Amanda Barnes

Amanda Barnes
wine crypto asset

Argentina winery creates its own cryptocurrency for 2018 vintage. Costaflores Organic Vineyard in Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza, has said it will make every detail of the wine’s production visible to…

South America harvest festivals

Top five South America harvest festivals South Americans know how to throw a party, and almost before the first grape has been picked, the harvest is being celebrated with wine…

New plantings alluvial vineyard terraces

What would lead Santa Rita, one of Chile’s biggest and most famous names, to pull up hundreds of hectares of its vines? Amanda Barnes reveals the wisdom behind the Casa…

Argentina 2016 wine harvest, Mendoza

First look: Argentina’s 2016 wine harvest Weather associated with the El Niño phenomenon characterised the 2016 wine harvest in Mendoza. A cool and wet spring set the harvest back by…