Gin Future

Virginia Miller, Food & Spirits Blogger (US)
David Smith, Independent Gin Consultant (UK)
Aaron J. Knoll , The GinIsIn (Denver USA)
Robert Cassell, Connacht Distillery (Ireland)
James Young, Old Young Distillery (Australia)
Is the bubble about to burst for gin? Where will gin be in five or ten year’s time? Hosted by the aptly named Virginia “Gin” Miller, our panel of gin industry producers, commentators, and consultants will share some of their insights & predictions and take questions from the audience.

Virginia Miller

Virginia Miller has traveled the world in pursuit of her love of good food and drink. She was the former Vice President of Content/ Senior Managing Editor at Table8 and former editor for Zagat. Miller releases a biweekly newsletter, “The Perfect Spot,” on food and drink around the world. Miller freelances for Food Republic,, Whisky Magazine UK, Drink Me Magazine, 7×7 Magazine, The London Times, Eater, Blackboard Eats and beyond. Virginia has judged countless cocktail contests and sat on spirits panels (including Tales of the Cocktail’s Spirited Awards and craft spirits for the Good Food Awards).

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Aaron Knoll

Gin expert, Aaron Knoll is the author of the spirits blog “the Gin is in”. Knoll’s latest book is Gin: The Art and Craft of the Artisan Revival (London: Jacqui Small, 2015). Co-Author: The Craft of Gin

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David T. Smith

Smith is a U.K.-based writer and gin specialist. A keen supporter of craft distilling worldwide, David co-authored The Craft of Gin, and is the author of How to Make Gin and Forgotten Spirits & Long Lost Liqueurs. He is a judge, predominantly of gin and vodka, on various international spirits competition panels. Author: The Craft of Gin Forgotten Spirits, Long Lost Liqueurs    

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Robert Cassell

Robert Cassell is an entrepreneur and award winning master distiller of New Liberty Distillery in Pennsylvania and Connacht Whiskey Company in Ireland. Trained in Brewing and Distilling at Heriot-Watt University, Cassell began his production career in 2002 and in 2004 helped found Philadelphia Distilling, producer of Bluecoat Gin.

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