The Sommeliers Australia National Executive Committee and Education Sub-Committee are pleased to finally announce that the Best Sommelier of Australia 2020 Stage 2 | Semi Final round will take place on Monday 16 November.
With the Top 12 semi finalists based in either NSW (7 candidates) or Victoria (5 candidates), the full-day Stage 2 assessment will held in both Sydney and Melbourne on the same day, providing all candidates a fair and equal opportunity to perform at their best.
No doubt all Top 12 candidates have been studying hard over the past few months, and we wish them all the very best for Stage 2!
|From NSW||Aligned Sponsor|
|Jarrett Buffington||Nel Restaurant||Shaw+Smith|
|Manuel Conti||Black Bar & Grill||Halliday Wine Companion|
|Max Gurtler||Momofuku Seiōbo||Saltram Wines|
|Paolo Saccone||Merivale||Voyager Estate|
|Steve Senturk||Bentley Restaurant & Bar
|Fesq & Co.|
|Toru Takamatsu MS||Merivale||Jackson Family Wines|
|Yuki Hirose||Rockpool Bar & Grill, Sydney||Samuel Smith & Son
inc. Negociants Australia
|Carlos Simoes MS||Vue de monde||Handpicked Wines|
|Chris Ryan||Cumulus Inc.||Torbreck|
|Justin Biskup||Jackalope Hotels||Wine Australia|
|Loic Avril||Lucas Group||Accolade Wines|
|Pierre-Marie Caillaud||Rosetta Ristorante||Riedel|