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Alexandre Vingtier

French Spirits Consultant & Author
Paris Area, France
Alexandre Vingtier is a French spirits consultant & author and judge at numerous spirits & cocktails competitions worldwide. He works with distillers, blenders, bottlers, retailers, bartenders, sommeliers, chefs and even noses, and has visited hundreds of distilleries around the world and taste thousands of spirits each year.

Alexandre is in charge of the Innovations' Bar at Paris Cocktails Spirits, showcasing the top 100 most innovative spirits available in Europe. He's also involved in the Cocktail scene at Omnivore World Tour Paris and the first Paris Cocktail Week. Prior to that, he's worked from 2006 to 2011 for La Maison du Whisky as the Head of Selection, receiving many awards, and for Whisky Live Paris, developping new contents and animations.

He has written two best-selling books on whisky and rum and is the founder and editor in chief of Rumporter, the first magazine of the rum culture, and a reporter for Le Monde and La Revue du Vin de France, the French leading wine & spirit magazine . He's also the former editor in chief of Whisky Magazine & Fine Spirits and an ambassador of the Scotch Malt Whisky Society in France.

As a certified Cognac Educator, he currently works with the Bureau National Interprofessionnel du Cognac (BNIC) on food pairing.