Casual Cellar Door Staff at Shiraz Republic Winery & Cornella Brewery 

Please apply by sending your resume along with a short cover letter to by 5pm February 18. 

About Us

The Shiraz Republic and Cornella Brewery are an award-winning winery, micro-brewery and cellar door. We’re home to the famous and greatly valued wine experience, Rent-A-Row and we offer an unparalleled tasting experience with a variety of wines and beers produced on-site.

Our cellar door prides itself on providing an excellent customer experience, offering pizza, drinks and tastings in a unique setting. The cellar door and surrounds are full of character, providing plenty of space for groups to relax and enjoy the scenery of the former Cornella Post Office and our picturesque 25-acre vineyard. 

The Shiraz Republic is much more than a winery and cellar door. We also have  self-contained on-site accommodation, a fully stocked bar and a brewery taproom as well as being an established live music and function venue.

.The Role

We are hiring casual hospitality staff to help with customer service at our cellar door on weekends and during functions and events. A ‘customer first’ attitude and good work ethic are essential.

The role will be predominantly on weekends (Friday-Sunday), including Public Holidays and some weekdays during school-holidays and other busy periods. Some night work will be required for special events and functions.

The suitable candidate needs to have a passion for wine, beer and customer service. Experience is preferred but not essential.  The successful applicant will ideally be fit and healthy, capable of being on their feet for long periods as well as lifting, bending and walking in order to restock the bar, change kegs and process orders.

Key Responsibilities:

Providing customer service:

  • Welcoming customers at the cellar door
  • Offering wine and beer tastings at the cellar door
  • Serving and pouring drinks over the bar, including table service
  • Preparing and serving food (predominantly pre-made pizza) at the cellar door.

The Right Candidate Will Have:

  • Experience in hospitality and/or customer service including an understanding of the customer journey
  • A friendly, welcoming personality (people person)
  • A passion for wine and beer
  • Availability to work weekends and public holidays
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Familiarity with point of sale and booking software
  • Good communication skills including phone manner
  • A self-starter with initiative
  • A valid RSA (or willingness to acquire one)
  • Drivers license (manual preferred)
  • Optional – food safety certificate.

Pay & Hours

This is a casual position. Approx 10-15 hours per week across weekends. Award wage commensurate with experience. Additional work will include public holidays, some weekdays during school holidays and night work for some functions/events. Option to help out in other parts of the business as required (i.e. brewery/winery production and packaging).

Opportunity to grow the role as the business is diverse, ever-evolving and expanding. Get involved with a trending, growing business in a tourist region ready to explode. 

Please apply by sending your resume along with a short cover letter to by 5pm February 18. 

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