Founder, Writer, Teacher
Jonathon Alsop is founder & executive director of the Boston Wine School, author of The Wine Lover’s Devotional and In Vino Veritas, and a commentator for National Public Radio. His new book Wine Life: A Collection Of Verses will be published in 2024.
Jonathon began writing about wine, food and travel in 1988 and emerged as a wine expert through his syndicated wine column In Vino Veritas. He has contributed numerous articles to the Associated Press, Frequent Flyer Magazine, La Vie Claire, Beverage Business Magazine, Mobil Travel Guides, Fodor’s Travel Guides, Boston Globe, and many others.
Jonathon is a contributing journalist and commentator on a variety of wine topics as a monthly guest on NPR: WGBH/Boston Public Radio, Under The Radar With Callie Crossley, and Boston Sunday Review. He is a frequent guest speaker at universities, corporate events, and wine trade shows around the world.
Quarry Books published Jonathon’s first book, The Wine Lover’s Devotional: 365 Days of Knowledge, Advice & Lore for the Ardent Aficionado, in 2011. The Devotional is now available in Japanese and Chinese.
Look for Jonathon’s trademark blackboard of wine fundamentals around the world, from our Boston campuses to the Kimpton Hotel Vintage Portland in Oregon to The Place on Jumen Lu in Shanghai.