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


  Vanessa Vineyard Estate Winery (http://vanessavineyard.com)

  Cawston, British Columbia

Vanessa Vineyard is an estate winery located in Cawston, BC.  In 2012, the decision was made to begin producing small quantities of premium wines.  We know that by using only 100% estate-grown fruit in the making of our wines that we can properly represent our unique terroir and the Similkameen Valley.                                                                                                                            ‘Carved by sun, fueled by sun, a vineyard like no other’

Tasting Room Associate

Vanessa Vineyard is looking for enthusiastic and energetic people who are passionate about wine. This is a seasonal position, and the individual must be able to work both weekends and weekdays.

Candidate skills should include, but are not limited to:

  • Outstanding communication and customer service skills with an ability to adapt to diverse levels of guest knowledge
  • Project a polished and professional outward image in both dress and manners
  • Prior wine knowledge is an asset and a positive attitude is required.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Background in hospitality

Daily Responsibilities (inclusive but not limited to):

  • Maintaining te cleanliness of the hospitality space includng tasting room, walkways, restrooms and picnic area
  • Ensuring the tasting bars are well stocked, free of clutter, and ready to receive visitors
  • Communicate Vanessa Vineyards winemaking style, operations, and curate a memorable experience to the guest’s knowledge level
  • Act as ambassador for the Okanagan’s wine culture with personal experience and recommendations


  • Customer Service: 1 year
  • Ability to safely lift 40lbs
  • Serving It Right Certified
  • WSET or Wine Certification is an asset

 Apply via e-mail to: kim@vanessavineyard.com

Competitive wage, bonus and staff discount

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