103 Claremont Crescent, Swanbourne WA, 6010
Monday 10.00am - 7.00pm Tuesday - Thursday 10.00am - 8.00pm
Friday to Saturday 9.00am - 8.30pm
Sunday & Public Holidays 12.00pm - 7.00pm Closed Christmas Day and Good Friday
Liquor Barons Swanbourne
The Swanny team aren’t just wine experts; they know a thing or two about beer and spirits! Tony specialises in spirits and Jack is our beer expert. Come in-store and speak to us!
Steve Perry - Manager
Steve has been expertly advising and educating Perth’s western suburbs on wine since 1985. He was a director of the legendary Cottesloe Wine Store – John Coppins until 1997 and now leads the team as General Manager. He has traveled extensively around the wine-growing regions of Australia and New Zealand, and has been the Chairman of the Liquor Barons Tasting Panel for more than 10 Years. He's just celebrated 20 years working at Swanbourne Cellars.
Desert Island Drink: Champagne and plenty of it! The famous phrase from Madame Lily Bollinger comes to mind!
Since he was a boy, in his parents’ well known West Perth store Gangemi’s, Tony has been a provider to the great and good of Perth. Tony is our Senior Manager responsible for all shop operations and logistics. He has a keen palate and advocates balance and generosity in all his wines. He shuns the pretentious side of wine and has many loyal followers of his recommendations.
Desert Island Drink: It has to be Champagne!
Since joining the wine trade 12 years ago, Stef has been a part of the management team for six fine wine stores in WA (including 2 Liquor Barons) and has a loyal customer base who track him down for his latest recommendations. He has completed all of the wine courses at the Wine Education Centre (Claremont Showgrounds) and the WSET Level 2 International Wine qualification. He specialises in finding vinous gems from boutique vineyards and is responsible for sourcing, cataloguing, preparing, and tasting all wines for the esteemed Liquor Barons Wine Panel.
Desert Island Drink: There’s plenty of international and Australian wines but at this time of year, Coopers Green!
Sam is the beer buyer at Swanbourne Cellars and in this role, is able to taste many of new beers on the market. The best part of his job is as he says “is the people I work with and the community vibe we have with the customers. This is a family owned and run business which makes working here different from a lot of other places. It’s also great to be able to explore the beer and wine industry through my role at the store.”
His two favourite beers for every day drinking is Balter XPA and Rogers. His two top beers of all time is Garage Project’s Cherry Bomb and Hop Nation Kalash. Brekeriet Purple Rain is his top Sour. At the shop Sam is able to taste a lot of new products that are becoming available.
Anthony started working in the wine trade over 20 years ago. He studied winemaking at Charles Sturt University in Wagga Wagga via distance education and was a winemaker for Palandri (9 years) and for Cowaramup Wines (14 years). Anthony has been working in retail for 7 years as the main owner at Liquor Barons Dalkeith. He now divides his time at Swanbourne Cellars and distilling at Old Young’s distillery in Swan Valley.
Anthony has travelled extensively; working vintages in Margaret River, Beaujolais & Languedoc in France and Rheinhessen in Germany.