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

Part Time

  Biddle Ranch Vineyard

  San Luis Obispo, California

Located in the heart of Edna Valley, Biddle Ranch Vineyard has always been about the simple indulgence of drinking great wine in a beautiful place with friends and family. It’s this feeling that we strive to create in our tasting room every single day.

The Position: We are seeking part-time tasting room sales associates with a commitment to customer service and proven track record in sales. If you are hardworking, outgoing and friendly, a team player, and possess a passion for the wine industry, we would like to hear from you.

Responsibilities / Duties:
+Successful completion of orientation and training
+Prepare the tasting room for opening and closing daily
+Stock wine at start and end of shift
+Welcome and acknowledge guests to the BRV Tasting Room
+Provide excellent customer service
+Educate guests about our wines, winemaking techniques, and winery history
+Promote benefits of BRV Wine Club and actively sign up new members
+Build and maintain lasting relationships with guests and club members
+Perform sales transactions and customer entry using Wine Direct POS system
+Maintain tasting room and outside patio cleanliness.
+Assist with set-up and participate in events (onsite and offsite) as needed.
+Other duties as assigned by manager/follow all company policies and procedures.
+Maintain satisfactory attendance, including punctuality

Qualifications / Skills:
+A passion for people and providing exceptional hospitality
+Excellent verbal communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills
+Positive attitude and the ability to multi-task
+Must enjoy working with and adding to a team environment
+Enthusiasm about wine and the desire to learn about it
+At least 1 year of tasting room associate experience or comparable customer service experience
+A strong understanding of Central Coast wine country, including the local vineyards, unique AVAs and terroirs of the region, and the differences between them.
+Must be at least 21 years old.
+Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs
+Must be able to stand for long periods of time (8hrs)
+Must be able to work weekends and holidays

Compensation: Hourly, DOE + tips & commission - NO medical, dental or vision benefits.

How To Apply

Please apply with your resume and cover letter.

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