Master’s degree in Oenology from Cornell University, Wine Judge Certification from AWS, and coursework at Court of Master Sommeliers and the Wine Scholar Guild.
Annemarie Morse has a master’s degree in oenology (winemaking) from Cornell University. She is a passionate wine educator, instructing Cornell students, faculty, staff, and the public on wine education, winemaking, blending, judging, business meal etiquette, cooking with wine and wine & food pairing. She is also an adjunct lecturer in Wine Marketing.
Annemarie has worked in the wine industry for over 10 years in various capacities; such as an assistant winemaker, sales and education consultant. She is a published freelance wine and food writer. Annemarie is an American Wine Society (AWS) certified wine judge, having taken the Wine Judge Certification Program (WJCP) Challenge and completed the three-year process in one year and has served as an instructor in the AWS WJCP and AWS introductory wine course. She has completed the Court of Master Sommeliers, Introductory Course and Exam.
Annemarie is the founder of the Finger Lakes Chapter of the American Wine Society and was the President/Chair for 5 years and also served as the Chair of the Vinophile Society of Ithaca for 5 years. Recently she hosted a wine tour and cruise of Italy. She has a love for food and wine, exploring different regions of the world and sharing these experiences with others.
She has judged in the following competitions:
- Great American Amateur Wine Competition
- Atlantic Seaboard Wine Competition
- Great Lakes and Eastern States Wine Competition
- Finger Lakes International Wine Competition
- Big E, Northeast Gold Wine Competition
- The Great New York State Fair
- WineMaker International Amateur Wine Competition
- Professional panel for Cornell University Enology Extension Lab