Tahiirah Habibi

Tahiirah Habibi

Founder and CEO
The Hue Society

Tahiirah Habibi is an entrepreneur and the founder and CEO of The Hue Society.

Tahiirah is the architect of wine & culture, having long advocated for more Black, brown, and Indigenous representational equity in the wine industry.

She is a globally recognized, award-winning sommelier by trade and a creative entrepreneur by heart.

Tahiirah honed her expertise at prestigious restaurants, most notably including J&G Grill in the St. Regis Bal Harbour and the legendary Michael’s Genuine.

Tahiirah was selected in the Wine Enthusiast’s prestigious 40 under 40 list, also gracing the cover as the first Black woman to do so.

She has also won the magazine’s Wine Star Award for Visionary of the year, as well as the honor of Advocate of the Year from Vine Pair Magazine.

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These experiences only intensify her spirit to continue creating change in the industry and beyond.

Tahiirah has been featured in Wine Spectator, Essence, Ebony, The Robb Report, and Vogue, to name a few.

She sits on the board of the James Beard Awards and will continue pioneering the necessary change for wine culture.

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Tahiirah Habibi is a member of the SommCon Advisory Board