Fred Minnick regularly appears in the media to discuss his books and drink trends. Below is a collection of Minnick’s interviews and reviews on his books.
During the presidential election, Minnick gave some whiskey context to past presidents.
Minnick speaks with the NYT about bourbon’s connection to slavery.
What does this mean for bourbon?
In this CBS News segment, Anne Marie Green interviews Fred Minnick about bourbon’s recent Pappy Van Winkle heist and its popularity.
Minnick speaks with the reporter about the history of women and whiskey.
There’s a trend of women and whiskey, and Minnick gives the historic background to CBS This Morning.
Story includes Fred Minnick’s tasting methods showcased in Bourbon Curious.
NPR interviews Whiskey Women author Fred Minnick about the growth in women drinking whiskey.
Forbes shows how women are the future of whiskey and interview Minnick about his research.
Who knew women were so important to whiskey history?
“Not only, Minnick reminds us, were women the first distillers, but they were often key people who kept the liquor flowing when the chips were down….”
Whiskey Women selected as one of the top gifts the 2013 holiday season.
The Scotsman: “PIONEERING women changed the face of the Scotch whisky industry in the 19th and 20th centuries, turning the distilleries they owned into thriving businesses and propelling single malts on to the world stage, according to a new book.”
New York Observer: ‘Whiskey Women by Fred Minnick’
NPR: Let me tell you about the debt that whiskey drinkers owe to women. Fred Minnick, a writer for the beverage industry, says so in his new book, Whiskey Women: The Untold Story of How Women Saved Bourbon, Scotch and Irish Whiskey.
Bourbon writer Fred Minnick and the Kentucky Derby Museum partner up to bring new bourbon tasting experience to visitors.
HuffPo cites Fred Minnick’s Whiskey Women in the puzzling ways whiskey marketers target women.
Reporter John Mariani interviews Fred Minnick about his theory on Rye whiskey’s growth of the past five years.
Historic bourbon brand chooses to reverse its proof. Louisville Fox News affiliate interviews whiskey writer Fred Minnick about the change. This interview was later nationally syndicated.
After Maker’s Mark lowered its alcohol percentage, fans were upset. Fred details the bourbon brand’s rationale for lowering the proof. His interview with WDRB Fox 41 was broadcast throughout the country on other Fox News affiliates.
Wall Street Journal: Best-Seller List May 6, 2012
Fred Minnick’s Camera Boy debuts on the list at No. 10 in nonfiction eBooks.
MintStyle with Rachel Weingarten: Guy Style Lessons
Fred is doing his best to bring the ascot back. He tells fashion consultant Rachel Weingarten why the 1800s neck tie is cool.
Jim Beam TV: Knob Creek Single Barrel
When Knob Creek launched its new single barrel, Fred discussed how the new product will do in the U.S. Market.
Lary Bloom Blog: A Triumph of Persistence (And Twitter)
The story of how Fred Minnick turned his small press run book, Camera Boy, into a best seller.
Forbes: How to Tell a War Story
Fred talks PTSD recovery with a Forbes writer.
Harvard’s Nieman Reports: Journalists and Memoir
Fred’s Camera Boy among books mentioned in journalist memoirs.
Radio: War Journalism
NPR, Louisville Affiliate: Fred Minnick discusses covering war as an Army journalist.
Radio: Veterans and PTSD
NPR, Louisville Affiliate: Fred talks about the horrors of war and how returning soldiers can find the help they need.
Video: Minnick Discusses New Book, PTSD