Taste Champagne 2017

Deuts Bootles on ice

The 4th iteration of this much anticipated annual event was extended to include Perth (and Canberra) this year – and we were lucky enough to be invited along to the Trade and Media exhibition in the Golden Ballroom of the Pan Pacific ...

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Hyatt Regency Perth – Winter Menu!

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Through four events over July and August the Café at the Hyatt is transforming itself into an artisan market showcasing the best of the West, including food, wine, beer and spirits – and last week we were invited along to check it out. In the ...

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Wine Show by the Bay – 2017

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What I consider the best small wine show in the State returned to the University Club in Crawley this weekend after a one year hiatus due to renovations. Once again the setting at the Club in the grounds of UWA and resulting ambience, the quality of ...

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The Perth Hills Wine Region

Ashley

Stretching around 120 kilometres from around Chittering in the north to Jarrahdale in the south, the Perth Hills region encompasses many small producers clustered in four sub regions along and to the east of the Darling Scarp – Chittering Valley, ...

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The Vineyard Kitchen @ Brookside

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Easter Sunday was spent beneath the shady trees, alongside a little creek, in the tranquil grounds of Brookside Winery in Bickley – with food from their outstanding restaurant, the Vineyard Kitchen. This really is one of the best spots to chill out ...

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Taste Great Southern at Petition 2017

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Taste Great Southern, the yearly celebration of the wine and food of the region ended on the weekend with a couple of events centred on Albany, and I thought it opportune to talk about one of the Perth based events that occurred just last ...

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Henley Park Winery Café

Wagon

I hadn’t been to Henley Park winery for some years but on Friday on a trip to the Valley we stopped by and after sampling their various wines, decided to give their café a go – set just outside the cellar door, under protective roofing, but in the ...

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Victory Point Wines

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Victory Point is a small vineyard, situated south of Cowaramup (where I spent a few formative years before we moved down the road to Margaret River), dedicated to production of the classic Bordeaux varieties, and Chardonnay. Unirrigated it has ...

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Millbrook – No waste Mondays

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Millbrook, set in the tranquil and alluring surrounds of a former orchard in Jarrahdale is one of WA’s prettiest wineries – the buildings are striking, the grounds and water features eye-catching. And they have put together one of the most innovative ...

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3drops at Post

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Post is one of the best restaurants in Perth – always excellent food in an outstanding location, and last week it was the setting for a great dining and wine tasting experience when Joanne Bradbury from 3Drops hosted a dinner to showcase her wines, ...

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