Delicato Family Vineyards

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Delicato Family Vineyards Reviews

7 Reviews
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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    One of the best company's I have ever worked for.!

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    Former Employee - Winemaking
    Former Employee - Winemaking

    I worked at Delicato Family Vineyards full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Big company but you still feel like a family. The owners are very accessible. Excellent employee benefit plan.

    Cons

    During my years at Delicato I never had anything bad to say about them.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good organization, needs more relevant leadership

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Delicato Family Vineyards for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good family environment and decent middle management. Lots of employee appreciation events.

    Cons

    Too strong HR influence, too many long tenured VPs that lack experience outside of this company. Pay is low for similar jobs.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Retain talent and pay what is right. Recruit more talent for VP levels. Focus on developing team members and work to retain them.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great, family-owned wine business!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Delicato Family Vineyards as an intern

    Pros

    The CEO is a 3rd generation family member who would be deserving of this role even if he was not family. Sales force is seasoned and company enjoys a great reputation in the industry.

    Cons

    Compensation is not the greatest and it can take quite some time to advance. If career growth is a priority, be prepared to be very patient.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take the time to seek out the real skinny at the worker bee level. Don't rely on senior management's word that all is well.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    A great place to work! Outstanding people and amazing culture!

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    Current Employee - Operations  in  Manteca, CA
    Current Employee - Operations in Manteca, CA

    I have been working at Delicato Family Vineyards full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Delicato has it all....amazing coworkers, opportunity for advancement and innovative thinking. The work/life balance is second to none and the owner truly care for their employees. Pay is comparable to industry standards and the benefits are top notch. This will be my career company!

    Cons

    The company is experiencing some phenomenal growth and with that brings growing pains. Some departments are struggling to keep pace with the demand. However, can't complain.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management should do a better job working together. Some silos in the company have been formed.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great atmosphere. The family really takes care of the employees.

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    Current Employee - Graphic Design  in  Napa, CA
    Current Employee - Graphic Design in Napa, CA

    I have been working at Delicato Family Vineyards full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great growing company with great access to CEO

    Cons

    It's a great place to work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Poor pay for ridiculous standards, elitist management and an h/r dept that is sub-par to say the least

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Manteca, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manteca, CA

    I worked at Delicato Family Vineyards full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    If you live in the central valley, it's a good location. That's pretty much it.

    Cons

    Management does not take care of it's employees. Pay is completely below industry standards-they try to be an "elite" brand but do not employ the "elite"-it's whoever they can get at the cheapest price, and quality of the wines reflect that in my opinion. No room for growth. Middle-management like the new h/r and plant director are prime examples-between the two depts hardly a lick of industry wine knowledge-how does that look during a TTB audit? That's shameful for a company trying to make itself known in the high-end marketplace.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Really look at the people you employ in middle management. I moved on to Napa to go more upscale, because this place is going nowhere with this management.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    A Unique Culture, That Is A Tough Fit

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    Former Employee - Area Manager
    Former Employee - Area Manager

    I worked at Delicato Family Vineyards full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great Brands - very good quality and value behind each brand
    A good understanding of the marketplace as a whole
    Lots of fun company events
    Great Marketing
    Great Money

    Cons

    Mid-Management was not very transparent
    Micro-Managers
    Inconsistent Demands

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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