Christopher Barnes is a renowned wine educator, wine writer and wine consultant.

A graduate in wine marketing from Roseworthy College in the 1980’s, he has had more than 20 years of wine tasting, judging and teaching all over the world. Chris also has a Masters Degree in Wine Technology and Viticulture from the University of Melbourne.

Chris now lectures in wine studies at Melbourne University Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences at their Dookie Campus and judges in London and Australia.

Chris is the consultant wine educator to Wine Selectors as well as being on the wine selection panel tasting hundreds of wines each year for Wine Selectors customers and is a regular contributor to the Wine Selector magazine.

Chris is a Director of the Scotch Malt Whisky Society in Australia and NZ since 2002.

He is a founding member of Australian Society of Wine Education, and is highly sought after as a corporate speaker and Master of Ceremonies.