In this episode, Master Sommelier Chris Tanghe chats with Amanda Barnes about what's new and exciting in Argentine wine. Amanda’s new book, The South America Wine Guide, offers a comprehensive look at the wines of Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Brazil, Bolivia, and Peru. It explores not only regions and producers but also cuisines and places of interest. The book is available in both print and digital versions at southamericawineguide.com. Amanda is offering a discount on the book to GuildSomm members, which you can find on our Member Discounts page.
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Amanda Barnes is an award-winning wine writer and author of The South America Wine Guide, reviewed in JancisRobinson.com as "the most comprehensive work on South American wine ever published." Based in Argentina since 2009, Amanda is a leading authority in the English language on South American wine and a correspondent for publications including Decanter, The World of Fine Wine, and The World Atlas of Wine. She is currently a second-year student in the Master of Wine program.
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Great overview of Argentinian wine with some nuance regarding varietal tasting profiles. Especially enjoyed the discussion of food culture.