Michaela Morris is a wine writer, educator and presenter based in Vancouver.
Michaela has worked in various aspects of the wine business, from fine dining restaurants to private wine stores and wine importation. She also founded and co-owned house wine (2003-2015), a consulting company which offered private and public wine tastings as well as cellar management for private collectors.
Currently she is the weekly wine columnist for the Westender newspaper, contributes to EAT, Taste and Quench magazines and makes regular radio and television appearances. Locally Michaela judges wine competitions and presents seminars for festivals such as Cornucopia and the Vancouver International Wine Festival. She also lends her expertise abroad speaking at conferences such as Wine2Wine in Verona and Barolo’s Collisioni Festival and judging for the Wines of Portugal Challenge and Vinitaly’s 5 Star Wines Award.
Michaela holds the WSET Diploma and is a local instructor for program. She is also a certified Italian Wine Expert through Vinitaly International Academy and is now pursuing her Master of Wine studies
Michaela spends most of her time traveling to wine regions around the globe and is fluent in English and French while continuing to learn Italian and Spanish.