Alice Lascalles

(Sponsored by Hayman Distillers)

Alice Lascelles is the hard liquor columnist for The Times, and a regular Sunday Times contributor, as well as a founding editor of Imbibe, the award-winning trade magazine for bartenders and sommeliers. She’s been writing about drinks for more than a decade, during which time she has also contributed to publications, including the Financial Times & The Telegraph.

As an authority on spirits and cocktail culture, she is regularly a judge for international competitions and was recently made a Keeper of the Quaich in recognition of her services to the whisky industry. When she’s not drinking for a living, she has a second life as a musician, which has seen her tour with the White Stripes and record sessions for BBC 6 Music, Xfm and Radio 2.