Taste Champagne – 2018


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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Lalla Rookh re-visited


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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Friday drinks with the FWO


A few more suggestions…. Each Other’s Wine Company Frankland Rosé An impressive rosé. Made from Semillon and Tempranillo by Dan Wegener and Jo Perry. Each Other’s Wine Company Frankland rosé has a lovely apricot hue. A little funkiness on ...

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Friday (belated) drinks with the FWO


Friday Drinks with the FWO Well Friday again, and this time it’s Lady FWO’s birthday – here are some ideas to celebrate with her…. Freehand 2017 Pink Nat Pink Pet-Nat from Freehand Wines. Made from Shiraz grapes it has a delicate and ...

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Friday Drinks with the FWO


Well how quickly that week went past …… so here are some more excellent wines I recommend you try! You will not be disappointed. Yetti and the Kokonut 2017 Mt. Savignan Made from Savagnin it is opaque and cloudy with flor fino oxidized ...

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Petition Wine is a favourite!


Petition Wine and Merchant – a wine bar and wine library – what more could you want? An interesting, and ever changing selection by the glass, or you can choose a bottle from the wonderful collection housed in racks around the room – and even better ...

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The Wine Loft at the Boatshed Markets


Cottesloe’s Boatshed Markets (located in the sheds where Australia II was built), now has a dedicated wine market, the Wine Loft. Built from retrofitted shipping containers it is suspended over the main shopping and produce floor – very eye-catching ...

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One of our favourite Wine Stores


One of our go to places when in the Western suburbs is Lamonts Wine Store in Cottesloe, and with a whiff of spring in the air we decided to make the trip down on the weekend. The most noticeable elements when you enter are the long and high ...

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Lamonts Wine Store


Over the past week we have been to Lamonts Wine Store in Cottesloe twice – on both occasions to attend wine tastings – firstly wines from Picardy, Bill Pannell’s winery at Pemberton, and then a few days later to taste the medal winners at the Swan ...

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Great Southern Pinot Tasting at Petition Wine


Last night we were invited to a tasting of the best of Great Southern Pinot Noir in the extremely attractive and comfortable surrounds of the Petition Wine Store in the State Buildings – and what better place to sample wine than surrounded by racked ...

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