Cellar Door Sales - Permanent (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Part Time

  Pepper Tree Wines

  Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter, NSW

A new position in our Cellar Door Sales team has been created to support Pepper Tree Wines continual expansion and experiences. We are searching for a dynamic individual to join our Pepper Tree Family!

About our Business:
At Pepper Tree, we pride ourselves on growing grapes in some of Australia’s best winemaking regions. This, coupled with the passion and science our people bring to the process, means we’ve become one of Australia’s most highly awarded wine businesses. Since the Hunter Valley estate was founded in 1991, our commitment to producing excellent wines has never wavered. Being 100% family owned and operated we offer our guests a world class experience and a fantastic range of trophy winning premium wines. 

Our rustic barn Cellar Door located on our picturesque Pokolbin estate offers a relaxed, tailored tasting experience for consumers and members. Pepper Tree runs its own dedicated marketing, sales and export teams, allowing us to deal directly with our consumers.

The successful candidate should possess exceptional customer service and communication skills. You will thrive on interactions and enjoy contact with customers, have a love for wine and food and have a strong teamwork ethic.

Weekend/public holiday work will be necessary for this job; with our tasting rooms open Monday-Sunday, 9am-5pm.


  • Conduct premium tastings and experiences
  • Ability to work weekends
  • Work within a team to manage and achieve sales targets and KPI’s
  • Opening and closing procedures including cash and daily reporting.
  • Work a booking system
  • Conduct tastings across all tasting rooms
  • Attend events where needed

You will possess:

  • Great sales and customer service skills
  • A can-do attitude
  • Strong interest in wine, previous experience and working knowledge of the wine industry would be advantageous
  • Be a self-starter
  • A great positive attitude, be proactive and energetic

In return you will be rewarded with:

  • Generous employee discounts
  • Rewards for member acquisition and meeting targets
  • Training sessions with our Winemaking Team
  • Further wine education including WSET
  • Great team culture
  • Being a part of a genuinely friendly, fun and supportive team

Whilst not required, if you have had experience at other wineries or hold any level of WSET training this would be looked upon favourably.  

This is a permanent part-time role with 3 days guaranteed a week. For the right candidate this can be discussed and there is always room for internal growth.  


  • Possession of Current Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA)
  • Current Driver’s license

How To Apply

Please apply with your resume and a cover letter describing why you are best suited candidate for this role.

Only successful applicants for interview will be contacted.

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