David T Smith

David T Smith is a freelance drinks’ writer. He has contributed to publications and other media including Imbibe Magazine, The Drinks Business, Channel 4 television, BBC Radio and GinTime, as well as written guest articles on websites and contributed to books. As of 2016 David T. Smith has chaired the gin judging American Distilling Institute, Worlds Best Drinks and Gin Masters competitions. He also judges for IWSC as their gin specialist and is member of the American Distillers Institute, The International Gin Association (IGA) and The Drinks Writer’s Guild. He is the winner of Think Gin: 2016 Communicator of Year, awarded by Harpers, the leading drinks trade magazine. He lives with his wife, a fellow drinks writer and enthusiast, in an old brewery on the South-coast of England.

Books by this Author

Aromatic, refreshing, delicious and a feast for the eyes, the generously-sized and creatively garnished "gin tonica" Spanish-style drink is taking the cocktail world by storm.

Spaniards love their gin and tonics. In Spain, the bartender doesn’t ask you what you want to drink, he asks you how you want your gin and tonic prepared. This simplest of drinks—just gin, tonic, ice and a garnish—is now considered the national drink of Spain. The trend started in the north of Spain, in...

Explore

CONNECT WITH US