Estate Tasting Host (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  Benovia Winery

  Santa Rosa, California

Benovia is a family-owned winery in the Russian River Valley that has been crafting exceptional wines with a unique sense of place for close to 20 years. Our acclaimed single-vineyard and estate-grown Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays are sustainably farmed and produced with little intervention, allowing the wines to speak for themselves. We are a close and enthusiastic team that values positivity, commitment to excellence, and celebrating all that makes wine country a special place to live and work. We are looking for someone to join our tasting room full-time and share our passion for remarkably crafted wines.

Who You Are:

•  You are a passionate wine-lover with a penchant for providing an outstanding guest experience.
•  You have a positive attitude and value collaborating with a team.
•  You love learning about wine growing and winemaking and will proudly represent the quality of our wines.
•  You are flexible and available to work on weekends and occasionally on holidays.
•  You have a keen sense of detail and maintaining an immaculate tasting environment.
•  You are at least 21 years old.

What You Will Do:

•  You will greet and serve guests and provide a memorable and educational tasting experience in a welcoming and approachable manner.
•  You will assist team members with the set up and breakdown of guest experiences, including minor housekeeping duties such as washing and buffing glasses.
•  You will successfully operate the POS system, placing orders, and coordinating shipping.
•  You will provide high quality customer service through answering phone inquiries.
•  You will support winery growth through informing guests on wine club opportunities and selling memberships.
•  You are willing to assist with other tasks when requested.

What Will Set You Apart:

•  Knowledge of wines and wine production including WSET, CSW, CWE or Sommelier designations.
•  Previous tasting room, customer service, sales, or hospitality experience.
•  The ability to multitask in a busy environment without compromising quality service.
•  The ability to interact with your audience and tailor your delivery to fit their preferences.

Physical Requirements:

•  Ability to stand for extended periods of time
•  Ability to lift 50lbs


•  $20-$25/hr DOE
•  Guarantee 32+ hours
•  Health, vision, dental – 80% employer paid
•  Life insurance (death and disability)
•  Wine Club Sign-up Incentives
•  401(k)

If you are excited to be a part of a great organization with opportunities for growth, we hope you’ll apply to join the team at Benovia Winery in the tasting room. 

How To Apply

Please apply with your resume and cover letter.

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