Tom’s Kitchen at Fairbrossen

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Fairbrossen’s café has been re-jigged since last I went along and is now operating as Tom’s Kitchen and has more of a restaurant feel – as far as the menu is concerned – than before – but it is still a casual and family friendly spot – and retains ...

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Get fortified in the Valley

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The Swan Valley produces some of the best fortified wine in Australia – and which is essential drinking for any wine lover. Read all about it in my latest story posted on the Swan Valley website – and then get out and about and try some for ...

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Inglewood Monday Night Markets

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The popular Monday Night Markets in Inglewood return for 2018 on Monday September 24th and run every Monday night (except for Christmas Eve and New Year Eve) until April 29th next year. 50 to 60 vendors are expected each night, and as well many of ...

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The Perth Royal Show Wine Awards – 2018

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The Perth Royal Wine Awards, the premier wine show in WA, have been announced with a good deal of press coverage in recent days – as you probably know the trophy for Wine of the Show, as well as the Best WA Wine, was won by Evans and Tate 2016 ...

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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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Lamonts in the Swan Valley

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Lamonts is one of our favourite spots to have a meal and drink in the Swan Valley – with both an al fresco area, under the gum trees, or inside tables adjacent to the sampling counter, and another café-blind enclosed room off to one side complete ...

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Howard Park Jeté Launch

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Howard Park launched their latest release - Petit Jeté –- on 31 July at a sparkling event in the restored surrounds of the WA Ballet Centre in Maylands. The wines in the Jeté range draw inspiration from the classical ballet movement and are an ...

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Tasting your way around the Valley

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One of the best ways to sample the many dishes on offer at the myriad restaurants in the Swan Valley is to try a tasting plate. In a recent article on the Swan Valley website I talk about some of these which should inspire you to get out and ...

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Left Wine

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Fruitful Pursuit, a collective of wine lovers, wine makers and enthusiasts, organised a fabulous event earlier this year at the Bird in William Street and a couple of weeks ago returned to Perth, this time at the new bar and restaurant in QV1, Tinys, ...

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21st Amendment

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In the shopping square area in Newcastle Street across the road from Duende, 21st Amendment – the name taken from the 1933 amendment to the US Constitution that repealed Prohibition – has recently opened in Leederville and we were invited along to ...

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