2018 – What a Year!

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Another year older – well it was an exciting year all round in the food and wine game – a number of excellent new places opening with more promised in coming months – and of course plenty of places shut their doors, demonstrating the competitiveness ...

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Gourmet Village – 2018

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The Gourmet Village is part of the Margaret River Gourmet Escape Festival, and ran over two days at Leeuwin Estate Winery. Over 40 wineries, breweries and distilleries, as well as dozens of artisan producers of cakes, tea, coffee, sauces, chocolate ...

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The Point Bar and Grill Melbourne Cup Event

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The Point Bar and Grill, on the river at Point Fraser, held a Melbourne Cup event on Tuesday – and what a show it was. Combining with the stunning views from the venue across the river we had free flowing champagne and a seafood buffet of ...

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UNWINED Subiaco 2018

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The weekend of 27 and 28 October saw the return of the annual UNWINED festival to Market Square in Subiaco. A sunny warm day saw many flock along to what is becoming one of the most anticipated wine shows on the calendar of Perth wine ...

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Poetry and Plonk

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Bill Jenkins, a lover and long-time supporter of Myattsfield wines, has recently produced his first book of poetry. Bill spent his early years in a small fishing village in northern Scotland – in fact his granddad, a carpenter, made Ramsay McDonald’s ...

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Unwined 2018

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The annual Unwined Food and Wine show is on again at Market Square in Subiaco over the weekend of 27 and 28 October, from 11.30 to 5.30 each day. The festival is a cavalcade of good times – wine, beer, cider, spirits, food and live music – and ...

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A Roast to Remember

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A Roast to Remember, a Community Vision initiative to raise awareness and funds to support people living with dementia, was launched at The Shoe in Yagan Square last week. The aim of the programme is to encourage people to get friends and ...

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Entwined in the Valley

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The Swan Valley’s own festival of food, wine, music and art returns over four days from Tuesday October 4th until Sunday October 7th, at venues across the Valley. Around 50 events will be staged across the 4 days of festivities, with about ...

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Meat and Wine Co – Perth

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The front bar of the Palace Hotel, at the corner of St Georges Terrace and William Street, was a popular hang out in my younger days and it was a great disappointment when the old place was sold off to become a haven for dodgy dealers and rip off ...

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