As a Wine Specialist at Bonhams, Doug Davidson acts as the primary contact for consigners and buyers in the Midwest and Western United States.
His expertise in cellar inspection and evaluation, as well as with wine collection consultations, makes him a valuable asset to the Bonhams international wine team. Davidson organizes and conducts public and private wine tastings and events for Bonhams. He has a particular interest in the historic wines of California and other domestic US producers.
Prior to joining Bonhams, Davidson worked for a leading wine retailer and importer, where he gained extensive experience in contemporary, as well as old and rare wines. This experience rounded out his earlier work in wine education and consultation.
Davidson's educational background includes an Advanced Certificate in Wine and Spirits with Merit from the Wine and Spirits Education Trust, as well as a BS in Nautical Science from the US Merchant Marine Academy. He is currently pursuing the Wine and Spirits Education Trust Diploma.