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Wine Educators

Rutherford Hill Winery

Rutherford, CA

Job Description:

Established Napa Family Winery is seeking full-time and part-time Tasting Room Wine Educators to join our world class team.

The Tasting Room Wine Educator position is responsible for providing a 5-star experience that results in a guest evolution from visitor to wine purchaser to wine club member, to loyalist and lastly brand advocate.

What We Look for in a Team Member:

1. Positive attitude and enthusiasm towards job, customers, and co-workers
2. Tactical sales capability with measurable results
3. Ability to anticipate guest’s needs and provide exceptional service
4. Awareness of and focus on daily, weekly and monthly sales goals, and a demonstrated
desire to surpass these goals
5. Ability to ask for the sale and successfully close sales and achieve wine club signups
6. Demonstrable up-selling capabilities
7. Ability to demonstrate productivity and initiative
8. Wine & product knowledge, and ability to communicate effectively
9. Dependability (timeliness) and attention to detail (ability to perform duties as delegated by manager)
10. True Team Player

Position Responsibilities

1. Performing wine tastings for guests
2. Conducting winery tours for guests (up to 20 persons at a time)
3. Sales in the retail room and at winery events
4. Tasting room procedures to include: Opening and closing the Tasting Room, wiping down bar/menus, inventory of wine, opening and closing cash register, emptying dump buckets, cleaning/washing glasses, stocking wine and non-wine inventory
5. Outreach projects as assigned by management

Professional Qualifications

1. Prior Tasting Room or other sales (hospitality focused) experience
2. Previous cash register experience

Personal Skills, Competencies and Requirements

• Proficient in MS Word, Excel, CRM, Internet, Napa Valley POS/eWinery
• Self-starter, clear communicator, positive team player, multi-tasker
• Wine knowledgeable and effective sales person
• Must be able to lift up to 50lbs
• Must be at least 21 years in age

Please apply directly.


Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Friday, July 11th
Type of Work:
Part Time
Salary Information:


Contact Information
Rutherford Hill Winery