Dr. Alain Ades is a recently retired gastroenterologist who, after 25 years of practicing medicine, decided to return to an old love, the study of American history. He is currently pursuing a Masters Degree and PhD at the University of New Hampshire. In addition to being a beloved physician he has many passions, including teaching, and he is an avid wine enthusiast. He has taught numerous wine courses, most recently for the faculty and staff at Phillips Exeter Academy. Dr. Ades resides in New Castle, New Hampshire, with his wife and two sons.