Job Status: Filled

Seasonal experienced wine tour hosts - immediate start (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)


  Ridgeview Wine Estate (

  Ditchling, north of Brighton, England

Are you knowledgeable about wine and would enjoy communicating your passion and knowledge to groups visiting our winery? We are looking for additional people who can cover our seasonal peaks now the winery is re-opening to the public.

About Us

We are an international award winning, family ran winery, based north of Ditching in Sussex. We are focussed on producing the highest quality, minimal intervention, traditional method sparkling wine. We have won many accolades over the years including IWSC 2018 International Winemaker of the Year, IWSC 2018 Best English Wine Producer and four times winner of UK Vineyard Association Best Wine Trophy.

What you will need to be a succesful applicant:

  • A formal qualification in wine (e.g. WSET) and/or extensive proven experience in a relevant role
  • To be a confident, respectful communicator with a warm welcome; able to clearly articulate complex processes in an engaging and interesting way
  • To have a tangible and infectious passion for wine, together with enthusiasm for the English wine industry
  • To be a credible, friendly, people person who is presentable, charismatic and a natural ambassador
  • To be a team player who is flexible with availability dependant on the needs of the business and the weather. Weekend and evening working will be required throughout the summer.
  • To be self-motivated, able to work independently with own initiative.
  • To be a Brand Ambassador, aligned with the Ridgeview values : have talent, passion, be nurturing, and striving for excellence in all that you do.
  • Previous experience hosting wine tours is preferable but not essential

What we will give you :

  • The opportunity to work within an award-winning wine business as part of a pioneering, proactive, dynamic and friendly team.
  • Your working day will be spent in a stunning vineyard with amazing views of the South Downs.
  • National living wage of £9.30 per hour with paid holiday
  • Staff discounts on wine

How to apply

To apply, please send a CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience to You must also state in the email title which role you are applying for. We endeavour to reply to all applications, however, if you have not heard from us within three weeks of your application, it is likely that you have not been selected for interview. Only applicants with right to work in the UK can be considered. 


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