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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Riverbank in Autumn

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These warm and sunny autumn days keep on rolling on and one of the best ways to spend them, we think, is having a pleasant lunch in the Swan Valley – and one of the best places for that is at Riverbank - it has one of the prettiest outlooks of any ...

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Friday (belated) drinks with the FWO

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Friday Drinks with the FWO Well Friday again, and this time it’s Lady FWO’s birthday – here are some ideas to celebrate with her…. Freehand 2017 Pink Nat Pink Pet-Nat from Freehand Wines. Made from Shiraz grapes it has a delicate and ...

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Friday Drinks with the FWO

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Well how quickly that week went past …… so here are some more excellent wines I recommend you try! You will not be disappointed. Yetti and the Kokonut 2017 Mt. Savignan Made from Savagnin it is opaque and cloudy with flor fino oxidized ...

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Friday Drinks with the FWO

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It’s that time of the week again….. Wildman Wine 2017 Heavy Petting Pet-Nat What a pet-nat this is! Great name great label too- made from Nero D'Avola with a dash of Zibbibo all from SA's Riverland and processed in the Barossa for Wildman ...

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Friday Drinks with the FWO

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Another week – another chance to try some lovely wines….. Nikkal 2017 Chardonnay Another excellent wine in the Nikkal Wines range from Yarra Valley producer Goodman Wines. The 2017 Chardonnay is translucent with a touch of gold; the bouquet ...

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Pinelli Estate Winery Restaurant

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The newest restaurant in the Swan Valley, Pinelli Estate Winery Restaurant (taking the place of Fillaudeau) has been created as a celebration of the Italian heritage of the Pinelli family and is set among the vines on their Caversham ...

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Friday drinks with the FWO

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Another selection of wines well worth trying….. Forest Hill 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon From WA's oldest cool climate vineyard the Highbury Fields Cabernet Merlot of Forest Hill. Rich red hue with lifted aromas of blackberries, plums and ...

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Sittella Harvest Event – 2018

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A slightly overcast day with occasional drizzle welcomed food and wine bloggers to the second Harvest@Sittella event on March 24th – again we gathered in the rotunda on the lawns of the winery – recalling that last year, after once in a hundred year ...

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