All in the family
Vanya Cullen is his aunt, Mike Peterkin of Pierro is his dad. With lineage like that, 32-year-old Nic(holas) Peterkin has often been dubbed ‘Margaret River royalty’ – and he certainly knows wine. While also the vintage winemaker for Pierro, he set up his own experiemental winery, LAS Vino, to dabble in lesser used varietals in the area such as Touriga Nacional and Chenin Blanc. Since we met him, he’s been knee-deep in this year’s vintage, the sixth for LAS Vino, and he also released a naughty little number called F**k Him last year, which garnered international attention as it was directed at a certain divisive political leader (just check out the label).