Originally, hailing from Southeastern New Mexico, David M. Johnson has been all over the World as a journeyman adult-beverage professional. From independent bespoke cask single malt whisky and rum broker to wine negociant and agent, brand consultant, and leading sommelier. He is a passionate wine and spirits histographer, articulate story-teller and good-humored bon vivant who possess an encyclopedic knowledge on the various spirituous liquors around the globe.

In addition to vast and varied restaurant career, Mr. Johnson, is engaged in antiquarian book collecting on all subjects related to wine, food, and the cocktail culture.