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Tasting Room Assoc.-FT Girard Yountville

Vintage Wine Estates

Yountville, CA

Job Description:

At Girard, we are passionate about wine. We are dedicated to the land, and we are proud to call Napa Valley our home. Girard Winery began in 1975 as a dream of a father-son duo. The two shared a passion for high quality wines, a respect for the Valley's rich history and a pioneering spirit. 25 years later, another vintner with the same passion for winemaking and roots deep in the Napa Valley is continuing the Girard legacy.

This position is primarily responsible for creating a memorable experience for guests in the Tasting Room by assisting them with thorough knowledge about the wines and winery history.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Greet all visitors and pour wines for tasting
Create a memorable experience for guests
Sell wine and wine club memberships based on monthly goal
Describe wines and winery history; answer visitors’ questions about wines
Provide general tourist information
Handle routine sales transactions that include operating the register and accounting of daily sales
Assist with display and stocking of retail items and wines
Assist in maintaining cleanliness of facilities
Assist with special events as needed
Represent winery at outside functions as needed
Acquire and maintain thorough knowledge of winery and its wines
Understand and properly process winery specific order requests
Prepare food for wine pairings
Perform other duties as assigned by Manager 

REQUIRED SKILLS:

•  Commitment to excellence and high standards
•  Proficient on the computer (familiar with POS systems, Microsoft Office)
•  Excellent verbal communication skill
•  Excellent presentation skills
•  Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
•  Ability to manage priorities and workflow
•  Professional appearance and demeanor
•  Excellent customer service skills
•  Demonstrated ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts and percentages
•  Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions

QUALIFICATIONS:

•  Evidence of superior sales performance preferred
•  Wine related experience helpful and knowledge of wines and wine production
•  TIPS and CA Food Handler Certifications preferred, but not required
•  Must share company values: integrity, respect, value creation, compliance, customer focus
•  Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work in an evolving environment with enthusiasm

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

•  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position
•  Must be at least 21 years of age
•  Must be able to bend, squat, climb, push, stoop and crouch repeatedly
•  Must be able to stand and walk for extended periods as required by job duties
•  Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs on a regular basis
•  Coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously

SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS:

•  Must be able to work nights, weekends and holidays

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Tuesday, October 8th
Type of Work:
Full Time