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Wine Bin Steward

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£15.00 - £19.50 per hour + holiday pay
London-City & Docklands
ROC Operations
12-01-2022 10:24 AM
Nirvana Shibchum
Job Description

A Wine Steward supervises the wine list, assisting in the maintenance of it for the business. A Wine Steward gives suggestions about food matching so that it will be suitable to the chef's dishes if needed.
A Wine Steward can discuss, buying and serving all kinds of wine. A Wine Steward is comfortable to talk with customers and capable of giving recommendations to fit the customers' tastes.

Duties & Responsibilities
*Greet guests and pour wines according to established wine tasting procedures
*Describe wines, wine-making techniques, and winery history
*Suggests and sells wine, wine tasting experiences, wine clubs and non-wine products
*Conduct guided tours, as needed, answer questions and provide general tourist information
*Handle routine POS transactions, including operating cash register, processing returns, discounts, employee purchases, etc.
*Stay current on winery/wine knowledge and be able to multitask
*Thorough and Organised
*Computer literacy
*Customer service

The Wine Steward knowledge requirements
*The Wine stewards must know almost all grapes, vineyards, regions and reds, whites, and other kind of wines from all over the world.
*The Wine stewards must be knowledgeable in setting up a bar and organising a wine cellar.
*The Wine stewards must have experience in tasting many various kinds in order to speak with sound knowledge and authority.
*The Wine stewards must be expert in "wine pairing" wherein matching wine with food to maximise the tastes.
*The Wine stewards must know selection, pouring and selling of wines. Finesse and charm are needed, and Wine stewards must make the wine drinking experience for customers a delight they can never forget.
*The Wine stewards must describe the wine appropriately, check the wine's label, and persuade the customer to smell the wine first before drinking it.
*The Wine stewards must have certificate from a sommelier organisation that will enable them to become proficient in the industry of wine.

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