Susannah Skiver Barton serves as whiskey editor and critic for The New Wine Review. A veteran spirits journalist and sensory evaluation expert, she is one of the foremost authorities on whiskey in the United States. Her bylines span trade and consumer publications including The Daily Beast, Bon Appétit, PUNCH, VinePair, Men’s Health, Men’s Journal, Liquor.com, Whisky Magazine, Imbibe, and more. She previously served as senior editor at Whisky Advocate and editor-at-large at Market Watch.
Susannah has written hundreds of articles about whiskey and spirits and interviewed the top names in the industry, giving her unparalleled access and expertise. She received the Alan Lodge Young International Drinks Writer Award in 2020. She is a Certified Spirits Specialist, and a graduate of the University of North Carolina and the University of Edinburgh. Find her on Twitter and Instagram under the handle @whattastesgood, and at susannahskiverbarton.com.