Margaret River - A very special place

Wineries

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"Wine is bottled poetry..."  (Robert Louis Stevensen)

It has been a mere 45 years since the first vines were planted, but near perfect growing conditions have enabled Margaret River to quickly become recognised as one of the world's great fine wine regions. Today, the names of the Margaret River wineries grace the tables of the world with refinement and style, and are our most sophisticated ambassadors.

Few locations are so suited to producing distinctive premium wine. Celebrated as one of the world’s most conducive areas for producing chardonnay it’s here you will find wines of great intensity, length and character. The region is possibly even more highly regarded for its cabernet sauvignon and cabernet blends which are prized for their dense fruit flavours, multi-layered complexity and cellaring potential. But there are many other excellent varietals to try including some show-stopping shiraz and sauvignon semillon blancs, unconventional varietals like sangiovese and viognier and exciting experimental styles such as chilli wine. An appreciation for the pristine environment and a more healthy way of living has also led to an increase in the production of preservative free wine along with organic and biodynamic farming practices and wine making.

The wineries are the true ambassadors for the region, and the wine industry pioneers have been responsible for putting the region on the map. With over 150 wine producers in the region you are spoilt for choice, with many of the cellar doors boasting restaurants, market gardens, inspiring architecture, art galleries and boutique giftware.

Margaret River Wine AssociationMargaret River Wine Association

Started by a group of winemakers in the late 1970′s, the Margaret River Grape Growers & Winemakers Association as it was known then, was incorporated in 1982 and at that time had only a handful of members. It is now the voice of the Margaret River wine industry, representing wine grape growers, wine producers and commercial enterprises aligned and affiliated with the Margaret River Wine Region. The Association continues to utilise our region’s focus on wine excellence and natural attractions as a point of distinction within Australia and internationally.

The charter of the Association has remained constant over the years – primarily to represent the interests of the Margaret River wine industry and promote Margaret River wine.

Web: www.margaretriverwine.info
Email: mrwa@margaretriverwine.info
Tel: +61 8 9757 9330
Fax: +61 8 9757 9331

Margaret River Wine - Fast Facts

  • Viticulture is the largest primary industry within the region and also its highest economic driver
  • Nearly 5,500 hectares under vine
  • Approximately 150 wine producers
  • Predominately niche operations, with the smallest crush being 3.5 tonnes to the largest around 10,000
  • Seasonally dependent vintage (harvest) occurs between the end of February and mid to late April

Frog Choir Wines

Margaret River

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Frog Choir Wines

The Vineyard Frog Choir is a truly unique, small family run vineyard, located in one of the premium viticultural areas of the world, the renowned Margaret River. The vineyard enjoys a unique macro climate, as the refreshing sea breezes from the n...

Vasse Felix

Caves Road (Cnr Tom Cullity Drive) Cowaramup, Margaret River, Western Australia 6284

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Vasse Felix

Vasse Felix was established in 1967 and is Margaret River’s founding wine Estate. Margaret River experiences the unique combination of a Mediterranean climate, maritime influence and ancient gravel-loam soils making it ideal for growing Cabernet S...

Becketts Flat Winery

Beckett Road, Metricup

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Becketts Flat Winery

Becketts Flat winery and vineyard cottage are located at Metricup in the heart of the Margaret River wine region. The cellar door, winery and self-contained holiday cottage overlook a meandering brook to the vineyards. A small family-run operation...

Margaret River Winemakers

5 Harmans Mill Rd, Cnr Bussell Highway, Metricup Wa 6285, Australia

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Margaret River Winemakers

Our Winery is located in Willyabrup in the most south western corner of Australia. Willyabrup is often referred to as the "Golden Triangle" of wines in the prestigious Margaret River Wine Region. The early pioneers of wine decided Willyabrup woul...

Wulura Farms

1071 Wildwood Road, Yallingup, Western Australia, Australia

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Wulura Farms

At Wulura Farms we have 6000 carefully nurtured olive trees that produce extra virgin olive oil of the finest quality. Extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) is gradually gaining recognition as a flavoursome alternative to butter, margarine and other crop ...

Aravina Estate

61 Thornton Rd, Yallingup Wa 6282, Australia

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Aravina Estate

Aravina Estate, established in 2010 by Perth businessman Steve Tobin is located on Thornton Road, Yallingup in the northern corner of the premium wine-growing region of Margaret River in Western Australia – close to the town of Dunsborough and the...

Cullen Wines & Restaurant

4323 Caves Road, Wilyabrup, Western Australia, 6280, Australia

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Cullen Wines & Restaurant

A Brief History Winemaking began on the Cullen property in Margaret River more than 40 years ago. Studies in the early 1960's showed that Margaret River had some very special qualities. The climate was particularly suited to growing Cabernet Sauvi...

Coward & Black

448 Harmans South Road, Wilyabrup

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Coward & Black

With its pristine maritime environment and ancient, gravely-loam soils, Coward & Black Vineyards has more than 16 acres of established plantings, just minutes from some of Margaret River’s finest producers – including Vasse Felix, Howard Park and ...

Heydon Estate

325 Harmans South, Wilyabrup Wa 6280, Australia

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All our wines are single vineyard, estate grown, and harness the synergies of old vines, meticulous viticulture and the art of finest winemaking. The regionality, the special terroir of the site and hand crafting, combine to create elegant wines...

Cape Mentelle Vineyard Tours

Wallcliffe Road, Margaret River

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Cape Mentelle Vineyard Tours

Cape Mentelle, established in 1970, is one of the founding wineries of Margaret River. While pioneering many of the region’s renowned wine styles, Cape Mentelle also consistently serves as a benchmark for the quality of Margaret River wines. Accol...

Cape Grace Wines

Lot 3 Fifty One Road, Cowaramup

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Cape Grace Wines

Growing under the house flag of a pioneering South West Family, located a stones throw from the stars of the Willyabrup Valley lies Cape Graces carefully tended vineyard. Robert Karri-Davies is a great-grandson of M.C. Davies of Karridale, Timber...

Margaret River Wine Association

2 Tunbridge Street, Margaret River

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Margaret River Wine Association

The Margaret River Wine Association is a not-for-profit organisation that promotes the Margaret River wine region and represents its members in all wine industry matters. The charter of the Association is to do all that it can to protect, develop...

Island Brook Estate & Chalets

7388 Bussell Highway, Metricup

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Island Brook Estate & Chalets

Situated in the heart of the Margaret River Wine region, Island Brook Estate offers guests a piece of paradise. Renowned for delicate wines and secluded chalets, a well deserved break from the hustle and bustle of every day life is only a phone c...

Happs Winery

575 Commonage Road, Dunsborough Wa, Australia

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Happs Winery

The Happs name is synonymous with producing wine. The family name can be traced back to 1849 and a small village called Eltsville on the banks of the Rhine in Germany. The name Happs means “the cutter of vines.” Inspired by the 60s promise of g...

Credaro Family Estate

2715 Caves Rd, Yallingup Wa 6282, Australia

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Credaro Family Estate

Stormflower Vineyard

3485 Caves Road, Wilyabrup, Wa 6285

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Stormflower Vineyard

Located on Caves Road in the Wilyabrup Valley, the Stormflower vineyard was first planted in 1995 and has recently been restructured to improve vineyard soil and plant health. With a focus on fruit quality rather than volume, Stormflower will o...

Mongrel Creek Vineyard and Wine

109 Hayes Road, Yallingup Siding, Dunsborough, 6281, Western Australia

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Mongrel Creek Vineyard and Wine

MONGREL CREEK is a small family owned vineyard situated on the outskirts of Dunsborough in the Margaret River Wine Region Our primary focus is on producing quality wine at an affordable price THE CREEK The seemingly tranquil creek that first att...

Brookwood Estate

430 Treeton Rd, Cowaramup

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Brookwood Estate

Brookwood Estate is at the forefront of modern wine production whilst upholding traditional techniques, achieving outstanding results from a dedicated team that represents over 100 years of experience in the wine industry. Our focus is on biologic...

Howard Park & MadFish Wines

543 Miamup Road, Cowaramup

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Howard Park & MadFish Wines

Burch Family Wines is one of Western Australia's leading family owned and operated wineries producing regional wines from the premium grape-growing regions of Margaret River and the Great Southern. They have grown from two wines in 1986, to over 6...

Redgate Wines

Boodjidup Road, Margaret River

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Redgate Wines

Redgate Wines is located in the southern half of the famous Margaret River Wine region close to the icons of Leeuwin Estate and Cape Mentelle. Bill Ullinger founded the business in 1977 when he purchased the land, cleared it and planted the first ...