About Tim Forbes

Tim Forbes has worked with TWL for several years now and is the contributing editor of our splendid blog. Tim's been in the industry since 1998 and after a ten year stint at The Whisky Exchange he's now a freelance drinks writer living in Tuscany, Italy.

Connas Investigates: Copper Rivet & Regulation!

Hello again, Lounge types! It will come as literally no surprise to you whatsoever to find out that I’ve been on my travels again! Back [...]

February 13th, 2019|Blog|

Gateshead Whisky News – 8th February 2019

It's Whisky News time again, Dram Fans! Here's Connas with your weekly fill of whisky industry happenings! Busy Times at Raasay! Not only have the [...]

February 8th, 2019|Blog, General News|

Gateshead Whisky News: First Birthday Review

We Are One! Who would have thought it, folks?! Despite all the odds (and in recognition of all the evens!), somehow you’ve managed to withstand [...]

February 6th, 2019|Blog, General News|

Gateshead Whisky News – 1st February 2019

Greetings Folks! February has landed, and it looks like the PR departments have shaken off their festive hangovers. Connas' inbox has been inundated! Observe... Bains [...]

February 1st, 2019|Blog, General News|

Whisky Auction Update – January 2019

Hi folks, and welcome to another Whisky Auction Update!  Each month I take a snapshot of one of the UK’s leading whisky houses and ferret [...]

January 30th, 2019|Blog, Whisky Auctions|

Gateshead Whisky News – 25th January 2019

It's news time, folks: Connas has waded through and weeded out the huge influx of promos for Burns Night-related shenanigans so you don't have to! [...]

January 25th, 2019|Blog, General News|

Tim’s Dusty Corner: Caol Ila 1996 Wilson and Morgan

Welcome back to Tim’s Dusty Corner!  This month I’m trying a recent purchase - a Caol Ila 1996 bottled in 2006 by the Italian independent [...]

January 23rd, 2019|Blog, Tasting Notes, Whisky Auctions|

Gateshead Whisky News – 18th January 2019

Hello, Loungers! It’s time for the best thing about your Friday afternoon apart from the clock-off siren! Here's Mr C with this week’s news... New [...]

January 18th, 2019|Blog, General News|

Connas Stunnas: Benromach Core Range

In its current incarnation, under the ownership of Gordon & MacPhail, Benromach has been going from strength to strength. Situated near Forres in Morayshire, the [...]

January 16th, 2019|Blog, Tasting Notes|

Gateshead Whisky News – 11th January 2019

News time, Loungers! For the next few minutes, immerse yourself in the heart-stopping, pants-dropping, house-rocking, earth-quaking, booty-shaking, Viagra-taking, love-making, Le-gen-dary E – Street – Ba.. [Sorry [...]

January 11th, 2019|Blog, General News|
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