Wills Domain has recovered quickly after the surprise resignation of Seth James, appointing a superstar chef who has helmed some of the best restaurants in Perth.
Australia has been fortunate in having many great riesling makers and by general acclaim the current king of this variety is Clare Valley’s Jeffrey Grosset.
NSW has relaxed a picnic rule for fully vaccinated people that will delight anyone looking to soak up some sun.
Perth’s largest pub is getting ready for its biggest day of trading ahead of WA’s historic AFL grand final match — and there are heaps of places around town where you can watch the game in style.
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WA foodie festival Gourmet Escape has been canned for a second year, with organisers blaming travel restrictions.
Ray Jordan says Leederville locals will be delighted with the new development of the Hotel and its “properly built, expertly curated modern wine list”.
Since launching back into the local scene a few years ago, Paul Nelson has made quite an impact, as he explores regions and styles with his own distinctive stamp.
This new bar in Perth’s CBD is a jewel in the rough, serving a steak sandwich that is nothing short of perfection — nothing leaks, nothing falls apart and yet it drips in meat and gravy juices.
Wine expert Ray Jordan praises a variety he is usually less than enthusiastic about.
From bad, bold, black beauties to summer-styled ales in tins, breweries are embracing new directions. And in another big change, a local brewery is set to take over a Perth pub.
When pubs open back up for the fully vaccinated, it will be a breath of fresh air – but the freedoms will come with responsibilities too.
Last drinks have been called at Cottesloe’s landmark Indiana Teahouse and everyone is invited to celebrate one final summer at the historic restaurant before it is redeveloped.
The just-opened Willi’s bar at The Royal in Perth’s CBD is a cosy, moodily lit bar, the sort of place you might find in a cobbled backstreet in an Eastern European capital.
Rosé — Australian rosé — has seen one of the most significant changes of any Australian wine style.
Industry players have begun the autopsy on what killed the venue — and have turned discussion towards how to best use the space to activate the city.
Little Creatures has been an institution in Fremantle for 21 years but it is set to close and reopen at a bigger, purpose-built venue that will boost capacity to up to 2000 people.
The equation at Flametree is a simple but effective one. You get access to first-rate vineyards in the best areas and then get an exceptional winemaker to bring it all together.
A giant mural of a newly vaccinated Bob Hawke has been painted in Sydney to urge people to get jabbed so we can return to the pub.
A well-loved South West institution is growing its brewing operations to keep up with frothing demand
If you’re yet to discover the joys of this underrated variety, Ray Jordan shares three of the best examples from WA winemakers.
Two of Australia’s most experienced wine makers have teamed up to produce some of hte best drops coming out of the Clare Valley.
Perth pub-goers who choked on their beer when Mt Lawley institution The Flying Scotsman shut its doors in April last year should prepare themselves for an even greater shock.
Feral Brewing Co. is leaving the Swan Valley after almost two decades.
A geophysicist and a mental health nurse have managed to juggle their day jobs with creating a thriving sustainability-focused vineyard in the Bickley Valley.
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