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


  Bordertown Vineyards and Estate Winery (http://www.bordertownwinerry.com)

  Osoyoos, British Columbia

Tasting Room Associate


Do you love interacting with guests? Bordertown’s Tasting Room Associate represents our brand and provides the energy and enthusiasm for delivering an exceptional experience to our guests.




We are seeking a confident, energetic, and professional Tasting Room Associate - with a passion for wine and a proven track record in sales. Must have outgoing personality and the ability to simultaneously meet sales goals while providing superior customer service experiences.


Must be willing to work weekends, holidays and at special events as required.


Hours of work: 10 am to 6 pm (longer hours when necessary)


Days of week:  Work schedule is Thursday - Monday from 10am-6pm (Tuesdays and Wednesdays off). The works schedule is tentative. 




•               Providing an exemplary tasting room guest experience including hosting wine tastings, sharing knowledge regarding our story, philosophy, award-winning wines and vineyards.

•               Represent Bordertown in a professional, courteous and friendly manner to develop and solidify customer relationships

•               Perform all aspects of tasting room operations, including accurate operation of cash register, inventory management, stocking, and cleaning

•               Promoting Tasting Room sales and online sales.

•               Promoting the benefit of joining Bordertown's Living Desert Wine Club.

•               Packing and shipping online and Wine Club orders

•               Attending select Bordertown onsite and offsite consumer tasting events.

•               Maintaining a high standard of cleanliness and presentation of the retail area and tasting room and patio.


Job Requirements


•               Wine knowledge and passion for our products - while experience in a tasting room isn't required, it's a bonus.

•               Dependable and punctual

•               Confident and motivated

•               The ability to multitask in a busy environment.
Previous sales or hospitality experience.

•               Previous tasting room experience is a bonus and an interest in wine (WSET Level 1 Certificate is preferred but it is not required)

•               Excellent communication skills and ability to speak to large groups

•               Weekend shifts are mandatory, and will be the primary hours for this position. Please do not apply if you do not have weekend availability.

•               Ability to stand for long periods of time, and routinely lift up to 40 pounds

•               Must be 19 years of age

•               Serving It Right certificate


COVID-10 Considerations


•               Follow COVID-19 Safety protocols to keep guests and employees safe.



Salary: $19.00 per hour plus gratuities, staff incentives

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