Foodie duo get the taste for Bondi

The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - - THE SELL -

SOM­ME­LIER Chris

Mor­ri­son, group wine direc­tor at QT Ho­tels & Re­sort, and his wife, the food, hos­pi­tal­ity and travel brand ex­pert Jea­nine Bri­bosia, have bought in Bondi for $3.8 mil­lion.

The three-level 1920s Bondi corner home, which un­der­went a full-scale ren­o­va­tion two years ago, failed to find a buyer last sum­mer when it had a guide of $3.5-$3.7 mil­lion.

It was relisted to take ad­van­tage of the stronger mar­ket by res­tau­ra­teur Marco Am­brosino, who runs Num­ber 10 William in Padding­ton, and his wife Pina.

It has four bed­rooms, three bath­rooms and a court­yard gar­den on its 235sqm Bir­rell St par­cel.

It was the home of chi­ro­prac­tor Kevin Du-Val and had fea­tured on Chan­nel 9’s Un­real Es­tate.

Du-Val had hosted par­ties over his long own­er­ship, p, with guests in­clud­ing the orig­i­nal gi­nal Vil­lage Peo­ple and the late en­ter­tainer Peter Allen.

Jeremy Clin­ton of Raine aine & Horne Dou­ble Bay se­cured ecured the sale of the mono­chrome rome home, which drew 58,000 00 on­line views in 10 days.

Bri­bosia and Mor­ri­son on (right) are mov­ing from m Belle­vue Hill, where they ey sold their 220sqm du­plex ex ahead of its sched­uled Novem­ber auc­tion. The e three-bed­room unit had d come with $2 mil­lion hopes. The up­per-level du­plex, in a block of two, o, cost $1.31 mil­lion in 2013. 3.

Mor­ri­son, who spent t six years lead­ing the wine team at Guil­laume at Ben­ne­long, g, pub­lished his first book in

2017. This Is Not A Wine ne Guide was about how to o cre­ate fun and mem­o­rable wine ne ex­pe­ri­ences at home.

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