Spin the Bottle – Canberra District

Peter Bourne explores the cool-climate wine region near the nation’s capital visiting the cellar doors, sampling the food and staying a night or two in

Quisine – Qantas inflight magazine November 2017

Spin the Bottle – Great Southern

Peter Bourne explores the burgeoning Western Australian region – checking out the cellar doors, sampling the food and bedding down in the country

Quisine – Qantas inflight magazine October 2017

What to Drink with…..Lemons

Used in almost every cuisine in the world, lemons add tang, zing and acidity, making wine matching difficult.  Peter Bourne is up for the challenge in

Gourmet Traveller WineOctober/November 2017

Come to Brunch – Food & Wine Matching

It’s the weekend, so invite a few friends over, cook up these North African- and Mediterranean-inspired brunch dishes, open some wine and while away the day.  Peter Bourne selects wines to match recipes by Andy Harris in

Gourmet Traveller WineOctober/November 2017

Home in the Rhone

Marsanne, roussanne, viognier and other white Rhone varieties have flourished in Australia and increased in popularity, leading the panel convened by Peter Bourne to taste through a selection of local and and French expressions

Gourmet Traveller WineOctober/November 2017

Grenache The Great – GTW Panel Tasting

With winemakers crafting a broad range of expressions of grenache – single varietal and blends, the GT Wine panel, convened by Peter Bourne, unearthed a wealth of quality wines, in

Gourmet Traveller Wine August/September 2017

Chinese Kitchen – Wine & Food Matching

A modern take on an all-time favourite cuisine sees fresh herbs and chilli take centrestage with mouth-watering results.  Peter Bourne matches wines to recipes by Andy Harris, in

Gourmet Traveller Wines August/September 2017

What to Drink With……Radishes

From France to Japan, Germany to the UK, Peter Bourne’s interesting experiences with radishes inspired him to find unique pairings, in

Gourmet Traveller Wine August/September 2017

Wine Drive in The Riverina

The Riverina, one of Australia’s most important and prolific winemaking regions, is renowned for its sweet wines, but the reds and whites made from Mediterranean varieties also impress.  Peter Bourne spends 2 days exploring this region and writes up the best wineries, wines and dining in

Gourmet Traveller Wine  August/September 2017