Wine Educator
Rutherford, CA Hospitality
Job Type
Full-time, Part-time
Description

JOB TITLE: WINE EDUCATOR

DEPARTMENT: TASTING ROOM

REPORTS TO: Director of Hospitality


SUMMARY/PURPOSE:


Responsible for tasting room wine sales and providing education on all winery brands. Conducts guest experiences and tours and assists at special functions as needed.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Ability to greet guests with a warm welcoming and delightful manner. Ability to share the winery, family history and educate them about the wines.
  • Ability to present & deliver a memorable wine education tasting. Ability to be yourself, be engaging, have fun and create memorable moments for guests.
  • Ability to offer guests products and other purchasing opportunities. Ability to share offers, experiences, clubs and special seated tasting at our Rutherford property.
  • Ability to utilize POS registers to process purchases and accurately input guest information.
  • Must be able to be a team player and assist in other duties needed to support the Tasting Room.


Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors in Business preferred, or equivalent experience will be considered.
  • Minimum of four years in a sales role, wine sales is preferred.
  • Experience with AMS is preferred.
  • Proven record of successful sales; ability to close, upsell.
  • Engaging, with the ability to entertain and educate guests.
  • Consistently professional and polished in appearance.
  • Wine knowledge or interest in learning about wine.
  • Effective communicator, able to speak about wines, varietals, winemaking.
  • Ability to build a relationship with guests in a short period of time.
  • Coachable willingness to learn and perform company requirements.
  • Ability to work independently and with a team.
  • Ability to work weekends and holidays is required.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be 21 years of age.