Wine Educator (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  CheckMate Artisanal Winery (

  Oliver, British Columbia

Wine Educator
CheckMate Artisanal Winery
Oliver, B.C.

Your next move…

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 two perfect 100-point scores. Currently undergoing a redesign project, CheckMate Artisanal Winery becomes a work of art on its’ own.

A Day in the Life!

Our Wine Educator’s focus on creating unique guest experiences, selling wine on the tasting room floor, providing educational tastings and tours and acting as ambassadors for all visitors and guests. As a Wine Educator you will deliver excellent customer service, ensuring the experience of all visitors and guests exceeds expectations in every area of their wine country visit.

Want to know more? You will…

  • 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
  • Meet the physical requirements of the position including repetitively lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling weight up to 40lbs
  • Previous wine education is an asset

What’s in it for you!?

  • Mentorship from a passionate and enthusiastic management team
  • Ongoing training in your job and dedicated wine education
  • Competitive compensation
  • Earn money on every wine club sign-up!
  • 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
  • A fun and exciting working environment where you’ll make connections for life!

$18.00-$20.00 per hour

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