Classifieds

Texas Keeper Cider | Delivery Lead/ Cellarhand

Full-time position (can be part-time) to coordinate and execute all wholesale and direct-to-consumer deliveries throughout our self-distribution zone (Austin area up to San Antonio corridor). This would be about 3 days per week. The other days would include packaging (bottling, kegging, labeling, ~1 day per week), and cellar work (racking, tank cleaning, fermentation checks, etc. ~1 day per week). We’re a small and dedicated team built on mutual respect and crafting ciders with integrity.

Please send a letter of interest and CV to CIDER@texaskeeper.com


Wine Sales & Winery Representative – Bent Oak Winery, Cedar Park, Texas

Bent Oak Winery, your favorite family owned winery in Cedar Park, Texas, is looking for a results-oriented, positive and professional Wine Sales and Tasting Room Representative to join our team. The successful candidate will have a history of success in challenging wine sales environment as well as general wine knowledge and will be determined to succeed while providing excellent customer service. This is the perfect opportunity for candidates with previous sales experience who are interested in advancing their careers and becoming part of a growing winery team.

Responsibilities:

  • Greet potential retail customers such as restaurants and boutique wine bars and conduct business with friendly professionalism.
  • Confer with customers to determine their needs, preferences, or requirements.
  • Foster a working relationship with customers.
  • Use customer data to pinpoint the needs of potential consumers and facilitate the cased wine sales
  • Use sales techniques to close deals and meet sales goals
  • Work in the tasting room to engage in with end customers and enhance wine knowledge

Compensation

  • Hourly pay
  • Commission
  • Shared Tips
  • Member signup bonus
  • Mileage and other customary expenses

Contact John Catalano, jc@bentoakwinery.com


Driftwood Estate Winery – Harvest Winemaking Team

 Driftwood Estate Winery is seeking a reliable, hardworking, and enthusiastic candidate to join our winemaking team for the upcoming 2022 harvest season. The position will begin in early June and conclude at the end of harvest (typically late September). The candidate will be working on a small cellar crew directly alongside the winemaker and the cellar master. This position will include both vineyard and cellar work as necessary throughout the season. Because we have a small staff, our intern must be dependable, adaptable and be able to commit to the internship and not drop out prior to or during harvest. During the peak harvest period, our intern will be expected to work 5 or 6 days a week. This position may transition to a full-time cellar position depending on harvest performance. 

The Primary duties in the vineyard will be: 

– Vine training 

– Vine replanting 

– Canopy/shoot management 

– Bird Netting to protect grapes 

– Vineyard sampling 

– Hand harvesting small estate blocks 

Primary cellar duties will be: 

– Crush equipment preparation and sanitation 

– General Winery Sanitation 

– Receive fruit and assist in processing grapes 

– Sort fruit, punch downs, monitoring fermentations; 

– Pressing and transferring finished lots 

– All aspects of barrel works; 

– Racking, topping, transferring juices and wines from tanks/barrels 

– Record keeping; 

The ideal candidates must have: 

– A passion for vineyards and winemaking; 

– A valid permit to work in US or must qualify for J1 visa; 

– A valid driver license; 

– Professionalism and dedication to quality; 

– Positive attitude (especially in the thick of harvest) 

– Able to repeatedly lift 50 pounds; 

– Ability to accurately follow, complete and record written and verbal instructions; 

– Great sense of humor 

– Being able to work long hours and weekends 

– Acceptable taste in music. 

– Mechanical experience is a bonus; 

If you would like to join our team for harvest please email Jared Bentley at jackie@jacylnnreneewines.com 


2022 Harvest Intern | Longhorn Cellars

Job Description: Expected Start Date: July 2022
Company Description: Longhorn Cellars is a small boutique winery founded in 2018 in
Fredericksburg, TX that produces small batch, hand-crafted, premium wines from fruit grown
exclusively in Texas. Along with its sister vineyard, Veraison Hills Vineyard, we specialize in
growing and producing wines from grapevine varieties originating in warmer to hot regions of
Europe that are well suited to the Texas Hill Country terroir. Current annual production is
approximately 1,700 cases. Varietals we currently work with include Aglianico, Malbec,
Marsanne, Merlot, Montepulciano, Mourvèdre, Petite Sirah, Petit Verdot, Roussanne, Syrah,
Tannat, Tempranillo, and Viognier.

Job Summary: Internship/temporary position available to work with the winery production crew
during the 2022 harvest season. Primary responsibilities will include all aspects of winemaking
in a small-scale production facility under the direction of the winemaker. This includes cleaning
and sanitizing of all winery equipment, receiving fruit from the vineyards, destemming, pressing,
pumping, fermentation management, punch-downs, sampling fruit and must, lab analysis,
making fermentation additions, barreling and tanking of wine, racking, barrel topping, and other
duties as assigned by the winemaker and tasting room manager. This position requires some
overtime and weekend duties during harvest and fermentation.
Skills and Qualifications: Winery and forklift experience is preferred but can be taught to the
right candidate. Excellent attendance, positive attitude, strong attention to detail, ability to work
on a team or independently, and good communication skills are absolute requirements. Be able to
lift 50 pounds, climb ladders, be on your feet for long hours, work in both hot and cold
environments, have good coordination and able to work in confined spaces. Some enology
education or experience is preferred. Preference will be given for at least partial completion of an
enology educational program such as enology certificate programs, associate degree or
bachelor’s degree in enology or related programs.

Job Type: Hourly, full-time, rate dependent on experience
Please submit your resume for consideration to alana@longhorncellars.com.


Tasting Room Sales Association | Wedding Oak Winery Fredericksburg

Wedding Oak Winery is a celebrated Texas winery with three Hill Country locations, one in the historic town of San Saba, one in the heart of the Hwy. 290 wine trail near Fredericksburg, and one in Burnet on the courthouse square.

We produce award-winning 100% Texas-grown wines and sell them through our tasting rooms, wine clubs, festivals, and online sales. Wedding Oak has Hospitality Sales Associate openings at our Fredericksburg location, with the possibility of career advancement as we expand our operations.

We are seeking enthusiastic, sales-oriented professionals who love to engage with customers can be flexible, and are interested in the wine business.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Conduct tastings for walk-in guests and occasional scheduled groups
  • Educate the guests about the wine and our winery to create a value-added experience
  • Develop the relationship with the guest in order to sell our wine and wine club membership
  • Conduct a tour of the winery on occasion
  • Complete the sales process including the operation of the point of sales system, accurately completing a wine club form, fulfilling the guest’s order and carrying the guest’s wine to their vehicle, if necessary
  • Assist with opening and closing procedures, physical inventory counts, housekeeping and other back-of-the house duties as needed.
  • Occasionally assist with winery special events and tastings at festivals or other events
  • Assist with shipments
  • Assist with other duties as needed by management.

Qualifications of the job: Previous winery, retail and/or hospitality experience preferred

  • Interest in and willingness to learn the wine business
  • Energetic, outgoing personality and excellent communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills including the ability to listen
  • Track record of setting and achieving goals
  • Ability to give presentations to a group
  • Must be over 21, able to lift 45 lbs. and stand for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to work most weekends and some holidays
  • Must be able to work independently, and also in a team setting
  • Must be willing and able to learn a point-of-sale system
  • Proven track record of the ability to follow company guidelines

Compensation:

Competitive hourly wage plus gratuities.

Competitive performance based incentives

Ongoing training program

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Commission

Pay: $14.00 – $15.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k) matching

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental Pay:

  • Tips

Work Location: One location


Custom Crush Services | Bending Branch Winery

Bending Branch Winery, leader in quality custom crush services in the Texas Hill Country, is accepting new clients for the 2022 harvest.
BBW offers a full spectrum of bin-to-bottle services, as well as grape sourcing for clients. We specialize in red wines using traditional Old World-crafted wine styles and the innovative extraction techniques of Cryo-Maceration and Flash fermentation. We have produced many Double Gold, Gold, and Best of Class award-winning wines for our clients.

Email bob@bendingbranchwinery.com for information.


Lead Cellar Worker | Flat Creek Estate

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Execute work orders as assigned by Winemaking leadership.
• Uphold all established SOPs and safety standards.
• Barrel maintenance: Topping, racking, sulfuring, and stirring.
• General winery cleanliness, organization, and sanitation including processing machinery and tanks.
• Assist in harvest activities including receiving grapes from vineyard blocks or truck, arranging and assembling processing equipment, utilizing processing equipment, and post-processing clean-up.
• Assist in fermentation activities including punch-downs or pump-overs, chemical additions, and monitoring fermentation progress when required.
• Ensure accurate records are kept on wine volumes when moving wine.
• Assist in filtering, bottling, and packaging.
• Assist in sample collection for lab work when required.
• Assist in vineyard when required.
• Assist with special events when required.
• Train and supervise seasonal staff during harvest and bottling activities.
Physical Requirements:
• Able to lift and carry 50 pounds repeatedly.
• Able to stand and walk for long periods of time.
• Able to climb stairs and ladders repeatedly.
• Able to walk through hazardous conditions such as wet concrete and hoses across walkways.
• Willingness to work in confined spaces and at elevated heights.
Necessary Skills & Experience:
• 2 years’ experience working in a cellar environment.
• Able to work safely in a busy production environment.
• Able to communicate clearly and effectively in English. Spanish speaking ability is a plus.
• Able to drive large vehicles including forklifts, and tractors.
• Have a valid Driver’s License.
• Good attention to detail and care for quality.
• Strong work ethic.
• Minimum age of 21 for wine tasting.
Schedule Requirements:
• Normal functions will be Monday-Friday, however long hours and weekend work will be required at various times of the year such as harvest and bottling.

Contact Claire Silvestre, claire@flatcreekestate.com


Unskilled Cellar Worker | Flat Creek Estate

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Execute work orders as assigned by Winemaking leadership.
• Uphold all established SOPs and safety standards.
• Barrel maintenance: Topping, racking, sulfuring, and stirring.
• General winery cleanliness, organization, and sanitation including processing machinery and tanks.
• Assist in harvest activities including receiving grapes from vineyard blocks or truck, arranging and assembling processing equipment, utilizing processing equipment, and post-processing clean-up.
• Assist in fermentation activities including punch-downs or pump-overs, chemical additions, and monitoring fermentation progress when required.
• Ensure accurate records are kept on wine volumes when moving wine.
• Assist in filtering, bottling, and packaging.
• Assist in sample collection for lab work when required.
• Assist in vineyard when required.
• Assist with special events when required.
Physical Requirements:
• Able to lift and carry 50 pounds repeatedly.
• Able to stand and walk for long periods of time.
• Able to climb stairs and ladders repeatedly.
• Able to walk through hazardous conditions such as wet concrete and hoses across walkways.
• Willingness to work in confined spaces and at elevated heights.
Necessary Skills & Experience:
• Able to work safely in a busy production environment.
• Able to communicate clearly and effectively in English. Spanish speaking ability is a plus.
• Able to drive large vehicles including forklifts, and tractors.
• Have a valid Driver’s License.
• Good attention to detail and care for quality.
• Strong work ethic.
• Minimum age of 21 for wine tasting.
Schedule Requirements:
• Normal functions will be Monday-Friday, however long hours and weekend work will be required at various times of the year such as harvest and bottling.

Contact Claire Silvestre, claire@flatcreekestate.com


Tasting room host | Alexander Vineyards

As we anticipate the opening of our new tasting room we are searching for dedicated individuals who are seeking to turn their passion for wine into a career.
Employment: Full Time, part time
Job Summary:
The Tasting room host is responsible for greeting and escorting customers. applicants should be of a multi-tasking mindset with strong people and time management skills.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Welcome guests to the venue
• Manage reservations
• Escort customers to personal table or correct tasting area
• Provide menus and announce Waiter/Waitress’s name
• Coordinate with wait staff about available seating options
• Maintain an organized persona and/or clean reception area
• Answer incoming calls and address customers’ queries
• Assist wait staff as needed
• Other duties: TBD
Education and Experience Requirements:
Work experience should include one or more years as a host or server in a well respected, full-service restaurant, wine bar or equivalent position in the hospitality industry. Should have or agree to obtain by start date a TABC Certification and Food Handlers Permit.
Knowledge and Skills:
• Previous work experience as a Host/Hostess or Waiter/Waitress
• Understanding of restaurant etiquette
• Familiarity with health and safety regulations
• Experience in managing reservations
• Demonstrable customer-service skills
• Excellent communication skills (via phone and in-person)
• Strong organizational skills
• Availability to work in shifts as needed
• Good physical condition to walk and stand during an entire shift • Able to push, pull, lift and/or carry up to 50+ pounds
Schedule Requirements:
Able to work weekends; beginning part-time with potential to grow.
Compensation:
Competitive pay with tip pool
Email your resume to Jobs@alexandervineyards.com to apply today


Wine Educator | Alexander Vineyards

As we anticipate the opening of our new tasting room we are searching for dedicated individuals who are seeking to turn their passion for wine into a career.
Employment: Full Time, part time
Job Summary:
The wine educator is responsible for serving customers. For this hands-on position, applicants should be self-starters with strong people and time management skills.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Provide exceptional service to customers. Engage customers in a friendly and approachable manner, answer any questions they may have, quickly serve them wine and/or food and tender payment
• Conduct wine tastings
• Expanding of wine knowledge including, but not limited to flavor profiles and talking points of current list along with our pricing guidelines
• Ensure that all alcohol beverage control regulations are followed. • Clean, stock and maintain the TastW3Aing Room
• Other duties: TBD
Education and Experience Requirements:
Work experience should include one or more years as a server in a well-respected full-service restaurant, wine bar or equivalent position in the hospitality industry. Must have a TABC Certification and Food Handlers Permit.
Knowledge and Skills:
• Skilled at and enjoys delivering exceptional customer service
• Enthusiasm for wine and a desire to learn more about wine
• responsible and reliable
• Experienced with and proficient at using Point of Sale systems
• 18 years of age or older (must be able to taste and evaluate product) • Ability to communicate in English effectively, both orally and in writing • Able to work overtime, occasionally late into the evening and occasional events • Able to push, pull, lift and/or carry up to 50+ pounds
Schedule Requirements:
Able to work weekends
Compensation:
Highly Competitive compensation package based on experience and performance
Email your resume to Jobs@alexandervineyards.com to apply today


Messina Hof Assistant Tasting Room Manager

POSITION SUMMARY

The Assistant Tasting Room Manager will be responsible for assisting with the growth, direction, and maintenance of Messina Hof Hill Country’s Tasting Room and Manor Haus Bed and Breakfast. This position will assist in the daily operations, achieving sales objectives, and training staff at Messina Hof Hill Country. In the absence of the General Manager, this position will be responsible for all Tasting Room operations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions Statement(s)

Tasting Room

Facilitate Messina Hof’s high standard of cleanliness and organization in all areas of the Tasting Room including, food areas, deck area, preparation areas and restrooms
Develop sales, achieve sales goals, and control expenses to make the Tasting Room most profitable and run within budgetary guidelines
Develop and achieve sales goals for the Wine Club and VIP programs
Target, promote, solicit, lead, and coordinate groups for tours, tastings, personalized labels, and events.
Promote education, sales, tastings, and parties at the winery
Identify and communicate all items to be promoted based on goals to sales staff
Responsible for cash handling duties including making cash transactions, verifying cash drawer, and giving change
Responsible for opening and closing procedures
Communicate with guests, co-workers, and business associates in a courteous and professional manner. Must be people and hospitality oriented.
Responsible for monthly inventory and other inventories as needed.
Wine Club and VIP

Engage in Wine Club and VIP customer service activities, database maintenance, and duties to enhance the retention of Wine Club and VIP memberships.
Assist the DTC Department in the execution of in-house Wine Club and VIP events, such as VIP Receptions and Wine Club Pick-Up Parties, to maximize attendance and sales.
Communicate and educate information that is passed from the DTC Department to the staff at Messina Hof Hill Country
Increase Wine Club and VIP Club memberships

Perform other duties as required including assisting other departments as needed

Contact Person:

Human Resources

979-778-9463 ext 241

hr@messinahof.com


Kerrville Hills Winery- Tasting Room Manager

Job Overview
Manages Tasting Room facilities and staff to provide an outstanding customer experience at KHW
Responsibilities and Duties

• Responsible for appropriate staffing levels, Tasting Room staff schedule, time off requests, and timesheet approvals.
• Maintains staff records including certifications, ensuring that all staff are current.
• Sets protocols for opening and closing procedures for Tasting Room staff. Trains and reviews protocols periodically.
• Attends and participates in monthly team meetings, Texas Hill Country Wineries meetings and events, and attends wine education symposiums or conferences when available.
• Models and encourages an outstanding customer experience through staff interaction, customer relationships, and interpersonal skills.
• Maintains and updates POS inventory to ensure a smooth checkout experience for customers. Provides necessary updates to Tasting Room staff on POS system. Independently problem solves issues regarding POS.
• Tracks merchandise inventory, and Tasting Room supplies (shipping, office, cleaning, etc.); informs the General Manager of supplies and inventory needed to be ordered.
• Provides backup and support for Tasting Room staff when situations require escalation to management.
• In cooperation with Management Team (General Manager and Owner), develops and executes events for the off-site events, on-site events, and Wine Club.
• Collects and updates Wine Club member information including cancellations. Prepares Wine Club allotments, RSVPS for Wine Club parties, lists for Wine Club pickups, and documentation to track Wine Club benefits, i.e. complimentary glasses.
• Submits TR Pour Report to Office Manager and tracks promotional wine at the first of each month.
• Maintains the Tasting Room calendar for reservations and tours, and informs proper personnel calendar events and reservations.

Work Hours and Days
The Tasting Room Manager works Wednesday – Sunday, or as needed to properly open and close the Tasting Room, or for special after hours.

Please contact Donna Rene Johnston at dr@rivenburghwine.com


Limestone Terrace Vineyards – Hiring Full-Time Vineyard/Grounds Hand

Our winery and vineyard is hiring a full-time vineyard/ grounds hand. Our estate vineyard is found in the scenic Hill Country of Wimberley, TX. We are very proud of the grapes we grow and wine we make and look forward to growing our small but passionate team. Our ideal candidate is excited about viticulture and hardworking/production oriented. Previous experience in a vineyard is not required, but a high aptitude to learn on the job and work efficiently is.

This position will be full time, although the nature of work will vary greatly with the seasons. Outside of vineyard maintenance work required includes basic landscaping such as mowing, weed whacking, drain construction, as well as general upkeep of property, not limited to but including pressure washing, painting, mild repair work.

Job requirements
– Have experience working outside. Must be able to work long hours in the Texas heat.
– Be willing to learn some basic vine pruning techniques, follow direction and execute basic pruning.
– Be able to perform repetitive motions such as bending over, using hand shears.
– Must be willing to work in inclement weather.
– Must be able to work independently, with little or no supervision at times.
– Must be available to work extended hours when needed (this is primarily March to May).
– Be comfortable driving a gator; able to hook up, backup trailers.
– Ability to demonstrate proficiency with various power tools.
– Have a positive and uplifting attitude!

To apply please email your resume to John@limestoneterrace.com


TASTING ROOM ASSOCIATE – BLUE LOTUS WINERY

Established in 2010, Blue Lotus Winery / Texas Mead Works was developed from a family owned and operated vineyard and winery in Seguin, Texas. Blue Lotus Winery continues its dedication to excellence and family traditions in producing quality Texas Wines and Meads. Blue Lotus Winery is made up of a team of honest and passionate people who are excited to work in a growing and thriving industry. We are looking for a Saturday and Sunday hours at our Hye location and are seeking outgoing, enthusiastic and mature individuals for our Tasting Room. The following position requires a strong dedication to brand excellence and remarkable personal commitment to quality customer service. You will have the opportunity to educate customers on Texas Wines and Mead as well as make memorable tasting experiences for our guest.
Responsibilities and Duties
Duties/Responsibilities:
• Share our wine experience with our guests by discussing our vineyards, our vine growing philosophy and explaining our Mead products.
• Adhere to all TABC requirements including but not limited to avoiding overserving any guest(s), avoiding serving any underage guest(s), and maintaining a current TABC certificate
• Sell our wine and present our wine club and alternative experiences to all guests
• Enhance the guest’s experience by serving wine and food at events as necessary
• Maintain a healthy, safe, positive, welcoming work environment for one’s self and co-workers
• Complete required daily duties to ensure the best guest experience, including but not limited to bar prep, cleaning, stocking, and merchandising, clean bathrooms, wipe down freezers, vacuum and wash floors.
• Greet ALL guests upon arrival in a positive welcoming manner and always set a positive first impression
• Seamlessly flow from a fast paced environment to a more intimate tasting experience
• Always present one’s self in a professional, clean, reliable, and trustworthy manner on and off premises
• Follow all Blue Lotus Winery policies and procedures to include but not limited to the emergency plan, dress code, and employee handbook
• Take direction and feedback and stay on task in a constantly changing environment
Qualifications and Skills
Competency/Qualifications:
• Must be 18 years of age to serve wine to our guests
• Must possess a sense of urgency and positivity while being a team player
• Must be able to work our peak times, including Saturdays, Sundays, and some holidays
• Must be creative, outgoing and possess good communication skills
• Must have the ability to multitask and complete duties, tasks and projects, despite interruptions.
• Must be able to remain standing and actively working for up to 10 hours with limited breaks
• Must have the ability to lift up to 45 lbs. repeatedly.
• Must be a self-starter and have the ability to complete duties, tasks and projects with little or no supervision.
• Must be detailed oriented, organized and attention to detail.
• Must have computer skills and can operate ipad
• Must be able to count change back to customer as well as final draw count
Job Type: Part-time



Tasting Room Supervisor | Stoneledge Winery & Vineyard

We are looking for a friendly, enthusiastic, customer service/sales-oriented Tasting Room Supervisor. We are a family winery bringing award winning Texas wines to our customers, striving to make new friends feel like they are part of the family. The strong base of any winery is the tasting room staff and we are looking for a positive leader to inspire wine ambassadors for the winery and its brand. They are the first faces that connect with our customers. This position requires an outgoing personality & the ability to lead and inspire your team.
Qualifications
At least 1-2 years in management/sales and winery industry.
Leadership skills & ability to effectively manage your team in a positive manner.
Must be able to problem solve while providing impeccable customer service.
Must have a current TABC & Food Handlers certificate.
Must be able to work the majority of weekends, some holiday and after-hour events.
Willingness to learn about our story, wines and products while communicating & training fellow staff members.
Must be able to work at a fast pace and multitask with an energetic, upbeat attitude.
Responsibilities
Create and maintain an employee work schedule for optimum staff coverage.
Tracking and maintaining tasting room inventory.
Stock inventory as needed for each weekend or event.
Keep current inventory of food items to ensure ample stock.
Encourage team members to promote sales & wine club sign-ups.
Arrive on time, complete opening and closing procedures.
Greet customers upon arrival and have the knowledge to explain our wines and conduct the tasting experience
Knowledge of the POS system
As a team role model, always conduct yourself in a professional manner, as you directly represent the winery.
Ask questions and seek help if issues arise that may effect a customer’s experience or outlook on the business.


Tasting Room Associate | Stoneledge Winery & Vineyard

We are looking for friendly, enthusiastic, customer service/sales-oriented individuals. We are a family winery bringing award winning Texas wines to our customers, striving to make new friends feel like they are part of the family. The strong base of any winery is the tasting room staff. These are the ambassadors for the winery and its brand. They are the first faces that connect with our customers. This position requires an outgoing personality as well as the availability to work weekends.
Qualifications
Must be 18 years of age to serve wine to our guests.
Must have a current TABC & Food Handlers certificate.
Must be able to work during weekends, some holiday time required.
Willingness to learn about our wines and products, and a team player attitude.
Must be able to work at a fast pace, as well as multitask.
Responsibilities
Arrive on time, complete opening and closing procedures.
Greet customers upon arrival and have the knowledge to explain our wines and conduct the tasting experience after provided training.
Ability to discuss and explain wine club
Knowledge of the POS system
Always conduct yourself in a professional manner, you directly represent the winery.
Ask questions and seek help if issues arise that may effect a customer’s experience or outlook on the business.


Open Positions at Driftwood Estate Winery:

  • General/Tasting Room Manager – 5 days per week to include weekends.  Responsible for running the tasting room and overseeing all areas on the winery premises.
  • Full-time Tasting Room Host – 5 days per week,  Monday – Friday only
  • Tasting Room Hosts – Weekends only

To submit your resume, please contact gary@driftwoodwine.com.


Tasting Room Associate – Tejas Winery

Looking for sociable, customer service-oriented person to join Tejas as tasting room staff.   Must be available to work Thu-Sun, at least 18 years of age, and if not TABC certified, must be acquired within 30 days of hire.  Responsibilities include working the tasting room and patio areas which include greeting customers, serving wine, answering questions, etc. This is a part-time opportunity located in Hye.  Further information will be provided upon contact.

Please send resume to Julie, julie@tejaswinery.com


Director of Events & Education at Texas Keeper Cider 

Full-time position in charge of crafting lovely guest experiences. This includes curating a beautiful Taproom menu, managing retail staff and staff training, coordinating and hosting public, private and cider-related events, managing the physical appearance of the Taproom and surrounding grounds, and ensuring excellent customer service

Please send a letter of interest and CV to LINDSEY@texaskeeper.com


Tasting Room Associates for Becker Vineyards

Becker Vineyards – Fredericksburg, TX

Part-Time & Full-Time Positions Available

Salary: Historically our employees make over $20/HR with tip share and club bonuses.

Our ideal candidates are people who want to work in an environment that promotes treating customers as an extended family. We are passionate about producing award-winning Texas Wines and are seeking outgoing and enthusiastic individuals for both our Main Street Tasting Room and Estate Winery Tasting Room locations.. This position requires a strong dedication to delivering an exceptional and memorable customer service experience .

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Share our wine experience with our guests by discussing our vineyards, our vine-growing philosophy, and explaining our wine.
  • Sell our wine and present our wine club and alternative experiences to all guests
  • Enhance the guest’s experience by serving wine and food at events as necessary
  • Complete required daily duties to ensure the best guest experience, including but not limited to bar prep, cleaning, stocking, and merchandising
  • Greet ALL guests upon arrival in a positive welcoming manner and always set a positive first impression
  • Thrive in fast-paced environment
  • Always present one’s self in a professional, clean, and reliable manner

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Must be 18 years of age to serve wine to our guests
  • Current TABC Certificate & Food Handlers Certificate
  • Must have a willingness to learn about our wines. NO experience in wine needed, we have a passion for teaching wine education to our employees
  • Must possess a team player mentality and want to have fun while working
  • Must be able to work our peak times, including Saturdays, Sundays, and some holidays
  • Must have the ability to multitask and complete duties, tasks, and projects, despite interruptions.
  • Must be able to remain standing and actively working for up to 10 hours with limited breaks
  • Must have the ability to lift up to 45 lbs. repeatedly.

Come by to fill out an application or email resume.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $13.00 – $20.00 per hour

Come by our Fredericksburg Location to fill out an application or call 830-644-2681 x 302.  Resumes may be emailed to tylerlong@beckerwines.com


Tasting Room Associate – Kerrville Hills Winery Reports to: Tasting Room Manager

Job Overview: Creates a stellar customer experience for all customers of KHW through direct interaction, sales, and service.

Hours/ Work Week: Part-time (20 – 25 hours/ week), Weekends Required (Thursday – Sunday)

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Follows all opening and closing protocols as set out by the Tasting Room Manager, to provide stellar service from the first customer to the last.
  • Greets customers as they enter, explains tasting/tasting menu and guides the tasting experience.
  • Keeps updated on POS system to ensure a seamless customer experience.
  • Seeks guidance from Tasting Room Manager for issues that may arise that would cause a disruption to the overall customer experience.
  • Provides backup and support to coworkers in a pleasant and helpful manner.
  • Asks questions, seeks more information from management and winemaking team to maintain knowledge and understanding that will benefit the customer experience
  • During times when not directly engaged with customers, monitors tasting room for supplies, clean glassware, trash, spills or other issues that may interfere with the customer experience
  • Responds in a cooperative manner to requests from other staff for assistance as needed

Please send resume to Kelly, kelly@khwco-op.com


3 Open Positions at Driftwood Estate Winery: Assistant Wine Club Manager, Tasting Room Manager & Assistant Winemaker

  • Assistant Wine Club Manager – this position is mostly working on a computer, so a high level of computer skills is necessary.  5 days Monday~Friday.
  • Tasting Room Manager – responsible for running the tasting room and all areas on the winery premises.  5 days a week to include weekends.
  • Assistant Winemaker – responsible for daily operations in the winery.  Must have previous winemaking experience.

Contact gary@driftwoodwine.com with questions or to send your application.


Greeter – 4.0 Cellars 

4.0 Cellars is currently seeking a motivated professional to join as Greeter. This position will report to our Tasting Room Manager and Assistant Tasting Room Manager. The desired candidate will possess strong attention to detail and the passion to excel in all aspects of hospitality. Enthusiasm and ownership of customer service is a must. A flexible nature with a strong work ethic is crucial to the success of the position.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities:
*Welcome guests to the venue
*Provide accurate wait times and monitor waiting lists
*Manage reservations
*Escort customers to assigned section or bar areas
*Provide menus and announce tasting room associates name
*Greet customers upon their departure
*Maintain a clean reception area
*Cater to guests who require extra attention (e.g. children, elderly)
*Answer incoming calls and address customers’ queries
*Assist tasting room staff as needed
Knowledge and Skills required:
* Attention to detail and a strong ability to communicate.
* Strong organizational skills; ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
* Excellent customer service skills.
* Must be able to stay on task for long periods of time.


Barback / Floater – 4.0 Cellars 

4.0 Cellars is currently seeking a motivated professional to join as Barback/Floater. This position will report to our Tasting Room Manager and Assistant Tasting Room Manager. The desired candidate will possess strong attention to detail and the passion to excel in all aspects of hospitality. Enthusiasm and ownership of customer service is a must. A flexible nature with a strong work ethic is crucial to the success of the position.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities:
*Polish glasses at a minimum of every 30 minutes
*Stock wall with missing wines
*Restock glass racks in the pit
*Refill water containers
*Restock wines in event center
*Collect dirty glasses from outside/patio bar/event center
*Check in with patio bar every 20 minutes
*Clean outside tables
*Help reset for pairings in boardroom
*Restock wine club pick ups
*Transfer wines from warehouse
*Take out trash as needed
*Help customers with heavy loads
*Set out and put up lawn games

Knowledge and Skills required:
* Attention to detail and a strong ability to communicate.
* Strong organizational skills; ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
* Excellent customer service skills.
* Must be able to stay on task for long periods of time.


Part-Time Tasting Room Associates – Bending Branch Winery

Looking for friendly, customer service-oriented wine lovers to fill immediate openings for tasting room staff at Bending Branch Winery in Comfort. Experience/general knowledge of WineDirect and Tock is helpful, but not required. Must be available to work Thu-Sun, at least 21 years of age, and TABC certified. Please send resume to info@bendingbranchwinery.com.


Tasting Room Associate – Torr Na Lochs

Tasting Room Associate: Our tasting room sales associates form the backbone of the customer experience. Responsibilities include working the tasting room and patio areas which include greeting customers, serving wine, answering questions, etc. This is a part-time opportunity, with more hours available during the busy season. Applicants must be able to work at least one weekend day per week, must have a friendly personality, and although knowledge of wine is preferred, it is certainly not necessary. Applicants must also have or be able to obtain TABC Seller/Server certification. Please email us if you are interested in joining our TNL family!

Contact for both is karen@torrnalochs.com or at 512-766-0555.


Texas Fruit & Bulk Wine Availability

THCW has collected a list of available Texas fruit & bulk wine from wineries & growers across the state.  You can view the list HERE.

If you have fruit or bulk Texas wine available & would like to add it to the list, or if you have a listing to remove, please EMAIL US.

 


 

Robert Clay Vineyards – Reserve Quality Shiners Available

2017 Vintage – Mason County – Texas Hill Country

2017 Merlot Lot 2 (Unfiltered) 126 cases

2017 Touriga Nacional (Unfiltered) 226 cases

Robert Clay Vineyards Premium Estate Wines, barrel aged 4+ years, bottled and ready for labels.

Please contact us at info@robertclayvineyards.com or 325.261.0075.

 


 

JoBreguen Vineyards – Available Fruit

Muscat Canelli – 40 tons, Cabernet Sauvignon – 20 tons and Tempranillo – 20 tons.

Contact David Dill, dkdillfarms@gmail.com

 


 

Pedernales Cellars – Bulk Texas Wine Available

$14        2019      High Plains          Viognier               1500 Gallons (100% Texas)

$13        2019      High Plains          Rose                     1200 Gallons Cinsault/Mourvedre (70%/30%) (100% Texas)

 


 

English Newsom Cellars Bulk Wine Available

2019 Texas High Plains Viognier – 6,000 gallons

2019 Texas High Plains Pinot Grigio – 5,000 gallons

Texas High Plains Picardan – 1,000 gallons

Texas High Plains Trebbiano – 3,000 gallons

$13/gallon, contact Roman Marcus – Roman@englishnewsom.com

 


 

Hill Country AVA Mourvedre, Tannat & Petite Sirah

1 acre Mourvedre with projected 3 tons.  1 acre Tannat with projected 3 tons.  1 acre Petite Sirah with projected 3 tons  All Hill Country AVA, San Saba County.  Will likely machine harvest first week of August this year.  Contact: Mike Dickey, Longhorn Cellars/Veraison Hills Vineyard, mike@longhorncellars.com.

 


 

BULK WINE AVAILABLE – MESSINA HOF WINERY

Messina Hof has the following bulk wine available for sale.

2017 Riesling (Texas High Plains) – 4000 Gallons

2017 Moscato (Texas High Plains) – 1500 gallons

2017 Dry White Blend (Texas High Plains) – 1000 gallons

These wines are all priced at $14 per gallon for smaller volumes, but we are open to negotiations for larger volumes.

Contact Paul Bonarrigo, PAUL.BONARRIGO@messinahof.com

Driftwood Estate Winery Barrels for Sale 
Authentic oak wine barrels used to make Texas wine here at Driftwood Estate Winery. The barrels range in age from late 1990s through late 2000s. Prices range from $50/barrel to $120/barrel depending on the condition of the barrel.
For more information, please contact Jared Bentley.
540-533-6525

Blueline Mfg. Columbia Grape Harvester & Kabota M5480

This listing is a package, if wanting equipment separate contact me.
Both machines are located at Hoover Valley Vineyard in Burnet, Texas 78611

$110,000

Blueline Mfg. Columbia Harvester
Grape/Berry Harvester
Model 1-COL-GH
Serial Number 15132
Can harvest up to 7 tons per acre

Kabota M8540 Pull Tractor
Diesel
4WD
7580 hours

Contact Jason Guerrero 210-313-9331


Vineyard Equipment, 2013 Gregoire G2 Towable Harvester

-Gregoire Towable Harvester, 2013, low 200 hours, offloading chute, one bin, $100,000

-Ox Bo Pre pruner mounted on John Deere 6400 , $30,000

-Shoot/fruit thinner unit for Ox Bo Pre pruner arm. $15,000

-Frost guard heater units, Propane, 10 units, $4,000 each

-Flail chopper, Perfect Brand , 4 foot, $7,500

Please contact Dusty Evans for more information, Midland TX, 432-557-4340


Stoneledge Vineyard and Winery | Carlsen Screw Pump & Wine Bladder Press

  1. Carlsen 130 Screw Sump

Voltage:220, 1ph, Stainless Steel w/casters & brakes, steel grate bolted down, 9″ stainless screw w/ flight edging, Yaskawa variable frequency drive, 4″ male Camlock discharge, 4″ female Camlock x3 Triclamp adapter   $5500

  1. Wine Bladder Press

135 gallon capacity (not including bladder.) 60″ Overall height with a basket

Diameter of 25.5″

$6000

Please contact Heather Brock, Stoneledge Winery & Vineyard, 512-937-4252


Pump For Sale
Enotecnica Pillan ZETA FL SERIES 25 impeller pump new in the box with manual. $450.00 . Pick up in Austin or can be delivered.  If interested reach out to texaswinerocks@gmail.com

Coming Soon June 2021: Restored 1940’s Building in Pipe Creek

Pipe Creek is 15 minutes from Boerne, 8 minutes from Bandera, 20 minutes from Helotes and just 50 minutes from downtown San Antonio. Design and construction by Caren Easterling of Caren Easterling Design. Owners are Caren and Mike Easterling who have a combined 60 years of H-E-B work experience. Caren a leader in store Design and Construction and Mike’s experience is in both Operations and Marketing. The site has a nearly 1500 square foot 1st level retail space, and an amazing basement storage (wine cellar potential). The building will be sold ‘white boxed” with no defined rooms of any type for maximum flexibility to meet new owner’s unique facility requirements. The site will have parking in front and back. The property also has a second building that is a turn of the 19th Century Limestone Barn.

For project updates use the following Instagram address to follow us!

Instagram- 9742.sh16.pctx

For inquiries call 210-365-7369


Tiny Home RV For Sale

Immaculate Tiny Home RV For Sale $75,000.  This 344 sq ft little gem has been rarely used by owner on a private ranch. All the whistles and bells! See https://www.escapetraveler.net/traveler-xl  for photos, details and video tours.  Available for showings in Johnson City by appointment.

Please contact Mandi or Suzanne at 844-303-4004 or email info@texzentinyhomes.com for more information and to book a tour.  *Motivated Seller!  Perfect for use as guest/staff quarters or bride/groom room on vineyard or event property.


Round Mountain Vineyard for Sale

Your slice of Hill Country paradise awaits you at this gated 12-acre estate, located between Marble Falls and Johnson City. Set among rolling Hill Country farmlands, the property boasts a stunning contemporary custom home, a six-acre vineyard, a large barn and a studio apartment perfect for guests or a caretaker.

www.roundmountainvineyardforsale.com


Cold Storage Facility

New 6000 sqft cold storage facility now open in Comfort, TX. We are conveniently located between Interstate 10 and Hwy 289, just south of the Waring exit. We have space available by the square foot, and we have 20’X20’ bays available to rent on a yearly basis. Please give us a call to discuss pricing and details.

Contact: John Kovacs 830-329-3975, Joshua Creek Enterprises, LLC

347 Hwy 289 Comfort, Tx 78013