POPSUGAR Smart-living Career Would You Rather Be a Bartender or a Sommelier? by Smart Living 6/06/09 0 Shares Like us on Facebook Sign up for our daily newsletter > Follow us on Pinterest It's hard to pass judgment on a career you haven't had, but forget education, relevant experience, and interview contacts for a second. Which career do you think is cooler? Source Read More The GrindSavvy PollCareerWould You RatherPoll Career What to Name Your Résumé and Cover Letter 8 Reasons Hiring Managers Haven't Called Back The Etiquette of Asking For Time Off From Work 7 Habits of Extremely Punctual People POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests. Get Inspired With Our Living Newsletter Personalize Food DIY Vegetarian Love and Sex Home Tech Sign up with facebook or By signing up, I agree to the Terms and to receive emails from POPSUGAR. ilanac13 6 years i kind of have to say bartender - cause i'm certified to be one. i still think that would be my preference though. i really do appreciate a person with GREAT wine knowledge, but i feel like there's an 'air' to the title that just makes it seem more auspicious and snobby than a 'bartender'. although, bartenders have their reputations too i suppose. i just like the variety in what i do as a bartender rather than knowing wine. jojijoja 6 years Sommelier, it's just classy...it's just sexy when someone knows what they're talking about.... starofsorrow 6 years I'd rather be a Sommelier even though I'm not huge on wine, the major reason being that I've been to bars where drunk guys have tried to hit on more female bartenders, and putting myself in those shoes, I would probably come off as bitchy and get fired. :) Meike 6 years I rather be a certified Sommelier for a string of restaurants and hotels. I generally don't like bar scene unless the venue is classy. Spectra 6 years A bartender. You make crazy money on tips and the drinks are a lot more fun to make. Plus, I'm not much of a wine person, so being a sommelier just doesn't appeal to me much.