Dave Wondrich

“A living iPod of drink lore and recipes,” as the New York Times has labeled him; David Wondrich is an internationally-recognized authority on cocktails and their history. As Esquire’s drinks correspondent, he has ranged far and wide through the world of booze, covering everything from Kentucky bourbon to Chinese cocktails. He has also written for numerous other magazines on the subject, including OprahReal Simple, Wine and Spirits, where he is a contributing editor, and Saveur.  — Credit: Star Chefs