David T Smith is an independent spirits consultant and writer who has been shortlisted for the Tales of the Cocktail "Best New Cocktail Book" award.
David is a regular contributor to Gin Magazine and has written titles including "Gin Tonica", "The Craft of Gin", and "The Gin Dictionary".
He is a judge for various international spirits competitions and has spoken at conferences in the UK, Europe, and the USA. A founder of the Craft Distilling Expo, David has also worked on the product development of a number of new gins with producers across six continents.
David was also the recipient of the inaugural "Think Gin" Communicator of the Year.