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Wine Educator / Tasting Room Host

Miner Family Winery

Oakville, CA

Job Description:

Miner Family Winery is looking for enthusiastic, hard working wine professionals to work in our fun, fast paced environment.

Our Wine Educators provide genuine hospitality and a vast knowledge of our wines in the Tasting Room for guests to sample, purchase wines, and enroll in wine clubs.

Reports to: Tasting Room Manager and DTC Manager

-Provide and ensure fun, friendly, and professional guest service
-Accurately and consistently describe and promote Miner Family wines in order to exceed monthly sales and Wine Club objectives
-Provide and ensure responsible beverage service
-Assist in resolution of guest concerns or problems
-Ensure accuracy of wine orders and follow/direct compliant shipping procedures
-Maintain orderly and attractive merchandise displays
-Organize and maintain back stock of merchandise
-Assist in accurate inventory counts

Essential Functions/Requirements:

The listed essential requirements are those functions which the individual occupying this position must perform unaided. A qualified person with a disability may request a modification or adjustment to the job or work environment, which the company will attempt to provide, as long as it is a reasonable accommodation and no undue hardship would result.

-Can remember/recall information, instructions, safety precautions, procedures and protocols
-Able to stand or walk on a constant basis
-Able to lift items weighing up to 45 lbs on an occasional basis
-Able to sustain a fast workplace, and tolerate frequent interruptions and changes in routine
-Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with other staff members, customers, vendors, management and the general public
-Must be available to work weekends and holidays

Knowledge, Experience, Skills:

-Knowledge of wine and wine service
-Basic computer skills
-Great communication skills
-Enthusiasm for wine and people
-Be able to thrive in a high energy, fast paced, teamwork first environment
-Previous winery, tasting room, or restaurant experience recommended


Hourly wage based on experience and skills. Bonus commission per wine club enrollment, paid on a monthly basis. Gratuities split per hours and days worked. Quarterly tasting room and wine club bonus opportunity.

Benefits include- Health, dental and vision insurance, 401K with match, sick time, vacation time, and VTO opportunities available for full time employees after 90 days.

Other perks include a generous wine allocation, sporting tickets, concert tickets etc.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Monday, February 11th
Type of Work:
Full Time
Salary Information:

Contact Information:

Miner Family Winery
Nick Birge