About me

Profile and Testimonials

Andrea Frost is an award-winning writer and author with more than 20 years experience. Academically qualified in philosophy, business and literature, Andrea most recently received her MA Philosophy under the supervision of Sir Roger Scruton.

Andrea has received many accolades for her work including the most recent Louis Roederer International Wine Columnist of the Year at the Royal Academy in London. Previous accolades include Wine Communicator of the Year, Best Wine Publication for her book Through A Sparkling Glass and Best Editorial Wine Writing for ‘The Invention of Wine’. She has also received numerous commendations and scholarships for her academic work.

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 has written for the world’s top wine publications including as a columnist for and the World of Fine Wine and previously ABC’s delicious, The Melbourne Review, Gourmet Traveller WineWine 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 inaugural Wine Day Out and Pinot Noir NZ Celebration.

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’.

Originally from Melbourne Australia, Andrea is now based in London.

Testimonials …

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