Tasting Room Associate
Harwood Estate Vineyards Inc.
Hillier, ON

Harwood Estate Vineyards is a solar powered winery located in Hillier, Prince Edward County. We are a small, family run winery committed to making premium wines with a focus on environmental stewardship. Our 20 acre vineyard consists of seven different varieties, including Chardonnay, Gewurztraminer, Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir.

We are seeking an enthusiastic candidate to join our friendly and passionate team from May - September. This position will be largely retail focused from May - September with the possibility for off-season shifts. It will start out with one 8 hour shift on Saturdays plus as needed, but will expand to 2 shifts plus as needed in June. We are seeking a candidate who is highly motivated, loves wine, and would be flexible in working different aspects of the operation!

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with opening and closing of retail store
  • Greet customers
  • Able to provide guests with a positive and knowledgeable experience about a variety of wines, winemaking and food pairings
  • Serving wine and food to guests
  • Light chores and clean up
  • Stocking shelves and maintaining cleanliness of retail space

Qualifications:

  • Smart Serve required
  • Friendly, outgoing, and professional
  • Able to thrive in a fast paced environment and multitask
  • Eagerness to learn about wine and educate customers
  • Ability to lift 20kg
  • Passion for wine
  • Ability to work weekends

Additional Assets:

  • Food Handler’s Certification
  • Bilingual
  • Customer service experience
  • Wine certifications or experience

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $15.50 /year