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Hospitality Estate Host

Far Niente Wine Estates

Rutherford, CA

Job Description:

Hospitality Estate Host, Bella Union

Be part of our history by joining our opening team!

Bella Union Winery is set to open in late summer, 2024.

Rooted in Rutherford and driven by expertise and a creative vision, Bella Union was founded in 2012 by Far Niente Wine Estates. We celebrate the beautiful union of mastery + artistry by showcasing different expressions of Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon, world-renowned for its consistently smooth and structured style.
Our estate serves as our cornerstone, where we provide an immersive customer experience that inspires creativity and fosters a sense of connection, resulting in a beautiful union of wine, people, and unforgettable memories.

The Estate Host sets the stage for the guest experience and is a vital member of our team.

You will be successful in this role while performing these essential responsibilities:

•  Serves as the first point of contact with our guests as they arrive on campus. Is attentive and friendly, displaying a high level of personalized service.
•  Operates the reservation system to track visits and ensure preparations are in place to exceed the guest expectations.
•  The Host assists our hospitality team with setting up tastings when needed. Works in a pro-active fashion to anticipate the needs of the team and to assist when needed.
•  Strive to maintain safe, clean, and sanitary conditions in the kitchen and guest facing areas.
•  Ability to work non-traditional business hours including some evenings and weekends.

Our organizational culture is built upon a strong foundation of shared commitments:

•  Demonstrates ownership of job responsibilities through focus, determination, and attention to detail.
•  Demonstrates an attitude of teamwork by working collaboratively with peers to identify positive solutions to problems or issues.
•  Displays trust in their actions, having the confidence to know that we are all working for the benefit of each other.
•  Brings forward ideas for improvement and ways to increase efficiency. Is open to new ideas and positive change.
•  Strives to elevate their performance and welcomes feedback. Is receptive to changing needs and priorities.
•  Demonstrates respect for peers and colleagues, embraces differences and strives for understanding.
•  Shows care and responsibility for the resources that have been provided to them and aids in our efforts for social responsibility and being environmentally conscious.
•  Acts with integrity, honesty, and fairness, working towards achieving personal achievement rather than public attention.

You will be qualified for this role if you met these requirements:

Previous experience of 1 year in a similar role.
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Ability to work independently as well as a member of a highly functioning team.
Ability to communicate effectively in the predominately used language.
Ability to lift 30 lbs.
Ability to ascend and descend stairs.

More about our Story:

A dedication to winemaking in its highest form, paired with a focus on house style, vineyard ownership, social responsibility and legendary hospitality, has established Far Niente as one of the world's great wine estates and provided the foundation for growth of our other varietals.
Over the years, five exceptional wineries have been proudly added to the Far Niente Family of Wineries and Vineyards: Established in 1989, Dolce is the only American winery dedicated to producing a single late harvest wine. Our second Oakville winery, Nickel & Nickel, focuses on 100-percent varietal, single-vineyard wines from some of Napa Valley’s finest vineyard appellations. In 2007, we launched EnRoute, which is committed to crafting focused, textured Pinot Noir from the Russian River Valley. Bella Union specializes in creating a single Cabernet Sauvignon from carefully selected Napa Valley vineyards. And our latest launch, Post and Beam, represents craftsmanship, tradition, legacy and purity in winemaking.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics.

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Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Monday, July 8th
Type of Work:
Full Time
Job Level:
$‌2O.OO ‍−‌ $23.OO

Contact Information:

Far Niente Wine Estates
Donna Lyman