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For over 30 years Dave has been writing and teaching in the drinks industry. He is the author of a dozen books including the award-winning“The Way of Whisky: A Journey into Japanese Whisky’. He has been contributing editor at both Whisky Magazine and scotchwhisky.com but now concentrates on his website www.thewhiskymanual.uk

He advises on spirit quality and new product development for distillers all over the world. His brilliant contribution to the industry was recognised when he was made a Master of the Quaich; a rare and revered privilege.