Doug Frost MW
Became an MW 1993
Based in United States
Doug Frost is a Kansas City author who is one of only four people in the world to have achieved the remarkable distinctions of Master Sommelier and Master of Wine. He has written three books: Uncorking Wine (1996), On Wine (2001), and the Far From Ordinary Spanish Wine Buying Guide in its third edition (2011); is the wine and spirits consultant for United Airlines; and writes about wine and spirits for many national publications. He is also the director of the Jefferson Cup Invitational Wine Competition, the Mid-American Wine Competition, the Washington Cup Spirits Competition, the host of the Emmy Award nominated PBS-TV show Check Please, Kansas City; producer and host of the Emmy Award winning TV series FermentNation; and is a founding partner of Beverage Alcohol Resource, an educational and consulting company whose other partners include Dale DeGroff, Steve Olson, Paul Pacult and David Wondrich.
Current employer: Strong Water, LLC
Primary area(s) of work: Wine production, Trade, Strategy, Communication
Industry sector(s): Broadcasting, Events, Winemaking, Marketing, Sales, Distribution, Business owner, Off trade, On trade, Buying, Journalism, Author, Educator, Consultant, Wine judge, Wine tourism
Specialisms: Wine judging