Food & Wine

Lion to shut Swan Brewery, import SA beer

Japanese brewing giant Lion has announced it will shut down its Swan Brewery in Canning Vale, with at least 80 workers set to lose their jobs.

One of Mosman Park's finest up for sale

MOSMANS Restaurant has hit the market, with agents from CBRE expecting the well-known eatery to attract significant interest in Western Australia and overseas.

Wine family Burch gets language right

A well-known WA wine-making family has rebranded its main company to better market its wine labels. Mitch Crowe-Hardy reports.

Bigger Fogarty targets Asia wine growth

FOGARTY Wine Group has embarked on a significant expansion into Asia's wine markets with its acquisition of the largest wine-processing facility in Margaret River.

Viticulturist says ‘cheese’ amid efforts to preserve picture perfect location

A fourth-generation winemaker has launched a new cafe concept focused on matching Swan Valley wines with some of the world's best cheeses. Shanna Crispin reports.

El Compa the real deal in Mexican fare

A new player to Perth's Mexican cuisine scene brings an authentic taste. Shanna Crispin reports.

Austral wins international industry award

Austral Fisheries has been named the SeaWeb 2012 Seafood Champion at the International Seafood Summit in Hong Kong.

WA coffee chain sold to Qld franchise

The ownership of a Perth-founded coffee chain has moved east after Queensland company Zarraffa's Franchising acquired One for the Road.

Brownes adds Casa Dairy to growing stable

Western Australia's largest dairy, Brownes, has announced the acquisition of Canning Vale-based Casa Dairy for an undisclosed sum.

National Hotel to become Carnegie's Freo

Fremantle's National Hotel has been sold for an undisclosed sum, with the historic building set to be converted into a Carnegie's Bar and Restaurant and boutique hotel with a rooftop bar and caf.

Feral opens Bassendean brewhouse

Feral Brewery has opened a new brewhouse in Bassendean which will allow it to increase its yearly brewing capacity to 2.5 million litres, grow its range of handcrafted beers and increase its footho

Lion bids $380m for Little World

Shares in Little World Beverages have soared on the Australian Securities Exchange, after national beverages giant Lion launched a $380 million cash takeover bid for the Fremantle-based boutique br

Wild west beer the best in Australia

The Swan Valley's Feral Brewing has been named Australia's best brewery, beating out a competitive field of international and Australian beer makers.

Lapa carves niche in Subi

David McAuliffe reckons the endless feast offered at Lapa Brazillian Restaurant is good enough to turn vegetarians back to meat. Emily Morgan reports.

Winning with the Flipside

A family cafe, new bar and burger combo and cocktail lounge are on the cards for the owners of Flipside. Emily Morgan reports.

Small is beautiful on the water's edge

The team at revamped In Contro on the South Perth foreshore are hoping to make the best of the 'rock-star' location and a piccolo-style menu. Carolyn Herbert reports.

Winning with the Flipside

A family cafe, new bar and burger combo and cocktail lounge are on the cards for the owners of Flipside. Emily Morgan reports.

Great location, just add Salt

Ian Hutchinson reckons any foodie worth their salt should be down at his beachfront restaurant and microbrewery at North Fremantle. Carolyn Herbert reports.

Coffee & alcohol sorted, bytes next

Michael Cheang is sticking to the plan at Frisk Espresso, which transforms from a coffee shop by day into an intimate bar and lounge by night. Carolyn Herbert reports.

A Sentinel of good taste

Hospitality veteran Steve Scaffidi has stayed true to his convictions of what it takes to operate a successful bistro in the CBD. Emily Morgan reports.