Wine Shop Sales Associate (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)


  Quails Gate Winery (

  West Kelowna, British Columbia



Quails’ Gate takes great pride in our wine and our hospitality. For many guests, the Tasting Room is a first introduction to Quails’ Gate and the opportunity to create a meaningful experience and lasting connection. From guiding a tasting to leading a tour, or simply wrapping up an order or carrying out a case of wine, our Tasting Room staff are the people who bring the Quails’ Gate experience to life. Our wine shop is open daily 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM through spring and summer. Our Tasting Room has great views over Okanagan Lake in West Kelowna, BC.  


About Quails’ Gate: Family-owned and -operated since 1989, Quails’ Gate Winery is one of Canada’s foremost estate wine producers. We farm over 320 acres of vines, create award-winning culinary experiences and are dedicated to crafting outstanding quality wines. With a pioneering spirit and dedication to innovation and sustainability we have built our reputation on three pillars: providing consistent high-quality wines, delivering an exceptional visitor experience and ensuring excellence in customer service.

Do you thrive on providing an elevated level of customer service?

Are you team oriented and have excellent communication skills?

Are you punctual and bring your positive outlook and demeanor to work every day?

Are you keen to continue to expand your wine knowledge?

If you answered yes… then we want to talk to you!


  • 1year of previous retail/sales and hospitality experience, preferably in a wine shop or luxury goods environment
  • Flexible schedule, availability of 3 – 5 days per week (including evenings/weekends)
  • Valid Serving It Right Certificate
  • Excellent communication, customer service and time management skills
  • Works well in high pressure situations and ability to multi-task
  • Wine knowledge (WSET is an asset)
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends, evenings and holidays
  • FOODSAFE 1 (an asset)


  • The successful candidate will provide informative and entertaining tastings, conduct tours and build relationships with our guests all while upholding the Quails’ Gate standards of exceptional service.
  • Share your passion for wine by creating memorable experiences for our guests
  • Proactively sell wine and promote our Wine Club and other onsite offerings
  • All roles will be cross-trained to provide flexibility and a variety of duties

 Why Should You Apply?

  • Competitive salary and compensation package
  • Employee Preferred Pricing
  • Wine education classes and training programs
  • Staff team building events


We are currently recruiting for Seasonal positions starting immediately to October 2021.

How To Apply


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