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Wine & Wineries
27/02/2020

Through The Lens: Margaret River Vintage

Since the first commercial vines were planted here in the ‘60s, wine has become one of the Margaret River region’s central narratives. To experience vintage is to hold a stethoscope to the industry’s heartbeat: you feel it all. The racing pulse of early, early mornings…
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Nature & Environment
14/01/2020

Through The Lens: Secret Swimming Spots

This one is for the salt obsessed. It's for the ocean explorers, the beach combers, those who want to feel the sand between their toes. If a slice of pristine coastline all to yourself is what you're seeking, the Margaret River region might just be…
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Eat & Drink
09/10/2019

A Gastronomical Festival of Food & Wine

Now in its eighth year, Western Australia Gourmet Escape showcases the Margaret River region’s gastronomical delights and natural beauty, and this year is expanding, adding Perth and the Swan Valley to what’s now a 10-day festival. The jam-packed Margaret River program runs from Friday, November…
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UncategorisedGuides
01/01/2019

10 Reasons the Margaret River Region is Your Ultimate Mid-Year Getaway

The Margaret River Region has a certain otherworldly allure. Where else can you explore underground caves, walk among towering Karri trees, hear the thumping echo of monstrous swells, and watch the sun set over the Indian Ocean all in one day? Margaret River offers it…
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Arts & WellbeingWine & Wineries
07/11/2018

Sculpture by the Vines

Howard Park Wines are breaking the mould again, in a year of firsts, they continue to challenge perceptions of the traditional cellar door experience. This month, they unveiled a new art installation - Margaret River's first vine sculpture. Entitled Transcience, the work created by two-time Sculpture…
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abalone being prepared
Eat & DrinkNature & Environment
24/10/2018

World-First Ocean Grown Abalone in Augusta

Get ready for abalone to make a splash on menus - local fisherman Brad Adams has created a world-first, innovative, sustainable way to harvest these tasty treasures of the sea, just off the southern coast. Norman Burns chats to him about the underwater world of…
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Weddings & Special Events
23/10/2018

8 Amazing Wedding Venues in the Margaret River Region

Given the Margaret River region's astounding natural beauty and abundance of amazing wedding venues, it's not surprising that so many couples decide to make it the location of their special day. But with so many incredible wineries, breweries and restaurants to choose from as your…
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Eat & Drink
02/10/2018

What’s New at Gourmet Escape 2018?

"I'd happily travel the 9,000 miles from London for a glass of anything from Cullen Wines.” It's one of the genuine quotes from Nigella Lawson about her last visit to the Margaret River region for the 2016 Gourmet Escape. And on that note, Nigella will…
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Active & AdventureNature & Environment
25/09/2018

Augusta Adventures

The iconic Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse in Augusta is not only a must-visit for tourists, it's also the dramatic staging point for two of Australia's most spectacular outdoor adventure sport events. Lighthouses are, it must be said, generally designed to keep people away from getting too…
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Arts & Wellbeing
11/01/2018

Celebrating the Surf

Don’t let a day of onshore breezes spoil a day of surf – there are plenty of barrels, tubes, fins and wipe-outs to enjoy with a glass of wine down the road from the sandy shores of Yallingup beach. If you’re a fan of all…
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