Spin the bottle – Mudgee

People once travelled to this NSW region in search of gold.  Now they find it in cool climate wines and exceptional food, writes Peter Bourne and Alison Boleyn in

Qantas Travel Insider September 2018

Where to spend a Wine Weekend on the Mornington Peninsula

Known for producing fine pinot noirs and chardonnays, the Victorian region has added stellar hotels and art to its drawcards.  The road to Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula is paved with surprises,
writes Peter Bourne and Akash Arora in

Qantas Travel Insider August 2018

 

Leading Reds – GTW Panel Tasting

The Limestone Coast is going from strength to strength as it focuses on red wines crafted from cabernet, shiraz and merlot, finds the expert panel of tasters convened by Peter Bourne for

Gourmet Traveller Wine August/September 2018

Lucy Maddox & Chris Derez are Winemaker of the Year (2018) Finalists

Lucy Maddox and Chris Derez are the names behind some of the best wines coming out of Orange, Hilltops and Central Ranges via their discreet winemaking company – worthy finalists indeed, writes Peter Bourne in

Gourmet Traveller Wine August/September 2018

GTW Wine List of the Year Readers’ Choice Award

Peter Bourne had the decided pleasure of being on the panel of expert judges to study lists from all over the country to determine the most exciting collections of wines, spirits and beers.  He explains why Charred Kitchen & Bar in Orange NSW was clearly the winner for the Readers’ Choice category, in

Gourmet Traveller Wine August/September 2018

What to Drink with…Pasta

With a multitude of pastas to choose from and as many sauces to have with them, Peter Bourne narrows down his favourites with wines to match, in

Gourmet Traveller Wine August/September 2018

Native Ingredients – Food & Wine Matching

Branch out and try cooking dishes that feature indigenous Australian ingredients, such as marron with finger limes and lemon myrtle cake with wines to match selected by Peter Bourne, in

Gourmet Traveller Wine August/September 2018

Spin the bottle – Waiheke Island

New Zealand’s “isle of wine” may be tiny but its temperate microclimate and passionate producers have put it firmly on the global map, writes Peter Bourne & Emma Mulholland

What to Drink with …Winter Vegies

As the mercury drops, it’s time to fill up the freezer with homemade stock, and bust out the classic winter warmers with perfect wines to match writes Peter Bourne, in

Gourmet Traveller WineJune/July 2018

Smoke & Fire – Food & Wine Matching

Put your smoking skills to the test with recipes for quail, trout, pork, cauliflower and beets, then finish with a flambéed baked Alaska, all with wines to match selected by Peter Bourne, in

Gourmet Traveller WineJune/July 2018