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Brexit uncertainty for wine sector: Rabobank

The depreciation of the British pound following the UK's decision to leave the European Union could hurt demand for imported wine, including from Australia.

Hippocampus distils positive memories

Little Creatures co-founder Howard Cearns' penchant for placing himself ahead of the curve has taken a fresh turn, with his newest venture recently opening its cellar door to the public.

Good Food and Wine show kicks off

The Good Food and Wine show opened its doors to Perth this morning marking the beginning of a three day festival that showcases over 200 stalls including a select number of small Western Australian artisan businesses.

Dawine seeks ASX listing

A private wine distribution business targeting the Chinese market has announced plans to list on the ASX through the reverse takeover of dormant company Brand New Vintage.

Firewater Grille named best hotel restaurant

Firewater Grille at the Duxton Hotel Perth has won the 2016 World Luxury Restaurant award for best hotel restaurant in Australia.

Consistent quality key for WA truffles

Truffle growers in Manjimup are backing their ability to produce a world-class product in order to maintain a strong share of the international market, amid larger-than-usual crops from Europe this year. 

Burt immersed in a voyage of discovery

SPECIAL REPORT: A family affinity for agriculture gave her a start, but Alexandra Burt has found Voyager Estate an enriching experience.

Green shoots trimmed by WET conditions

SPECIAL REPORT: After more than a decade of oversupply, winemakers are disappointed that tax issues might hurt an industry recovery.

Colour at core of new Bravo apple’s appeal

A balancing act between the science of plant breeding and consumer preferences has produced a new apple variety, developed in Manjimup, in WA's South West.

Point Fraser a coup for riverside dining

A 33-year wait for a major hospitality development on the Swan is almost over.

Red tape cuts for restaurants

The state government hopes to reduce the time required to secure approvals for starting a restaurant by up to three months through a $1.6 million 'flying squad' initiative.

Gage Roads makes Australia's best brew

A Western Australian brewery has produced the top beer in the country for the second time in three years, with Gage Roads Brewing Company taking home the top prize at the Australian International Beer Awards overnight.

Strategy shift for Gage Roads Brewing

Palmyra's Gage Roads Brewing Company will wind back the amount of beer it makes for Woolworths' beverages arm, Pinnacle Liquor Group, to capitalise on its fast-growing range of own-branded craft be

Yowie raises $32m to push US rollout

Perth-based confectionary company Yowie Group has tapped investors for a $32 million capital raising to fund an expanded rollout of its product in the US market.

Demand drop behind 3 Oceans cuts

Western Australia's eighth biggest winemaker, 3 Oceans Wine Company, has laid-off non-essential staff as it reconsiders its strategic direction in the face of falling demand from its key market in China.

Step back in time for pizza bar

A new underground pizza bar is bringing a distinctly old-school vibe to the inner city.

Five WA restaurants make top 100

Restaurant Amuse in East Perth and Lalla Rookh in the CBD have featured in a listing of Australia's top 100 restaurants.

Construction sites safer than cafes

The state's workplace safety watchdog has commended construction sites within the CBD for keeping up good compliance with workplace safety laws, but could not do the same for restaurants and cafes.

Limeburners dominates distillers awards

Western Australian distillers took home the majority of awards handed out at the 2016 Australian Distilled Spirits Awards last night, with Albany's Limeburners crowned as distiller of the year.

Odyssea offers culinary journey at City Beach

Fittingly for a restaurant he has named Odyssea, owner Fabio Hupfer undertook a lengthy journey before he could open the doors at his City Beach eatery. 

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