re light on content).You know what they say... the best defense is a good offense. Read More...
7 Traits to Turn Good Managers Into Great Managers
At my core I believe that great managers have one job: to get the very best out of the people they manage. While that premise sounds simple, the execution is hard. Read More...
Three Key Digital Hires
Building the right digital and social media team is an extremely important step in the hiring process, whether your brand is 100 years old or new–to–market. Read More...