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Doug Frost MW

Doug Frost MW

Became an MW 1993

Based in United States

Nationality American


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