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$27 an hour

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Number of hires for this role


    • Wine Host/Educator: 1 year (Preferred)

Full Job Description

Chateau Montelena, a family-owned and operated winery, is seeking a dynamic, self-motivated professional to join our hospitality team. This position entails creating memorable experiences for all guests that visit our San Francisco tasting room in the lobby of the Westin on Union Square. Responsibilities involve daily interaction with guests, hosting tastings, wine and company history and retail sales. This is part time position.


  • Host tastings and the guest experience as you graciously represent the winery
  • Educate guests on winery history and wine making practices in a warm and enthusiastic manner
  • Learn and maintain product knowledge of current and library vintages
  • Promote and sell wine club offerings
  • Accurate data entry and use of computerized Point of Sale system
  • Daily involvement in sales, processing customer transactions, invoicing wine shipments
  • Punctually and accurately execute daily opening and closing procedures
  • Maintain cleanliness of the tasting room
  • Clean, wash, and polish glassware
  • Restock tasting room inventory, wines, and supplies as appropriate
  • Participate and assist winery hospitality team with various winery events as needed
  • Attend and participate in tasting room meetings and training sessions

Desirable qualifications/skills:

  • Knowledge of general winemaking and viticulture techniques
  • Excellent communication, customer service, and wine sales skills
  • Comfortable with public speaking – hosting both small and larger groups
  • Experience with wine service
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize responsibilities
  • Work in a courteous and respectful manner at all times
  • Knowledgeable about California wineries, the wine industry, and Napa Valley in general
  • Wine shop or previous hospitality/retail sales experience preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suites (Outlook, Word, Excel)


  • Must be 21 years or older
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs and stand for long periods of time
  • Reliable

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $27.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Employee discount

Physical Setting:

  • Bar


  • 8 hour shift
  • Evening shift
  • Holidays
  • Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:
Must be fully vaccinated to adhere to local SF restrictions regarding indoor establishments.


  • Wine Host/Educator: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

Tagged as: BAR