Tom Boothe

Courtesy of the French Ministry of Agriculture

I’m originally from Indiana, and have been living in Paris for the last 15 years. I studied film at Antioch College, then received my MFA from the university of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

While at Antioch, I was lucky to cross paths with John Ronsheim, extraordinary professor of Music and the Arts and pioneer in the “Good Food” movement. This contact sparked my interest in gastronomy and set me on a parallel career in wine. Professor Ronsheim’s insistance that the democratization of the pleasures of the table was one of the best ways to help save America profoundly marked me.