Virtual Happy Hour: How to Taste—and Write a Book about It

August 3, 2023
8:00 p.m. ET

Join us Aug. 3 for a conversation with NAGBW member and author Mandy Naglich, whose new book, “How to Taste: A Guide to Discovering Flavor and Savoring Life,” is out now.

In this NAGBW happy hour, Mandy will discuss her journey toward sensory knowledge, how to hone tasting skills and apply them to beer writing, as well as detail her process for pitching her book proposal successfully.


About our guest: Award-winning professional taster Mandy Naglich is one of less than 100 Advanced Cicerones in the world. As a Certified Cider Professional and after completing all levels of WSET Spirits, Mandy began to teach both consumers and professionals about flavor and service across the beverage alcohol category. Mandy uses her experience tasting and studying beverages to report for outlets like Vice, Taste of Home, VinePair, and Wine Enthusiast. Her fans also follow her adventures around the world on her popular blog @drinkswithmandy. She started her career in journalism at the Schieffer College of Communication at TCU (go frogs!) and after working in Dallas for several years she’s made her home in New York City.

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