Tom has written about the drinks industry, specifically wine and whisky, for more than 20 years. Beginning with the world of wine after spending four years in Italy, he then moved back to Scotland in 1998 and his focus shifted to also include whisky. He has written prolifically for a number of publications, including The Sunday Telegraph, Decanter, Harpers and Whisky Magazine. He has written and co-authored three books on whisky, and currently writes a weekly column for the Herald. He was also recently shortlisted for International Short Copy Columnist of the Year at the Louis Roederer International Wine Writers’ Awards.