The South America Wine Guide Wine Tasting

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You are warmly invited to join us for the book launch of The South America Wine Guide by Amanda Barnes. During this session, Amanda will share how she worked with over 40 expert collaborators from around Latin America to research and develop new maps and detailed region guides for Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Peru, and Uruguay. Amanda will open the floor for a Q and A and she will conduct a virtual South American wine tasting with LAC student Clorrie Yeomans to conclude the event.

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Amanda Barnes is an award-winning British journalist and editor who specialises in wine and travel writing. She is an expert in South American wine and wine regions and is currently studying to become a Master of Wine. Amanda holds a BA Hons in Comparative Literature from King’s College London and was awarded NCE from the National Council for the Training of Journalists.

Since September 2009, Amanda has been exploring the dynamic South American wine world based between Mendoza, Argentina, and Santiago, Chile. Amanda first established the Squeeze Magazine and South America Wine Guide in 2013- the first digital Latin American wine guide to South America. Her first book, The South America Wine Guide, includes the most comprehensive database of wine production in South America to date and is set to be published and available worldwide early this year. As well as her own publications, Amanda is a regular correspondent for international wine and travel publications (including Decanter, Fodor’s, SevenFifty, The Guardian, and The Telegraph).


The Wine: País Salvaje by Bouchon Family Wines, Maule, Chile 

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Are you ready to go wild? Join Amanda and Clorrie as they dig deep into the stories and the terroir behind one of their favourite South American wines: País Salvaje. A natural criolla wine, made from wild País vines- País Salvaje is truly unique to both the Bouchon family and Chile. You can check out the South America Wine Guide’s video on this wine here: