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Full-Time Wine Educator

Schramsberg Vineyards Company

Calistoga, CA

Job Description:

Schramsberg, America's House of Sparkling Wine, is seeking a Full-Time Wine Educator to join our team.

The ideal candidate should be friendly, outgoing, and knowledgeable about wines and the Napa Valley. They must be able to speak confidently in front of groups.

Full-Time Position
Hourly, Non-Exempt
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life/LTD, 401K, PTO, Wine and Clothing Allocations.
Incentive Opportunities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

•  Providing guests with an outstanding and unique tasting room experience
•  Telling our story of Schramsberg and Davies Family
•  Provide exceptional guest service to new and existing wine club members
•  Sell wines and sign up new wine club members
•  Conduct opening and closing duties
•  Daily stocking of the tasting room wine and supplies
•  Maintain the cleanliness of the sales floor and kitchen areas
•  Conduct and participate in special events at the Schramsberg winery.
•  Work on additional projects and perform other duties as assigned by management

QUALIFICATIONS

•  Three to five years of experience with an emphasis on sales, in winery tasting rooms, restaurant or retail operations.
•  Must have experience conducting tours, in addition to tasting only experiences.
•  Knowledge of AMS, Microsoft Office, and experience with inventory a plus
•  Ability to provide memorable experience that leads to sales and wine club sign ups
•  Understanding of the hospitality business
•  Knowledge and passion of wines, wine regions of the world and wine production
•  Be able to taste and describe components of wine and recommend wine and food pairings
•  Knowledge of wine varietals particularly Bordeaux, Burgundy & Champagne varietals
•  Understanding of Napa Valley as well as other AVAs in North Coast
•  Solid knowledge of Napa Valley as a Wine Country tourism destination (wineries, hotels, restaurants, tour companies, etc.)

JOB REQUIREMENTS

•  Ability to lift 50 pounds.
•  Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends (required)
•  Must be able to talk, hear, touch, taste, smell and read
•  Ability to stoop, bend, reach, climb, kneel, sit, stand or walk for extended periods of time

Full-Time Position
Hourly, Non-Exempt
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life/LTD, 401K, PTO, Wine and Clothing Allocations.
Incentive Opportunities

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Monday, April 1st
Type of Work:
Full Time
Salary Information:
DOE