Friday Drinks with the FWO

Fri27Apr

Another week – another chance to try some lovely wines….. Nikkal 2017 Chardonnay Another excellent wine in the Nikkal Wines range from Yarra Valley producer Goodman Wines. The 2017 Chardonnay is translucent with a touch of gold; the bouquet ...

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Pinelli Estate Winery Restaurant

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The newest restaurant in the Swan Valley, Pinelli Estate Winery Restaurant (taking the place of Fillaudeau) has been created as a celebration of the Italian heritage of the Pinelli family and is set among the vines on their Caversham ...

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Hongkies in Northbridge

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The food of Hong Kong – Chinese with a twist – is at the heart of Hongkies in William Street – and on each visit we have found some delightful dishes. And it is pretty popular, too, especially at lunchtime when you need to get in quick to grab a ...

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La Vida Urbana

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We had been to a morning movie at Luna and were looking for a quick lunch afterwards and spotted La Vida Urbana where (I think) an Indian restaurant once sat in Carr Place and went in – we didn’t know then it was a sister restaurant to El Publico in ...

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Aurora Roof Top Bar – Melbourne Hotel

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Aurora is the snappy new bar on the sixth floor of the Melbourne Hotel in Milligan Street. With an indoor space, protected by bi-fold glass doors and outside an airy wooden deck with views across the CBD and over to Northbridge, it is already proving ...

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Union Kitchen

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Union Kitchen at Mindarie is so dog friendly they have a special menu for our furred friends – puppacino, muttshake, cheezi katz, banana paws or woofz anyone? They even have dog beds so your hound can catch up on a spot of shut-eye while you enjoy ...

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The Guildford Hotel – one of our locals

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The Guildford continues to attract a good crowd – although down on those heady days when it first re-opened – and at lunch during the week it was close to full downstairs (the upper floor was not open) and a good crowd outside was soaking up the ...

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Camellia Birthday celebration

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Another birthday rolled around and we went along to Camellia to celebrate as it is a firm favourite of the birthday girl – well all of us really. We have been coming here for years and always come away satisfied with the quality and value of the food ...

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Pinchos!

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You can always rely on the food quality and value at Pinchos, one of the best of the Spanish style tapas bars around town – and our recent quick lunch was testament to that. Olives, fried broad beans, patatas bravas, croquettes, beef cheeks ...

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Friday drinks with the FWO

FriApr20

Another selection of wines well worth trying….. Forest Hill 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon From WA's oldest cool climate vineyard the Highbury Fields Cabernet Merlot of Forest Hill. Rich red hue with lifted aromas of blackberries, plums and ...

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