Profile and Testimonials
Andrea Frost is an award-winning writer, author and speaker whose unique approach to wine has as much to do with culture and philosophy as it does to tastings and terroir.
Andrea was recently named Louis Roederer International Wine Columnist of the Year at the Royal Academy in London. Previous accolades include Wine Communicator of the Year at the Wine Communicators of Australia Awards, Best Wine Publication for her book Through A Sparkling Glass, An A-Z of the Wonderland of Wine and Best Editorial Wine Writing at the Born Digital Wine Awards for her piece, ‘The Invention of Wine’, among others.
Through A Sparkling Glass has received many wonderful reviews and was described by Andrew Jefford as a gentle, thoughtful stroll through wine, life and most things in between’.
Andrea is a columnist for JancisRobinson.com and the World of Fine Wine and has previously contributed to ABC’s delicious, The Melbourne Review, Gourmet Traveller Wine, Wine Companion magazine, Wine Enthusiast, and Food & Wine magazine, among others.
Andrea has appeared at several literary and wine events including the Melbourne Writers Festival, the Bendigo Writers Festival and the inaugural Wine Day Out. In February 2017, Andrea gave a celebrated speech at the Pinot Noir NZ Celebration, a three day event described as ‘the best Pinot Noir event on the planet’.
A graduate of the exclusive Len Evans Tutorial, Andrea has judged at several wine shows including the Decanter Wine Awards in London, Bragato Wine Challenge in New Zealand and the Australian Alternative Varieties Wine Show.
Prior to freelance writing, Andrea held various roles in media and publishing including editor of a wine magazine that won ‘World’s Best Wine Magazine’ at the World Food Media Awards.
Originally from Melbourne Australia, Andrea is now based in London where she is writing a thesis on the philosophy of wine.
Andrea is hugely impressive – academic in thought but not in writing style. And she is a brilliant speaker too. — Jancis Robinson MW
Andrea is my wine crush. She writes and speaks on wine in a totally original way – and has more insights than we in the world of wine really deserve. She is also hilarious, which is probably the most important thing …’ — Sam Neill, Itinerant Actor and Proprietor at Two Paddocks
Marvellous! — Hugh Johnson
Thought provoking and showing incredible depth. – 2019 Louis Roederer International Wine Writers’ Awards Judging Panel
If, like me, you get tired of technicalities and suffer tasting-note nausea, I recommend joining Andrea Frost on her gentle, thoughtful stroll through wine, life and most things in between. – Andrew Jefford
It’s a refreshing, unashamedly romantic approach to wine writing, concerned more with the context and culture, the philosophy and mystery of wine than the liquid in the glass. – Max Allen
Frost is a talented raconteur … skillfully taking us on her magical journey into the world of wine. – Australian Gourmet Traveller Wine Magazine
Listening to Andrea Frost talk about wine, and wine communication, is like listening to a beautiful orchestra. A pleasure to hear her speak. — Natalie Corkery, New Zealand Wine
Photo above: James Broadway