David Wishart became interested in malt whisky when he was first introduced to cask-strength Laphroaig by his father.
He was Director of Statistics at the Scottish Office and an Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Management at St Andrews University.
Neil Ridley is one of the UK’s new breed of passionate young wine and spirits writers. Neil writes regularly for drinks and lifestyle publications. Gavin D. Smith is a freelance journalist and author who specializes in drink subjects, most notably whisky.
He is the author and co-author of some 30 whisky books and contributes regularly to a wide range of publications. He lives in the Scottish Borders.
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