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Guild Member Profile

MAURIZIO MAESTRELLI

Journalist. Author. Judge.
  • Full member
  • writer
  • teacher
  • event-spking
  • journalist
  • Italy
  • ioj
  • beer-judging-exp
  • cicerone-certificate-l1
  • Spirits, cocktail, travel

What is the one thing you'd like to tell visitors to the Guild's website?

Field of knowledge (Italian beer market and trends expert)

What you can offer as a writer/beer lover?

Beer journalist and writer. Founder of Milano Beer Week. Winner of ‘Best article on Italian Craft Beer’ first edition 2007. Writer for Il Sole 24 Ore, Gambero Rosso, Il Mondo della Birra, Bargiornale. Specialist in Italian beer market, microbreweries and pubs. Author of “Birre”, short stories about 30 iconic beers and “Speakeasy, the most secret bars in the world”. Contributor to 1001 Beers You Must Try Before You Die and Pocket Beer Book.

What do you like most about being a Guild of Beer Writers member?

Having connections with journalists and writers from UK and Europe