Wall Street Journal-bestselling author and noted bourbon critic and curator Fred Minnick is also a multi-faceted entrepreneur whose bourbon empire has been featured on the TODAY Show, CBS This Morning, Good Morning America, Fox & Friends and many more. His books include award winners Whiskey Women, Bourbon Curious, and Bourbon: The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of an American Spirit, which paved the way for the artisanal whiskey resurgence.
He’s appeared on Bravo’s Top Chef, History Channel’s Pawn Stars, Food That Built America and Discovery Channel’s Moonshiners, each spotlighting his expertise in the field of distilled spirits. Fred is also an incredible interviewer and on his podcast, “The Fred Minnick Show,” he sips rare bourbon with your favorite celebrities from Peyton Manning to David Byrne. Fred is the former host of Amazon Prime’s Bourbon Up and Spirit Network’s Frontier Filmmakers with his own television show currently in development.
Today, Fred has built a fan base that shows up in the hundreds just to get a selfie with him. But one thing remains the same for this selfless, hardworking author—he still rocks the ascot.