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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Friday (belated) drinks with the FWO

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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

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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!

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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

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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

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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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