Feast from the Middle East – Food & Wine Matching

Middle Eastern cuisine makes for perfect spring eating.  Indulge in this not-too heavy, not-too light feast with matched wines and, of course, mint tea for good measure.  Food recipes by Hannah Meppem and wines to match by Peter Bourne, in Gourmet Traveller WINE, October/November 2019 issue  

What to drink with…Rice

Rice comes in all shapes and sizes, with an amazing range of flavours.  Here are Peter Bourne’s favourtie recipes that use it, and drinks to match, in Gourmet Traveller WINE, October/November 2019 issue

GTW Viticulturalist of the Year 2019 – Nick Dry

It was a love of vines and a touch of serendipity that drove Nick Dry to viticulture, and it is his important work in the field that makes him deserving of this award, writes Peter Bourne in Gourmet Traveller WINE, October/November 2019 issue

White Burgundy – GTW Panel Tasting

In search of worthwhile, moderately priced French chardonnay, the panel, convened by Peter Bourne, tasted wines from one end of Burgundy to the other, discovering some real gems along the way, in Gourmet Traveller WINE, October/November 2019 issue

GTW Champagne & Sparkling Dinner

Hosted by Peter Bourne.  As the festive season approaches, our minds inevitably turn to wines of the bubbly kind, but the diversity, complexity and food-friendliness of high-quality sparkling wine makes these styles suited to far more than just an end-of-year toast.  At this dinner, seven top examples of Australian Fizz will be put up against […]

Spin the Bottle – Central Otago

In a part of New Zealand best know for thrillseeking winemakers are quietly producing premier pinot noir, writes Peter Bourne in Qantas Travel Insider, October 2019 edition