ANTHONY DIAS BLUE
Anthony Dias Blue is the executive director and founder of the San Francisco World Spirits Competition as well as the San Francisco International Wine Competition. Mr. Blue is recognized worldwide as a leading food, wine and lifestyle authority. His work in all media is circulated to more than 50,000,000 consumers each month.
His James Beard Award–winning food and wine critiques, The Blue Lifestyle Minute, are broadcast daily on KABC in Los Angeles and on WCBS radio in New York, reaching an audience of more than 100,000 listeners daily. In 2011, he launched a two-hour nationally syndicated talk show called BLUE LIFESTYLE that currently airs in more than thirty-five markets across the country and on XM Sirius. Formerly Wine & Spirits Editor of Bon Appétit, Mr. Blue is owner and Editor-in-Chief of the beverage trade publication, The Tasting Panel Magazine, the highest-circulating beverage trade publication in the country. He is also a frequent contributor to Decanter, Robb Report, Celebrated Living, Virtuoso Life, C Magazine and Sip Northwest. Mr. Blue is the author of nine books, including The Complete Book of Mixed Drinks and The Complete Book of Spirits. More about Anthony Dias Blue can be found on his company website www.bluelifestyle.com.