Amanda Barnes

Decanter Magazine & DWWA Judge

Amanda Barnes is an award-winning wine journalist and expert in South American wines and regions. Based in Mendoza since 2009 she is a regular South America correspondent, critic and writer for Decanter, as well as other international wine publications, and she is the author and editor of the South America Wine Guide. She has been awarded by Born Digital Wine Awards, Millesima Blog Awards, Great Wine Capitals Best Of and Young Wine Writer of the Year. She has received a fellowship from the Wine Writers Symposium, a scholarship for the Wine Bloggers Conference, and the Geoffrey Roberts Award. She was a judge at the 2019 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA).