Doug Frost is a Kansas City author who is one of only three people in the world to have achieved the remarkable distinction of being both a Master Sommelier and a Master of Wine. (The other two are Gerard Basset and Ronn Wiegand).
He has written three books: Uncorking Wine (1996), On Wine (2001), and the Far From Ordinary Spanish Wine Buying Guide (2005), now in its second edition (2007).
Doug is the wine and spirits consultant for United Airlines, and writes about wine and spirits for many national publications, including the Oxford Companion to Wine, New York Times Digital, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Underground Wine Journal, Practical Winery & Vineyard, Cheers, Sante, Wine & Spirits, The Wine Rerport and writes a beverage column for the Kansas City Star and Hemispheres Magazine.
He is also the director for he Jefferson Cup Invitational Wine Competition, and is a founding partner of Beverage Alcohol Resources, an education and consulting company, whose other partners are Dale DeGroff, Steve Olson, Paul Pacult and David Wondrich.
In his 30 year career in the restaurant, bar, wine and spirits industries, he has come to be known as one of the industry's leading innovators, creators, motivators and leaders.