Perth, Western Australia
Director of Wine for the State Buildings & Como The Treasury
For over 19 years, Emma’s passion for the wine industry has produced award-winning wine lists across top venues in Perth.
As Director of Wine for the State Buildings & Como The Treasury, Emma’s invaluable insights and industry-wide network enables her to curate unique wine lists and wine events for each of the award-winning restaurants at the State Buildings, including Wildflower, Long Chim, Post, Petition Kitchen and Wine Merchant. Emma also creates world-class experiences for the guests of the 48 room luxury hotel.
For two years, Emma studied under the guidance of Dr Steve Charters, Master of Wine. Since then, Emma has worked as a Sommelier and consulted on various wine lists and menus, earning her recognition through numerous awards including Gourmet Traveller Wine and her induction into the Ordre des Coteaux de Champagne in 2013.
With her finger firmly on the pulse of the wine industry, Emma has been selected as a judge for the following wine shows:
Young Gun of Wine Awards (2017, 2018, 2019)
South Australia’s Hot 100 (2017, 2018)
Drink Easy Awards (2019, 2021)
WAGFG WA Wine Awards (2019)
Langton’s Margaret River Wine Show (2020)
James Halliday Cabernet Challenge (2020)
Australian Chenin Blanc Challenge (2020)
She was awarded 2017 Sommelier of the Year at the WA Good Food Guide awards and Sommelier of the Year at the 2019 Gourmet Traveller Restaurant awards.
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