Movers and Shakers: Women Making Waves in Spirits, Beer, and Wine

Hope Ewing

In Movers and Shakers the most impressive women working in the alcohol industry today share their stories of success, and sometimes failure, as they broke barriers and forged careers for themselves.

From a master brewer who traveled across the US to connect female beermakers, to the women of Mexico who introduced the world to Mezcal, one woman's mission to bring organic farming to Peru, and Jamaica's first female Rum Master, Hope Ewing discovers what drives and inspires these talented women around the world. In her travels from New York City to New Orleans, Los Angeles to San Francisco, veteran bartender Ewing looks for answers beyond simply what it's like to be woman working in liquor, and discovers how women are paving the way for others, and creating a more inclusive and sustainable world full of delicious drinks. Please read responsibly.