Millbrook Wines

bar

Late last year we dropped down to Millbrook in Jarrahdale for lunch http://perthcafeculture.com.au/millbrook-restaurant-and-winery/, and while there bought a few bottles from their extensive, and excellent range – as well as Millbrook and Barking ...

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Alkoomi Black Label Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

Alkoomi

We drank this Frankland River sourced wine with our meal at Baby Mammoth the other night. Alkoomi have been turning out excellent wine from this Great Southern winery for many years and continue to do so. This particular wine is ruby red with ...

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Mt Trio Riesling 2014

MountTrio

On our recent lunch foray to Butterworth Bar and Kitchen in Sherwood Court we chose a bottle of 2014 Mt Trio Riesling to accompany our meal. Mt Trio vineyard is on the slopes of the Porongurups and turns out some excellent wines. We first tried the ...

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Prosecco

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One of my great pleasures – apart from eating and drinking – is reading and I have a particular preference for detective fiction; two of my favourite detectives are Donna Leon’s Commissario Guido Brunetti (who is based in Venice) and Michael Dibdin’s ...

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Aldersyde Estate

Vines

When I first began, some years ago now, going to Piesse Brook Wines – which is what Aldersyde used to be called – it was always good to see the West Perth and Richmond champion (all West Perth players are, of course, champions by simple definition) ...

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Pinelli Estate

Grapevine

Pinelli Estate in Caversham turns out wine of excellent value. Home to a very good restaurant Fillaudeaus, the wines have come on in leaps and bounds over the past several years under the stewardship of Robert and Daniel Pinelli. They do a brisk ...

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Raising Riesling

Foreshore

The Great Southern Wine Producers Association held a festival to all things Riesling last Sunday. We had bought tickets to the event some weeks ago and had been waiting with anticipation for the day to roll around. The crowd that turned up indicated ...

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Millbrook Restaurant and Winery

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Millbrook, in Jarrahdale (incidentally the birthplace of Sister of FWO when many eons ago there was a hospital there), is a longish drive from Perth, but the journey is worth it; the setting is spectacular – one of the best of any winery in the West. ...

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The Standard

Standardglasses

The Standard is a relatively new bar in Roe Street – and looks to have a great future. On Friday afternoon, accompanied by one of my trusty team of reviewers I went along to have a look. Entering off Roe you come into a largish bar and seating area, ...

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