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DWWA judge profile: Michaela Morris

Michaela Morris is a judge at the 2020 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA)

Michaela Morris

Michaela Morris is an international wine writer and educator. Based in Vancouver, she teaches about Italian wine across Canada and abroad.

Michaela is a regular contributor to Decanter Magazine and Meininger’s Wine Business International as well as Canadian publications Taste and Quench.

She is a panel chair for Vinitaly’s 5StarWines competition and was international guest judge at the Australian Alternative Varieties Wine Show in 2019.



She was one of the first certified Italian Wine Experts through Vinitaly International Academy in 2015 and co-created the curriculum for VIA’s Italian Wine Maestro course. Michaela also holds the Wine & Spirit Education Trust Diploma.

With over 20 years’ experience in the wine industry, Michaela has worked as a fine wine importer in Canada, ran the Bordeaux en primeur campaign for a private retailer and co-owned a company offering private and public wine tastings as well as cellar management for collectors.


Follow Michaela on Twitter: @MichaelaWine

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