Tasting Room Associate (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  Le Vieux Pin and LaStella Winery

  Oliver and Osoyoos, British Columbia

Le Vieux Pin and LaStella are two boutique wineries situated in the South Okanagan, BC, Canada. We have upwards of 50 acres of prime vineyards in Oliver’s Golden Mile, Black Sage Bench, and the Osoyoos Lake district. In our commitment to excellence, we practice low input viticulture, sustainable farming, and sustainable irrigation to achieve complex and concentrated flavours in our grapes. We are producing ultra-premium wines and every step of the process is detail oriented from the vineyard to the bottle.

We are looking for enthusiastic, passionate, and hardworking team players to work with us in our Tasting Room. Candidates must have excellent customer service skills, a “can do attitude”, with the ability to clearly articulate our story, philosophy, and practices that make us who we are.

Our work is seasonal. For the months of May to October, we’re looking to fill full time and part time positions to help us deliver our experience. Candidates must be willing to work a flexible schedule that includes evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Essential Duties:

* Open and Close the Tasting Room

* Greet all visitors to the Tasting Room and maintain our detailed experience from start to finish with every customer

* Pour and describe the wines, provide information about our history and philosophy, as well as our vineyard and cellar practices that make our wines

* Inventory and keeping the wines stocked

* Assist customers with sales, shipping, and initiate wine club members

* Willingness to be productive and versatile

* Maintain the cleanliness of the Tasting Room, patio, garden, and building

Requirements:

* Must be 19 years of Age

* Previous experience with Vin65 is preferred

* Previous experience in the Hospitality Industry is preferred

* Previous experience in selling boutique wine is preferred

* Sales experience is an asset

* Candidates must express a sincere interest in learning about wine and food, ISG and WSET certifications are preferred

* Candidates must have a Serving It Right Certification

* Able to lift 50lb

* Able to stand for long periods of time

* Able to talk, hear, taste and smell.

We offer a competitive hourly wage and sales incentives.

How To Apply

No phone calls please. Please email resume and cover letter to: info@levieuxpin.ca The deadline to apply is Friday May 12th, 2017. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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