Fairbrossen Wines

Rose

On our recent trip to Fairbrossen (see review of their restaurant elsewhere in the blog) I also took the opportunity to buy a few bottles – both of their Fairbrossen label and of the Side Projects series – the latter of these are an experimental ...

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Fairbrossen winery and café

wine

Fairbrossen winery in Carmel Road produce some very good wines, with grapes sourced from their Perth Hills site as well as another vineyard in Margaret River. They also have a café with pleasant views out across the vines and the valley below; on ...

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Pandemonium Wines

PandemoniumWines

The newest kid on the Swan Valley block opened for business on Sunday 29 November, and I was along to check it all out. A large shed on the Great Northern Highway in Baskerville has been nicely fitted out, with a very impressive stainless ...

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Raising Riesling 2015

AndJ2

The annual celebration of the Great Southern Wine Producers Association promoting their wonderful Riesling was held on Sunday 6 December at the Royal Perth Yacht Club. Lady FWO and I were kindly invited by the Association to attend – thanks to ...

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Rosé at Myattsfield

Rose

Last year it was chardonnay as the three wine makers went to head to head in competition, this year we see the results of Tête-à-Tête à Trois Rosé challenge – and three excellent wines have been produced by Josh, Rachel and Josh. A recent ...

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Two wines

WanderingLaneRiesling

A couple of very good summer drinking wines tried in recent days. 2014 Wandering Lane Riesling Sourced from Great Southern grapes for Byron and Harold Estate at Wandering, it has a pale straw hue, floral citrus blossom aromas, while the ...

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Raising Riesling – 2015

RaisingRiesling2015

Around this time last year we went along to one of the best wine tasting events experienced – organised by the Great Southern Wine Producers Association (GSWPA) it is a celebration of the Queen of Grapes, Riesling. Now Australia is blessed by ...

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Debacle

People

Not having been to Braddon for 18 months or so I was very, and pleasantly, surprised last week by the number of restaurants and bars that have sprung up, especially in and around Lonsdale and Mort Streets. With a few hours to spare until my flight ...

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Petition Wine Bar and Merchant

Petition

The wonderfully restored State Buildings at the corner of Barrack and St Georges Terrace is home to Petition, three individual venues each with a slight differentiation – Petition Kitchen, Petition Wine Bar and Merchant and Petition Beer ...

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Redgate Wines

Cellar

Redgate Wines Redgate is another of the many boutique wineries around Margaret River. Established by the late Bill Ullinger in 1977 it is one of the older wineries of the region. Set in pretty grounds south of the town site, it boasts an ...

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