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

Wulura Farms

1071 Wildwood Road, Yallingup, Western Australia, Australia

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Wulura Farms

Wulura grows a range of high quality grapes including shiraz, cabernet sauvignon, merlot, chardonnay, chenin blanc, semillon and sauvignon blanc. These are handcrafted into a selection of red and white wines. At Wulura Farms we have 6000 carefully...

Xanadu Wines

Boodjiup Road, Margaret River, 6285, Wa

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Xanadu Wines

RESTAURANT | CELLAR DOOR | EVENTS XANADU WINE Xanadu Wines is a family owned winery purchased by the Rathbone family in 2005. With a strong focus on producing premium wines that reflect the true characteristics of the Margaret River region. In an...

Briarose Estate

Lot 1524, Bussell Highway, Augusta

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Briarose Estate

The Briarose Estate vineyard was established in 1998 and in the few years since has proven to be a consistent producer of quality premium red and white wines. This commitment to quality and producing premium wines has been recognized with many awa...

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...

Hamelin Bay Wines

Mcdonald Road, Karridale, Wa, 6288, Australia

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Hamelin Bay Wines

HAMELIN BAY Wines are grown in one of Margaret Rivers most beautiful valleys looking north over the vineyard and a two and a half hectare lake. Also rolling green hills of pasture and remnant forest of the giant karri and marri trees. The climat...

Palmer Wines

1271 Caves Road, Dunsborough Wa 6281, Australia

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Palmer Wines

Palmer Wines team aim to excel in producing the ultimate wine to be enjoyed by epicureans from around the world. Palmer Wines' food is simply outstanding in every way! Our Master Chef selects only the best produce to create his tempting delights....

Wine Tourism Showroom

100 Bussell Highway, Margaret River

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Wine Tourism Showroom

The Wine Tourism Showroom is located inside the Margaret River Visitor Centre at 100 Bussell Highway, MARGARET RIVER, WA

McLeod Creek Wines

10 Mcleod Creek Rd, Karridale Wa 6288, Australia

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McLeod Creek Wines

A family owned and run winery with a European feel....

3 Oceans Wine Company - Margaret River

Cnr Boundary Road And Bussell Highway, Metricup,Wa 6284

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3 Oceans Wine Company - Margaret River

3 Oceans Wine Company is one of Australia's youngest premium wine companies and the Cellar Store Cafe is a fusion of wine, lifestyle and food. Sample the best of our wines with freshly prepared local produce at the 3 Oceans Cafe. 3 Oceans Wine Co...

Credaro Family Estate

2715 Caves Rd, Yallingup Wa 6282, Australia

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Credaro Family Estate

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...

Juniper Estate

98 Harmans Road Sth, Wilyabrup Wa 6280, Australia

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Juniper Estate

Juniper Estate is a producer of premium wines in Willyabrup, the heart of the Margaret River winegrowing area It is one of the oldest vineyards in the area, originally planted in 1973 Old vines from the original plantings are Cabernet Sauvignon, ...

Thompson Estate

299 Tom Cullity Drive, Wilyabrup, Margaret River Wa 6284, Australia

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Thompson Estate

Thompson Estate is a family owned and operated boutique vineyard located in the heart of the renowned Wilyabrup sub-region of Margaret River. Wilyabrup has the ideal number of sun exposure days per year for optimal ripening, and is surrounded by ...

Woodlands Winery

Lot 1 Caves Road, Wilyabrup

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Woodlands Winery

Established in 1973 by David and Heather Watson, Woodlands is one of Margaret River's first five wineries. Woodlands produces wine from its two vineyards, both located in the Wilyabrup Valley of Margaret River. The original Woodlands Vineyard is...

Anniebrook Wine & Flower Emporium

247 Wildwood Road, Carbunup

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Anniebrook Wine & Flower Emporium

Anniebrook takes its name from the small creek that meanders through the property on its journey to the Indian Ocean. This unique family business is a working sheep farm and in 1986 we diversified into grapes and started to produce fresh flowers f...

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...

Adinfern Estate

8772 Bussell Highway, Cowaramup Wa 6284, Australia

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Adinfern Estate

We offer vineyard accommodation in two self-contained, tastefully decorated rammed earth cottages - take a leisurely walk through the vineyard to the picturesque dam at the back of our property which bounds the Rails to Trails Bush Walk. Adinfern ...

Sandalford Wines

777 Metricup Road, Wilyabrup Wa 6280, Australia

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Sandalford Wines

The West Australian Prendiville family proudly owns Sandalford Wines. Operating from two properties including our Margaret River vineyard, Sandalford was founded in 1840 in the Swan Valley. Today the main source of grapes comes from the Margaret R...

Lenton Brae Estate

Caves Road, Wilyabrup

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Lenton Brae Estate

Lenton Brae is a small winery owned and operated by the Tomlinson family where the philosophy of the Tomlinsons is simply to produce the finest wines that this unique region makes possible. Bruce, until recently,managed the vineyard while Jeanette...

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...