Max Solano

Journalist

Max Solano is a principal mixologist at Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits of Nevada and is considered one of the most respected and premier authorities in the West Coast on all matters whisky. He also serves as a Spirits Judge at the coveted New York World Wine & Spirits Competition, International Whisky Competition and world-renowned San Francisco World Spirits Competition.

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Spirits Confidential with Max Solano

From my collection (left to right) a bottle produced from every decade beginning in the very early 1900s through the early 2000s. Photo by Joy Solano.   How many times over Read more ›

Max Solano on Oct 1, 2018

Spirits Confidential with Max Solano

photo by Joy Solano Now, that we’ve had the opportunity to properly cover the very unique and fun path of rye whiskey’s history in the US, last month, we can Read more ›

Max Solano on Sep 1, 2018

Spirits Confidential with Max Solano

I am convinced, now, more than ever, that what was once old is new again. That is certainly the common theme in our industry. A category like rum, for Read more ›

Max Solano on Aug 1, 2018

Whisk(e)y – A Family Affair

Cover and feature photos by Bill Bokelmann I truly love Las Vegas for its amazing energy and non-stop accessibility of things to experience! And, I love the Food & Beverage Read more ›

Max Solano on Jun 1, 2018