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Bill Codman is known as a seasoned and accomplished bar/restaurant veteran with 20 years of experience in the spirits industry. A former Diageo Master of Whiskey, Bill has also worked as a beverage director and manager. His passion for wine has taken him to...

Known as an agave evangelist and a true gentleman, Jorge Raptis impresses, improves and inspires everyone he meets. As Diageo’s National Educator for Latin Spirits, Jorge excels in his passion for sharing the knowledge of spirits through conversations that generate excitement and appreciation for...

Ewan Morgan boasts an impressive 28 year career in the spirits industry. A former Master of Whisky, Ewan has served as the National Director of Diageo’s Masters of Whisky program. His career spans from Maltman and chemical analysis in a Speyside Distillery to online...

Master Brand Ambassador David Blackmore leads the Glenmorangie USA educational program, exciting and educating the industry and consumers on the nuances of Glenmorangie Single Malt Scotch Whisky through tastings and events across the U.S. A native of Scotland, David is an experienced professional whisky tutor with...

HENDRICK'S GIN U.S. AMBASSADOR William Grant & Sons is pleased to announce the appointment of Sebastien Derbomez to the role of U.S. National Ambassador for Hendrick’s Gin.  In this post, Sebastien (also known as Seb), is responsible for bringing the unusual and curious Hendrick’s Gin brand...

Emily Arden Wells is the Editor and Co-Founder of Gastronomista, a website dedicated to the Culture of Drink.  Gastronomista was named "Best Cocktail Blog" by Saveur Magazine in 2015, a finalist for "Best Culinary Blog" by the Taste Talks Awards in 2016, and named one...

Dan Crowell is the Glenmorangie and Ardbeg Brand Ambassador for the Central Region of the United States. With over 25 years of spirits industry experience, Mr Crowell works to highlight the broad range of Single Malt Scotch Whisky offerings for both brands across the Central...

Alastair Menzies is Diageo Reserve's National Educator for Scotch, a proud Scotsman born in Glasgow, who grew up not far from Kilmarnock, where Johnnie Walker opened his grocer store in 1820....

Stephen A. Gould   Mr. Gould is currently the Proprietor and Master Distiller at Golden Moon Distillery, located in Golden Colorado.  Golden Moon Distillery was founded in 2008 and currently produces 20 different products which are sold in various major markets in the United States and Europe.   Mr....