The Perth Royal Show Wine Awards – 2018

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The Perth Royal Wine Awards, the premier wine show in WA, have been announced with a good deal of press coverage in recent days – as you probably know the trophy for Wine of the Show, as well as the Best WA Wine, was won by Evans and Tate 2016 ...

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Lot 20 and Russell’s Reserve Legacy 2018

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Lot 20 is hosting four celebrations of Russell’s Reserve Bourbon in Perth, part of a larger Australia wide series of events. I was invited along to the second of these last week – and a rollicking, enjoyable, entertaining and informative show it ...

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Taste Champagne – 2018

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Taste Champagne is the biggest showcase of champagne in the Southern hemisphere and after its first foray into Perth last year it returned in August once again – this time at Beaumonde on the Point – with stunning river outlooks to accompany the ...

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Louder Louder

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Louder Louder, a new Thai restaurant, opened this week in a Lake Street location that has been the site of many a different restaurant over the past few years – none lasting long- but on the basis of the food we tried and the service we experienced I ...

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Stage Bar and Kitchen – Peppers

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Bob Dylan was playing at the Arena and we decided to stay in town after the concert so booked into Peppers, just across and down the road from the venue – and dinner before the great man came on stage seemed a good idea – and so to the in-house ...

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Lalla Rookh re-visited

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Lalla Rookh, in the basement of Allandale Square, offering high quality Italian fare, has three main areas – a bar when you first enter off the food court, a more dimly lit dining area, and through another set of doors the Wine Store off Sherwood ...

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Lamonts in the Swan Valley

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Lamonts is one of our favourite spots to have a meal and drink in the Swan Valley – with both an al fresco area, under the gum trees, or inside tables adjacent to the sampling counter, and another café-blind enclosed room off to one side complete ...

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Howard Park Jeté Launch

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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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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

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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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