Wine Ambassador (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)


  CheckMate Artisanal Winery (

  Oliver, British Columbia

Wine Ambassador
CheckMate Artisanal Winery
Golden Mile Bench, Oliver, B.C.

Job Type: Seasonal (May – October 2023)

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With meticulous precision and an uncompromising commitment to excellence, CheckMate Artisanal Winery focuses on small lots of luxury Burgundian-style Chardonnay and Merlot. Some of the most high-scored wines in Canada – including five perfect 100-point scores.

Why CheckMate?

We’re on an amazing adventure. We’re going where others aren’t, and we’re growing like others can’t as a result. We’re also innovators and disruptors. This means we are in a position to offer our people unique experiences, training, opportunities, and support to grow their careers. We believe in giving our people a path to their future, cultivating career possibilities and perfecting the skills and knowledge they need to be at their best.

A Day in the Life!

  • Greet and interact with all guests in a friendly and professional manner
  • Be responsible for sales in the tasting room, leading public tours & tastings
  • Promote all new wine releases, upcoming events/promotions, and Wine Club Membership
  • Maintain merchandising, organization, and cleanliness on the retail floor and behind the tasting bar
  • Meet daily, weekly, and monthly sales goals
  • Assist and support other functions of the winery as needed
  • Responsible for warehousing duties on a rotational basis  

Must haves:

  • B.C. Serving it Right Certification
  • 2+ years of guest service experience
  • Must be energetic, engaging, and authentic
  • Passionate about building a career in the wine industry
  • Maintain and organize guest reservations using TOCK system
  • Facilitate purchases in WineDirect
  • Meet the physical requirements of the position including repetitively lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling weight up to 40lbs
  • Sales driven and oriented
  • Previous wine education is an asset

What’s in it for you!?

  • Mentorship from a passionate and enthusiastic leadership team
  • End of Season bonus
  • Ongoing training in your job and dedicated wine education
  • Competitive compensation
  • Earn money on every wine club sign-up & large format bottles!
  • Discounts on tours, experiences, and restaurants at our collection of wineries including Mission Hill Family Estate, CedarCreek Estate Winery, Road 13 Vineyards, and Liquidity Wines

Apply today! Submit your resume on our website using this link!

How To Apply

Apply today! Submit your resume on our website using this link!

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