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Senior Sommelier/Bar Manager

Scotch Wine Bar & Wine Shop is located in Blenheim, Marlborough and operates 5 days a week, Monday to Friday, 4pm to late.

We are looking for an experienced Sommelier/Bar Manager to join our team.

We operate as a wine bar and restaurant, with a real focus on wine, serving over 500 different wines by the bottle from an adjacent temperature controlled, humidified wine cellar that houses over 2000 bottles.

The successful applicant MUST have:
-Minimum 2 years wine, food and bar service experience
-Sommelier Diploma (or equivalent)
-Good understanding of New Zealand and International wine regions, producers and varieties (particular Europe)
-Excellent communication skills (ideally bilingual)
-The ability to manage a complete business operation
-Experience in writing wine, cocktail and beverage lists
-Experience in dealing with producers, suppliers and staff

-The ability to learn and work well as a team member when under pressure
-A happy, confident demeanour
-A real passion for wine, food and hospitality

This is a new, permanent, full time position requiring you to work 5 days a week, Monday to Friday, starting early afternoon, finishing late evening/early morning, with occasional weekend events. The position will report to the Managing Director, Dan.

Start date is flexible for the right applicant, but ideally before June.

Please ensure you meet the experience requirements before applying. Inadequate applications will not be replied to.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Please contact Dan Gillett on +64 (0)21 02284206 or

Date listed: 21 March 2018.