Fabulous lunch at Riverbank

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It was a very bleak and wet long weekend Monday in Guildford but we heard the siren call of a winery lunch, so headed out to the Valley in search of just that – and after a short stop of tasting at two wineries – Olive Farm and Tyler’s (and more to ...

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Aldi Wines

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As most people would know, Aldi is now selling liquor at some of their WA stores, despite the vehement opposition of the usual suspects when it comes to anyone daring to apply for a liquor licence in WA. Stores at Butler, Harrisdale, Joondalup, South ...

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Perth Royal Show 2017 Wine Awards

Recently we were privileged to be asked along to look over the wine judging at the Perth Royal Show – hosted by long time wine judge, and founder of Margaret River’s Ashbrook Estate, Tony Devitt, we were given an insight into the organisation and ...

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The Packing Shed at Lawnbrook

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The Packing Shed at Lawnbrook in the Perth Hills was re-opened earlier this year after an extensive renovation – set among rolling lawns and gardens, and with a backdrop of bushland, it has become a popular destination for visitors to the Hills wine ...

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Lamont’s in the Valley

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It was a spectacular day in the Valley on Saturday – blue skies, sunny, a touch of warmth in the air – spring must nearly be at hand – and under the trees at Lamonts made for a magical afternoon after so much rain and cold weather. We had a ...

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The Coonawarra Roadshow

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The Coonawarra Tasting Roadshow was in town on the weekend – held at the East Fremantle Yacht Club, with sensational views across the Swan to complement the fabulous wines on display. With around 18 wineries and over 75 wines it was a lovely journey ...

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Taste Champagne 2017

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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

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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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