Poetry and Plonk

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Bill Jenkins, a lover and long-time supporter of Myattsfield wines, has recently produced his first book of poetry. Bill spent his early years in a small fishing village in northern Scotland – in fact his granddad, a carpenter, made Ramsay McDonald’s ...

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Myattsfield Winery

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Myattsfield in the picturesque Bickley Valley has an extensive range of award winning wines – from their excellent sparkling Methode Traditionelle and Sparkling Rosé, through exceptional whites – the Vermentino and Chardonnay particularly noteworthy, ...

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Unwined 2018

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The annual Unwined Food and Wine show is on again at Market Square in Subiaco over the weekend of 27 and 28 October, from 11.30 to 5.30 each day. The festival is a cavalcade of good times – wine, beer, cider, spirits, food and live music – and ...

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The Crêperie by Hexagone

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A new French wine bar always interests me and when I heard about the Crêperie in Shafto Lane it seemed appropriate to get along on World Champagne Day and try it out. With both indoor and al fresco seating it is an appealing little place – ...

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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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