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Part Time Wine Educator

Turnbull Wine Cellars

Oakville, CA

Job Description:

TURNBULL, located in Oakville (the heart of the Napa Valley), is in search of a Wine Educator to join our team. This person should be passionate about wine, hospitality, and be in search of a role and organization to which they love coming to work every day. We are a privately owned and operated estate winery committed to producing world-class wines of a unique time and place while honoring the tradition of authentic winemaking and warm hospitality.

Essential Functions/ Duties:
•  Greets visitors to the Tasting Room, pours wines for tasting, discusses wine and responds to customer questions as appropriate.
•  Ensures that every visitor enjoys their wine tasting experience and leaves with a very high impression of our wines and our hospitality.
•  Is knowledgeable about wines, accurately describes wines, wine making techniques, winery history, appellations, and unique aspects of wines.
•  Effectively promotes and sells wine and Wine Club memberships to customers.
•  Accurately processes routine purchasing transactions, including operating cash register, accounting of daily sales, and discounts.
•  Participates in daily operations of setting up, maintaining and closing tasting rooms and guest and service areas.
•  Other duties as assigned.

Essential Skills and Experience:
•  Shows commitment to excellence and takes pride in work
•  Possesses or can develop solid knowledge of wines and wine making processes
•  Consistently demonstrates outstanding customer service skills, poise and tact in working with the public.
•  Is flexible and can manage constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.
•  Professional appearance and demeanor.
•  Can lift 40 pounds and stand and walk for long periods of time.
•  Must be at least 21 years of age.
•  Must be able to work weekends and flexible schedules; some evenings required.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Wednesday, June 12th
Type of Work:
Part Time
Salary Information:
Hourly + Commission & Membership Bonuses