Kathy Morgan, MS

Kathryn Morgan, MS

Instructor, Sommelier Training Program
Faculty

Biography

Kathryn Morgan is the director of wine education for Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits of New York. Based in Manhattan, she designs wine seminars, oversees nationally recognized wine certification programs and creates light-bulb moments for employees in six selling divisions, from Montauk to Niagara Falls. She is known for her effective and engaging teaching style, dynamic presentations and integration of unexpected pop-culture references.

Before moving to New York, Kathy began her wine career as a sommelier in Washington, D.C. She has more than 15 years of restaurant experience, including at establishments such as Bryan Voltaggio’s RANGE, Michel Richard’s Citronelle, 2941 and Ristorante Tosca. In 2010, Kathy passed the rigorous Master Sommelier examination, becoming the 106th person in North America to earn that distinction.

Kathy is involved in lectures and examinations for the Court of Master Sommeliers and certified to teach WSET Wine and Sake courses through level 3. She is enjoying the distribution side of the wine business and has finally fulfilled her lifelong dream of living in the East Village.