Max Solano

Journalist

Max Solano is a principal mixologist at Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits of Nevada and is considered one of the most respected and premier authorities in the West Coast on all matters whisky. He also serves as a Spirits Judge at the coveted New York World Wine & Spirits Competition, International Whisky Competition and world-renowned San Francisco World Spirits Competition.

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Spirits Confidential with Max Solano

Without question, the further we delve back into history, the probability of there being inaccuracies and/or lost and missing records or dates becomes greater. We know this! For example, Read more ›

Max Solano on Nov 1, 2018

Spirits Confidential with Max Solano

Photo by Joy Solano - From my collection (left to right) a bottle produced from every decade beginning in the very early 1900s through the early 2000s. How many times over Read more ›

Max Solano on Oct 1, 2018

Spirits Confidential with Max Solano

photo by Joy Solano Now, that we’ve had the opportunity to properly cover the very unique and fun path of rye whiskey’s history in the US, last month, we can Read more ›

Max Solano on Sep 1, 2018

Spirits Confidential with Max Solano

photo by Audrey Dempsey I am convinced, now, more than ever, that what was once old is new again. That is certainly the common theme in our industry. A category Read more ›

Max Solano on Aug 1, 2018

Whisk(e)y – A Family Affair

Cover and feature photos by Bill Bokelmann I love the Food & Beverage industry for a plethora of reasons. One of the biggest reasons is that this industry, whether it’s Read more ›

Max Solano on Jun 1, 2018