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Anistatia Renard Miller

PhD in History, University of Bristol

Recipients of the 2021 Helen David Lifetime Achievement Award from Tales of the Cocktail, industry legend Anistatia Miller who along with husband Jared Brown are multi-award winning drinks historians who have been writing about the drinks industry since 1995. Winners of the 2011 IWSC Communicators of the Year Award, she has served as an historical consultant for over a dozen international spirits brands including Beefeater, Plymouth, Havana Club, Dewars, Chivas, and Martini. She has appeared on national TV in the UK. After 35 years in the publishing industry, Anistatia Miller, MA, MSc (OX), is finishing her PhD in History on early modern English brewing and teaches early modern European history as well as decolonisation at the University of Bristol (UK).

Experience

  • 2020–2022
    Graduate Teacher Level 2, University of Bristol

Education

  • 2019 
    University of Oxford, MSc English Local History
  • 2018 
    Open University, MA History

Publications

  • 2021
    The Distiller of London, Mixellany Limited
  • 2021
    The Oxford Companion to Spirits and Cocktails, Oxford University Press
  • 2010
    Spirituous Journey: A History of Drink, Volume Two, Mixellany Limited
  • 2009
    Spirituous Journey: A History of Drink, Volume One, Mixellany Limited

Honours

Recipients of the 2021 Helen David Lifetime Achievement Award, 2011 IWSC Communicators of the Year Award