Volunteer for the 2017 Competition

Soda Rock Winery, Healdsburg

The Competition itself: March 22, 9 am to 5 pm

Media Day: March 23, 5:30 pm to 7 pm

Tasks: volunteers will work with the Competition’s Directors to service double-blind tasting flights with the Judging Panels. And on Media Day, pour Gold and above for Media and Industry guests.

Requirements: (desired, not mandatory) some knowledge of wines, experience in tasting rooms, restaurants, retail wine sales, hospitality. Volunteering for the Competition, you must arrive promptly at 9 am for the Volunteer Orientation, and stay through to the completion at 5 pm. For Media Day, you must arrive no later than 5 pm and stay through 7 pm.

What’s in it for you: the chance to work alongside nationally recognized judges, eye-opener hospitality upon arrival, lunch with the judges, T-shirt, and of course, a bottle of wine.

Volunteer for the Country Garden Party

Jaxon Keys Winery & Distillery, Hopland

June 17, 8 am to 6 pm (shifts available)

Tasks: Volunteers are not expected to work the entire event, but one shift. Assignments include: Greeters, Check-in, VIP Concierge, Traffic and Parking Direction, Monitoring Hydration Stations and Trash, Rosé Today Talks Host, Merchandise, and more

Requirements: All volunteers become Ambassadors for the event, and must relate well with guests. Knowledge of wine and food, experience in wine and food events preferred. Be available for a Volunteer Orientation and Appreciation Party, about a week before the event.

What’s in it for you: The chance to be part of the launch of an exciting new Rosé tradition and to experience the event itself, a souvenir T shirt and glass, small stipend to cover travel, at least one bottle of wine, BBQ thank you party on site after event closes.

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