Cellar Door Host - Hardys

Date: 16-May-2023

Location: McLaren Vale, 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 a total of 8,846 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.


We are looking for a friendly person, who is passionate about wine and building customer relationships to join our Hardys Cellar Door team as a Cellar Door Host. In this exciting role, you will be the face of our Cellar Door, delivering exceptional customer service to our visitors by hosting our tour and tasting experiences, and showcasing some of the finest wines in our portfolio. 


We are seeking a flexible team member to join our Hardys team to work 2-3 shifts a week, including weekends, with the opportunity for additional shifts. 


If you are looking for a role where you can combine your love for wine, hospitality and customer service while working with a dynamic team, then we would love to hear from you.

Key responsibilities include:


  • Deliver an exceptional customer experience to cellar door customers, acting as tour guide, experience host and tasting guide
  • Operate the cash register, including daily opening, closing and balancing duties
  • Promote wine club membership to visitors and sign new members
  • Undertake daily housekeeping duties to maintain the cellar door appearance
  • Restock the cellar door and stock room
  • Pick, pack and dispatch wine orders for customers

What you’ll bring:


  • A genuine understanding and passion for wine, and the ability to communicate our unique brand history to customers.  
  • Exceptional customer service skills, providing our customers with the best experience possible. 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, with experience in a cellar door or the wine industry (highly desirable) 
  • Intermediate computer skills including Microsoft suit and EDM software (desirable) 
  • Responsible Service of Alcohol training (RSA)

What you can expect:


  • Competitive, above award, base-rate. 
  • Access to our reward and recognition program
  • On the job training as well as access to our extensive online learning and development program 
  • Historic Cellar Door located in McLaren Vale   
  • Annual flu vaccination
  • A wine allowance to try our Accolade Wines portfolio