As previously announced, the Sommeliers Australia NSW and Victorian Chapters are holding Committee elections in order to form new State Committees for the 2018/2019 period.

The association has been lucky enough to receive a huge number of nominations in both NSW and Victoria over the past few weeks, from current members wanting to contribute their time and knowledge.

As there are a large number of vacant positions on both State Chapter Committees, each of the candidates will have their nominations formally accepted on Monday 20 August.

And the nominees are…

for NSW: for Victoria:
Matt Dunne, Solotel

Kavita Faiella, Shaw+Smith

Benjamin Hasko MS, Bootleggers

Alexander Kirkwood, Aria

David Murphy, One Penny Red




Wiremu Andrews, Messer

Matthew Brooke, Crown Melbourne

Luke Campbell, Vinified

Lisa Cardelli, Rosetta Ristorante

Masahiko Iga, Rockpool Bar & Grill

Jenna Phillpott, Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

Jonathan Ross MS, Rockpool Dining Group