Tasting Room Associate

Anarchist Wine Co. is a nod to those with the foresight to observe the situation, the mindfulness to ask the question, the courage to take action and forge the outcome. Throughout history, there have been individuals following this formula. These are the Anarchists we honor and our wines walk a similar path. Blending varietals not usually made together in traditional wine landscape. We carry this mission throughout our wine quality and imagery.

DUTIES

Anarchist Wine Co. is seeking a part-time Tasting Room Host with enthusiasm for introducing guests to our creative and delicious lineup of ultra-premium wines. Our tasting room is located in The Grand Reserve at The Meritage in southern Napa, CA.
We are looking for candidates who are personable, upbeat, and committed to an excellent guest experience. Responsibilities include guiding guests through wine tasting flights, conducting wine sales and wine club sign ups, scheduling reservations, and assisting as necessary to maintain smooth operations. Must have flexibility during the week and weekends, as well as several holidays. We seek candidates who are eager to deliver exceptional customer service skills, share wine knowledge, encourage sales and club memberships, work independently and also as part of a team, and create memorable experiences for our visitors. Requires the ability to stand for long periods of time and to lift 50 lbs. Must be 21 yrs. old and maintain a valid driver’s license.

Compensation will be determined on an individual basis with an hourly rate, incentives and opportunity for tips.

Please submit cover letter and resume.

Job Duties:
Conduct tastings
Wine, club, and retail sales
Knowledge of our story, our wines and our goals
Glass washing/polishing and other similar tasks

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Requirements:
• 21+ years of age
• High School Diploma or equivalent certificate of completion
• 2 years’ experience in sales or hospitality
• Ability to stand or walk 6+ hours per day
• Ability to consistently lift 45 pounds
• Ability to make change from a register
• Organize and maintain a clean and efficient environment
• Interact and effectively work with fellow team members in a professional manner

Valued attributes:
• Natural resilience, persistence, and quickness to solve a problem
• Relentless positive attitude, optimism, and drive to succeed
• Coachability, openness to feedback, and dedication to consistent self-improvement
• Process-driven sales approach that prioritizes working smart, in addition to working hard
• Passion for developing a career in the wine industry/sales
• Outstanding time management, organizational, and people skills
• Strong Objection Handling skills
• Recognize and effectively communicate what tools you will need to succeed to your manager
• Professional Certifications in Hospitality and/or Sales

Interview Process: Should your application merit an interview please be prepared to demonstrate your sales personality through a series of role-playing scenarios.

Baldacci Family Vineyards is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.