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F. Paul Pacult

Co-Director

Called America’s foremost spirits authority by Forbes.com, F. Paul Pacult has been the publisher/editor of F. Paul Pacult’s Spirit Journal since 1991 and is the creator of the groundbreaking, highly successful iWhiskey App. Paul is a founding member of the award-winning spirits and mixology training company Beverage Alcohol Resource LLC (BAR) and is likewise a founding member and judging chairman of the innovative beverage competition company Ultimate Beverage Challenge LLC.

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Sean Ludford

Co-Director

Sean has been involved in the beverage industry for more than two decades. He has an eclectic resume including stints at restaurants, some of America’s top wine & spirit retailers, as a writer & reviewer, importer/distributor, and was once even lured to the South Pacific to help open a micro brewery.