Due to his unique expertise, Minnick is frequently interviewed by the international media. He’s appeared on the BBC, The Atlantic, CBS News, CBS This Morning, NPR, New York Times, NBC, Fox News and many others. View his media appearances.
Fred Minnick develops educational seminars for the drinks industry and the spirits geeks. He has or will present at Tales of the Cocktail, Arizona Cocktail Week, San Antonio Cocktail Conference, Kentucky Bourbon Affair, Kentucky Bourbon Festival, Bourbon Classic, American Mead Makers Association, American Whiskey Convention and many others.
Fred Minnick is the “Bourbon Authority” for the Kentucky Derby Museum. Since October 2013, Minnick has taught bourbon classes at the museum and hosted private bourbon tastings for convention groups. Louisville.com named Minnick’s popular “Legend’s Series” one of the top events in all of Bourbon Country.
Fred Minnick is the former Chairman of the Brain Injury Alliance of Kentucky’s Brain Ball. He frequently donates tastings, books and photography to Bourbon & Bowties, the Make-A-Wish Foundation and others.