To all employers… “Why is it so hard to recruit people at the moment? “ (Spoiler… This may involve you needing to have a chat with a reputable agency, but it may surprise you when you do)

“Crazy”, “unprecedented”, “turbulent”. These are a lot of the words people are using to describe this current period in history – and they’re not wrong. Recruitment can often be seen as a barometer for what is happening in the market. The UK is reporting its lowest levels of unemployment in almost 50 years with hiring […]

Why did we start a Drinks Recruitment business?

Vinokelly Mini Cooper

Vinokelly was started in 2016 by wine industry sales and buying professional Gareth, and his wife Elizabeth, a highly experienced city focussed head-hunter. We did this for a few reasons: 1. We always wanted to set up and run a business together. Many would have run a mile from the prospect of doing this, but […]

Women in Wine: UK wine jobs market in focus

A fantastic conversation about the pandemic’s effects on the job market On 1st March, we hosted our second Webinar with the Women in Wine network in London. We had around 75 attendees on the day with many more accessing the video afterwards. It was a wide ranging and captivating discussion about the effects on the […]

Drinks Industry Salary Survey 2022

At Vinokelly we run a continuous salary survey throughout the year, as well as gathering information on the UK drinks market, as we are continuously working on searches and making placements. We cover Spirits, Wine, No & Low and other drinks sectors and will release reports throughout the year. Wine Industry Remuneration Report (2022) This […]

How the Wine industry really changed during the pandemic

Vinokelly sat down with Richard Siddle for a quick chat for the first edition of Grapevine in over 2 years. Grapevine is the much-loved mailer published by London Wine Fair, with the highest open rates in the business. Perhaps most importantly a frank take on how these phenomena could impact the business of wine and […]