The Oxford Wine Café

Staff Profiles (Summertown)

Senior Management Team – Summertown

Rebecca O’Shauhgnessey – General Manager

Rebecca has a strong background in the hospitality trade. Having worked in hospitality apps and websites she took over her parents hotel in the south of England. Having moved back to her home town of Oxford, Rebecca has taken to the Wine Cafe and is looking forward to trying a new selection of wines and beers. She loves her pilsner beers and can drink Champagne like water!


Candice Burger – Day Manager

Candice grew up in South Africa where she studied Heritage and Cultural Tourism at Pretoria University and has been in the UK for five years. Apart from swimming and cricket she’s a keen player of the stock market – so definitely the person to talk to if you’re after a tip! She’s normally found with a glass of something South African (Pinotage is a favourite) and is a lover of the Gewürztraminer grape in all its forms. She also loves our Boschendal Sparkling Rosé!

Our Staff

As well as our full time and regular part time staff we are lucky to attract a wide range of interesting and well informed part time staff from all around the world. Whilst some stay for long periods, others move on – such is the nature of the business. The staff however are carefully chosen for their combination of wine knowledge, café or restaurant experience, personal skills and their ability to keep calm under pressure. We very much hope that they make you feel welcome and that you enjoy your experience at The Oxford Wine Café!