Kendrick Recruitment is now seeking a Sommelier for a luxury 5* Lodge situated in the Sabi Sands. The Sommelier position involves all aspects of the wine service, stock and control within the lodges. The person filling this role needs to have a passion for wine and a solid basic knowledge of wine.

Minimum Requirements

  • Matric
  • Wine Diploma – sommelier qualification
  • Basic international wine course, WSET level 2/3
  • Computer literate. Excel, word documents, emails,
  • Experience in hospitality/guest interactions and service
  • Valid SA drivers license

Skills and Abilities

  • Strong leadership ability & management skills
  • Strong sales skills
  • Sound wine knowledge
  • Physically able to transfer wine
  • Stamina and the ability to work long hours when needed
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organised and excellent admin skills
  • A developmental approach to staff
  • Solid computer skills
  • Excellent personal presentation
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Attention to detail

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Wine service during meals, including imparting passion for wine to guests
  • Wine recommendations.
  • Hosting wine tastings.
  • Cellar stock and control
  • Control over the bulk cellar, physically transfer wine
  • Related admin – invoicing, sales etc


  • Cost to Company Package
    • Medical Aid – Discovery Health
    • Provident Fund
    • Annual Bonus – at the discretion of management
  • Live in
  • Meals provided
  • Uniform provided
  • 2 trips to the Winelands a year

To apply please send your CV and references through today… Good Luck!

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