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

Full Time

  Torii Mor Winery

  Dundee, Oregon

Torii Mor Winery seeks a dynamic, experienced sales associate to join the team at our Dundee, OR Tasting Room. The position is sales and customer service oriented; we are looking for a person who can provide individualized tasting experiences for our guests. Our tasting room staff is the personification of our wine and wine-making philosophy for our guests, and there is an educational component to this position. Training will commence ASAP. Weekend and Holiday availability is required.

About Torii Mor: 
We are a boutique winery and testament to handcrafted Pinot Noir. Our 10-acre vineyard was planted in 1972 and we have been making wine in Dundee Hills since 1993. Our Burgundian winemaker Jacques Tardy’s approach is minimalist in spirit with Old-World styling. Jacque capitalizes on pulling fruit from not only our own estate vineyard, but a variety of prestigious Oregon vineyards with superb fruit from other AVA’s, allowing him to showcase a variety of wines of depth and elegance. In addition to award wining Pinot Noir, we produce a vast selection of exceptional whites - Viognier, Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Chardonnay, Riesling and more, along with our beloved Syrah Port, Brandy & Grappa.
Yes, we produce outstanding sprits, too!

Our Dundee tasting room is open everyday 11-5 with occasional evening events.

Experience and Expectations:
-Tasting room experience, one year minimum preferred
-Previous experience in wine related services, tasting room, hospitality industry, and food service, one year minimum preferred a plus
-Wine sales and experience with winery POS systems is a plus
-Passion for Wine and dedication to learning
-Excellent verbal & interpersonal communication skills required
-Provide memorable tasting experiences for members & guests, including wine education.
-Positive attitude and excellent customer service skills
-Confident presenter and ability to close on wine sales, promote our Wine Club; sell memberships
-Professional demeanor and dress
-Strong team spirit, communication & customer service skills, with a can-do attitude. We are a small staff, so friendliness and compassion is a must
-Ability to Multi-task will be necessary at times when we are busy
-Help maintain cleanliness and appearance of tasting room and grounds
-Flexible scheduling availability – working weekends and holidays is required

-A valid, current OLCC License and Oregon Food Handler's Permit or ability to acquire each
-Ability to lift 50 lbs multiple times throughout the day
-Be able to stand and walk for long periods of time, as this position can be physically demanding
-Driver’s license and reliable transportation

-Compensation is highly competitive - DOE
-Additional compensation in tips, plus bonuses on case sales, and reaching individual/team monthly sales goals & Wine Club Membership sales
-Generous employee pricing

If you are friendly, engaging, outgoing, love wine & culture, enjoy providing an excellent guest experience, and believe in team spirit, we want to hear from you. 

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