Top 80 Whiskey Influencers in 2023

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1. Fred Minnick

Bio I have the best job in the world: I sip bourbon for a living and educate folks through events, podcasts, books and video.Instagram Handle @fredminnickInstagram Followers 64.7K + Follow Get Email Contact

2. The Whiskey Jug

Bio #Whiskey reviews and other #whisky stuff...Instagram Handle @thewhiskeyjugInstagram Followers 16K + Follow Get Email Contact

3. Shailendra Pratap Singh

Bio It's all about love for #Whiskey 🥃Strictly for Age 25 + to follow 🩸YouTube Channel👇Instagram Handle @wheelsofwhiskyInstagram Followers 104.8K + Follow Get Email Contact

4. Gavin Linde

Bio Global Whisky Influencer 🐐Spirits Investor 📈Rolex Collector⌚️Podcaster 📡Soon @rarepours 🥃Co founder @world_whiskies #suntoryflex 21+ OnlyInstagram Handle @rolexwhiskyInstagram Followers 211K Get Email Contact

5. Sarah

Bio Global Whiskey Education & Travel 🌎 🥃 Discovering, tasting, and educating about remarkable whiskies and distilleries around the world. Follow me!Instagram Handle @whiskynomadInstagram Followers 106.9K Get Email Contact

6. CJ

Bio Whisky enthusiastInstagram Handle @singlemaltvaultInstagram Followers 102.3K Get Email Contact

7. Ibis Luis

Bio 🥃 Certified Bourbon Steward💨 Cigar Sommelier✈️ Wanderlust-er☮ Positivity Addict 📍 MiamiInstagram Handle @cigarlover12Instagram Followers 104.8K Get Email Contact

8. Whisky Garage

Bio Est. 2015 #Whisky / #Whiskey #Influencer📥 to #review📍Toronto, ON Sampled >240 unique 🥃 🇺🇸🇯🇵🇮🇳🇹🇼🇬🇧🇨🇦 Formerly OldBathurstWhiskyGuild #obwg🔞Instagram Handle @thewhiskygarageInstagram Followers 29.9K Get Email Contact

9. Amanda Young

Bio 🥃Whisky Education, Distillery & Prohibition History🗣Scotch Pronunciation📆 Daily Stories: Trivia, Terminology, & Fun Facts⚠️Unbiased Reviews, No AdsInstagram Handle @duchessofislayInstagram Followers 108.1K Get Email Contact

10. A Girl Tasting Whiskey

Bio 💭Whisk(e)y, Events, Lifestyle & fun.🥃Drink Responsibly🇦🇺Adelaide, Australia ✉️****@agirltastingwhiskey.comInstagram Handle @agirltastingwhiskeyInstagram Followers 69K Get Email Contact

11. Nate Woodruff

Bio Hi, my name's Nate. I live in a barn. I like to sip whisky and climb mountains. 📍WyomingPhotographer & Creator of @whiskywithaviewInstagram Handle @whisky_nateInstagram Followers 25.8K Get Email Contact

12. Gregory

Bio Whisky speaks, so dram those that speak to you.I listen from Texas for yum-to-cost winners.ʇɥɓıɹʎdoƆ ©️Instagram Handle @whiskydramsterInstagram Followers 10.1K Get Email Contact

13. Jen Regan

Bio Fueled by #whiskey , #photography & movement• Certified #bourbon Steward ⚔️• Photographer | Creative Director 📸• Co-founder @barrelproofcollectiveInstagram Handle @chasingbourbonInstagram Followers 13K Get Email Contact

14. Lynn Palmer

Bio 🥃Just a gal that sips whisk(e)y•Chicago burbs•Bourbon Thieves member #bourbonthieves •DM to collaborate•⚠️21+ over⚠️Instagram Handle @the_whiskey_galInstagram Followers 25.7K Get Email Contact

15. Chris Blatner

Bio •Chicago, IL•Executive Bourbon Steward•Named a Top Whiskey Influencer to Follow by Uproxx•Executive Director of @bourboncharityInstagram Handle @urbanbourbonistInstagram Followers 16.8K Get Email Contact

16. Jack Beguedou

Bio 🌎Explore the world of spirits 🇹🇬🇺🇸🥃WSET Level 2 Spirit 👨🏿‍⚖️Judge @ascotawards @bevvygroup 🖼Digital Content DevelopmentMust be 21 to followInstagram Handle @hood_sommelierInstagram Followers 31.2K Get Email Contact

17. Chris Perugini

Bio ▪️Whiskey reviews, education, and commentary▪️Whiskey tasting curator and host▪️Inquiries 📩 ****▪️Lots more to see at ⬇️⬇️Instagram Handle @singlemaltsavvyInstagram Followers 25.1K Get Email Contact

18. WhiskyWatches

Bio Collector of whisky & watches. 🛑 18 or older please. Everything’s better when shared with friends #whiskywatchesInstagram Handle @whiskywatchesInstagram Followers 24.7K Get Email Contact

19. Black Bourbon Society

Bio Bridging the gap between the spirits industry and African American bourbon enthusiasts across the globe. | As Seen @forbes and @SpiritsnetworkInstagram Handle @blackbourbonsocietyInstagram Followers 30.8K Get Email Contact

20. George K.

Bio 🇲🇽 CDMX. Create.✒️ @forbes Writer🧃 @coachbuiltwhisky @maltyverse Founder🪐 @barrelglobal @inbarrelofficial Founder🐽 @georgek.eats @shiba_highballInstagram Handle @georgekoutsakis_Instagram Followers 49K Get Email Contact

21. Zachary Johnston

Bio The Whiskey Senator™Drinks Editor @uproxxlifeJudge @sfwspiritscomp, @barleycorn_awards, #thejackdanielsworldinvitationalbbq #Whiskey#Travel#FoodInstagram Handle @ztpwhiskeyInstagram Followers 4.7K Get Email Contact

22. Heather Greene

Bio 🥃CEO of Provision Spirits, Home of Milam & Greene whiskeys 🥃Author, “Whiskey Distilled”🥃Keynote Speakermilamandgreenewhiskey.comInstagram Handle @thewhiskeyauthorityInstagram Followers 7.1K Get Email Contact

23. Jenna

Bio •📍ATL•⚡️ 21+ to follow•🥃 The Princess of Peat •💌 ****@whiskyagogirl.comInstagram Handle @whiskyagogirlInstagram Followers 17.1K Get Email Contact

24. Straight Up 615

Bio Cary Ann 🥃#StraightUp #WhiskeyWanderer🥃📍Nashville,TN🤠👩‍🎓Exec Bourbon Steward|CSS|Educator👩‍🏫🎙Moderator|Speaker🎤Host|Producer📽 ⌨️Writer💻#LINKINBIO👇Instagram Handle @straightup.615Instagram Followers 3.4K Get Email Contact

25. Blake Riber

Bio Started @drinkseelbachs - The premier platform and retail outlet for allocated and emerging spirit brands. Championing craft spirits& bourbonr.comInstagram Handle @bourbonrInstagram Followers 51.1K Get Email Contact

26. Eboni Major

Bio 1st African American Whiskey Blender 🥃Featured in @forbes @imbibe @nytimes Creator of Dread River Master Series & Bulleit Blenders’ Select No. 001Instagram Handle @majorinwhiskeyInstagram Followers 7.2K Get Email Contact

27. Henry

Bio Frequent Flyer 🛫 Rare Whisky Collector 🥃Fine Wine Enthusiast 🍷Duty Free Hunter🕵️Collecting to open with friends 🥂All photos are mine 📷Instagram Handle @thewhiskywalkerInstagram Followers 37.1K Get Email Contact

28. Peggy Noe Stevens

Bio Master Taster | Bourbon Hall of Fame | President of PNSA | Founder of Bourbon Women.Instagram Handle @peggynoestevensInstagram Followers 29.7K Get Email Contact

29. Heather Wibbels

Bio Author: Bourbon Is My Comfort Food.Making whiskey lovers one drink at a time. Top 10 cocktailsInstagram Handle @cocktail_contessaInstagram Followers 13.4K Get Email Contact

30. Brandon

Bio Traded the beach for the Bourbon 🌴 ✈️ San Diego -> Kentucky-Brand Manager @bardstownbourbonco 🥃🥃 Judge @SFWspiritscomp📍Louisville, KYInstagram Handle @thedailydramInstagram Followers 45.4K Get Email Contact

31. Ewan Gunn - Diageo

Bio Senior Global Brand Ambassador – Diageo Luxury Scotch Whiskies18+ to follow, do not share with those under 18. Drink Responsibly. Opinions are mine.Instagram Handle @ewangunnInstagram Followers 22.9K Get Email Contact

32. John Day Edwards

Bio 🎙 🥇 7x People’s Choice Podcast Award Winner 2019-2023🎉 Keeping whiskey fun since 2016🪪 21+ to follow 👇 Click the link below for moreInstagram Handle @dadsdrinkingbourbonInstagram Followers 65.8K Get Email Contact

33. Christian

Bio ✝️ Saved by Grace Eph 2:8-10📸 @christianbringolfphotography 🥃 @cashbuttedistillery 🏠Ellensburg,WAInstagram Handle @denim_and_whiskeyInstagram Followers 36.4K Get Email Contact

34. Benjamin Diedrich

Bio The Single Malt Alliance Director @smwsamerica. ✉️****@singlemaltalliance.com21+ to follow.Instagram Handle @singlemaltallianceInstagram Followers 36.6K Get Email Contact

35. Nathan Woodruff

Bio I climb mountains, live in a barn and photograph whisky for a living.📍WyomingAs seen in USA Today/ForbesCreator @whisky_nate#whiskywithaview 21+Instagram Handle @whiskywithaviewInstagram Followers 77.7K Get Email Contact

36. Axis of Whisky

Bio Musings, reviews & booze from Baldo Oakstave, Thane McDram & J.T. Rickhouse. All original pics & reviews.Instagram Handle @axisofwhiskyInstagram Followers 39.3K Get Email Contact

37. Whisky Japan

Bio All photos my own - Japanese whisky, by an enthusiast - photos of rarities and new releases , tasting notes, bar info. Whisky Japan. London, UK.Instagram Handle @whiskyjapanInstagram Followers 12.6K Get Email Contact

38. Dennis Cronk

Bio 🥃 Finest Single Malt Scotch & Japanese 🥃 Bourbon and Rye Whiskey 🥃 Message for Promotions!🥃 Notifications 👆🏼#whiskey #singlemalt #bourbon #whiskyInstagram Handle @whiskey2goInstagram Followers 52.3K Get Email Contact

39. Nikka Whisky

Bio Official US Instagram account. From The Distilleries Founded By Masataka Taketsuru, The Father Of Japanese Whisky. US importer 👉 @hotalingandco 🇯🇵Instagram Handle @nikkawhiskyusaInstagram Followers 48.2K Get Email Contact

40. Jake on the Rocks

Bio 51.4% alc/vol on most days. Distilled in TX, aged in San Diego & Seattle. Currently in San Francisco. Non-chill filtered. Please enjoy me responsibly.Instagram Handle @jake.on.the.rocksInstagram Followers 26.7K Get Email Contact

41. TheWhiskeyRecord

Bio #whiskeyrecord 🇮🇪 A Real Whiskey Drinker Knows The Difference 🥃 Stunning Whiskey Glasses & Decanters 🛩 Free ShippingInstagram Handle @thewhiskeyrecordInstagram Followers 35.3K Get Email Contact

42. Islay Emissary

Instagram Handle @islay_emissaryInstagram Followers 10K Get Email Contact

43. Whisky and Things

Bio 🇦🇺Sydney based lover of Whisky, Scotch and everything else Spirity. These are my pictures unless stated. Drinker. Alcoholic. 🥃🥃 #cheers!Instagram Handle @aussiewhiskyblokeInstagram Followers 788 Get Email Contact

44. Andrew Joseph

Bio An ordinary Londoner with a ‘healthy’ obsession for all things whisk(e)y. 📸 are my own unless noted otherwise Message/DM me for collabs 🥃🥃🥃Instagram Handle @londonwhiskyguyInstagram Followers 19K Get Email Contact

45. Christian

Bio 🥃 Whisky- Enthusiast🇩🇪📋 Whisky- Collector 💶 Whisky- Investor ✉️ ****📸 All photos taken by meInstagram Handle @whisky_feelingInstagram Followers 10.5K Get Email Contact

46. Whiskey Amigos

Bio I’m Lucky Day!I’m Ned Nederlander!And I’m Dusty Bottoms! And together we’re… The Whiskey Amigos!Instagram Handle @whiskeyamigosInstagram Followers 7K Get Email Contact

47. Geoff Anderson

Bio spirit and #beer blog #whisky #whiskey Legal drinking age onlyInstagram Handle @whisky_andInstagram Followers 4.4K Get Email Contact

48. Matthew Fergusson-Stewart

Bio Been called an #influencer. But I'm#Whisky lover first.#CraftspiritsSG and #Educator second.Living in #Singapore. Views are mine.Instagram Handle @son.of.whiskyInstagram Followers 23.7K Get Email Contact

49. Highest Spirits

Bio Singaporean guy who loves all things boozy. Whisky, spirits, cocktails and great bars. I write about them sometimes. Link below for latest blogs.Instagram Handle Followers 2K Get Email Contact

50. Henri Goossen

Bio Whiskytasting | whiskyproeverij | storyteller | whiskyteacher | Scotland | PICTURES & TEXT: @photogoossen | Handle @goossenwhiskyInstagram Followers 2.5K Get Email Contact

51. Whiskyscholar

Bio Harmless lunatic collecting and enjoying whisky, cigars & other icons of cultural heritage 🥃😬. Both bottles and pics are mine 🤘Instagram Handle @whiskyscholarInstagram Followers 9K Get Email Contact

52. All of My Vices

Bio Posting the best of my average life. That’s how this works, rightSoCal residentPNW nativeInstagram Handle @allofmyvicesInstagram Followers 4.8K Get Email Contact

53. Esmond

Bio Super passionate about whisky, sharing my journey here and spread the love! Welcome all (legal age) to follow! ****@gmail.comInstagram Handle @my.whisky.journalInstagram Followers 19.3K Get Email Contact

54. Bayou Bourbon Hunters

Bio A group of bourboneers in the Houston area, sharing pours, and having fun with #projectbottlekill.21+ to followInstagram Handle @bayou_bourbon_huntersInstagram Followers 657 Get Email Contact

55. Dr. Rob Arnold

Instagram Handle @dr.robarnoldInstagram Followers 3K Get Email Contact


Bio Leading authority on Bourbon & American Whiskey. Find us on Thirsty We host virtual tastings Handle @bourbonblogInstagram Followers 19.2K Get Email Contact

57. Courtney

Bio It’s not all that serious.I take photos and drink things.Don’t overthink it.Instagram Handle @picsandpoursInstagram Followers 11.7K Get Email Contact

58. Courtney

Bio ⁣⁣⁣Instagram Handle @bourbonbitesandbeautyInstagram Followers 9.6K Get Email Contact

59. Coffee Black Whiskey Neat

Bio DanielleCoffee, beer, and all things whiskey.21+ to follow.Instagram Handle @coffeeblackwhiskeyneatInstagram Followers 32.8K Get Email Contact

60. The Whisky Snob

Bio סדנאות ויסקי בתפירה אישית - בבית הלקוחות 🥃מבקבק אינדי - Prophetessסקירות ויסקי מהאוסף האישי שלי 📷Instagram Handle @thewhisky_snobInstagram Followers 2.6K Get Email Contact

61. Jordan

Bio 👋🏻 Welcome To My Page!✏️ Freelance Whiskey Content Creator 🌄Exploring The World Of Whiskey 🚀 Helping Brands Reach A Thirsty AudienceInstagram Handle @theworldofwhiskeyukInstagram Followers 75.8K Get Email Contact

62. Sara Johnstone

Bio American 🇺🇸 in Scotland 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 Love a dram, good whisk(e)y banter and showing off Scotland's beauty Certificate in Scotch Whisky BA for @birken_treeInstagram Handle @the_whisky_wenchInstagram Followers 8.2K Get Email Contact

63. The Irishman Whiskey Africa

Bio Championing Irish Single Malt. For a new generation of whiskey enthusiasts.Distribution @firebrand.africaInstagram Handle @the_irishman_whiskey_africaInstagram Followers 1.5K Get Email Contact

64. The Dramstarr

Bio Welcome to instadram.Whisky reviews & bargain booze.When Life is a mess, make sure your whisky is neat 🥃For my music follow @liquid.flostarInstagram Handle @the_dramstarrInstagram Followers 1.3K Get Email Contact

65. BourbonWomen

Bio THE organization for women who are passionate about exploring #Bourbon and the culture that surrounds it. 🥃 #bourbonwomenInstagram Handle @bourbonwomenInstagram Followers 10.3K Get Email Contact

66. Pez Reviews

Bio Just an Ol guy that loves sipp’n whiskey and gaming. Be part of the fun & never drink underageInstagram Handle @pezreviewsInstagram Followers 673 Get Email Contact

67. Three Chord Bourbon

Bio Whiskey by Musicians that Supports the Music Community! Must be 21+ to Follow/Please Sip ResponsiblyInstagram Handle @threechordbourbonInstagram Followers 23.6K Get Email Contact

68. Whiskeystraightal

Bio Disabled | Whiskey | Sarcoidosis | Food | Photography | Retired Cop | YouTuber | Awaiting Lung Transplant | 🥃 A ‘spiritual’ odyssey 🥃Instagram Handle @whiskeystraightalInstagram Followers 2K Get Email Contact

69. Douglas Traser

Bio Writer - whiskeyreviewer.comWhiskey Professor @whiskeyunivUSAF/Former LEODMV AreaCertified Bourbon StewardEWA Cert Scotch/Irish Whisk(e)yInstagram Handle @sir_scotchalotInstagram Followers 1.5K Get Email Contact

70. The Whiskey Boys

Bio Two guys exploring the world of Whiskey!🥃📍Austin Texas & NJ📧****@gmail.comAngels Envy Austin Happy Hour⬇️Instagram Handle @the_whisky_boysInstagram Followers 124.4K Get Email Contact

71. Mark Kordes

Bio Just Mark Bourbon reviewer, w/ #thebourboncowboy & #senseigopher. BBQing w/#cookingwithfrankiemeatbalYouTube: Just Mark 18. Must be 21+ to follow.Instagram Handle @just.mark.18Instagram Followers 988 Get Email Contact

72. Cask To Glass

Bio Bourbon & Cigar Enthusiast 🥃 Enjoying Life’s Luxuries NYC 🗽📍Instagram Handle @cask_to_glassInstagram Followers 1.7K Get Email Contact

73. Frozen Spirits

Bio A few guys in Alaska drinking and their experiences doing so. Some comedy, some seriousness and a lot of drinking!Instagram Handle @frozenspiritsalaskaInstagram Followers 121 Get Email Contact

74. Steven Hill

Bio Steven Hill - Certified Bourbon Steward ⚔& Whiskey Educator🥃Curated Tastings - Private & Corporate 🥃Whiskey Reviews🥃Whiskey Copy21 followInstagram Handle @whiskeybythefireInstagram Followers 2.5K Get Email Contact

75. Liam

Bio 🥃 Whiskey reviews and musings 📍 Boston, MA🔗 Check out my website to see every review📸 All photos are my own📬 DM for collabsInstagram Handle @boston_ryeInstagram Followers 2.5K Get Email Contact

76. Darryl Holtby

Bio Helping new & experienced whisky fans find their next favourite drink. Providing whisky knowledge to whisky enjoyers of all levels.Instagram Handle @whiskeysithInstagram Followers 3.7K Get Email Contact

77. The Whiskeypedia

Bio Amit KauraExplaining Alcohol 🥃 In A Simple Way 😊500K+ Community📩 ****@gmail.comStrictly Only For 25+ and above.Instagram Handle @the_whiskey_pediaInstagram Followers 237.4K Get Email Contact

78. PoshScotch

Bio 🥃 | #whisky #scotch #reviews 📸 | #photography by me📨 | DM to collab🔞 | No <18🤝 | BA @the.whisky.baron🎙️ | Co-host @theuncutandunfilteredpodcastInstagram Handle @poshscotchInstagram Followers 18.8K Get Email Contact

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