The fastest-growing online wine site, Last Bottle Wines, seeks a talented, experienced, motivated and highly competent Senior Wine Buyer to come along with us as we continue to grow and expand our companies.
Position:: Senior Wine Buyer
Location: Napa, CA
Role: Assist principal buyer in day to day decisions on purchasing wines for offer via Last Bottle Wines and BPWINE.com. The following will be required on a day to day basis:
Taste and evaluate with team (5 to 50 wines daily).
Work with domestic and international wineries to continue and grow relationships. This will include 1-2 international trips a year (10+- days a trip).
Work with importers and distributors (tasting, sourcing).
Work with international suppliers (sourcing).
Assist the importing team with logistics and timing on arrival and timing of international. purchases.
Consult and work closely with Napa warehouse on delivery/pickup of purchases.
Work closely with sales/marketing team on daily wine email offers.
5+ Years experience in senior level wine buying/sourcing.
Extensive wine knowledge and tasting experience. (WSET, IMW, CMS a plus)
Established contacts and relationships with vendors domestic and internationally.
Ability to work independently without constant direction (self-motivated).
Efficient, fast, competent, professional. Able to work with others as well as independently.
Must be able to lift, if necessary, cases of wine weighing up to 50 lbs.
Must be available to work in our Napa office M-F, 8-5, and taste extensively.
Bilingual a plus.
Full Medical Benefits after 3 months
Matching 401K (after 1 year)
Paid holidays (10)
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