Lesley Jacobs Solmonson is a writer and editor based in Santa Clarita, Calif., with more than 15 years of experience writing about spirits and cocktails, and the author of two books.
Solmonson's writing has appeared in Imbibe, the Los Angeles Times, Sierra and Wine Enthusiast, and she serves as a senior editor at Chilled magazine. She first wrote for Liquor.com in 2016. Solmonson is a frequent host and panelist at industry events and radio guest. She's a member of the advisory board for the Museum of the American Cocktail and a curator for the Pacific Food and Beverage Museum.
Awards and Publications
- Bachelor of Arts in film studies from University of Southern California
- BarSmarts certified
- Level 1 certification from the Court of Master Sommeliers
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