IWC Career Central

Welcome to Italian Wine Central's career support page. This page is updated periodically with wine trade career resources including job boards, scholarship opportunities and mentorship information. In addition to the resources listed below, it is also a good idea to check the individual career pages of large organizations on a weekly or daily basis. A few of these companies include Winebow, Southern Glazers, Ste. Michelle.

If you are recruiting new team members or offering career support in the hospitality and wine industry and would like us to post your site, please email

Job Boards

SevenFifty is an online marketplace and communications platform that helps importers, producers, distributors, and retail buyers connect with each other and do business in a modern world. They have recently launched their own job board for the beverage industry. View opportunities here.
With over 10,000 jobs posted each year, is the wine industry's leading online job site. Since the online job board is specific to the wine industry, retailers will find only the most serious and qualified job candidates. With more than 9,000 jobs posted in 2016, is unmatched in usage by those seeking to advance their career or grow their company in the wine industry. View opportunities here.

As veterans in the industry, the BevForce team understands the fluidity of the beverage market and is deeply integrated into the beer, wine, spirits, and the booming non-alc, organic, and natural beverage space. They are industry and functional experts specializing in filling roles across sales, marketing, finance, operations, and HR. View opportunities here.

American Culinary Federation
Established in 1929, ACF is the premier professional chefs’ organization in North America with more than 14,000 members in over 170 chapters nationwide. ACF provides certifications and publications as well as career coaching, resume writing assistance and reference checking for the food and beverage industry. View opportunities here.

Oregon Wine Board
The Oregon Wine Board is a semi-independent state agency established in Oregon statute. The Oregon Wine Board manages marketing, research and education initiatives that support and advance Oregon’s statewide wine and wine grape industry. View opportunities here.

VENjobs, UC Davis Viticulture & Enology Department
Employment bulletin board featuring industry jobs for students and alumni. Visible to the public as well. View opportunities here.

Culinary Agents
Culinary Agents is a hospitality job board for kitchen, beverage, and service workers of all levels. Culinary Agents specializes in connecting these workers with employers for restaurants, hotels, resorts, catering, food service, schools, and organizations across the U.S., U.K., Europe, and more. View opportunities here.

Scholarships & Mentoring

Napa Valley Wine Academy Education Foundation
Napa Valley Wine Academy holds the belief that education is the cornerstone of a better career and a higher level of hospitality. Everyone deserves access to education regardless of their financial situation. Through their non-profit, NVWA Education Foundation 501c3, they are, from time to time, able to offer students the chance to apply for scholarships and tuition assistance programs to support their wine and spirits education. The primary goals of these scholarships are to promote diversity in the wine industry. The majority of scholarships are awarded on a combination of a student’s financial need and merit. View opportunities here.

The United Sommeliers Foundation
Created during the global COVID-19 crisis, The United Sommeliers Foundation has established a fund to provide financial assistance to professional sommeliers finding themselves in vulnerable and uncertain positions. Their mission is to provide immediate financial assistance to sommeliers who are experiencing a pause or termination of their employment due to circumstances beyond their control. View opportunities here.

National Restaurant Association Education and Scholarships
Get a head start on a rewarding career or get the tools you need to give you a professional competitive edge. Browse in-depth information on formal culinary and hospitality training. View opportunities here.

SommFoundation (The Guild of Sommeliers Education Foundation) is a California 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, committed to assisting aspiring beverage professionals to achieve their full potential. View opportunities here.

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