Sommelier Morgan Harris of Corkbuzz - Biography

New York, NY

September 2013

In 2008, shortly after college, Morgan Harris began working at a wine bar on the Upper West Side. This inspired him to take a course with the American Sommelier Association and continue on to pass his Certified exam through the Court of Master Sommeliers.

Harris competed at a national level for the Guild of Sommeliers’ TopNewSomm (a competition for wine professionals) and the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs’ Jeunes Sommeliers competitions. In 2011, he was a winner at the Ruinart Champagne Challenge, and he spent the fall working as a harvest assistant at Waters Winery in Walla Walla, Washington. Soon after he joined the team at Corkbuzz. In 2012, Morgan passed his Advanced exam with the C Court of Master Sommeliers and was also named one of Wine & Spirits magazine's Best New Sommeliers of 2012.