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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Entwined in the Valley

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The Swan Valley’s own festival of food, wine, music and art returns over four days from Tuesday October 4th until Sunday October 7th, at venues across the Valley. Around 50 events will be staged across the 4 days of festivities, with about ...

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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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Howard Park Jeté Launch

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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

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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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