Cellar Door Host - Brookland Valley & Houghton

Date: 24-Dec-2021

Location: Cowaramup, WA, Australia

Company: Accolade Wines

About us

At Accolade Wines, our purpose is to enrich everyday moments. As one of the world’s leading wine companies, our award-winning portfolio includes beloved brands such as Hardys, Grant Burge, St Hallett, House of Arras, Mud House, Jam Shed and many more. We are one of the largest wine producers in the world – we’ve been around since 1836, and our portfolio has won nearly 9,000 international wine show awards in the last decade. 

About the role

The driving force behind our business is our people – we have over 1,500 staff across Australia, the UK, Europe, Asia, South Africa, New Zealand and the Americas, and every one of us is passionate about making the ordinary extraordinary through our amazing wines. 

Set in an idyllic location alongside the Wilyabrup Brook, the Brookland Valley and Houghton Cellar Door offers the full range of Brookland Valley and Houghton wines for tasting and sale.

We're currently looking for a Cellar Door Host to join our small, friendly team on a casual basis, working 2-3 shifts per week on weekdays, weekends and public holidays.

Key responsibilities include

As a Cellar Door Host, you will:

  • passionately deliver an exceptional wine experience to patrons of the Brookland Valley & Houghton cellar door
  • conduct wine tastings and sales
  • promote wine club membership to visitors and sign new members
  • undertake daily housekeeping duties
  • pick, pack and despatch wine orders for customers.

What you'll bring

It's essential that you have Responsible Sevice of Alcohol accreditation and experience in a customer facing role. It's highly desirable that you have experience in a cellar door or hospitality setting.

You can demonstrate:

  • a genuine interest in wine and enthusiasm for learning about Brookland Valley's and Houghton's products
  • advanced people engagement skills with the ability to "tell a story"
  • basic computer skills, including knowledge of point of sale equipment and processes
  • neat presentation and pride in your appearance.

What you can expect

We offer excellent pay and conditions, with market-leading hourly wages plus attractive weekend and public holiday penalties. You'll also have the opportunity to earn a wine allowance, which you can use to purchase our amazing wines at discounted prices, plus access to a range of benefits.