Raising Riesling 2015


The annual celebration of the Great Southern Wine Producers Association promoting their wonderful Riesling was held on Sunday 6 December at the Royal Perth Yacht Club. Lady FWO and I were kindly invited by the Association to attend – thanks to ...

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Raising Riesling – 2015


Around this time last year we went along to one of the best wine tasting events experienced – organised by the Great Southern Wine Producers Association (GSWPA) it is a celebration of the Queen of Grapes, Riesling. Now Australia is blessed by ...

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World Oyster Day


Well World Oyster Day (August 5) has been and gone, and I, along with a couple of friends, celebrated the wondrous mollusc at Lot 20, with Jerry Fraser. We went along around midday before the hordes descended later in the day and found a spot ...

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Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell


Lady FWO and I braved the icy wind and rain to go along to the Concert Hall last night to see Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell in concert on the first stop of their Australian tour. There are not too many places where the FWO can bring the average ...

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Wine Show by the Bay


For the past six or so years what I think is the best small wine show in the State has been held at the University Club in Crawley. The setting at the Club in the grounds of UWA and resulting ambience helps, as does the quality of the wines on ...

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