Words on Wine

Best Buy Wines Australian and Imports from less than $20 up

Peter Bourne’s recommendations for all tastes and wallets
2019 Calabria Private Bin C12 Pinot Bianco, Riverina, A$15
2019 Gilbert Rosé. Mudgee, A$24
2019 Penfolds Bin 311 Chardonnay, South Eastern Australia, A$50
2017 Stéphane Aviron, Beaujolais Villages, Beaujolias, France, A$28
2017 Querciabella Chianti Classico, Tuscany, Italy, A$55
2019 Foxeys Hangout Kentucky Road 777 Pinot Noir, Mornington Peninsula, A$70

Peter’s full tasting notes in

Gourmet Traveller WINE October/November 2020

Asian Flavours – Food and Wine Pairing

Spicy, salty and sweet: the tastes of Asia provide welcome relief from richer, heavier winter fare. Peter Bourne matches 5 great wines and a sake to the recipes from Andy Harris, in

Gourmet Traveller WINE October/November 2020

What to Drink with…Other Cheeses

Cows do more than their share of the heavy lifting when it comes to cheese, but in Australia, equally superb products are made from other milks, so says Peter Bourne in

Gourmet Traveller WINE October/November 2020 issue

Great White – GTW Panel Tasting

The judging panel, convened by Peter Bourne, found the recent enthusiasm in Australia to experiment with Riesling has resulted in superb broader styles of this famous wine in

Gourmet Traveller WINE October/November 2020 issue

Champagne & Sparkling Tasting

Hosted by Peter Bourne for Gourmet Traveller WINE
November 24 & 25, 2020 – LIMITED NUMBERS

Warmer weather heralds the beginning of the festive season and what’s more festive than a chilled bottle of Sparkling? Eighteen of them!
GTW has brought The Wine Man PETER BOURNE together with a cracking bevy of bubbles from FRANCE, ITALY and AUSTRALIA, showcasing the diversity of styles within this category, for an unforgettable night of top-notch sparkling. Due to current restrictions, places are strictly limited to 18 guests per event, so book now.

Best Buy Wines Australian and Imports from less than $20 up

2019 Shaw Wines Rosé, Canberra District A$20
2017 Signor Vino Sangiovese, Adelaide Hills, A$25
NV Strawhouse The Big Bad Wolf, Orange, A$40
2015 Feudo Arancio Riserva Rosso, Sicily, Italy, A$30
2017 Chateau Mont-Redon Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Rhone Valley, France, A$110
2017 Houghton Jack Mann Cabernet Sauvignon, Frankland River, A$175

in Gourmet Traveller WINE August/September 2020 issue

Spring Forward – Food and Wine Pairing

As the cold days draw to a close, we find ourselves craving freshness. Peter bourne matches wines to six great recipes from Andy Harris that pack a herbaceous punch, in

Gourmet Traveller WINE August/September 2020 issue

Alex Head – GTW Winemaker of the Year 2020 Finalist

Peter Bourne interviews Alex Head who, after more than 20 years in the industry, has earned the right to challenge traditional Barossan thinking.

Gourmet Traveller WINE August/September 2020 issue

You Had Me at Hola!

The judging panel, convened by Peter Bourne, turned their sights to Spain lately. The tasters found that once known more the quantity than quality of its reds, Spain is producing excellent wines worth hunting down,in

Gourmet Traveller WINE August/September 2020 issue