Full Time/Part Time Hospitality & Events Associate (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Contract

  Culmina Family Estate Winery (http://www.culmina.ca)

  Oliver, British Columbia

We are looking for a passionate and dedicated wine enthusiast with a desire to provide an Icon standard guest service to join our Hospitality Team.

This is an exciting opportunity to work closely with a small team and develop your knowledge of the wine industry and the Golden Mile Bench in particular.  Reporting directly to the Hospitality & Events Manager we currently have full and part time seasonal positions available (April to mid-October).

The details of the position are as follows:

Tasting Room & Event Support

  • Provide an exemplary Tasting Room experience, offering Reserve Tastings and Vineyard & Winery Tours
  • Create Tasting Room reservations
  • Assist customers with Sales, Shipping and initiate Wine Club Memberships
  • Maintain the overall cleanliness and appearance of the Tasting Room
  • Participate and engage in all safety programs
  • Provide support at on- and off-site events

 Qualifications:

  • Outstanding customer service abilities, as well as a passion to offer top-notch levels of service
  • Retail wine sales or Fine Dining skills
  • Database Management skills (Vin65 or other considered an asset)
  • A warm and outgoing personality
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work on a compact team, and to work independently
  • Must be available to work weekends; open and flexible schedule required for the duration of the season
  • Solid knowledge of and/or a proven passion for wine with formal wine training (ISG, WSET)
  • Serving It Right certificate
  • Physical ability to perform all duties associated with the role including standing for long periods of time, lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs, etc.

Culmina Family Estate Winery is a family-run winery estate located on the Golden Mile Bench. Conceived in 2007, Don, Elaine and Sara Triggs started with a simple goal: to make the highest quality wines possible from their family's own estate. Channeling their lifelong passion and resources into their new property, Culmina represents their commitment to excellence, as well as their desire to craft icon quality wines reflective of their origins. Since opening its doors in 2013, Culmina offers the opportunity to explore a very limited release of carefully crafted wines at their state-of-the-art winery and Tasting Room. Culmina’s highly sought after wines may now be found in top restaurants and retail locations across the country. 

Remuneration negotiated upon offer; very competitive hourly compensation available.

How To Apply

Please supply a separate cover letter outlining your capabilities and experience as they relate to the above job description and your CV in PDF format to info@culmina.ca

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