Book reviews 2021 – South America

The South America Wine Guide, photo by Greg Funnell

South America comes alive in this ground-breaking book by Amanda Barnes.

The South America Wine Guide 
The definitive guide to wine in Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Brazil, Bolivia and Peru 
Amanda Barnes 
Self-published (printed by Kingsbury Press)
ISBN 9781838184605 
£35 Academie du Vin

In February 2020, just before the full reality of the pandemic hit and the world went into a lockdown from which nothing would emerge the same, Jancis went on an epic trip to Argentina. In one of her post-trip reports, she reserved particular praise for English and (usually) Mendoza-based wine writer Amanda Barnes, who...