About me


Andrea Frost is a wine writer, columnist and author with more than 20 years experience. Academically qualified in philosophy, business and literary non fiction, Andrea most recently received her MA Philosophy (the philosophy of wine) under the supervision of Sir Roger Scruton, which she passed with distinction.

Andrea has received many accolades for her work including the most recent Louis Roederer International Wine Columnist of the Year. Previous accolades include Wine Communicator of the Year, Best Editorial Wine Writing and Best Wine Publication for her book Through A Sparkling Glass which Andrew Jefford described as ‘a gentle, thoughtful stroll through wine, life and most things in between’. Andrea has also received several commendations and scholarships for her postgraduate studies.

Andrea has written for the world’s top wine publications including as a columnist for and the World of Fine Wine and contributed to The Australian, The Melbourne Review, Gourmet Traveller WineWine Companion magazine, and Food & Wine magazine, among others.

Prior to freelance writing, Andrea held various roles in media, business and publishing.

Originally from Melbourne Australia, Andrea now lives in London.

Further academic and professional details can be found here.

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

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