Cafes, Restaurants and Dining in Perth, Western Australia.

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...

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...

Some New Things Happening at UnWined in 2015

Some New Things Happening at UnWined in 2015

Sep 3, 2015

The organisers of Subiaco’s Unwined Event have followed up on some suggestions from the past couple of events and hope these improvements will add to the enjoyment for all at the 2015 event. Sales by the Glass – while these have always been available, they will introduce sales by the half glass...

Margaret River wines win more awards

Margaret River wines win more awards

Aug 20, 2015

  In the 2016 edition of James Halliday’s Wine Companion, Margaret River has again done very well. Not only did the region achieve some tremendous collective results throughout, it also secured Australia’s Best Cabernet Sauvignon, Australia’s Best Chardonnay and Australia’s...

A Bigger and Better Line-up for UnWined 2015

A Bigger and Better Line-up for UnWined 2015

Aug 20, 2015

Now in its fifth year, UnWined Western Australia is already shaping up as the best presentation ever with the boutique wine and food event meeting both exhibitor and visitor acclaim. With more wineries, upgraded food theatre, wine sessions, live entertainment and a picnic styled lawn area surrounded by...

2011 Pierro Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot

2011 Pierro Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot

Jul 6, 2015

What a pleasant way to spend a Sunday afternoon. A lovely bottle of 2011 Pierro Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot accompanied by a selection of gourmet cheeses, pear slices and raspberries. The wine was extremely drinkable, with notes of plum and blackberry, and just got better with every sip. It went...

Red Wines Issue 19

Red Wines Issue 19

Jul 2, 2015

These are the red wines we sampled during reviews for Issue 19 that didn’t make it into our Top Drops list. From left to right -  2012 Howard Park Shiraz (Garrison Restaurant and Bar) 2011 Argiano Rosso Di Montalcino (Cecchi’s) 2011 Kalgan Ironrock Shiraz (Boston Brewery & Restaurant) 2013...

Issue 19 White Wines

Issue 19 White Wines

Jul 2, 2015

  These are the white wines we sampled during reviews for Issue 19 that didn’t make it into our Top Drops list. From left to right -  2013 Bastianich Friuli (Cecchi’s) 2013 Clare Wine Co Riesling (Fat Dragon) 2014 Astrolabe Sauvignon Blanc (Sully’s Soul Food Truck) 2014 Driftwood...

White Wines Issue 18

White Wines Issue 18

Jun 17, 2015

These are the white wines we sampled during reviews for Issue 18 that didn’t make it into our Top Drops list. From left to right - 2011 Limited Release Chardonnay (Knee Deep in Margaret River) 2012 Snake & Herring Chardonnay (Northbridge Food Co) 2014 Pinelli Semillon Sauvignon Blanc...

Red Wines Issue 18

Red Wines Issue 18

Jun 17, 2015

These are the wines we sampled during reviews for Issue 18 that didn’t make it into our Top Drops list. From left to right - 2012 Heartland Spice Traders (Northbridge Food Co) 2013 Pinelli Shiraz (Fillaudeau’s Cafe Restaurant) 2009 Geoff Merrill Shiraz (Cafe Del Pescatore) 2012 Driftwood Rose...

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