Tassel Ridge Winery is now hiring for the following positions:

Sales Representative
Tasting Room Staff (Part-Time)
Seasonal Vineyard Staff


Now hiring for Seasonal Vineyard Staff

Meadowcreek Vineyards, an entity that supports the vineyards which support Tassel Ridge winery, is seeking to hire several team members for the 2024 season.

The season will begin in March and continue through harvest in September or early October. The position is responsible for all tasks related to the grape growing operations, including, but not limited to building and maintaining trellis systems, planting, pruning, weed control, canopy management techniques and harvest. With training, individuals will be expected to operate vineyard equipment, as well as additional duties as deemed appropriate by the Vineyard Manager.

Vineyard employees spend their days outside working in the vineyards and must be able to stand, walk, squat, and/or kneel for prolonged periods of time. The need to work in inclement weather, including extreme cold or heat is required. Candidates will also be exposed to different allergens, such as pollen, bees, dust, and different field critters.

Successful candidates with have or are in pursuit of a high school diploma or GED. A valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record and reliable transportation are critical. Prior experience in a horticulture related position is preferred, but not required.

  • Monday–Friday, with possible Saturdays depending on the weather
  • 40+ hours/week; (work may begin at 6 or 7:00 a.m. and end between 4 and 5 p.m. depending on weather)
  • Harvest hours may begin at 3:00 a.m.
  • Pay at $12.00 per hour

How to Apply

Equal Opportunity Employer
Pre-employment physical and drug screen required.
Background check conducted prior to job offer.


Now hiring for Tasting Room Staff (Part-Time)

Tassel Ridge Winery is seeking team-oriented individuals who are passionate about wine to join our Tasting Room staff. The successful candidate must be able to work varying hours for special events (Friday or Saturday evenings) as well as normal business hours on Saturday (10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.) and/or Sunday (noon – 6:00 p.m.). An employee is expected to work a minimum of two weekends per month.

The ideal candidate understands the importance of creating customer relationships and is comfortable conducting tours for guests and. Primary responsibilities include preparing and serving wine flight tastings, helping customers select a wine that matches his/her taste profile, processing gift shop transactions, serving food and wine at dinners, and ensuring the visitor areas are clean and well kept.

Attributes that are needed to perform these responsibilities include:

  • Interest in wine and a desire to learn about wine by tasting and consuming it with meals
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a diverse customer base
  • Team-oriented with the ability to work in an environment that requires flexibility
  • Professional demeanor and appearance
  • Some computer and/or cash register knowledge

The capability to lift 40 lbs. and stand/walk for prolonged periods of time is required. Applicants must be of legal drinking age within the State of Iowa.

Sound interesting? Want to know more? Then we want to hear from you! Learn how to apply below.

Equal Opportunity Employer – Pre-offer Background Check Required – Pre-employment Physical and Drug screen Required

How to Apply


Now hiring for a Sales Representative to join the Tassel Ridge Winery Sales Team!

This full-time sales and retail support position will cover an assigned territory located within the State of Iowa. One to two nights a week will be overnight stays in the assigned territory. Sales Representatives begin and end each day at the Winery, located in Leighton IA, except for when an overnight stay is required. All candidates must be at least 21 years of age and possess a clean driving record. The ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds is required. Previous sales experience is preferred but not required.

As a Tassel Ridge Winery Sales Representative, your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Make daily sales calls and in person visits to promote award-winning Iowa wine to new and existing retailers.
  • Achieves retail sales distribution goals by developing and managing a network of retailers that actively sell Tassel Ridge wines.
  • Maximizes sales opportunities by building new and existing relationships with retailers to help them sell Tassel Ridge wines.
  • Delivers wine that meets retailer needs and maintains our displays as necessary.
  • Analyzes the external environment and provides insights on consumer feedback, volumes, and pricing that is essential to enabling the Winery to establish future strategic objectives, goals, and product offerings.
  • Works as part of the Winery Sales Team to help ensure that all of our retail customers’ needs are met.
  • Contributes to regular sales team meetings.
  • Is committed to working weekends and evenings as required.
  • Ensures all activities follow and comply with ABD (Alcoholic Beverage Division) and other related regulations.
  • Participates in a program of continual learning and skill development.
  • Effectively communicates and participates as a part of the Winery Team which includes regular attendance at the monthly team meetings.
  • Weekly overnight stays.
  • Supports the team’s ISO 9000 compliance effort and actively participates in the quality program.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor based on needs.

Tassel Ridge Winery is an equal employment opportunity employer; pre- employment physical and drug screen is required; Background Check is conducted prior to job offer.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $16.83


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Leighton, IA 50143: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Driver’s License (Required)

Work Location: In person

How to Apply:

Applications, resumes, and cover letters can be submitted via mail, fax, or e-mail to the following:

Attn: Human Resources

Tassel Ridge Winery

P.O. Box 115

Oskaloosa, IA 52577-0115

Fax: 641.673.0566

Email: jobs@tasselridge.com

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