The Wine Man


Ferment’s state-of-the-art Enomatic wine dispenser allows visitors to sample and purchase a range of exceptional local wines, either in-store or online, all carefully curated by The Wine Man himself, Peter Bourne.

Universally known as “The Wine Man” Peter Bourne has been involved in the Australian wine industry for over 35 years – initially as a fine wine merchant and more recently as a full-time industry consultant. Peter’s principal focus is on wine education – presenting a wide variety of wine appreciation courses and specialised wine tastings.

Peter hosts numerous trade and consumer events along with high-end corporate wine evenings. Peter’s reputation as one of Australia’s leading wine educators was cemented by winning the 2010 Wine Communicator of the Year – the prestigious award presented by his wine industry peers at Wine Communicators of Australia.

Peter is a founding member of the Gourmet Traveller WINE team and is a regular contributor to the QANTAS in-flight magazine, The Australian Way.

Watch out for Peters wine events to be staged here at Ferment. Make a booking now at