WHISKIES OF THE WORLD

OFFICIAL JUDGE

Josh Gelfand

Wingtip Whisky Sommelier

Josh Gelfand is a recognized whiskey and spirits educator and mixologist, having spent the last few years as a Whisk(e)y Warden and Spirit Guide. In prior years he was Master of Scotch for the Pernod Ricard portfolio, educating on brands including The Glenlivet, Aberlour, and Chivas Regal. He has led numerous spirits seminars, been a judge in numerous bartending, cocktail, and spirits competitions, and has been the Bay Area’s go-to MC for bar industry events. He’s also an accomplished pianist and has spent much of the COVID lockdown performing weekly live streamed shows.