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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Native Wine @ Henry Summer

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A festival of natural, organic, biodynamic and minimal intervention wine from Western Australian producers at Northbridge garden bar, Henry Summer, on Saturday, attracted an enthusiastic crowd to sample over 50 wines from around 20 wineries, meet and ...

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UNWINED Subiaco 2018

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The weekend of 27 and 28 October saw the return of the annual UNWINED festival to Market Square in Subiaco. A sunny warm day saw many flock along to what is becoming one of the most anticipated wine shows on the calendar of Perth wine ...

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Poetry and Plonk

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Bill Jenkins, a lover and long-time supporter of Myattsfield wines, has recently produced his first book of poetry. Bill spent his early years in a small fishing village in northern Scotland – in fact his granddad, a carpenter, made Ramsay McDonald’s ...

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Myattsfield Winery

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Myattsfield in the picturesque Bickley Valley has an extensive range of award winning wines – from their excellent sparkling Methode Traditionelle and Sparkling Rosé, through exceptional whites – the Vermentino and Chardonnay particularly noteworthy, ...

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Unwined 2018

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The annual Unwined Food and Wine show is on again at Market Square in Subiaco over the weekend of 27 and 28 October, from 11.30 to 5.30 each day. The festival is a cavalcade of good times – wine, beer, cider, spirits, food and live music – and ...

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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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