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Job Number: 2163291

Wine Educator
Calistoga, Ca
Pats $23


This Wine Educator associate is responsible for ensuring that guests to the winery receive impeccable customer service, while sampling wines and learning about the wines, history and wine making practices. We are seeking a positive, enthusiastic, self-starter who is flexible and loves working in a team environment. The candidate must be passionate about wine and can sell and develop lasting relationships with guests.


The following reflects the essential functions for this job. Other tasks may be assigned from time to time. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Greet all visitors with enthusiasm
  • Conduct Winery Tours in a professional, engaging, and informative manner
  • Lead guests through wine tasting flights, educating them about the winery story
  • Effectively suggest and sell wine
  • Daily Tasting Room operations, stock wine and merchandise as needed
  • Perform sales transactions and for carry-out and shipping orders
  • Ability to sell wine and various club memberships to all types of customers
  • Represent the winery at outside functions when necessary


  • Must have knowledge of wine and food with enthusiasm to continually learn new information and share knowledge with guests and other co-workers
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (via telephone, e-mail and face-to-face) are required
  • Enthusiastic, passionate, and dynamic communication style
  • Comfortable speaking in front of crowds
  • Self-aware, able to work independently, and driven to make a difference
  • Must have a positive attitude and outlook with the ability to work within a team atmosphere
  • Must remain calm under pressure
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs

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