Heather Greene Heather Greene is a world-leading spirits expert, media’s “go-to” thinker on the topic of spirits, and the author of Whiskey Distilled, A Populist Guide to the Water of Life on Viking Studio, an imprint of Random House Penguin. She was The Director of Whiskey Education and sommelier at The Flatiron Room in Manhattan from 2012-2014 where her classes sold out regularly. She is an award-winning ambassador, the first American Woman to Serve on the Scotch Malt Whisky Society in Edinburgh, and celebrated writer -- her book was shortlisted in the New York Times as well as being selected by Tales of the Cocktail as one of the ten best spirits books of the year. She is also certified by France's Bureau National International Professionnel Du Cognac as one of the few who hold a Cognac Educators Foundation Diploma in the United States.
She now travels extensively throughout the world teaching and consulting, and is working on her second book for W.W. Norton in addition to her columns in Eater and CNBC. She appears nationally on media outlets such as CBS This Morning, Bloomberg News, Fox, The Food Network, and MSNBC.
When she is not drinking, she's photographing the world around her.