Whiskey isn’t just for Jack. Whether you consider yourself a whiskey connoisseur or just ready to try something new, we invite you ladies to pull up a chair and join us for our exclusive whiskey tasting. This dark spirit offers flavors that are smart, bold, and diverse with a history just the same. Come learn, taste, and enjoy all that whiskey has to offer – cheers!
Mary Gonzales | Presenting January 21st & April 15th
Born and raised in Germany, Mary came go to Texas as soon as she could! Calling San Antonio her home for over two decades, she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations from the University of Texas at San Antonio and Graduate Degree in Business from the University of the Incarnate Word. While building her professional career, she found her passion in philanthropy and acts of charity.
Recently, she fundraised for The San Antonio River Walk Royalty and was crowned the 2019 River Walk Princess. Throughout her reign, she served as an ambassador for the River Walk Association through parades, charity events, television and event appearances.
Mary is currently the Southern Glazer’s Central Texas Key Accounts Manager, representing Angel’s Envy bourbon, Elijah Craig bourbon, Patron Tequila, Grey Goose Vodka and Ilegal Mezcal. She is certified in several levels of the WSET (Wine and Spirits Education Trust) and working on her Certified Bourbon Professional (CBP) certification.
In her spare time, she recharges with international travel, Krav Maga, boxing and advocating for women’s self-defense.
Mark Sorelle | Presenting February 25th
Founder and Chief Historian – Saint Liberty Whiskey
Over 30 years of experience in the spirits industry.& Ranging from mixologist, distributor sales management, supplier management, chain management, national sales and marketing consultant, brand creation and development, importer to brand owner. He has been creating new spirit brands and consulting with spirit brands around the world for two decades. Saint Liberty is his passion project and was created to honor women in the industry, like his wife and women entrepreneurs