Monday, November 6, 2017 Job Postings Down 8 Percent in October 2017

Just in from  Winery Hiring Decreases in October 2017 Winery Postings Down 8 percent from October 2016

SONOMA, CA—Wineries decreased their job postings as of October 2017 according to the latest report released by As the wine industry's leading online job site, has a unique vantage point over industry trends. Postings for all winery jobs in 
October 2017 decreased 8 percent from October 2016. Some of that decline is likely due the early October wildfires impacting Northern California. Winery jobs are still up 4 percent compared to October 2016 year-to-date.

Harvest positions are up 11 percent year-to-date. This increase in harvest positions is a prime reason for the increase in winery hiring this year.

DTC, tasting room and retail (Hospitality) jobs remained steady in 
October 2017, with a 28 percent decline from October 2016 but are up 2 percent year-to-date.

Sales & marketing positions increased in 
October 2017, up 67 percent from October 2016, and are down 2 percent year-to-date.

Winemaking positions saw the greatest decrease in October 2017, down 25 percent from October 2016, but are up 13 percent year-to-date.

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