Kara Newman

Kara Newman

Kara Newman is a prolific cocktails and spirits writer who has contributed to Liquor.com since 2014. She has written six books about cocktails and was a finalist in the category of Best Cocktail and Spirits Writer at the 2019 Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards 


In addition to writing for Liquor.com, Newman is the spirits editor at Wine Enthusiast magazine, and her work has appeared in outlets including The Atlantic, Bloomberg, The New York Times, Punch and The Wall Street Journal. Her television and radio credits include Martha Stewart’s Everyday Food on Sirius Radio, Heritage Radio Network and The Splendid Table. Newman is also a cocktail consultant and recipe developer. 

Awards and Publications

About Liquor.com

Liquor.com is dedicated to good drinking and great living. We inspire, entertain and educate anyone—and everyone—interested in what happens in the glass and out of it.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.