Communications Director – The Scotch Malt Whisky Society
Amanda Victoria is the Communications Director for The Scotch Malt Whisky Society across America. As the facing for the Society in the US, Amanda’s duties include leading spirit education, organizing events as well as cultivating unique partnerships on behalf of the SMWS. Amanda has traveled the world teaching cocktail and spirit education and is a recognized leader in the global spirits industry. She has worked for some of the world’s most awarded bars, as well as premium spirit brands. Amanda has created extensive educational programming for numerous iconic spirits around the world for companies such as Bacardi, William Grant & Sons, Rémy Cointreau, Moët Hennessy, and Pernod-Ricard. Amanda Victoria has been featured in publications such as the Wall Street Journal, Forbes Magazine and the New York Times. She writes about whisky, spirits, and cocktails for numerous trade publications and through her popular column Society Stories. Amanda is a featured host on the television show Celebrity Tastemakers and sits on the tasting panel of the prestigious San Francisco World Spirits Competition as a spirits judge.