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November 14, 2012 | 12:23 PM

SONOMA, CA— released a report detailing wine job posting trends as of October 2012. As the wine industry’s leading online job site, has a unique vantage point over industry trends. The index indicates that job postings by wineries in October 2012 increased 22 percent from October 2011. Year-to-date, the winery job index has risen 19% over 2011.

The winemaking job index increased 9 percent from its level in October 2011, and is 46 percent above its level in October 2010.

The sales and marketing index increased 32 percent from its level in October 2011. The index is 60 percent above its level in October 2010.

The hospitality index increased 6 percent from its level in October 2011, but was 19 percent below its level in October 2010.



About is a resource for both job seekers and employers. Since the online job board is specific to the wine industry, employers will find only the most serious and qualified job candidates. With more than 5,000 jobs posted in 2011, is unmatched in usage by those seeking to advance their career or grow their company in the wine industry.

About the Index

The Index provides a way to measure and compare trends in the wine job market. January 2007 is set with a base index of 100. The following months’ indexes reflect percentage changes since that base index, providing a quick way to gauge rises and drops in job postings. Derived from the leading online wine job board, these changes can be interpreted as industry-wide trends.

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