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Southern Star Vietnamese Restaurant serves
you the stunning flavours of Vietnam in a relaxed
contemporary setting that is a short stroll from the
Concert Hall in the city. Consistent, quality food and
outstanding service with only the finest Vietnamese
cuisine. Fully licenced & caters for all functions.
Lunch Monday - Friday 11am - 2pm
Dinner Monday - Sunday 5:30pm - 10pm
Unit 1/132 Terrace Road, Perth (Opposite Langley Park)
T (08) 9325 1868
2013 Awards for Excellence
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There’s plenty of jargon in the wine world; lots of
fancypants words that can quickly make you feel
like an outsider if you’re in the presence of wine
snobs. So here’s a breakdown of few to make you
sound like a smarty without resorting to snobbery.
The vintage on the label is the year in which the
grapes were harvested. Red wines are generally
released later than white wines because they will
spend longer ageing in the winery. Vintage also refers
to the harvest-time itself and to the year as a whole.
A broad term you’ll find on some wine labels
indicating the wine may be of higher quality than the
winery’s non-reserve. The wine may be aged longer
in barrel and bottle and the alcohol may be higher.
However, with the exception of Spain, the term is
not regulated and bears no official standing.
Happy Birthday to the Swan!
The Swan Valley is celebrating an exciting milestone this year – 180 years of winemaking history. The first commercial
vintage in the Swan was made at Olive Farm Winery by Thomas Waters in 1834. To mark the occasion, the Swan Valley
Winemakers Association is hosting events throughout 2014. Head to scoop.com.au for more information.
of the booze
shops are where to
head when in search
of quality, not quantity.
The Wine Store 48 George Street, East Fremantle
(08) 6424 9500
La-Vigna Liquor 302 Walcott Street, Menora
(08) 9271 1179
Old Bridge Cellars 221 Queen Victoria Street,
North Fremantle (08) 9335 2702
Lalla Rookh Wine Store 77 St Georges Terrace,
Perth (08) 9325 7077
Steve’s Fine Wine 30 The Avenue, Nedlands
(08) 9386 3336
Subi Liquor Store Crossways Shopping Centre,
Rokeby Road, Subiaco (08) 9381 3845
Lamont’s Wine Store 12 Station Street, Cottesloe
(08) 9385 0666
ReStore 231 Oxford Street, Leederville
(08) 9444 9644
West Coast Liquor 30 Ainsbury Parade, Clarkson
(08) 9305 8976
De Vine Cellars 911 Beaufort Street, Inglewood
(08) 9271 9197
Liquor Barons Mt Lawley 654 Beaufort Street,
Mt Lawley (08) 9271 0886
Your Shout Liquor 49 Guildford Road, Mt Lawley
(08) 9271 1047
Each edition, Scoop invites a panel of expert judges
to a blind tasting of WA’s new releases. Here are the
gold medal winners.
• BEST IN SHOW: 2013 Pepperilly Estate Wines
Chardonnay, Geographe $22
• 2013 Vasse Felix Classic Dry White,
Margaret River $19
• 2013 Millbrook Winery Viognier,
Perth Hills $22
• BEST IN SHOW: 2012 Sandalford Wines,
‘Margaret River Range’ Shiraz, Margaret River $20
• 2011 Houghton Wines, ‘Gladstones’ Cabernet
Sauvignon, Margaret River $70
• 2012 Aravina Estate Shiraz,
Margaret River $28
• 2012 Windance Estate Cabernet
Shiraz, Margaret River $28
• 2012 Two Brothers Touriga Nacional,
Margaret River $20
Two of our expert judges, Paul
Edwards (left) and Blair Hill.
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