ProfileWall Street Journal-bestselling author Fred Minnick has turned his bourbon passion into a strong niche business. He wrote the bestselling books Whiskey Women, Bourbon Curious and Bourbon: The Rise, Fall & Rebirth of An American Whiskey. He is the bourbon curator and co-founder of the Bourbon & Beyond Festival in Louisville, Ky., and leads spirits seminars around the country, including Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans and San Antonio Cocktail Conference. He curates high-end dinners with celebrity chefs for affluent audiences and helps spirits companies activate outside of their normal purview. He's the editor-in-chief of Bourbon+ Magazine, co-hosts the Bourbon Pursuit podcast and writes for the New York Times and Forbes. Visit FredMinnick.com.