Total Wine & More Reviews

Updated Jul 14, 2020

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2.9
47%
Recommend to a Friend
42%
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Total Wine & More CFO Tom Haubenstricker  (no image)
Tom Haubenstricker
86 Ratings
Pros
  • "Employee discount, sample product, and a lot of trainning(in 36 reviews)

  • "Coming from a wine background, I was quite please at the opportunity to learn more about beer and spirits(in 30 reviews)

Cons
  • "They very often schedule long hours; it wasn't uncommon to work a 10 or 11 hour shift while I was there(in 80 reviews)

  • "Work life balance is the anthem sung but it is not real(in 74 reviews)

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  1. "Totally awesome"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Total Wine & More full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Salary, education, fun, coworkers, environment.

    Cons

    Long days. On your feet.

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  2. "Excellent job"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Merchandiser in Louisville, KY

    I have been working at Total Wine & More full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Awesome job where you learn a lot. You can win free bottles of wine as well!

    Cons

    Management can have big expectations sometimes that just cannot be met

  3. "You Will Work All Positions"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Merchandiser in Fresno, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Total Wine & More part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Hours, People, Perks, Teach, Big Team

    Cons

    Growth is Slow, Expect Surveys to be 5 Star but only give Credit to 4 Stars

  4. "good company"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Lewisville, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Total Wine & More part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    good pay, work with your schedule

    Cons

    work all holidays and weekends.

  5. Helpful (1)

    "Love this job! Great pay, great team, and autonomy to run your business"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Total Wine & More full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    No P&L to manage, free wine, great education on product knowledge, trips to wine growing regions,

    Cons

    50 hour work weeks for managers.

  6. "Great Temp Work"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bethesda, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Total Wine & More full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Friendly Staff Work from home Great Training

    Cons

    Repetitive work A lot of programs to learn

  7. "Don’t Trust Management"

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Merchandiser in Greenfield, WI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Total Wine & More full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Coworkers, discount is ok, customers are mostly nice.

    Cons

    Management makes false promises, hires seasonal workers for more $ than full time staff, no career opportunity

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  8. "Modern but still old school"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Junior Designer 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Total Wine & More full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The people working here are modern and forward thinking, very open collective feeling

    Cons

    Company is run with very old-school mentalities

  9. "So far so good"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Associate in Houston, TX
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Total Wine & More part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    It’s been a pretty fun place to work. Only complaint is I wish I was making more money

    Cons

    Pay could be a bit better

  10. Helpful (1)

    "Good place to work, but depends on your department and team"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Digital 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Total Wine & More full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - My team is great! Everyone respects each other - Flexible work from home policy, handy when you need to schedule appointments - You can get free cases of wine every now and then - The office is pretty nice and you have some cool events

    Cons

    - Our marketing content is atrocious and makes us look bad as a company - Constant pressure from the company executives to push out decisions they made on a whim without any research - Depends on your team, but some managers can be very old school. - Did I mention how bad the marketing content is? Just look at the website.

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