Peter has written about drinks in one guise or another since 2005 and has been the wine columnist and drinks blogger for Scottish Field magazine since 2014.
He has written about drinks for general audiences in newspapers including The Press & Journal, The Scotsman, The Times, and The Herald, as well as for specialist consumer titles like Decanter, Club Oenologique, Cask & Still, and Whisky Quarterly, and for trade titles such as Fine Lees and The Buyer.
Peter completed his diploma from the Wine & Spirit Education Trust in 2015 and has served as a judge for Decanter, the International Wine & Spirit Competition and the People’s Choice Wine Awards.
EXAMPLES OF PETER'S WORK IN DRINKS
Published by the International Wine
& Spirit Competition, the Club Oenologique
magazine and website has published
Peter’s stories about reviving lost
grape varieties, colour-changing
gins, and Italy’s secret sparkling wines.
Peter’s articles for Decanter magazine
have included a guide to wine bars in
Edinburgh and a look at the architecture
of distilleries; he has also served as a judge
for the Decanter Retailer Awards and the
Decanter World Wine Awards.
Since 2014, Peter has been the wine
columnist and drinkers blogger for
Scottish Field, a monthly luxury lifestyle
magazine, writing about wine, beer and
spirits and traveling to countries including
Australia, South Africa and the United States.