Synopses & Reviews
In, Movers and Shakers, the most impressive women working in the alcohol industry today share their stories of success, and sometimes failure, as they broke barriers and forged careers for themselves. From a master brewer who traveled across the US to connect female beermakers, to the women of Mexico who introduced the world to Mezcal, one woman's mission to bring organic farming to Peru, and Jamaica's first female Rum Master, Hope Ewing discovers what drives and inspires these talented women around the world.
In her travels from New York City to New Orleans, Los Angeles to San Francisco, veteran bartender Ewing looks for answers beyond simply what it's like to be woman working in liquor, and discovers how women are paving the way for others, and creating a more inclusive and sustainable world full of delicious drinks. Please read responsibly.
It's a collection of industry advice and tips, it's a beverage history lesson, and it's a proudly feminist look at the professional challenges women face. It also includes useful, inspiring personal anecdotes on how these women built their careers, overcame obstacles and continue to fight them--with ideas on how to grow a more inclusive industry, to boot. This isn't just a cocktail book, it's a call to action.--Time Out
In her travels across the country, Hope Ewing discovers how women are paving the way and creating a more inclusive and sustainable world full of delicious drinks.
A veteran bartender, Ewing had grown impatient with the surprisingly outdated perceptions of women in the alcohol industry. Entrepreneurial and ambitious, often the first in their fields, the women she knew in the business were leaders, mentors, and trailblazers. In Movers and Shakers, Ewing seeks them out, to share their stories as well as valuable business advice and insight into a constantly evolving industry.