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

Moss Wood

926 Metricup Road, Wilyabrup

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Moss Wood

The wines produced at Moss Wood are Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Semillon and from Moss Wood's Ribbon Vale Vineyard, Semillon Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Merlot and Merlot. There is also a Cabernet Sauvignon produced from grapes sourc...

Flametree Wines

Corner Caves Road And Chain Avenue, Marybrook Wa 6280, Australia

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Flametree Wines

The Flametree Winery is located on the picturesque shores of Geographe Bay in the Margaret River Wine Region of Western Australia. Award winning wine maker, Cliff Royle, selects exceptional quality fruit to produce beautifully hand-crafted wines ...

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....

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...

Swallows Welcome Winery & Art Studio

542 Wallis Road, East Witchcliffe Wa 6286 Australia

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Swallows Welcome Winery & Art Studio

Swallows Welcome is a family owned and operated winery located just south of Margaret River. It is Margaret Rivers smallest Winery and the owners are more than happy to give you a free personal vineyard and winery tour, that lasts around 30 minute...

Blackwood Meadery

Brockman Highway, Karridale

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Blackwood Meadery

Mead has long been associated with revelry and romance, and was consumed on special occasions such as weddings and honeymoons. The term ‘honeymoon’ got its name—from the drinking of honey wine for a full cycle of the moon after the wedding. Hor...

Stella Bella Wines Pty Ltd

205 Rosabrook Rd, Margaret River

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Stella Bella Wines Pty Ltd

Stella Bella Wines is a small, privately owned wine company, located in the Margaret River region of Western Australia that makes wines under the quixotic brand names of Stella Bella, Suckfizzle and Skuttlebutt. Stella Bella Wines was created wit...

Rivendell Estate Restaurant

1172 Wildwood Road, Yallingup Wa 6282, Australia

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Rivendell Estate Restaurant

Swathed in lush ivy and greenery, the rustic wooden Cellar Door, Bar and Restaurant of Howling Wolves and Rivendell Estate is perched high on a rolling ridge, overlooking the enchanting manicured gardens and forested hills and valley, rising in th...

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...

Windance Estate

2764 Caves Road, Yallingup

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Windance Estate

Windance Estate is a Boutique Vineyard producing award winning wines Windance estate has the very best of Margaret Rivers well drained gravel loams, renowned for premium wines. Located in picturesque Yallingup, situated between Cape Naturaliste an...

Ashbrook Estate

379 Tom Cullity Drive, Wilyabrup

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Ashbrook Estate

Ashbrook Estate was established in 1975, and is still owned and operated by the Devitt family, whose motivation is unchanged - to make the best possible wines at affordable prices. With abundant technical expertise, a rare and highly sought after...

Lamonts

2 Smiths Beach Road, Yallingup Wa 6282, Australia

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Lamonts

Lamonts Smiths Beach opened the first week in February and incorporates a fabulous wine store and deli, trading 7 days 8am to 7pm (10am- 6pm Sundays) serving espresso coffee, casual breakfasts, a terrific range of premium wines at competitive bott...

Howling Wolves at Rivendell

1172 Wildwood Road, Yallingup Wa 6285

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Howling Wolves at Rivendell

Swathed in lush ivy and greenery, the rustic wooden Cellar Door, Bar and Restaurant is perched high on a rolling ridge, overlooking the enchanting manicured gardens and forested hills and valley, rising in the near-distance. Here you can relax, so...

Rosily Vineyard

Yelverton Road, Wilyabrup

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Rosily entered naval service at the age of 14 and joined the 1772 French expedition that discovered Kerguelen Island.He then accompanied Saint Allouran to examine the west coast of Western Australia On 30 March 1772 at Shark Bay, Saint Allouran cl...

Voyager Estate - Tour & Tasting Experiences

1 Stevens Road, Margaret River

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Voyager Estate - Tour & Tasting Experiences

We invite you to take a closer look at Voyager Estate by joining us on our Estate tour. Step behind the scenes, share some of our stories and discover who and what make Voyager Estate tick. You will be able to visit Australia's largest underground...

Evans & Tate

Corner Of Caves Road And Metricup Road, Wilyabrup

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Evans & Tate

Evans and Tate, one of Australia's leading producers of premium wines, based in the Margaret River area, which is one of the New World's finest appellations. Evans and Tate Margaret River wines are renowned for their elegance, finesse, style and ...

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...

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...

Windows Estate

4 Quininup Road, Corner Of Caves Road, Yallingup Wa 6282

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Windows Estate

The story so far… We are a young family with an incredible passion for the work that we do and an intense belief that through hard work we can continually evolve and make wines that are better each and every year. Our goal is simple, to make beau...

Cape Naturaliste Vineyard

1 Coley Road, Yallingup

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Cape Naturaliste Vineyard

To the south of Cape Naturaliste, in a picturesque valley behind Smith Beach nestles Cape Naturaliste Vineyard. The valley?s rich variety of soil types, the coastal aspect, and our biodynamic philosophy - work together to give our wines character...