Cafes, Restaurants and Dining in Perth, Western Australia.

Celebrating 50 Years of Margaret River Wine

Celebrating 50 Years of Margaret River Wine

Mar 1, 2017

The 50th Anniversary of the planting of the first commercial vines in the Margaret River region will take place in 2017 and they are looking to celebrate in style! The Margaret River Wine Association is working on a series of events from 16 – 18 November to coincide with the 2017 Gourmet Escape...

the PIERRO family

the PIERRO family

Feb 7, 2017

THE HON. L.T.C. Semillon & Sauvignon Blanc with just a Little Touch of Chardonnay L.T.C., with a hint of her elegant mother, is a fresh and lively young lady from the Willyabrup Duchy. She dances lightly, melting hearts with her delightful approachability.   Dressed in a subtle blend of delicate...

Red Wines Issue 22

Red Wines Issue 22

Dec 22, 2016

Here are the red wines we sampled for Issue 22 that didn’t make it into our list of Top Drops, but were still enjoyed. From left to right: Silkwood Estate “Original Zin”Liqueur, 2014 Lot 80 Cabernet Malbec, 2015 Silkwood Estate “The Walcott” Malbec, 2015 Silkwood Estate...

White Wines Issue 22

White Wines Issue 22

Dec 22, 2016

Here are the white wines we sampled for Issue 22 that although they didn’t make it into our list of Top Drops, were nevertheless enjoyed. From left to right: 2015 West Cape Howe Chardonnay, 2015 Silkwood Estate “The Walcott” Reisling, 2013 Silkwood Estate “Little Bitch”...

Margaret River Gourmet Escape

Margaret River Gourmet Escape

Nov 22, 2016

The world famous Margaret River Gourmet Escape held from  19th to 20th November 2016, brought us a fantastic line up of amazing food, fine wines, great beer and celebrity chefs. This was the ultimate culinary adventure, with over 50 events showcasing the best of the region from Busselton to Augusta, a line...

20 Talented Winemakers on beaches of Cottesloe

20 Talented Winemakers on beaches of Cottesloe

Nov 1, 2016

Young Gun of Wine Uncut is happening on Friday, 2nd December at the beaches of Cottesloe bringing together 20 talented winemakers around WA. Il Lido is proudly hosting this ground-breaking event this year. The event, first time in the last 11 years, will be held at the Il Lido Italian Canteen at 1pm to...

Winners are grinners.

Winners are grinners.

Oct 25, 2016

Congratulations to Deep Woods Estate for winning the Jimmy Watson Memorial Trophy for the Best Young Red Wine at the 2016 Royal Melbourne Wine Awards for its Deep Woods Estate 2014 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon. The ‘Jimmy’ is generally considered to be Australia’s most prestigious and coveted wine...

Check out the Adelphi Grill

Check out the Adelphi Grill

Aug 18, 2016

We went down to a sundowner at the Adelphi Grill at the Parmelia Hilton in Perth the other day. You’ve heard of High Tea – well they now do High Coffee on Saturday and Sunday afternoons (bookings essential – $39 per head) – with an espresso martini, wattleseed beef and smoked...

White Wines Issue 21

White Wines Issue 21

Jul 11, 2016

Here are the white wines we sampled during Issue 21 that didn’t make it onto our list of Top Drops but were still enjoyed. From left to right: 2014 Pierro Chardonnay (Julio’s), 2014 Norfolk Rise Pinot Grigio (Currambine Bar & Bistro), 2015 Ad Hoc Hern & Chicken Chardonnay (Galangal),...

Red Wines Issue 21

Red Wines Issue 21

Jul 11, 2016

Here are the Red Wines we sampled for Issue 21 that didn’t make our list of Top Drops but were nevertheless enjoyed. From left to right: 2014 Myatt’s Field Shiraz Mourvedre Viognier (HopsScotch), 2014 Pinelli Merlot (Red Cray), 2014 Pepperjack Shiraz (Currambine Bar & Bistro), 2013 Toscolo...

Wine Equalisation Tax Rebate

Wine Equalisation Tax Rebate

Apr 20, 2016

On behalf of the State’s nine fine wine regions, Wines of Western Australia and the Margaret River Wine Association are calling for the Federal Government to respect and adhere to the core principles of reform widely endorsed by the greater Australian wine industry via the national body the Winemakers...

Unearthed Pemberton

Unearthed Pemberton

Apr 18, 2016

21 – 30 April 2017 The mission of this Festival is to open up the Southern Forest region, encouraging visitors to go off the beaten track and meet the locals at their labours. The Southern Forest region, while often visited, hides much of its treasures behind the farm gate, the artist’s studio and...

City Wine

City Wine

Apr 1, 2016

9th & 10th June 2017.   Western Australian wine comes to Perth city’s door step in early June. Beat the winter blues and take in the tastes of WA in the pop up venue created at the Urban Orchard near the Art Gallery, part of the Perth Cultural Centre. Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere, sample great...

Wines Issue 20

Wines Issue 20

Dec 16, 2015

These are the wines that didn’t make it into our list of Top Drops, but were enjoyed nevertheless while doing various reviews. The slight notes of soft oak on the 2014 Howard Park Flint Rock Chardonnay from Mount Barker were a complement to the sweet, salty and smokey elements of the Crispy Pork Belly...

2015 Singapore Airlines – Swan Valley Wineshow

2015 Singapore Airlines – Swan Valley Wineshow

Sep 3, 2015

The 2015 Singapore Airlines Swan Valley Wineshow was held on Friday August 28, 2015 at Mandoon Estate, a grand backdrop for the awards presentation dinner attended by 235 guests including a group of eight media guests from Singapore. Talijancich Winery was awarded the Singapore Airlines Trophy for the Best...

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