Wine Shop Manager

Wine Shop Manager Wine Shop Manager Wine Shop Manager Wine Shop Manager Wine Shop Manager

The Company

Established 1988, Blas ar Fwyd are proud to be named Family Business of the Year Award 2024 at the FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards

We’re very pleased to have received exceptional results in a ‘WorkL’ employee survey at the end of 2023 commissioned by Food & Drink Wales, read more here: (Blas ar Fwyd Website – Leading the Way in Positive Workplace Culture)

We are a busy and dynamic place to work, as well as a leading distributor of quality and artisan Welsh foods and drinks to trade customers throughout Wales.

Wine is one of the cornerstones of our business with Deiniol ap Dafydd, our MD, being highly regarded in the industry – a judge in the Wine Merchant Top 100 Awards as well as an annual judge in the Welsh Vineyard Association Awards.

 

The Role

This is a role based at our refurbished wine shop in Llanrwst.

“Y Siop Win” is a large specialist retail store that reopened September 2023 after a full refurbishment. Stocking over 1,000 wines alongside hundreds of Welsh beers and spirits our customers are both local members of the public and trade businesses whom we deliver to Wales-wide.

Applicants should be experienced and with enthusiasm and knowledge for wines (WSET Diploma level or equivalent) with an ability to communicate this knowledge clearly to customers.

Experience of beers and/or spirits as well as working in a retail setting is beneficial.

We host sellout wine tasting evenings, usually on a Friday evening and organising & coordinating these are also part of the role. June & July events include esteemed wineries Antinori and Catena Zapata.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Offer expert wine advice & recommendations in person, by email & phone to customers (both trade and members of the public)
  • Providing a high level of customer service to wine shop customers
  • Managing the appearance of Y Siop Win by
    • Updating the in-store and window displays on a regular basis
    • Ensuring incoming stock is put away timely manner
  • Managing stock in the wine shop by
    • Liaising with our warehouse team for timely stock
    • Ensuring accurate stock takes
    • Coordinating the update of pricing
    • Identifying any requested lines & liaising with appropriate buying team
  • Curating the marketing strategy for Y Siop Win by
    • Coordinating & organising wine tastings
    • Taking responsibility for the social media presence of the wine shop
    • Inputting into the regular e-mailings to our wine shop customers

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have stellar wine knowledge
  • Be positive, polite and helpful with customers
  • Work efficiently & effectively at all times.

Please send your CV to [email protected] for consideration or call 01492 640 215, asking for Osian with any questions.

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