Joseph W. (Bill) Norris, EWS
Bill Norris has been an executive wine sommelier almost 10 years with masters’ classes in French wines and food pairings. While wine is not his full-time job, the passion for wine shows in his presentations, with an emphasis on fun. Mr. Norris conducts intimate and educational wine tastings for mainly charitable functions, including his own Mountain Top Ministry, helping middle school age boys through struggles they are dealt with in their young life. In addition, Mr. Norris is a partner in a winery in Texas called Vinovium, a Negociant specializing in bottling and kegging wines from around the world. The wines are showcased in the Texas hill country tasting room and served by many restaurants in the Austin area.