Photo by Lauren Mowery

Photo by Lauren Mowery

When Yannick Benjamin Googled “wheelchair sommelier” in the wake of the 2003 car accident that left him paralyzed, the results were not heartening. The returns told of a French sommelier with a crushed hand, but there didn’t appear to be any wheelchair users who were serving wine at the highest level. Before the accident, Benjamin, then 25, was working at the Ritz-Carlton and well on