Davin de Kergommeaux is the author of the award-winning book, Canadian Whisky: The Portable Expert, the definitive guide to Canadian whisky. An independent whisky expert, de Kergommeaux has been writing about, talking about, and teaching about whisky for nearly twenty years. His book presents first-hand knowledge of every significant Canadian distillery, past and present, based on site visits, interviews, and extensive research, all founded in six university years of studying of whisky grains. He is the founder, and head judge for the Canadian Whisky Awards, and publishes comprehensive notes about Canadian whiskies on canadianwhisky.org. His writing and tasting notes appear regularly in Whisky Magazine and various lifestyle publications. De Kergommeaux has also contributed to or co-authored four other books about whisky, and two about spirits and cocktails. Follow him on twitter and instagram @Davindek.