Sommelier (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  The Scarlet

  Mawgan Porth, England

Company Description

Scarlet is set into the clifftop above Mawgan Porth beach in North Cornwall and is 1 of 2 hotels in the group, Red Hotels. Owned by the same family, they are committed to sustainably offering guests luxurious experiences that don’t cost the earth.

The Scarlet was opened in 2009, a groundbreaking design built to the highest eco standards. Both the interior and exterior design of the Scarlet embraces the building’s stunning cliff top location and reflects its natural environment through the sensuous use of materials and design.

Job Description

Do you have a passion for all things wine related and a genuine desire to deliver a wonderful guest experience?

We are looking for someone who is knowledgeable in wines, self-motivated with a flexible attitude and has fantastic communication skills. You will be kind, caring and someone who enjoys creating long lasting memories for our guests.

As part of the bar team you will be responsible for:

  • Creating drinks that you are proud to serve.
  • Offering specialist knowledge on our drinks menu’s and pairing food menus daily.
  • Enhancing our guest experience with food and drink.
  • Barista coffee - hot drinks are also important!
  • Maintaining and operating our well-oiled bar.
  • Wine service in 2 Rosette restaurants.
  • Promote and drive beverage sales across business.
  • Cellar / stock management.


  • WSET level 3 or currently working towards to level 3
  • A thorough knowledge of world/local wines and other drinks.
  • A good palate for wine.
  • An ability to relate to people from all over the world.
  • An understanding of how the wine and spirits industry works.
  • Good communication and selling skills.
  • A strong commitment to guest service.
  • Additional Information

We offer:

  • £9.85 per hour


  • Learning opportunities and career progression possibilities
  • 28 days holiday per year (29 after 1 year)
  • A team based and highly supportive work family
  • Discounted services at The Scarlet and Bedruthan

As one team we take responsibility for reducing the negative impacts our actions and activities have on the environment and our local community; something we feel is right and is our way of life.

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