Wine Author and Educator
Kevin Zraly has built an impressive wine and restaurant career over the past four decades. He was the Wine Director of Windows on the World Restaurant atop One World Trade Center from 1976 – 2001. He is the founder and instructor of the Windows on the World Wine School that has graduated over 20,000 students to date. Kevin is the author of six books, including the largest selling wine book in the United States, Kevin Zraly’s Complete Wine Course, (4 million copies) and his newest book, Red Wine which won the 2017 Gourmand Award in the U.S. Kevin was the recipient of the 2011 James Beard Lifetime Achievement Award and is a member of the Board of Trustees at the Culinary Institute of America since 1990. He is also the recipient of the James Beard Award for Wine and Spirits Professional of the Year in 1993, the Wine Literary Award in 2006, and the European Wine Council Lifetime Achievement Award in 2002. Kevin teaches Advanced Wine Classes and Master Wine Classes at Sherry-Lehmann Wines & Spirits in New York.