On Monday 20 August, nominations for the NSW, Victorian and South Australian State Chapter Committees were formally accepted for the 2018/2019 period.
The association was lucky enough to receive a large number of nominations, and would like to announce that the following State Chapter Committees are now in place:
|NSW Committee||VIC Committee|
|Matt Dunne, Solotel||Sarah Andrew, Selador/House of Fine Wine|
|Kavita Faiella, Shaw+Smith||Wiremu Andrews, Messer|
|Benjamin Hasko MS, Bootleggers||Matthew Brooke, Crown Melbourne|
|Alexander Kirkwood, Aria||Luke Campbell, Vinified|
|Benjamin Moechtar, The Certified Sommelier||Lisa Cardelli, Rosetta Ristorante|
|David Murphy, One Penny Red||Chris Crawford, Crown Melbourne|
|Greg Richardson, Vinous+Vinous||Banjo Harris Plane, The Wine Gallery|
|Masahiko Iga, Rockpool Bar & Grill Melbourne|
|SA Committee||Evan Milne, Stockonhand|
|Jonathan Brook, Blackwood Bistro||Maria Mitrofanis, S.Smith & Sons|
|Geoffrey Hunt, Jolley’s Boathouse||Liam O’Brien, Cutler & Co.|
|Jenna Phillpott, Dinner by Heston Blumenthal|
|TAS Committee||Anthony Pieri, Apples & Pears Entertainment Group|
|Pip Anderson, MONA||Jonathan Ross, Rockpool Dining Group|
|Aaron Commins, The Shorehouse|
All of our Committee members are excited at the opportunity to be involved with Sommeliers Australia on a State level, and are looking forward to presenting another year of educational, networking and social events for members across the country.
Image – Some of the new Victorian Committee members enjoying the ‘Hemingway in Havana’ vibe: (back l-r) Matt Brooke, Luke Campbell, Anthony Pieri, Liam O’Brien, Chris Crawford, (front l-r) Evan Milne, Sarah Andrew, Masahiko Iga, Maria Mitrofanis.