Joe Micallef


Joseph Micallef is a frequent commentator and speaker on wines and spirits. His “Bottoms Up” column is syndicated to more than 1,800 media outlets across North America. His recent books include “Scotch Whisky: Its History, Production and Appreciation” (2015). Two new books, “The Whisky Isles” and “Tequila: Its History, Production, and Appreciation” are forthcoming. He holds the Diploma in Wines and Spirits from the Wines and Spirits Education Trust and is a judge for a variety of international spirits competition, including the International Wines and Spirits Competition, the Irish Whiskey Awards, and the World Whisky Awards.