Hall family of wines is looking for a part-time on call Wine Educator for our WALT BACA tasting room in Healdsburg. This is a unique opportunity for a motivated hospitality professional to be a part of our first cobranded property for WALT & BACA Wines. WALT & BACA are owned by the Hall family, whose reputation for outstanding wines and hospitality is far-reaching. WALT makes world class Pinot Noirs & Chardonnays from premier vineyards across the Pacific Coast. BACA is our newest brand and makes Zinfandel from pedigreed California vineyards.
The Wine Educator is responsible for hosting visitors to the WALT & BACA tasting room for tours & tastings, and educating guests on our story, and wines in order to sell wine, acquire new wine club members, and create ambassadors to the brand.
You are a team player passionate about hospitality, sales & wine! You enjoy making presentations, entertaining, and interacting with guests. You are professional, articulate, friendly, patient and wired for service. You enjoy anticipating and responding to even the unexpressed wishes and needs of our guests. You are a brand champion who is committed to providing the finest personal service and maintaining our facilities in order to create a warm, relaxed, yet refined ambiance.
You are successful at wine sales, wine club acquisitions, and building lasting relationships, which will distinguish WALT & BACA in people’s hearts and minds. You feel responsible for representing WALT & BACA in a professional manner and protecting all of the assets of the company. You are a supportive team player who will do whatever it takes to get the job completed well and with integrity. You have a contagious enthusiasm for wine country and our wines.
- Must be able to frequently lift and carry weights of up to 40 pounds at varying frequencies
- Ability to operate various types of machinery to include, but not limited to, lift trucks, hand trucks, dishwashers etc.
- Ability to perform tasks requiring bending, stooping, standing, and twisting in the performance of various tasks
- Ability to stand for long periods of time
We offer a competitive compensation package at above market standards- For Wine Educators we offer a base hourly wage, plus commission on sales and wine club acquisitions. Full time employees enjoy Health insurance (Medical, Dental & Vision), paid vacation, paid volunteer work, 401k, a generous bi-annual wine allocation and employee discount.