Drinking Victoria

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Michael Kovatseff-Burton Halim Group
Andy Ainsworth Bar Merenda
Moira Tirtha Veraison Magazine
Shashi Singh Avani Wines
Tim Byrne & Niki Nikolovski Babche Wines
Martin Pirc Punch Lane, Juliet and Waygood
Nick Brown Mount Ophir Estate
Mac Forbes Mac Forbes
Jack Shaw and Pete Baxter Hope St Radio
Tamara Grischy Head of auctions at Langtons
Michael Dhillon Bindi
Gary Mills Jamsheed
Pat Underwood Little Reddie
Campbell Burton Public Wine Shop
Jess Ghaie Blackhearts & Sparrows
Nadege Sune Serrat Vineyard
Ben Carwyn and Ben Duval Carwyn Cellars
Sacha Imrie Daughter in Law
Costa Nikias La Sirene Brewing
Hannah Day Chancery Lane
Eliza Brown Brown Family Wine Group
Stuart Gregor Four Pillars
Brooke Hayman Whisky and Alement
Anthony D'Anna Boccaccio Cellars
Alex Wilcox Prince Wine Store
Jeni Port Wine writer, author
Andrew Fitzgerald The Gospel
Kyla Kirkpatrick The Champagne Dame
Cara Devine Behind the Bar
Andrew Marks Melbourne Gin Company
Andrew Joy Pyren Estate
Rollo Crittenden Crittenden Estate
Patrick Walsh CellarHand
David Vitale Starward Whisky
Joe Jones Romeo Lane
Jasmine Wakely Le Timbre
Chris Dilworth and Loïque Allain Dilworth and Allain
Jen Pfeiffer Pfeiffer
William Wade Non
Zara Madrusan Made in the Shade
Sarah Crowe Yarra Yering
Shay Chamberlain Black Pearl
Sven Almenning Speakeasy Group
Belinda Thomson Crawford River
Christine Challen Little River
Nic Sandery Molly Rose Brewing
Philip Rich Lucas Restaurants
Simon Denman Neighbourhood Wine and Old Palm Liquor
Matt Skinner Sommelier
Liz Carey Vivant Selections
Louise Naimo Ides
Matt Purbrick Minimum
Max Allen Journalist and author
Leanne Altmann Trader House group
Chris Crawford Crown Resorts
Jancis Robinson Wine writer and critic
Jane Lopes Attica