Ron Kapon

About the Author Ron Kapon

Ron Kapon has over 60 years experience in the wine & spirit field. In 1995 he organized the new wine program at the International School of Hospitality & Tourism management at Fairleigh Dickinson University and has taught both wine & spirits since then at their Hackensack campus. In addition, he teaches the wine program at Hudson County Community College Culinary Arts in downtown Jersey City. He has established the Ron Kapon Wine Library at FDU with a donation of over 5,000 books, magazines and articles. He co-founded Les Amis du Vin & Tasters Guild NY and ran both organizations for 30 years. His family's Acker Auctions is the largest wine auction company in the world, and the oldest wine merchant in the U.S. (1820) You can read Ron's articles in The Fifty Best, Cheese Connoisseur Magazine, Wine Country International, Real Travel Adventures, Everywhere Magazine, North American Travel Journalist Association, Travel World Magazine, AllWays Traveller, Local Wine Events, Tasters Guild Journal, Leisure Travel Report, FabSeniorTravel. and NY Resident Magazine. He is the co-author and co-producer of the FDU On-Line Wine Course which was developed for the NY Times Knowledge Network.