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ALICE LASCELLES IS AN AWARD-WINNING JOURNALIST, AUTHOR AND DRINKS EXPERT.

Alice has been awarded IWSC Spirits Communicator of the Year and her debut book is called Ten Cocktails: The Art of Convivial Drinking.

She is a regular contributor to the Financial Times and a Contributing Editor and drinks columnist for the FT How To Spend It magazine. She also writes about wine for The Robb Report and booze in general for a wide range of titles including Vice, Monocle, Noble Rot, Prospect, 
jancisrobinson.com, Restaurant Magazine, The Spirits Business
 and Imbibe, the award-winning magazine for bartenders and sommeliers which she co-founded. Before moving to the Financial Times, she spent two years as the drinks columnist for The Sunday Times and The Times. 

When she’s not writing, Alice has a second life as a musician which has included touring with the White Stripes and releasing an album under the name Alice Gun. She is also a perfume enthusiast, and has written a number of articles on the subject of scent, aroma and the science of flavour perception.

Alice regularly gives talks at festivals, private events and on the radio. Recent appearances include Radio 4 Woman's Hour, Port Eliot, London Literature Festival, Spirit of Speyside Festival and FT Weekend Festival. She also loves collaborating with experts in other fields and has given talks in partnership with Ronnie Scott's artistic director James Pearson and perfumery expert Odette Toilette. 

She previously studied English at Cambridge University and lives in London with her husband, two sons and cocker spaniel Daisy.

 

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FOOD & DRINK
IWSC Spirits Communicator of the Year, co-founder of Imbibe,
ex-Times booze expert and now Financial Times contributing editor.