Dominion League revisited

Dominon league

In Beaufort Street Dominion League (in the remodelled premises of one of Perth’s original wine bars, the Court Wine Bar), is one of the best small bars around. And with secession in the air again, following the always strange deliberations of the WA ...

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The Wine Loft at the Boatshed Markets

Bottles

Cottesloe’s Boatshed Markets (located in the sheds where Australia II was built), now has a dedicated wine market, the Wine Loft. Built from retrofitted shipping containers it is suspended over the main shopping and produce floor – very eye-catching ...

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Marubang

Soup

Taking the place of Mama’s Oriental in William Street, Marubang has an attractive and light, airy feel about it - it is a small dining space with a counter/bar to one side – they are licenced but interestingly have only beer and a couple of Korean ...

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Perth Royal Show 2017 Wine Awards

Ride

Recently we were privileged to be asked along to look over the wine judging at the Perth Royal Show – hosted by long time wine judge, and founder of Margaret River’s Ashbrook Estate, Tony Devitt, we were given an insight into the organisation and ...

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The Packing Shed at Lawnbrook

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The Packing Shed at Lawnbrook in the Perth Hills was re-opened earlier this year after an extensive renovation – set among rolling lawns and gardens, and with a backdrop of bushland, it has become a popular destination for visitors to the Hills wine ...

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One of our favourite Wine Stores

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One of our go to places when in the Western suburbs is Lamonts Wine Store in Cottesloe, and with a whiff of spring in the air we decided to make the trip down on the weekend. The most noticeable elements when you enter are the long and high ...

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Lamont’s in the Valley

Fish

It was a spectacular day in the Valley on Saturday – blue skies, sunny, a touch of warmth in the air – spring must nearly be at hand – and under the trees at Lamonts made for a magical afternoon after so much rain and cold weather. We had a ...

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Camellia in High Wycombe

prawns

Camellia Chinese in High Wycombe has long been a favourite of ours – good quality food at reasonable prices. We hadn’t been for some time but last night met up with a couple of friends there. It is a popular spot – a couple of large groups of 12 and ...

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The Coonawarra Roadshow

Zuma

The Coonawarra Tasting Roadshow was in town on the weekend – held at the East Fremantle Yacht Club, with sensational views across the Swan to complement the fabulous wines on display. With around 18 wineries and over 75 wines it was a lovely journey ...

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Taste Champagne 2017

Deuts Bootles on ice

The 4th iteration of this much anticipated annual event was extended to include Perth (and Canberra) this year – and we were lucky enough to be invited along to the Trade and Media exhibition in the Golden Ballroom of the Pan Pacific ...

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