Winery Host – Full Time: May – October 2021 (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  French Door Estate Winery Ltd. (http://www.frenchdoorwinery.com)

  5462 Black Sage Rd. Oliver, B.C., British Columbia

 

French Door Estate Winery is a family owned and operated winery and vineyard. Founded in 2019, we are located on the beautiful Black Sage Bench, South of the town of Oliver.

Terroir, sustainability and passion is our philosophy all the way from soil to glass.

Our 10-acre property is planted with 100% vinifera vines on beautiful, expressive soils that have resulted in rich, lush, and character driven wines.

 

We are looking for a dedicated individual to add to our team in the wine shop.  This person will play a key role in promoting the winery and our commitment to excellence. 

 

 

Duties and skills include

-  Greeting guests upon arrival, or by phone if necessary.

-  Provide seated wine tastings on the patio or inside the tasting room and at the tasting bar.

-  Provide an educational experience promoting and selling French Door wines. 

-  Promote Wine Club memberships to guests and process club sign-ups.

-  Strong customer service skills.

-  Responsible for sales transactions. This includes taking payment, packing orders, and helping guests by carrying out their orders to their cars.

-  Multi-tasking, organizing, cleaning, re-stocking.

-  Perform various cleaning duties including but not limited to; re-setting tables, washing, polishing and restocking glassware, cleaning washrooms and general housekeeping of the Wine Shop (floors, windows, watering plants, garbage and recycle, etc.).  Being mindful of the tasting room, restrooms, and outside areas, completing general clean-up of all guest areas throughout the day.

 

Required qualifications

- Serving It Right.

- Weekend availability including stat holidays throughout the season.

- Serving experience an asset.

- Wine knowledge an asset (WSET or similar).

- Must be 19 years of age

- Ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs. on a regular basis.

-  Must be able to work outside and stand for extended periods of time    (6 to 8 hours).

Personal Skills

-  Friendly, polite, calm nature that enjoys working in a fast-paced     environment.

-  Provide excellence in guest services at all times.

- Responsible and committed.

-  A love for wine and a thirst for knowledge.

 

References are required.

Forward resume to sonya@frenchdoorwinery.com

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