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

Part Time

  Adelsheim Vineyard (http://www.adelsheim.com)

  Newberg, Oregon

Title: Tasting Room Sales and Hospitality; Tasting Room Associate


Position description:


Adelsheim Vineyard is expanding our hospitality and tasting room team for the spring and summer season. We are interested in growing with engaging and dynamic individuals who share a passion for delivering unique experiences to guests that match the quality of the wine Adelsheim produces. The winery experience is comprised of the heart and soul of Adelsheim; Chehalem Mountain, Single Vineyard, Estate focused Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. We are seeking a customer and hospitality focused individual to bring customers along the journey at Adelsheim Vineyards through tasting wine and providing memorable experiences.


Essential responsibilities:

·         Creating unique and engaging experiences for our guests through wine tasting and education

·         Guiding guests through our wine flights

·         Selling wine through our tasting room and concierge level of service by phone and email

·         Growing our base of Club Adelsheim through new club member acquisition

·         Providing in-depth tours of the facility and vineyards

·         Delivering world class customer service and hospitality

·         Processing orders and handling specific requests

·         Opening and closing procedures for our sales systems and facilities

·         Assisting with winery events, including possible food service activities

·         Engaging and willing participant in all winery efforts including: answering phones, housekeeping, stocking/cleaning/packing/organizing and washing glassware

·         Team player, working towards the shared vision at Adelsheim Vineyards




·         Must be over 21 years of age

·         Flexible work schedule which includes weekends, holidays and some evenings

·         World class hospitality and customer service skills

·         Must be able to lift 50lbs comfortably and stand for long periods of time

·         Comfortable preparing food

·         Ability to work quickly

·         Computer literacy including Excel, Outlook and navigating a Point of Sale system.  Experience with Wine Direct a plus.

·         Polished phone and verbal communications skills

·         Experience in the food and/or wine industry in either sales or service

·         OLCC Service Permit, or the ability to acquire one

·         Food Handler’s Permit, or the ability to acquire one

·         Reliable transportation

·         Willing to think outside the box and bring fresh ideas to the elevate the customer and team experience


Please send us your resume and a cover letter, we are thrilled at the opportunity to meet you. 

Compensation Information
This position is seasonal/temporary with expected 16-32+ hours a week **dependent on experience there is possibility for full time, long term employment**

·         Beginning pay rate is $13 per hour plus tips or DOE with incentive compensation available, and W.E.P.

o   W.E.P. (Wine Education Program)

o   For each month with 8+ hours worked you receive $60 in WEP credit.  The credits will continue to accrue until used.


About Adelsheim
Adelsheim prides itself on a dynamic and collaborative working environment, with a goal to be known as one of Oregon’s great wine estates. Established in 1971, Adelsheim remains locally owned and operated. By investing in great vineyard sites and talent, Adelsheim continues to lead the wine industry in Oregon. Please visit our website at www.adelsheim.com for more information.

Beginning pay rate is $13 per hour plus tips or DOE with incentive compensation available, and W.E.P.
o W.E.P. (Wine Education Program)
o For each month with 8+ hours worked you receive $60 in WEP credit. The credits will continue to accrue until used.

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