Company
Vidon Vineyard
Company Type
Winery and Vineyard
Category
DTC, Tasting Room or Retail
Description
Job Description
Vidon Vineyard is a small, family owned, estate vineyard and winery in the Chehalem Mountains north of Newberg, Oregon. We are seeking a gregarious wine-enthusiast to join our team as tasting room guru. As such, you will act as expert guide and educator to create an exceptional tasting experience for every guest. This is a year-round, part time position with potential for full time employment during the high season. Must be available to work all weekends and holidays.
Duties
Greet guests, conduct winery tours and pour a structured, organized flight of wines.
Build brand awareness and consumer loyalty through outstanding hospitality.
Be an informed resource for guests regarding winemaking, vineyard techniques, winery history, availability of wines and vintages, brand awards and accolades.
Maintain a neat tasting room including cleaning as necessary.
Stock and maintain wine and merchandise inventory.
Perform purchase transactions using winery POS system (Quickbooks).
Accurately enter customer information into guest and shipping databases.
Pack and label boxes for shipping.
Comply with all Oregon liquor laws.
Staff tasting room on weekends (Fri-Sun)

Desired Qualities
Strong customer service and sales skills.
Previous tasting room/restaurant/hospitality experience.
Deep knowledge of wine (especially as it relates to the Willamette Valley)
Social media skills.
Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Initiative and creativity.
Possess valid OLCC server’s card (we can assist in acquiring one).
Required Abilities
Must be able to repeatedly lift and carry a case of wine.
Must be able to stand for extended periods of time.
Must be at least 21 years of age.
Must possess sense of humor (and irony).

To apply for this position please forward a résumé and cover letter describing your relevant sales and hospitality (or life) experience including your level of wine knowledge to david@vidonvineyard.com. Applications without a cover letter will be ignored.
Salary Range
DOE
City
Newberg
State
Oregon
AVA
Chehalem Mountains
Contact Name
David Bellows
Phone
No phone calls please