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Patience, provenance key ingredients for Yarri

Six months after Dunsborough restaurant Yarri opened to much fanfare, we talk to the team behind the venture about their long-term strategy.

New Northbridge venue shuts down

Northbridge restaurant and microbrewery Cyril Mason’s has closed its doors less than three months after opening at the William Street location.

WA tops Halliday wine awards

Great Southern wine producer Duke’s Vineyard and Deep Wood Estate’s Julian Langworthy have topped the prestigious Halliday Wine Companion Awards announced in Melbourne last night.

New wine venue a natural choice

A local natural wine aficionado is hoping he can educate and develop the palates of Perth with his new bar-cum-liquor store Wines of While.

Dominion League sold to Bajaj

Northbridge whisky bar The Dominion League has been sold and will close its doors next month, with the buyer believed to be Perth music promoter Saran Bajaj.

Raine Square confirms new tenants for stage 1 launch

Two high-end restaurants will join a 12-screen cinema as tenants in the $75 million Raine Square redevelopment project, the first stage of which is set to open in September.

Ku De Ta failure dents the Point

The $50 million On the Point hospitality precinct in East Perth has suffered a major setback after its anchor tenant was placed in administration but other restaurants and bars at the riverfront property are set to continue trading.

Terrace Hotel set to close down

The Terrace Hotel, which restored the heritage St Georges House in 2012, is set to shut its door from tomorrow afternoon, Business News understands.

Vasse Felix confirms Watershed purchase

Margaret River winery Vasse Felix is set to acquire the principal assets of Watershed Premium Wines, under a $20 million deal that allows Watershed’s cellar door and restaurant to continue operating under a two-year lease agreement.

Gamble bets on rural NSW venture

Restaurateur Kim Gamble is enjoying the country life in NSW after 30 years of running cafes and bars in Perth.

Chocolate cafe into liquidation

The Perth-based Guylian Belgian Chocolate Cafe franchise has been placed into liquidation, just over a year after the business opened on St Georges Terrace.

Hohnen a reluctant ‘entrepreneur’

David Hohnen has been at the top of his game for two decades, and is one of many quality local businesspeople named in the Queen’s Birthday honours this month.

Versatile hemp plant offers growth potential

Businesses and farmers see a bright future for the hemp industry in WA following recent legislative changes, but the fledging sector needs support.

Vic Park bar voted best in Australia

Victoria Park bar the Dutch Trading Co has been named the best beer venue in the country, as judged by a panel of 23 industry leaders coordinated by Beer and Brewer Magazine.

Gage Roads buys Matso's for $16m

Gage Roads Brewing Company has struck a deal to purchase Matso’s Broome Brewery for $16.1 million, along with a $12 million capital raising to fund the acquisition.

Locals develop a taste for distilling gin

SPECIAL REPORT: Three WA distilleries are launching new products, new venues and raising capital as they seek to grow the industry.

Provenance and innovation key as local brewers get crafty

SPECIAL REPORT: Brewers are releasing increasingly innovative products as they aim to stay ahead of the game in a marketplace where competition is intensifying.

Stallwood on track to Nail craft brews

SPECIAL REPORT: One of WA’s oldest craft breweries, John Stallwood’s Nail Brewing recently tasted success on the international stage, winning a prestigious award in the US.

WA brewery tops international competition

The local beer label behind Northbridge Brewing Company and Whitfords Brewing Company has won the top prize at Australia’s most renowned beer competition, hosted in Melbourne last night.

King of Queen Street lifts veil on new Moroccan bar

With the outlook for the small bar sector becoming more positive, hospitality entrepreneur Andy Freeman has embarked on a $2 million Moroccan-themed venue in Perth’s east end.

Chinese taste for WA wines leads Asian sales push

SPECIAL REPORT: Local wineries are embracing China’s growing taste for WA wine with plans to develop more export opportunities across Asia.

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