David Stewart


Chair Judge

David has dedicated 55 years of his life to the Scotch whisky industry.

His pioneering techniques have had a profound impact on the production methods used today.

David is renowned for his ground-breaking work particularly around ‘cask finishes’ for The Balvenie and has developed a number of award-winning whiskies enjoyed and loved by drinkers all over the world.

In 2016, David was presented with an MBE by Her Majesty The Queen.
David Stewart