Contributor Profile

Gavin D. Smith

Contributing editor

Based in the Scottish Borders, Gavin D. Smith is well placed to carry out his role as Whisky Magazine's Scotland contributing editor. Gavin is a long-standing freelance drinks writer and he is the author of more than a dozen whisky related books including The Whisky Book and Let Me Tell You About Whisky. He was also co-editor of the 7th edition of Michael Jackson's Malt Whisky Companion. Gavin is the chairman of the Independent Bottlers Challenge and a judge in the World Whiskies Awards.


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