Wine Manager

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Tashanna Cattie | (179) 116-2527 | Newark, DE


I am a Wine Manager with over 8 years of experience managing wine cellars, selecting and ordering wines, and developing wine lists for an exceptional dining experience. I have a proven track record of success in maximizing customer satisfaction and sales by selecting high-quality wines that meet customer needs and budget requirements. I have an excellent knowledge of wine varieties, regions, and pricing, and I am adept at fostering relationships with suppliers to secure the best prices. I am also experienced in training staff on wine service and etiquette. My commitment to delivering outstanding customer service, combined with my knowledge of wine, has enabled me to exceed customer expectations and drive sales.


Wine Manager at Naked Winery, DEApr 2022 - Present

  • Negotiated and secured exclusive contracts with top-tier wine producers, increasing selection by 20%.
  • Slashed inventory costs by 15% through more efficient ordering and storage practices.
  • Increased sales of premium wines by 25% through targeted promotions and events.
  • Developed strong relationships with key suppliers, leading to better terms and conditions.
  • Trained staff on wine knowledge, resulting in improved customer satisfaction scores.

Assistant Wine Manager at Wine Enthusiast, DEJul 2020 - Mar 2022

  • Cut wine inventory by 10% through effective ordering and analyzing sales data.
  • Achieved 97% customer satisfaction rating for wine department.
  • Led weekly training sessions on proper wine handling and storage for all staff.
  • Successfully paired wines with food items for special events on a regular basis.
  • Negotiated discounts with vendors which saved the company $5,000 over 6 months.

Wine Manager Trainee at Vineyard Vines, DEJul 2015 - Jun 2020

  • Successfully completed training program and became a wine manager.
  • Increased store's sales by 10% through effective management and strategic planning.
  • Created new system for organizing inventory which increased efficiency by 20%.
  • Successfully developed and implemented marketing campaign that increased foot traffic by 15%.
  • Trained 2 new employees who are now successfully managing their own sections.


Bachelor of Science in Viticulture and Enology at University of DelawareAug 2010 - May 2015

I have learned how to grow grapes and make wine.


  • Wine knowledge
  • Business skills
  • Marketing skills
  • Sales skills
  • Customer service
  • Event planning
  • Budgeting

Ramesha Downey | (250) 359-8177 | Kansas City, MO


I am a Wine Manager with over 5 years of experience in the industry. I have extensive knowledge of wine, from its history and production to its taste and aroma profiles. I am passionate about pairing wines with food, and my vast experience has taught me how to perfectly pair any dish with the right wine. In addition to my passion for wine, I also have a strong interest in customer service and sales. My goal is always to provide excellent service and build lasting relationships with customers.


Wine Manager at RNDC, MOMay 2022 - Present

  • Negotiated and secured favorable pricing from distributors which resulted in a $5,000 annual cost savings for the restaurant.
  • Implemented new wine storage procedures that increased inventory turnover by 20%.
  • Successfully negotiated 3% discount on all future wine purchases from our largest supplier.
  • This will result in an estimated saving of $2,500 over the course of a year.
  • Created and executed a promotional plan featuring special wines-by-the-glass offerings that increased sales by 15% during slow periods.

Assistant Wine Manager at Southern Glazer's, MOJul 2017 - Apr 2022

  • Negotiated and finalized wine supply contracts with 5 different distributors, resulting in a 15% cost savings for the company.
  • Developed and implemented a new training program for all staff on wine service and sales techniques, which increased sales by 10%.
  • Created and executed promotional campaigns around key holidays and events (e.g. Valentine's Day, Mother's Day), resulting in a 20% increase in wine sales during those periods.
  • Led weekly tasting sessions for staff to educate them on various wines available, increasing product knowledge amongst employees and leading to more informed recommendations to customers.


Bachelor of Science in Viticulture and Enology at University of MissouriSep 2013 - May 2017

I have learned how to cultivate and manage grapevines, as well as how to make wine.


  • Wine knowledge
  • Storage and cellar management
  • Wine tasting
  • Food pairing
  • Sales skills
  • Marketing skills
  • Customer service