WhiskyFest New York Moderator Dominic Roskrow
Dominic Roskrow is one of the United Kingdom’s top whisky and spirits writers, and has contributed to drinks magazines across the world. He edits Britain’s biggest whisky magazine, Whiskeria, and is editor of international bartenders’ magazine The Spirits Business. He specializes in world whisky from outside the traditional whisky areas, and recently launched online magazineThe World Whisky Review which focuses in this area. He writes regularly for The New York Daily and is regional business director for the UK’s biggest retailing chain, The Whisky Shop, and a director of online whisky business The Whisky Tasting Club. Dominic has written about the drinks trade for 20 years and specifically about whisky for 10. He has edited a range of leading drinks titles including Whisky Magazine, Sky Television’s Preview Magazine, Club Mirror, Beers of the World, and Pub Business. He started his career as a newspaper journalist and has worked in both England and New Zealand, eventually specializing in music and hospitality. Dominic has had four books on whisky published and he will have two new books published in 2012. He is both a Keeper of the Quaich and a Kentucky Colonel. He lives in the East of England with his wife Sally and three children, Jules, Louie, and Madeleine.