Cellar Door Assistant - Maxwell Wines

Maxwell Wines
19 Olivers Road
McLaren Vale, SA 5171
08 83238200 (Main Phone)
Job Start Date
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Qualifications Required
From $27.00 To $38.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Part Time - Casual
No Travel
Job Description
Do you have a passion for wine, and a drive for engaging guests with your knowledge & customer service?
Would you like to develop your wine skills even further in an inclusive environment?
If so, apply to join our passionate & experienced cellar door team today!

Maxwell Wines is a family-owned and operated, award-winning cellar door, restaurant and winery, founded in 1979 & located in the heart of McLaren Vale. We produce a range of estate-grown wine from our beautiful hillside vineyards, including small-batch wines from new grape varieties, as well as McLaren Vale classics and of course our signature Maxwell Mead.

This job primarily involves facilitating guided seated tastings, wine sales & wine club/mailing list recruitment and as such will require demonstration of exceptional customer service and sales abilities as well as a knowledge & passion for wine and food.
A high level of wine training will be offered, however preference will be given to those with prior experience in wine-based hospitality.

Recently our cellar door was awarded in 2021 Gourmet Traveler Cellar Door Awards & our Maxwell Restaurant was Great Wine Capitals Winery Restaurant of the Year 2020 for South Australia.

12-18 hours a week.

Hourly rate: $27 weekdays - $32-38 (weekends) + monthly wine allowance & 40% staff discount on wine.

Apply here & we'll contact you shortly if we're interested in speaking further regarding this position.

Job Requirements
The ideal candidate for this role will have:

- Valid RSA
- Reliable private transport
- Knowledge of wine
- 2+ years hospitality experience
- Cellar door/wine retail/sommelier experience
- A passion for providing exceptional customer experiences
- The physical ability to lift wine boxes of up 18kg & walk up and down two flights of stairs

Highly regarded experience & qualifications:
- WSET or other wine-focused qualifications

Our ideal candidate would be able to work both weekend days & 1 or 2 week day shifts across a roster.
Immediate start available.

Applicants must have Australian citizenship/residency or a valid existing Australian work visa.

Please forward a copy of your CV and cover letter via email using the 'APPLY FOR JOB' link above.

Employer Contact Information
Maxwell Wines
Corner of Olivers & Chalk Hill Roads
McLaren Vale SA 5171
Family owned since 1979, Maxwell Wines is found in the heart of the McLaren Vale wine district in South Australia.

A premium boutique producer, the Maxwell Winery is surrounded by estate vineyards growing the varieties of Grenache, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Fiano, Grenache Blanc, Mataro, Monte and more.

The family has also produced the famous Maxwell Mead honey wine for almost 50 years.

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