Amanda Schuster earned her certification from the American Sommelier Association in 2006.
She’s a freelance drinks, food and travel writer with contributions to various publications: Bloomberg News, SevenFiftyDaily, Beverage Media, Imbibe, Eater, Distiller and others.
As the Senior Editor in Chief of Alcohol Professor for nearly 8 years, she oversaw an online magazine dedicated to wine, beer and spirits.
She’s the author of the book New York Cocktails, a guide to the best bars and cocktails in New York with features signature creations and tips by the best mixologists in the Big Apple.
For Culture Cognac, she has been following the 2020 edition of the Cognac Connection Challenge.