Whisk(e)y woman Sailor Guevara is a renowned Spirits Specialist, Hospitality Veteran, Published Author, Podcast Host, and an Award-Winning Mixologist who has accentuated the Spirits Industry for the last 30+ years. Landing the Icon of Whiskey Award in 2020 – bestowed on the individual who most capably advances understanding and appreciation for the craft of whiskey making. Sailor brings an extensive track record as a passionate advocate for the Spirits industry.
From living in different parts of the globe, specializing in cultural-based hospitality, and witnessing various mixology methods, it all became the catalyst for Sailor to become a staple in the Bar and Spirits Industry for the last three decades. Furthermore, doing so while supporting larger causes as a lifelong Animal Rescuer, Brand Ambassador, and past Mentor for the American Craft Spirits StepUp Internship.
Being a music lover and wanderluster by nature, Sailor’s experiences as an award-winning Mixologist and Contributor to several spirits publications stem from passion and world traveling.
To Sailor, her work in the Spirits and Hospitality Industry has been much more than just a job.
It is about cultivating abundant relationships and sharing the stories behind the spirits with the world.
In early 2023, Sailor became Executive Director of Good Deeds Spirits, a passionate collective of distillers and friends committed to supporting causes that lead to positive change. From coast to coast, partner distilleries have shared their spirits, time, and energy in an effort to raise funds for causes that share their values and mission: to be a force for good. Each Good Deeds release benefits a cause, with a majority percentage of revenues going directly back to each beneficiary.