Written by on June 2nd, 2016 // Filed under 2016 Speakers

Andrea Frost is an award-winning writer, columnist and author whose work has been described as “more like an evening with a particularly erudite and witty dinner companion than a class at the local wine school”.

Andrea is a columnist for and the World of Fine Wine and has contributed to Gourmet Traveller Wine, the James Halliday Wine Companion magazine, Wine Enthusiast, ABC’s delicious., The Melbourne and Adelaide Reviews and Slow Living Magazine, among others.

In 2013, Andrea was named the Wine Communicator of the Year and her first book, Through A Sparkling Glass, An A-Z of the Wonderland of Wine (Hardie Grant/Rizzoli Books) was awarded Best Wine Publication. In 2015, Andrea was shortlisted for in the prestigious Louis Roederer International Wine Writers’ Awards and a finalist is the Wine Communicators of Australia awards. Andrea’s piece ‘The Invention of Wine‘ won her the Best Editorial Wine Writing award at the 2012 Born Digital Wine Awards.

Through A Sparkling Glass has received many wonderful reviews and been described as a “gentle, thoughtful stroll through wine, life and most things in between.”

Andrea has appeared at several literary and wine events including the 2014 Melbourne Writers Festival, the 2013 Bendigo Writers Festival and the 2013 inaugural Wine Day Out.

In 2012 and 2013, Andrea was named Wine Business Monthly’s ‘50 Stars’ of the year and in 2013 was selected as one of twelve scholars to attend the exclusive Len Evans Tutorial in the Hunter Valley.

Prior to freelance writing, Andrea held various roles in publishing and media including the editor of a wine magazine that won “World’s Best Wine Magazine” at the World Food Media Awards.

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