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Amanda Carmichael

What's On?
04/10/2019

From Melbourne To Margs: New Direct Flights Starting March 2020

It's official: flights from Melbourne to the Margaret River region start in March! Jetstar will fly three times a week on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, landing at Busselton-Margaret River Airport. Fares are on sale now starting from $139*. Book now at Jetstar.com Terms and conditions…
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Wine & Wineries
08/08/2019

Margaret River dominates 2020 Halliday Wine Companion Awards

The Margaret River region reigned supreme at the 2020 Halliday Wine Companion Awards held last night (7 August) in Melbourne. Organic and bio-dynamic winemaker, Vanya Cullen was named Winemaker of the Year, Domaine Naturaliste was awarded Best Value Winery of the Year and the region…
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What's On?
02/07/2019

Margaret River & Southern WA Named Lonely Planet’s Best in Asia Pacific

Global travel authority Lonely Planet has today named Margaret River & Southern WA as the number-one Asian-Pacific destination to visit in the year ahead. Expanded this year to include Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific, Best in Asia Pacific is Lonely Planet’s fourth annual agenda-setting list…
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Eat & DrinkWine & WineriesWhat's On?
09/04/2019

What’s Open Over the Easter & Anzac Day Holidays

With the Good Friday, Easter Monday and Anzac Day public holidays all falling close together this year, many are taking advantage of the opportunity for a nice extended break and of course, this lends itself to a decent getaway in the Margaret River region. To…
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Wine & WineriesWhat's On?
11/06/2018

Local Legend Receives Order of Australia

David Hohnen of McHenry Honen played a massive part in putting Margaret River on the world wine map and he's just been honoured with an Order of Australia for significant service to oenology, to the development of the Australian wine industry, and as a promoter of…
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Eat & Drink
17/10/2017

Good Food Guide Awards 2018: Which Margaret River region restaurants were among the best of the best?

The Margaret River region was well represented at last night's inaugural national Good Food Guide Awards. Vasse Felix and Cullen Wines were awarded Two Hats, the only restaurants in WA to do so. Voyager Estate were awarded One Hat. Hats are awarded to the best of…
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Wine & Wineries
30/08/2017

Happy International Cabernet Day

In the Margaret River region, International Cabernet Day rates up there with other notable days of the year like Christmas. And if you love Cabernet, it will be like all your Christmas' have come at once when you visit the region. Watch the Margaret River…
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Arts & WellbeingNature & Environment
16/08/2017

A place of love

Refresh and recharge at Premalaya, the Margaret River region's newest wellness retreat. By Tom De Souza. When Hayley and Scott Lane bought their Yallingup bush block four years ago, there was nothing but a shack and a rat-infested shed. Since then, the Lane family have…
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