RIVERBANK ESTATE – BACK TO THE VALLEY

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A wonderful day to return to the Swan Valley as restaurants and wineries are re-opening now the State government eases restrictions – and it was a no-brainer to book at one of the best of the winery restaurants in the Valley, Riverbank Estate. ...

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Nikola Estate Winery Restaurant

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The old Houghton’s winery has been reinvigorated under new owners and rebranded Nikola Estate. Part of that new look is the recently opened Nikola Estate winery restaurant. Sitting under vines, or shady pergolas, looking out over the extensive lawns ...

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An Italian favourite – Pinelli’s

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Pinelli – the Italian restaurant attached to the Caversham winery of the same name, and a salute to the heritage of the family - has recently both changed the chef – with Chef Caleb moving on to his own spot in Subiaco and Chef Daniel taking up the ...

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Riverbank in the Valley

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Well what a glorious autumn Sunday we just experienced in the Swan Valley; sunny, warm, blue skies – and just calling for a winery lunch! With Riverbank – one of the Valley’s best – a couple of kilometres away – we just couldn’t resist. We scored ...

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Riverbrook @ UpperReach

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Riverbrook is the re-invented restaurant at Upper Reach, under new owners since the Broad’s moved on to other ventures. We went along on a sunny Swan Valley day, a picturesque ramble through the vines of the Valley – to the winery in Memorial Avenue, ...

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2018 – What a Year!

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Another year older – well it was an exciting year all round in the food and wine game – a number of excellent new places opening with more promised in coming months – and of course plenty of places shut their doors, demonstrating the competitiveness ...

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Pandemonium Estate

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Pandemonium Wines which opened to the public in 2015 has in the past year or so expanded to offer food in the form of platters, pizza and now pinxtos along with their wine. Interestingly, each of their wines is named after a demon, which is a point ...

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Young Gun of Wine Uncut – 2018

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The Young Gun of Wine awards celebrate and showcase new wine labels and young winemakers making a name for themselves. To find the best of those a series of Uncut events take place around Australia with a Top 50 to be announced in April next year, ...

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Gourmet Village – 2018

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The Gourmet Village is part of the Margaret River Gourmet Escape Festival, and ran over two days at Leeuwin Estate Winery. Over 40 wineries, breweries and distilleries, as well as dozens of artisan producers of cakes, tea, coffee, sauces, chocolate ...

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