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Lead Tasting Room Rep - J Winery ($250 sign-on bonus!)

Location: Healdsburg, CA, US, 95448

Date: May 15, 2021

Company: E. & J. Gallo

Why Gallo?

With a global portfolio of over 100 unique wine and spirits brands, we are the largest family-owned winery in the world. Apply Today! Our Brands. Your Future.

$250 sign-on bonus included!

Weekend availability required. 

Located at J Vineyards and Winery, the Lead Tasting Room Representative works under minimal supervision supports tasting room operations in a manner that achieves theestablished financial goals, ensures a rich consumer experience, builds consumer loyalty, and reflects the brand essence. Demonstrates superior product knowledge, effectively educates guests and staff using product presentations, and provides exceptional sales and customer service to winery guests.

What You Will Do:

  • Prepares the tasting room for daily opening and closing.
  • Presents selected wines for tasting and assist consumers with their purchases.
  • Develops positive relationships with customers and prospective customers.
  • Functions as an informed resource for consumers regarding winemaking, winegrowing, and winevintages, availability of products and brand award and accolades.
  • Understands and effectively communicates the Brand message.
  • Promotes and procures Wine Club memberships.
  • Conducts property tours and VIP tastings.
  • In the absence of the Tasting Room Supervisor, monitors tasting room staff, ensuring all employees are assigned to appropriate venues. Makes decisions based upon tasting room capacity, staff, guests, etc. when necessary.
  • Participates in the training and coaching of tasting room staff. Actively leads and supports wine education amongst the tasting room staff.
  • Acts as the lead in the higher level venues, ensuring all guests receive best in class service and attention.

What You Will Need:

  • High school diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate.
  • Bachelor’s Degree plus 2 years of wine sales, retail sales, wine marketing, or hospitality experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility; OR• 6 years of wine sales, retail sales, wine marketing, or hospitality experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Required to be 21 years of age or older.
  • Required to work weekends and a flexible schedule as needed.

What Will Set You Apart:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or Hospitality Management plus 2 years of wine salesexperience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Possession of CSW, Certified Sommelier or WSET Advanced Certifications.
  • Knowledge of wine and wine production.

Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position now or in the future.

To view a full job description, please click here.

Requisition ID: 80621 



Gallo is an Equal Employment opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles (such as braids, locks, and twists), color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition as defined by applicable state law (including cancer and predisposing genetic characteristics in California), genetic information, marital status, familial status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation (actual or perceived), transgender status, sex stereotyping, age, military or veteran status, domestic violence or sexual assault victim status, or any other basis protected by applicable law. 


We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Gallo is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process.
If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at 209.341.7000.


Nearest Major Market: Santa Rosa
Nearest Secondary Market: Petaluma

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