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New faces in the Goundrey family

GOUNDREY Wines last week completed bottling the first batch of its new label, Offspring, a wine that forms part of a 2004 product growth strategy for the Mt Barker-based winery.

Chesters has come a long way

WHAT was conceived as a simple operation offering a couple of do-it-yourself barbecues and tapas-style food has become a five-star restaurant called Chesters of Heafod Glen.

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David Pike has drawn big red circles around February 9 and 10 in his work diary, as that’s when the best of the world’s rieslings will be at Frankland Estate’s  international tasting.  

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As we put another Australia Day long weekend behind us, David Pike offers his thoughts on refreshing rosé

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HE may have created one of Perth’s best-known coffee shop chains and be busily building up his next hospitality empire, but Geoff Hayward (pictured above) is not one to broadcast his achievements.

Smooth sailing for Gage Roads

THE founders of Gage Roads Brewing Co expect to produce their first batch of beer by September this year following the recent completion of a $2.5 million capital raising.Gage Roads Brewing Co directo

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David Pike has emerged from the recent holiday period refreshed and enthusiastically positive. He’s certainly not buying in to the gloomy forecast for the local wine industry.

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A recent trip to the US provided Perth chef Mark Taylor with a new business that may be the food industry’s most significant outsourcing development, as Julie-anne Sprague reports.

Watershed year ahead for food and wine lovers

A NEW bar has opened in Mount Lawley. ENV Bar and Tapas, at 677 Beaufort Street, replaces Italian restaurant Piazza Bar and Restaurant and is just up the street from the Astor Cinemas.   

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ENJOYING a bottle of 1993 Pol Roger Blanc de Blanc at a campsite in Nornalup was the perfect way to see in the New Year.

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A NEW-LOOK e’cucina will open later this month featuring more street exposure that is hoped will boost night and weekend trade, according to owner Steve Smith.

Herb adds that special flavour

E’CUCINA head chef Herb Faust began his career with an apprenticeship at e’cucina and, as chefs do, moved around to secure further training.

Making news in 2003 ...

Gusto takes a look at some of the events that shaped the year in Perth’s food & wine sector.

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It’s not easy to pick the best of the year’s wine industry events or tastings, particularly when you’ve been invited to so many, but David Pike does his best.

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Australian Leisure and Hospitality Group is well on the way to ensuring its infectious mix of food and drink becomes the first choice for Perth pub goers, as Julie-anne Sprague reports.

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While David Pike is yet to take up a long-standing invitation to visit senior winemaker Nicole Esdaile and the team at Capel Vale, this week he tastes through his back catalogue and looks at some of the work they’ve been doing.

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An aptitude for learning has been an advantage for Natasha Court, the sommelier at the award-winning Must Winebar, as Julie-anne Sprague reports.

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David Pike wraps up the GWE auction.

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The city’s suits are expected to flock to Bar One when it opens this week. The latest venture from Geoff Hayward and Stephen Scaffidi will deliver light, contemporary food with a focus on simplicity, as Julie-anne Sprague reports.

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An exhibition at Vasse Felix gives history buffs an insight into the evolution of the wine industry in Australia, as David Pike reports.

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