Food & Wine

Organic growth for Oranje Tractor

Murray Gomm has no problem with the idea of taking his work home with him. In fact, the two sides to his career complement each other perfectly.

Theo takes on New Yorkers

Little Caesars Pizzeria owner and pizza chef Theo Kalogeracos will head to New York later next month to compete in a pizza making competition at the New York Pizza Show.

A little bit of elbow grease at Star Anise

Another of Perth’s top restaurants has undergone a radical facelift.

Olsens’ seachange takes in Canada

When Steve and Ann Marie Olsen decided to leave the city behind and settle in Margaret River 20 years ago, they did so primarily so their children could grow up away from the city.

Wine News with Anne Dawson

Vincor Australia has appointed two new staff members to look after its Amberley brand.Former Cape Mentelle marketing manager Robin Birch will join Amberley as the brand marketing manager.

Java Joe’s set to grow

Java Juice’s sister cafe concept, Java Joe, will be replicated at a new store to open on St Georges Terrace in November.

Wine News with Anne Dawson

Despite the Wallabies’ recent rugby union loss in Durban it’s not all bad news for Australia in the world of tri-nations competitions.

Lamont brings passion to her vision

Kate Lamont and her sister Fiona have undergone a remarkable journey since the late 1980s, propelling a small family vineyard into a brand name synonymous with quality food and wine along the way.

Tintagel breaks through

A WESTERN Australian roughie has streaked the field in the past few weeks to find itself on James Halliday’s list of top 10 new wineries nationwide and with a gold medal from last week’s 2004 Sheraton Perth WA Wine Awards.

Sheraton Perth WA Wine Awards

Visy Board ‘most successful exhibitor’ award Rosily Vineyard Emirates chairman’s award for the ‘best individual entry’ Brookland Valley Chardonnay 2002 The Talijancich Radoux award

Reaping a Harvest of comfort

NOT many restaurateurs would want to compare their operation to an ugg boot, but its a comparison Miles Hull and Clint Nolan are only too happy to make of their newly acquired restaurant, Harvest.


The kitchens at the PCEC will be bustling with activity ahead of the opening night party on August 26. Julie-anne Sprague spoke to executive chef Adrian Tobin.

Wine News with Anne Dawson

Millbrook Winery is on the hunt for a new functions coordinator following the departure of Juanita Towell.

A world of gourmet delights in Subiaco

Many Perth chefs and Western Australian foodies will want to check out a new store opening later this month.

Jarvis Estate a sea change surprise

Matt and Jackie Jarvis bought a property in Bramley, a stone’s throw from Margaret River, three years ago.

Wine News

Western Range Wines, made up of a group of high-profile investors including Malcolm McCusker, Terry and Kevin Prindiville, and Marilyn Corderoy, has been selling cases and cases of its export brand Bo


Michael de Marte has been busy the past year establishing St Georges Terrace coffee icon Rosso Espresso but, as Julie-anne Sprague reports, his attention has reverted to Shafto Lane where he plans to relaunch Café Bocca this September.

Lawless stays on media wanted list

The TV cameras may have left Room Nineteen but that hasn’t stopped its Scottish head chef Iain Lawless from getting his fair share of publicity.

Harewood prepares new role

Denmark winery Harewood Estate has produced fruit for some of the State’s top wine producers, most notably Howard Park Wines for more than a decade.And while the winery, which produces 120 tonnes of f

Wine News with Anne Dawson

Paul McArdle has been appointed as Must Winebar’s new wine consultant filling the shoes recently vacated by Natasha Court.Mr McArdle is currently CEO of Margaret River winery Higher Plane, an occasion

Gusto - Firing up Oxford St

The owners of Leederville’s newest eatery are hoping to extend the popular Oxford Street cafe strip beyond a block either side of the Oxford and Vincent streets intersection.