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Estate Host

Ashes & Diamonds Winery

Napa, CA

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Job Description:

Estate Host (Full-Time/Part-time)

Ashes & Diamonds Winery

Napa, CA


Ashes & Diamonds Winery is looking for a new member to join our talented team!

We offer a creative and dynamic environment, with plenty of room to grow.


Job Description

The A&D Estate Host is primarily responsible for serving and selling wine, communicating our mission and extending hospitality to a range of guests and members. Candidates should have a passion for wine, a strong interest in food, art and culture, and the ability to sell wine and club memberships.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

•  Greet all visitors to A&D, pour wines for tasting, discuss wine and respond to customer questions as appropriate.

•  Ensure that every visitor thoroughly enjoys their wine-tasting experience and leaves highly impressed with our wines.

•  Can accurately describe wines, wine-making techniques, winery history, appellations and unique aspects of wines.

•  Effectively promote and sell wine and Wine Club memberships to customers.

•  Handle purchasing transactions, including operating cash register, accounting for daily sales and processing returns and discounts.

•  Take initiative for self-development in the area of understanding our wines, our brands, general hospitality and in acquiring effective sales techniques and acumen.

•  Participate in company-sponsored wine education and development opportunities.

•  Maintain knowledge of current and new legal issues pertaining to interstate shipping of wine to consumers and their impact on day-to-day wine shipments.

•  Participate in and assist with special hospitality events at the winery.

•  Wash and polish glassware for Tasting Room.

•  Assist with display and pricing of retail items and wines as needed.

•  Represent winery at outside functions as required.


QUALIFICATIONS

•  Must be willing and able to work evenings and weekends.

•  1 year in a winery or restaurant position or equivalent education/work experience.

•  Ability to set priorities and work independently within set guidelines and display appropriate sense of urgency.

•  Ability to hit sales and club sign-up goals.

•  Ability to multitask and problem-solve effectively and efficiently.

•  Positive and professional attitude; self-motivated.

•  Strong attention to detail.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

•  Lift and handle materials weighing up to 25 lbs.

•  Stand on hard surface for extended periods.

•  Grasp, stoop, squat, climb stairs, push or pull, carry and reach over shoulder.

•  Ability to operate various types of machinery to include, but not limited to: pallet jacks; hand trucks, etc.

•  Ability to work in a fast-paced environment under pressure.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Saturday, May 14th
Type of Work:
Full Time
Job Level:
Associate