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Fred Minnick
Fred Minnick, a national writer and photographer, frequently covers food, wine and spirits for consumer and trade publications. He's judged cocktail contests, authored two books and travels the world searching for the best angles.View his work at FredWrite.com.

Authored Articles
Whiskey History in the Making
Published: 3-Jul-2012
Luck of the Irish
Published: 29-Feb-2012
Down on the Farm
Published: 28-Feb-2012
New Kentucky Home
Published: 23-Aug-2011
Maker's Mark Legend
Published: 7-Jun-2011
ON THE EVE OF HIS RETIREMENT, THE TASTING PANEL SPENDS TWO DAYS BEHIND THE SCENES WITH THE BILL SAMUELS JR. As Bill Samuels Jr. walks onto the stage to give his final words as Maker's Mark President, ...
The Deutsch Effect
Published: 25-May-2011
Vodka to Go
Published: 8-Mar-2011
AN ATTENTION-GETTER ON THE SHELF AND A TOUGH COMPANION FOR THE OUTDOORS, KRÜ 82 'S STAINLESS "GO ANYWHERE" BOTTLE HIKES UP SALES. . . BUT INSIDE THERE'S A SURPRISNGLY SMOOTH NEW VODKA "Oh God, another ...
Beer Guy
Published: 7-Jan-2011
RICK MOONEN ENJOYS THE FROTH IN LAS VEGAS story and photos by Fred Minnick At RM Seafood, his downstairs restaurant in Mandalay Bay Las Vegas, Celebrity Chef Rick Moonen pours a longneck of Stella ...
Loyalty to the Crown
Published: 7-Sep-2010
Black is not just a color; it's a status. The Japanese revere black as a symbol of nobility, rank and strength. It catches your eye and makes you notice tuxedos, limousines, designer shoes and ...
Loyalty to the Crown
Published: 23-Aug-2010
Sweet Success!
Published: 3-Aug-2010
At the touch of a fork, a tres leches cake releases sugary, delicious goodness from its spongy pores filled with condensed, evaporated and heavy cream. This moist, but not soggy cake, topped with ...
A New Mark for Maker's
Published: 6-Jul-2010
MAKER'S 46 IS THE BRAND'S FIRST NEW PRODUCT IN MORE THAN 50 YEARS As Kevin Smith grabs the shiny new bottle of Maker's 46, there's a quiet confidence radiating off his warm smile. He pours a taste, ...