Swan Valley Reds – Shiraz or Cabernet

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The Swan Valley is home to some outstanding red wines – on the Swan Valley website I discuss the differences between those made from Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz – have a look and let me know what your preference is – Cabernet or Shiraz? Or ...

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Wines of While

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For some time I have been anticipating the opening of this wine bar and wine shop which is a salute to, and celebration of, natural wine, organic wine, biodynamic wine, and just generally great wine. The laborious process that they have been ...

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Taste Champagne 2018!

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Taste Champagne returns this year – 2017 saw the first time this iconic Champagne event, hosted by Australia’s leading expert on champagne and sparkling wine, Tyson Stelzer, was held in Perth – this time at Beaumonde on the Point, looking over the ...

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Friday drinks with the FWO

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Another Friday, and another selection of wine for your consideration. All excellent, too…. Snake and Herring 2016 Vamos Tempranillo Delicious Tempranillo from Snake and Herring. 2016 Vamos is bright red purple with a bouquet of cherries, ...

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Friday Drinks with the FWO

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Oops, after forgetting to send a list of recommendations out last week, this should make up for it! Arlewood 2014 La Bratta Another excellent wine from Margaret River's Arlewood. 2014 La Bratta is a mix of Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Touriga ...

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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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Northbridge Brewing Company

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Each year the Northbridge Brewing Company (and its sister outlet, Whitfords Brewing Company in the northern suburbs) holds a chilli festival over a week in June. Both establishments offer a range of chilli influenced food – and hold competitions as ...

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Friday Drinks with the FWO

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After a week off for the long weekend, another selection of wines for your enjoyment…. 2017 Fourth Wave Wines See No Evil Rosé Coolly elegant rosé from Fourth Wave Wines in the Riverland. Pale salmon hue, aromas of cherries and rose petals. ...

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It’s a Must!

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A couple of weeks ago we were privileged to be invited, along with other food bloggers, to Must – one of the best and longest established bistros around town – to get a glimpse of their new menu – and new direction. The new menu is made up, as ...

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Friday drinks with the FWO

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This week finds us on the Gold Coast having a relaxing time – however check these wines out for a good time too. Haywood Wines Natural Footer 2017 Rosé Natural Footer...scrumptious Cabernet Rosé. Foot stomped, wild ferment, 72 hour skin ...

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