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Job Posting: Tasting Room Associate at Skylite Cellars

Skylite Cellars is in search of an enthusiastic, wine-loving part-time tasting room staff to join the family!
Few requirements:

  • Must be able to work Friday-Sundays, holidays and occasional events
  • Must be 21 years or older
  • Knowledge of wine, the Walla Walla terroir and basic tasting room operations
  • Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time
  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds
  • Must have valid Washington State Servers Permit and Food Handlers permit
$12/hour and commission opportunities!
Hours of operation are daily, 11am-5pm.

Please send resume and at least three references to:
Ashley Bruton, General Manager

Job Posting: Tasting Room Associate at Castillo de Feliciana

Castillo de Feliciana Vineyard & Winery has an immediate opening for a full-time tasting room lead position at their Walla Walla Valley Winery tasting room.

Job Title: Tasting Room Lead
Full Time
Weekends required

Position Summary:

We are a small artisan team & winery focusing on Spanish-style wine & hospitality in the Walla Walla Valley. Positioned in one of the most scenic locations in the valley, our guests enjoy a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere surrounded by the estate vineyard. Our signature varietals are Tempranillo and Albariño. We are seeking a dynamic sales and hospitality professional to successfully achieve company sales goals while managing a high traffic tasting room. We are looking for a friendly, enthusiastic person with a passion for wine, wine sales, food, and hospitality. The ideal candidate will be a team player and be able to create a lively atmosphere under the direction of the General Manager.

Tasting Room:
• Conduct daily wine tastings and tours for consumers and provide an informative brand oriented visit for all visitors.
• Effectively ask for and close sales and wine club memberships while creating a positive visitor experience.
• Maintain appearance and presentation of the tasting room at all times.
• Collect tasting room guests’ contact and buyer information and accurately input into POS database.
• Accurately handle purchasing transactions.
• Keeping glassware clean & polished and well stocked.
• Improve and maintain display and pricing of retail items and wines.
• Represent winery at outside functions as needed.
• Maintain a thorough knowledge of the winery and its wines.
• Continually learn about wine and improving the wine sales experience.
• Fulfill online orders and maintain shipping supply inventory.
• Create monthly sales reports for the General Manager.
• Identify new opportunities to increase sales, increase tasting room traffic, and guest engagement.
• Maintain and share ideas on the Wineries branding.

Job Requirements:

Education/Experience: College degree desired but not required depending on credentials and experience. Two to five years of wine sales and hospitality experience preferred. A working knowledge of wine, wine sales and hospitality required.

Skills: Excellent hospitality and written and verbal communication skills. Excellent public relations and presentation skills. Good research and data presentation skills. Good computer skills in Microsoft Word/Excel. Must be effective at prioritizing tasks and moving seamlessly between back of house to front of house job tasks. Must be a team player and highly self-motivated.

Physical: Must be able to lift and carry 45 lbs.
Other: Must be at least 21 years of age, possess through employment a valid drivers license, and have or obtain valid alcohol servers permits for Oregon and Washington.

Physical and Mental Requirements:
• Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time.
• Must be able to lift up to 45 pounds repeatedly.
• Must be able to effectively stock wine and non-wine merchandise, set-up event activities, and be able to utilize a dolly cart to assist in moving heavy objects.
• Ability to understand and accurately follow written and verbal instructions.

Salary: DOE
Medical and other benefits TBD

Please submit resume and references to:

Chris Castillo


Deborah Castillo
deborahlou@mac.com or fax to
425 788-1402

Job Posting: Tasting Room Associate at Castillo de Feliciana

Castillo de Feliciana Vineyard and Winery is seeking part-time, seasonal tasting room staff at their Walla Walla Valley Winery tasting room.

Must be available to work Friday - Sunday, holidays, and occasional events. Must be 21 years or older. A good working knowledge of wine and winery tasting room operations is necessary.

Must have a valid Oregon and Washington Servers permit.
Salary DOE

Please send resume and references to:
Chris Castillo


Deborah Castillo

Alternatively, you can fax your resume to 425 788-1402

Bulk Wine Available – Zerba Cellars

2012 Bulk Red Wine
Walla Walla premium bulk wine for stand alone bottling, or improving existing blends: Barbera, Sangio, Grenache, Malbec, Petite Sirah, Petit Verdot, Tempranillo, Zinfandel

2013 Bulk White Wine
Barrel fermented and aged sur lie. Slight new oak character. Partial ML on all except Riesling.
Varietals available: Semillon, Chardonnay, Marsanne, Roussanne, Viognier and Riesling barrel fermented, tank aged.

Please contact Tamara Chandler at tamara@zerbacellars or 5471-938-9463 for quantities, costs and samples.