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

Part Time

  Poplar Grove Winery (http://poplargrove.ca)

  Penticton, British Columbia

Tasting Room Associate

Interested in working with a dynamic and professional team in an exciting winery environment? We are seeking Tasting Room Associates to join our team at Poplar Grove Winery. The Tasting Room Associate position is an integral part of the team that requires an energetic, hard working, passionate individual that thrives in a fast-paced environment.  

Poplar Grove Winery
Founded in 1993, Poplar Grove Winery is one of the original five wineries on the Naramata Bench. Tony and Barb Holler purchased the winery in 2007. Their sons, Chris, Andrew, Matthew, and Eric farm more than 140 acres of estate vineyards with care. The family is widely recognized for crafting their outstanding signature red blend The Legacy, as well as delicious Cabernet Franc and Merlot focused wines and an exceptional Pinot Gris. Together they share a commitment to distinctive, genuine wines that reflect the character and richness of the Okanagan Valley.
The family philosophy: great wine brings us together.



Duties include:

  • Welcoming guests and providing them with an exceptional tasting experience.
  • Speaking knowledgeably about Poplar Grove vineyards, varietals, history, and products.
  • Working with the Tock reservation system and Wine Direct POS.
  • Keeping the Tasting Room clean and tidy.
  • Communicating professionally with your colleagues.

Additional Information:

  • 2 to 5-day work week
  • 6 to 8-hour shifts
  • Competitive wages plus gratuities
  • Opportunity to progress into other roles at Poplar Grove


  • Over 19 years old
  • Eager to learn
  • Hospitality Experience
  • WSET is considered an asset
  • Previous experience in wine sales is an asset
  • Serving It Right certification
  • Able to stand and walk for long periods and lift/carry up to 20kg

Please send your resume to [email protected]

Thank you for your interest in this position, however only eligible candidates will be contacted.

Position starts immediately to mid-October. Competitive wage plus incentives. Applications will be accepted only by email with cover letter and resume attached.

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