Holly Graham is the author of Cocktails of Asia, a book that shares the recipes, stories and history behind the cocktails, bars and people that define this spirited region. She is also Managing Editor (International) of DRiNK Magazine, Asia’s leading bar industry platform. Holly is currently #7 on the Bar World 100 – a list of the world’s most influential figures in the bar industry and is also the Academy Chair for The World’s 50 Best Bars and Asia’s 50 Best Bars and sits on both the education and Spirited Awards committees for Tales of the Cocktail.

Holly is also the founder of the Asia Women In Booze community for women in the alcohol industry, and successfully organised Speed Rack Asia – the all-female speed bartending competition that raises money for breast cancer charities. Holly also cut her teeth bartending at The Old Man Hong Kong, during which time the bar was ranked #1 on Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2019 and she can often be found jumping behind the stick for guest shifts.


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