Kristel Poole

Bartender, Beverage Director, Sommelier
Kristel Poole


About Kristel Poole

Kristel Poole is the Bar General Manager of Corpse Reviver, a classic cocktail and gin bar in downtown Durham brought to you by Durham Distillery. Kristel has worked with award-winning bars and restaurants for over a decade as General Manager, Wine Director, and Bar Manager, including Graffiato RVA, Shagbark, and Perch. She earned her degree at the University of Virginia, her Introductory level sommelier with the Court of Master Sommeliers, and is BarSmarts certified.


  • Level 1 sommelier
    Court of Master Sommeliers

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