JONATHON ALSOP is a Boston-based wine writer covering wine, food and travel since 1988. He is author of the nationally syndicated wine column "In Vino Veritas" as well as numerous articles for Vintage Magazine, Frequent Flyer, Newport Life, New England Wine Gazette, Mobil Travel Guides, Fodor's Travel Guides, Boston Globe, and others. He wrote Fodor's Dining Guide to Boston, Cape Cod, and The Islands from 1994-99.
His best-known essays like "The Too-Perfect Hostess" and "Raise High The Wine Bar, Oenophile!" subject the wine world to the eccentric scrutiny of his unique critical personality. In addition to wine writing, Jonathon teaches wine, cooking and writing classes in Boston.
He is currently working on a book about wine in ancient Rome.
1. Jonathon Alsop, "Wine Tasting: History and Hedonism" ( Oxford Wine Room: 2004 )
2. Jonathon Alsop, "Looking at wine 'Sideways'" ( In Vino Veritas: January 1, 2005 )
3. Jonathon Alsop, "Rough around the edges" ( Meniscus Magazine: May 15, 2004 )
4. Jonathon Alsop, "French Women Don't Get Drunk" ( In Vino Veritas: March 7, 2005 )
5. Jonathon Alsop, "Pinot noir enjoys a post-Oscar bounce" ( MetroWest Daily News: March 16, 2005 )
6. Jonathon Alsop, "A Fool And His Wine Are Soon Parted" ( MetroWest Daily News: April 1, 2005 )
7. Jonathon Alsop, "Century Wine List" ( Daily News Tribune: April 15, 2005 )