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February 15, 2013 | 7:00 AM

Postings Down 3 Percent from January 2012

SONOMA, CA— released a report detailing wine job posting trends as of January 2013. 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 January decreased 3 percent from January 2012, but were 42 percent higher than January 2011.

The decrease in the winery job index for January was driven by a decrease in sales and marketing jobs. The sales and marketing job index decreased 18 percent from January 2012, but is 46 percent above January 2011.

The winemaking index increased 4 percent from January 2012, and is 26 percent above January 2011.

The hospitality index increased 23 percent from January 2012, and was 45 percent above January 2011.

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 2012, 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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