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

Full Time


  Kelowna, British Columbia

Position: Tasting Bar Associate

Position Dates: May 2018 - Sept 2018

Apply Online: http://cedarcreek.bc.ca/

About Us

CedarCreek Estate winery is one of the first 8 pioneering wineries of BC and released its first wines in 1987.  Today, we look proudly towards the future to further promote our region.  With four generations of agricultural heritage and more than a quarter century of experience, we have pursued perfection and produced some of the valley's best wines resulting in CedarCreek being twice recognized as "Canada's Winery of the Year". CedarCreek had an outstanding performance in 2016 and was named Canada's Best at Top World Wine Awards in London, England for the Platinum Block 3 Riesling.

The Tasting Bar is open daily to taste award winning wines at the tasting bar and offers a selection of wonderful gifts for home and the wine aficionados - from tempting cookbooks to interesting wine accessories.

A Unique Opportunity

As a Tasting Bar Associate, you are an Ambassador for CedarCreek Estate Winery, selling wine on the Retail Floor and acting as a Wine Educator and ambassador of the CedarCreek Brand for all visitors and guests

The life of our Tasting Bar Associate:

  • Educate guests about CedarCreek and our award-winning wine through conversation, tastings and sales
  • Responsible for driving Retail sales in the Tasting Bar and upselling guests on wine purchases and winery experiences
  • Qualified associates with the right skillset may be invited to train as a Tour Guide, leading public tours & tastings.
  • Develop and take initiative to maintain current with CedarCreek wine and merchandise knowledge
  • Assist the Terrace Restaurant and for Special Events and Concerts when required
  • Maintain merchandising, organization and cleanliness on the Retail floor and behind the tasting bar at all times. This includes an end-of-day clean-up of the shop as well as keeping the Tasting Bar fully stocked with wine and retail merchandise at all times.

Do you have what it takes?

  • 2 years of retail sales experience with the skills and passion to sell wine & merchandise
  • Sincere interest in wine and passion to develop wine knowledge
  • ISG/WSET education is considered an asset
  • Current Serving It Right certification
  • Must be able to meet the physical requirements of the position including repetitive lifting of 30-50 lbs., being able to stand for extended periods of time, as well as navigate stairs
  • Open and flexible schedule for the duration of the season; tasting room operates 7 days per week and successful candidates must be available to work all shifts/days.
  • First Aid training is an asset

Apply Now!

We want to hear from you! Apply on our website today: https://www.cedarcreek.bc.ca/

How To Apply

Please apply directly on our website.

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