Sommelier (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  Ten Minutes By Tractor

  Main Ridge, Mornington Peninsula & Bass Coast, Victoria

Who we are

Ten Minutes by Tractor is one of Australia’s leading producers of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay based on the Mornington Peninsula. In 2006, we opened our award winning restaurant and cellar door in its current location in Main Ridge - home to our three original home vineyards.

Over the past 25 years, we have worked incredibly hard to develop our vineyards, winery and restaurant and have been very fortunate to bring together talented people from Australia and across the world, who share our passion and love of what we do.

About the Restaurant

Ten Minutes by Tractor is a fine dining restaurant located in the beautiful hinterland of the Mornington Peninsula, only one hour from Melbourne.

The restaurant reflects our philosophy to making wine; that is, attention to detail and showcasing the wonderful local produce the Mornington Peninsula has to offer. 

The 800+ wine list has recently been awarded the Best Wine List in Victoria by the Age Good Food Guide and the Gold Star in the Star Wine List Awards 2022 and is hailed as “one of the best in the country”. The wines we select for our list are internationally recognised for their quality and sense of place.

About the role

You will be an experienced Sommelier who is enthusiastic and passionate about fine dining and have the ability to provide guests with a range of wine selections and wine pairings to complement our tasting menus. 

As a member of the restaurant team, you are collaborative and enjoy working and sharing ideas to further progress our overall service offering to guests delivering an exceptional experience and the highest standards of service.  

The Sommelier will assist with the administrative aspects of running the restaurant wine program which currently has 800+ different wines, you will be efficient in POS systems, able to assist with stock control, cellar management and share your wine knowledge with the restaurant team. 

Benefits and perks

  • Immediate start
  • Stunning job location
  • An established brand with focus & vision
  • Uncompromising drive for excellence
  • Full-time role
  • Ability to further develop your vineyard and wine knowledge
  • 10 mins to beaches, 1 hour to Melbourne CBD
  • Opportunity to progress

Skills and experience

  • Previous sommelier experience
  • Exceptional service skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Professionalism, punctual and well presented
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure
  • Strong work ethic
  • Flexible working hours, weekends essential
  • Genuine desire to evolve, adapt and progress your career
  • RSA
  • WSET 3 or equivalent minimum required
  • Hospitality management qualifications are desirable

Ten Minutes by Tractor can provide sponsorship and a pathway to Permanent Residency if required.  

How To Apply

Please send updated resume.

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