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Wine Specialist

Frog's Leap

Rutherford, CA

Job Description:

Wine Specialist

The Mission of Frog’s Leap is to make wines of terroir, responsibly farmed, sustainably produced and joyfully shared. Our winery has been family owned and operated since 1981. You can read up on our history on our website:

Who we are:

Frog’s Leap Winery has been owned and operated by the Williams’ family since 1981. You can learn more about our history and philosophy on our website but it’s important to know up front that we are passionate in our Mission to make wines of terroir, responsibly farmed, sustainably produced and joyfully shared | Hacer vinos de terroir (terruño), cultivados con responsabilidad, producidos de manera sostenible, y compartidos con alegría | and, if you decide to join us in the role of Wine Specialist, we’ll ask you to support our Vision to be a model for the accord between good business, good farming and world citizenship | Ser modelo para el acuerdo entre buenos negocios, buena cultivación, y ciudadanía mundial.

Each member of our team is hired with long term retention, professional and personal growth in mind that requires more than ever experienced and capable team members that come from diverse backgrounds, perspectives and interests.

Who you are:

You can provide genuine hospitality, where all are welcomed, respected and supported. You embrace the idea of balance in all things, and want to be part of a passionate, hardworking team. Ideally, you have an understanding of wine and speak about our core principles of sustainability and believe in the importance of organic agriculture. You have a strong work ethic; you are an enthusiastic team player and feel comfortable with public speaking. We pride ourselves in having a work / life balance environment and a really nice place to work! (On a farm!), You love wine, you love the team!

What you will do:

Your daily activities focus on the guest experience in a warm, outgoing, positive manner. As part of our tasting room team, you are encouraged to tap into your own unique talents to join your colleagues in sharing our stories, our wines and our winery home with guests from around the world and those that reside just around the block. You will pour and educate our wines to guests with that friendly presence you possess. We are proud of our reputation for providing warm, friendly and personal service to each of our guests and we count on our hospitality team to deliver that experience.

A comprehensive Job Description will be available when you meet us in person!

What’s in it for you:

As a Full-time Employee: 32 to 40 hours a week

Work/ Life balance, so we offer PTO: up to 17 days
Full Suite of Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Employee Assistance Program/Additional FSA and Voluntary health plans
401(k) Retirement plan with company match
As part of our Sustainability Program- a Carpool Reimbursement
Health and Wellness Reimbursement to encourage your extracurricular activities
Fresh organic produce from our edible gardens and orchards during the growing season
Annual Wine Allocation
Harvest and Holiday Party
Quarterly all company meetings that also includes offsite activities with your department and continued educational opportunities, formal and informal

Physical Requirements + Work Environment:
The physical demands of this job will include the ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds on an intermittent basis, the ability to work in a standing and/or walking position for long periods of time, the ability to effectively stock wine and non-wine merchandise, set-up and break down structures, tables, etc., and be able to utilize carts and other equipment to assist in moving heavy objects. The work environment of this position involves working in close quarters with others.

Pay Transparency Disclosure: The hourly pay range offered for this position is: $22.00 to 26.00 an hour depending on work experience.

Frog’s Leap is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Wednesday, July 10th
Type of Work:
Full Time
Job Level:
Entry Level
$‌2‌2.OO ‍−‌ $26.OO PLUS a full suite of benefits!

Contact Information:

Frog's Leap
Sarah Martens