Ethan Fixell is a freelance beverage writer from New York City. As a Certified Cicerone®, Certified Specialist of Wine, and Certified Specialist of Spirits, he most frequently writes about beverages for outlets such as Food & Wine, Tasting Table, and Mr. Porter, and teaches wine and spirits classes at Astor Center in New York City. When not drinking (and more often than not, while drinking), he's usually attending rock, metal, and hardcore shows as the U.S. executive director of Kerrang! Magazine. You can learn more about him at EthanFixell.com, or follow him on Instagram @EthanFixell.