Besk

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A couple of shop fronts along Railway Parade, opposite West Leederville station, have been gutted and re-jigged to form an impressive and inviting space – bottle shop, bar, restaurant – polished concrete, exposed bricks, soaring metal ceilings and ...

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Tiny’s Liquor

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Tinys Liquor, part of but separate from Tinys bar and restaurant, runs along Milligan Street and is a narrow, brilliantly stocked wine shop and wine bar. The racks of wine include some outstanding, hard to come by, brands, while the small bar with ...

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Wines of While -revisited

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Wines of While, up at the top end of William Street, has certainly built a profile since its opening about 9 months ago acting as a beacon to lovers of natural wines by both emerging and established winemakers from Australia and overseas. It’s ...

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King Somm

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One of the most exciting events in the Eastern suburbs in recent times has been the opening of small bar and wine store, King Somm, in King William Street in Bayswater. Housed in an historic building which has over the years seen many tenants – I ...

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Lamonts Winestore Cottesloe

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On the long weekend in January we toddled, by train, to the Wine Loft at the Boatshed Market in Cottesloe to taste a great range of Pet-Nat sparkling, and then once that was finished, went on over to one of our Western suburb go-to places for a light ...

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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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Young Gun of Wine Uncut – 2018

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The Young Gun of Wine awards celebrate and showcase new wine labels and young winemakers making a name for themselves. To find the best of those a series of Uncut events take place around Australia with a Top 50 to be announced in April next year, ...

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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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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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Friday drinks with the FWO

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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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