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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Howard Park Jeté Launch

Jete

Howard Park launched their latest release - Petit Jeté –- on 31 July at a sparkling event in the restored surrounds of the WA Ballet Centre in Maylands. The wines in the Jeté range draw inspiration from the classical ballet movement and are an ...

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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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Friday drinks with the FWO

Friday

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

Friday

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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Edgecombe Brothers – revisit

Preserves

After a lunchtime meal at another winery we were tempted to stop in at Edgecombe Brothers in Henley Brook for dessert – and of course a glass of wine and coffee to finish our dining experience. It is a rustic café with outdoor areas under the ...

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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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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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Houghtons in the Valley

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Houghtons Winery Café has come along in leaps and bounds since being taken over by Herb Faust a year or so ago – producing good quality, well cooked food, at great prices, and in an attractive and appealing environment – the lawn and gardens of this ...

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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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