Contributors

Missa Capozzo

Missa Capozzo

CSW, WSET3, FWS, BWSEd | Executive VP of Sales and Acquisitions at VINOvations

Missa holds various positions in the wine industry, each of which brings her incredible fulfillment. She is the EVP of Sales and Acquisitions at VINOvations in Sharon, MA. She also teaches students of all levels of experience and interest in wine classes, lifestyle experiences, and leads wine dinners all around Massachusetts.

She is a Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW) with the Society of Wine Educators, a certified French Wine Scholar (FWS), certified with the Wine and Spirits Trust, Level 3 Advanced (WSET), and a certified educator with Boston Wine School (BWSEd).  Her unique combination of talent allows her to translate the nuances of wine for the everyday wine drinker in an accessible and fun way. Demystifying wine and removing the intimidation is her passion when sharing wine with others.

Jonathon Alsop

Jonathon Alsop

Boston Wine School Founder & Executive Director

Jonathon 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 on WGBH | Boston Public Radio and Under The Radar

He began writing about wine, food and travel in 1988 and emerged as a wine expert through his syndicated wine column. 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 founded the Boston Wine School in 2000 where he teaches wine and food classes in a dedicated 100% snob-free zone. His new book Wine Life: A Collection Of Verses will be published in 2020.

Supporting Writers & Contributors

Rachel Gillardi

Rachel Gillardi

Client Experience Manager

From Cumberland Rhode Island and recently graduated from Johnson & Wales University in a degree in Marketing. I took part in the Disney College Program for four months in retail helping to create a happy and magical experience for guests. In my free time I enjoy volunteering, spending time with friends and binge watching Netflix.

Rose Consigli

Rose Consigli

Experiential Events Manager

Rose brings more than 25 years of experience to VINOvations. With an Associate Degree in Hotel Restaurant Management and a Bachelor’s Degree from the Hotel Restaurant School at U of New Haven; she’s not only passionate, but she’s got all the right know-how! Through the years, Rose has had the pleasure to work at some of the most prestigious venues including the Harvard Club of Boston and MIT’s Endicott House as well as conference centers such as Babson Conference Center and Sheraton
Framingham Conference Center.
Her wealth of experience planning hundreds of events and her caring commitment to building lasting client relationships will support all your event needs.  
When not planning perfect events, Rose spends her time enjoying the outdoors riding horses, scuba diving, snorkeling, paddleboarding, and boating.
Lynn Stevenson

Lynn Stevenson

Operations

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