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Seasonal Wine Specialist (Calera)

The Duckhorn Portfolio

Hollister, CA

Job Description:

The Duckhorn Portfolio is North America’s premier luxury wine company. We were established in 1976 by Dan and Margaret Duckhorn. Today, our portfolio features some of North America’s most revered wineries, including Decoy, Paraduxx, Goldeneye, Migration, Canvasback, Calera, Kosta Browne, Greenwing and Postmark.

The Seasonal Wine Specialist will host our guests on a variety of tasting options, from seated tastings to more intimate and in-depth educational experiences. The estimated time frame for this seasonal position is July 2024 through October 2024.

What we will ask you to do:
•  Host engaging, unique and memorable wine tasting experiences for party sizes of 1-20 people
•  Current with Food Safety & Responsible Alcohol Serving Trainings
•  Educate guests about Duckhorn Portfolio’s history pertaining to Canvasback
•  Anticipate guest needs and find ways to over-deliver on expectations
•  Encouraging wine sales after a successful wine tasting
•  Using Wine Direct and TOCK to assist with purchases and booking appointments
•  Assist guests with information to restaurants, hotels, and other wineries as needed
•  Host Industry, Trade, Elevated, VIP and Auction Pass Winner Tastings
•  Knowledgeable in sales goals, focused to assist the department in achieving goals

What you will need:
•  Minimum High School diploma or equivalent
•  Minimum 6 months wine industry or hospitality experience
•  Knowledge of general winemaking and viticulture techniques or strong willingness to learn
•  Ability to acquire specific knowledge of Duckhorn Wine Company
•  Excellent communication skills
•  Ability to lift 42 pounds, on a repeated basis.
•  Basic computer skills, including POS and reservation systems
•  Flexible schedule to include weekends and some evenings
•  Able to stand for long periods of time

What we will provide:
•  A diverse team of coworkers that care about each other in a fun, exciting work environment
•  A company that promotes from within and provides great training and development opportunities
•  Generous Commuter Program, Employee Assistance Program, merchandise and wine discounts, and other benefits to encourage a healthy work life balance
•  Hourly Range: $19 - $20/hr DOE

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Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Monday, June 10th
Type of Work:
Seasonal
Job Level:
Associate
Compensation:
$19.OO ‍−‌ $2O.OO