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Sommelier

Paringa Estate (Aust) Pty Ltd

  • Date Expired: 2019-07-06
  • Location: 44 Paringa Road, Red Hill South VIC, Australia regional-vic 3937
  • Salary: Not specified
  • Industry: Hospitality
  • Position: Front of House & Guest Services
  • Work Type: Full Time Work

This is an exciting opportunity for a wine professional to work at an established winery, which has held a Chef's Hat in the Age Good Food Guide since 2013. The role involves developing our imported and local wine list, creating food & wine pairings and staff education.

  • Awarded Age Good Food Guide - Chef Hat (6 consecutive years)
  • Good working hours Wednesday to Sunday
  • Work with an amazing FOH & BOH team

There is an opportunity to work in the winery during vintage, and participate in blending sessions throughout the year. The right person could take this role to another level. 

 The successful applicant will have an unpretentious attitude, good communication skills, and a willingness to work as part of a team. It is also essential to have a good knowledge of local and international wines.

 Responsibilities

  • Create and update the wine list in coordination with our Sales & Marketing Manager.
  • Recommend food and wine pairings
  • Advise guests on wines based on their personal tastes and food choices
  • Inform guests about different varieties of wines and prices
  • Ensure wines are served at the right temperature and within the proper glassware
  • Store open bottles under Coravin
  • Manage wine cellar and ensure it’s fully-stocked
  • Train our waiting staff on available wines
  • Negotiate purchase prices with vendors
  • Comply with all health and safety regulations

Requirements

  • Experience as a Sommelier, or similar role
  • Ability to create tasteful food and wine pairings
  • Extensive knowledge of different wines, and which regions produce each type
  • Knowledge of local vineyards and wineries, notably the Paringa wines.
  • Understanding of the winemaking process
  • Good communication skills
  • Availability to work during opening hours, including weekends and holidays
  • Certification as a Sommelier or degree in hospitality is a plus

 

  • Date Expired: 06.07.2019
  • Location: 44 Paringa Road, Red Hill South VIC, Australia
  • Salary: Not specified
  • Industry: Hospitality
  • Position: Front of House & Guest Services
  • Work Type: Full Time Work

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