Wine Ambassador- Seasonal (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Part Time

  Patz & Hall Winery

  Sonoma, California

Essential Functions :

  • Act as ambassador for the winery promoting its heritage, goals and guiding principles
  • Build new and retain existing ambassadors through customer engagement, customer follow-up and by providing outstanding customer service with all customer interactions
  • Achieve or exceed department goals by utilizing strategic selling skills to encourage wine club membership and through assisting customers with purchases
  • Conduct informative tasting experiences including guided tours with ability to display and convey knowledge of wine
  • Ability to speak confidently and with accuracy in front of large groups
  • Facilitate accurate sales transactions using retail POS registers
  • Stock retail area by moving and distributing cases of wine and other merchandise
  • Assist with shipping of retail wine shipments
  • Participate in physical inventory as requested
  • Perform housekeeping tasks
  • Assist with the set-up and execution of special events as requested
  • Performs other duties as assigned by manager.
  • Ability to work in various weather conditions and non-traditional business hours including evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds and stand for extended periods of time.


  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • 2 years of retail customer service experience recommended.
  • Strong communication skills, customer service skills, sales skills and the ability to prioritize while handling multiple tasks is required.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing environment.
  • Goal orientated and able to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to speak comfortably and audibly in front of groups.
  • Interest in or knowledge of wine and wine industry.
  • Proficiency in Point of Sales (POS) systems and basic computer skills preferred.
  • Must be flexible and available to work varied hours.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • History of responsible use of alcohol and other appropriate conduct, as well as fitness to be licensed, permitted, and/or certified by state and/or local regulatory bodies.
Education Requirement:
  • High School or better.

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