Title: Contributing Beverage Editor for TLP and ambassador for William Grant & Sons spirits
Location: New York City
Establishment: The Local Palate
Why she's a big deal: She has been instrumental in developing and promoting the cocktail cultures of cities like Charleston and New Orleans, the former being a personal favorite and the latter being the site of the most important spirits event of the year, Tales of the Cocktail. Charlotte is arguably the most famous bartender in the world, and absolutely among the most charming; you can see her talent for yourself on her award-winning online series The Proper Pour with Charlotte Voisey.