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

Full Time

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

  Cawston, British Columbia

Are you looking for an opportunity in the hospitality industry in one of the fastest-growing wine regions in British Columbia? Are you passionate about wine and providing exceptional guest experiences? Does a 75-acre Estate Vineyard sound like the office of your dreams? If so, then we may have the opportunity for you.

Vanessa Vineyard Estate Winery is a boutique winery located in Cawston, BC. We are looking for talented and knowledgeable individuals to join our tasting room team. 

If you have a passion for wine, enjoy customer service and would like to work at an established winery overlooking the breathtaking Similkameen Valley landscape, please apply at the address below.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Greet all visitors to the winery.
  • Conduct structured tastings for those who come to the winery.
  • Communicate Vanessa Vineyard's winemaking style and curate a memorable experience to the guests’ knowledge level.
  • Act as an ambassador for the Similkameen's wine culture with personal experience and recommendations by answering visitors’ questions and providing general tourist information.
  • Handle routine purchasing transactions, which include operating the cash register and computer.
  • Effectively suggest and sell wine and wine club to customers.
  • Assisting with special events after hours and/or off property, if required.
  • Assists customers with transporting wine to their vehicles.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the hospitality space, including tasting rooms, walkways, restrooms, and picnic/outdoor area.
  • Ensure the tasting bars are well stocked, organized and free of clutter.
  • Conduct inventory counts as outlined by the Manager.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Manager.

Job Qualifications:

  • 19+ years of age
  • 1-3 years of wine sales or hospitality experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Flexible, able to work weekends and holidays
  • Physically fit and able to lift 40 lbs
  • Valid Serving It Right Certificate

Job Types: Full-time & part-time/Seasonal

Please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected].

We offer above industry-standard wages and wine club commissions.

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