Kyle Poole, Jared Hill, Leanne Altmann, Gerard Bellis, Miguel Giteau.

Fresh Graduates

Leanne Altmann, beverage director at Andrew McConnell Restaurants, has been awarded the Riedel Advanced Sommelier Dux award at the recent examinations at the Court of Master Sommeliers Australia, making her the first female to receive the title. Five students graduated, receiving the title of Advanced Sommelier. The other graduates were Gerard Bellis, Jared Hill (Brae), Kyle Poole (Rockpool Sydney) and Miguel Giteau (Vue de Monde).