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Sunday, 31 March

The Best Sommelier of Australia 2024 competition is an endeavour to highlight the exceptional service and knowledge standards achieved by Australia’s community of wine service professionals.

Conducted by the Sommeliers Australia Education Sub-Committee every three years, the competition rigorously tests individual performances in areas of service, tasting and theoretical knowledge that are required at the highest levels of the profession.



To qualify for the competition, potential candidates must:

  • be a current ‘Professional’ member of Sommeliers Australia
  • be actively working in a customer facing wine service role, in an on- or off-premise setting (restaurants, wine bars, wine retail, distribution, etc)
  • provide a current CV outlining relevant employment and education information
  • be available to attend all stages of the competition process.

It is recommended that candidates have completed at least WSET Level 2, CMS Introductory, or have equivalent industry experience.



Candidates must indicate their intent to compete in the Best Sommelier of Australia by registering to sit the Stage 1 | Entrance Exam by completing the online registration form and paying the registration fee.

Registration fee $100 + gst


CLICK HERE for more information and to register.

All registrations must be submitted no later than 5pm on Sunday 12 May 2024.


Sunday, 31 March
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