Kevin Zraly

Kevin Zraly is an internationally acclaimed wine educator and best-selling author. After developing his expertise as a sommelier in upstate New York, Kevin joined the renowned Windows on the World restaurant atop One World Trade Center in New York City at the age of 25. Windows soon became the country’s top grossing restaurant. In 1976, he established his Windows on the World Wine School, which has now graduated more than 20,000 students. Over the course of his career, Kevin has garnered numerous awards, most notably the James Beard Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011. He has been featured in publications such as The New York Times, People magazine, The Wall Street Journal, GQ magazine, Newsweek, and USA Today. His books include Windows on the World Complete Wine Course (the number one bestselling wine book in the world with over 4 million copies sold), Kevin Zraly’s American Wine Guide, The Ultimate Wine Companion, and most recently, Red Wine, co-authored with Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen. His memoir, A Glass Half Full: A Cellarmaster’s Journey Through Wine and Life, will be released in 2019.