Are you a lover of vino? Winemakers across Ontario are opening up their establishments again and they are looking for seasonal staff. These Ontario winery jobs let you hang out in a vineyard all day while earning up to $25 an hour.
A lot of these positions are part-time, so you can squeeze them into your schedule once or twice a week and earn some extra cash.
If you aren't a world-class wine snob yet, not to worry. As long as you've got a great basic wine knowledge and a desire to constantly learn more, you can still score some of these sweet positions.
Many of them prefer some hospitality background experience, so if you have ever worked at a restaurant or bar, you're ahead of the game.
Some of your duties would include taking guests on tours, hosting wine tastings, and selling bottles of wine.
So if you want to spend your summers hanging out at a local vineyard, start getting your resume ready!
If you aren't into wine, there are a variety of other jobs around Ontario that are hiring, including listings where you can work from home in your pyjamas.
Retail Sales Associate & Tour Guide
Salary: $20,000-$27,000, part-time
Company: Lakeview Wine Co.
Why You Should Apply: Show off your wine knowledge by selling bottles and giving tours at this Niagara winery.
Winery Customer Engagement Associate
Salary: $15-$18 an hour, 16-24 hours a week
Company: Kacaba Vineyards Winery
Why You Should Apply: If you are an aspiring sommelier with people skills, this Ontario vineyard is looking for brand ambassadors. Your job will be to impart food pairing knowledge, hold educational wine tastings and more.
Front Of House Manager
Salary: $38,000 - $42,000, full-time
Company: North 42 Degrees Estate Winery
Why You Should Apply: Manage a restaurant at this stunning winery in Essex, Ontario. The position also comes with benefits and store discounts.
Farm Market Sales Representative
Salary: $15 an hour, part-time
Company: Pillitteri Estates Winery
Why You Should Apply: This Ontario winery is looking for sales reps to travel to farmers markets and sell their wine. This side hustle is about 12 hours a week, and you get a bonus at the end.
Salary: $16 an hour, part-time
Company: Sandbanks Vacations & Tours
Why You Should Apply: Show people around the Prince Edward County wine region and give guided tours about the history of the region while imparting wine knowledge.
Salary: $17-$25 an hour, full-time
Company: Karlo Estates
Why You Should Apply: If you have amazing people skills, this could be the job for you. Their ad states you can make up to $25 an hour with tips.