Howard Park Jeté Launch

Jete

Howard Park launched their latest release - Petit Jeté –- on 31 July at a sparkling event in the restored surrounds of the WA Ballet Centre in Maylands. The wines in the Jeté range draw inspiration from the classical ballet movement and are an ...

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Tasting your way around the Valley

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One of the best ways to sample the many dishes on offer at the myriad restaurants in the Swan Valley is to try a tasting plate. In a recent article on the Swan Valley website I talk about some of these which should inspire you to get out and ...

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Left Wine

Expres

Fruitful Pursuit, a collective of wine lovers, wine makers and enthusiasts, organised a fabulous event earlier this year at the Bird in William Street and a couple of weeks ago returned to Perth, this time at the new bar and restaurant in QV1, Tinys, ...

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21st Amendment

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In the shopping square area in Newcastle Street across the road from Duende, 21st Amendment – the name taken from the 1933 amendment to the US Constitution that repealed Prohibition – has recently opened in Leederville and we were invited along to ...

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Manise Cafe revisited

Satay

A great little restaurant up towards Brisbane Street in William, Manise turns out excellent East Indonesian food. It is a small space and very popular – as well as the printed menu there are black boarded daily specials which are worth trying ...

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Swan Valley Reds – Shiraz or Cabernet

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The Swan Valley is home to some outstanding red wines – on the Swan Valley website I discuss the differences between those made from Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz – have a look and let me know what your preference is – Cabernet or Shiraz? Or ...

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Wines of While

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For some time I have been anticipating the opening of this wine bar and wine shop which is a salute to, and celebration of, natural wine, organic wine, biodynamic wine, and just generally great wine. The laborious process that they have been ...

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Taste Champagne 2018!

Taste Champagne

Taste Champagne returns this year – 2017 saw the first time this iconic Champagne event, hosted by Australia’s leading expert on champagne and sparkling wine, Tyson Stelzer, was held in Perth – this time at Beaumonde on the Point, looking over the ...

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Yefsi

Briam

Yefsi is a newly opened Greek influenced restaurant located at the foot of the Attika Hotel and apartment complex in Newcastle Street – a little West of Lake Street. A relatively stark dining area it is brightened up with blue and white tiles and ...

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Perth Royal Show Food Awards – Bread and Pastry

Fruittarts

Part of the Perth Royal Food Awards of the Royal Agricultural Society of WA, the Bread and Pastry Awards are designed to showcase the best of Western Australian produce, to reward excellence, encourage producers and increase consumer awareness of the ...

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