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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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Eat & Drink
08/01/2018

Snap To It

For many in my neck of the woods, the start of summer also heralds the start of one of the most exciting times of the year for your tastebuds; it’s time to tuck into some marron. While found in local freshwater sources all year round,…
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Eat & Drink
21/12/2017

Frosty Reception

Sunny arvos and cold beers are a perfect pairing, but don’t get stuck in a beer rut — tickle your taste buds with one of the latest brews on the block. When you spend your morning surfing pristine water followed by a lazy day at…
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Eat & DrinkWine & Wineries
23/11/2017

Visiting Chefs Praise Margaret River

The Margaret River region was once again flooded with foodie royalty over the Gourmet Escape weekend, with some of the top names in the industry gracing local kitchens and cooking for their Aussie fans. Event Director Katrina King said this year’s festival had been huge,…
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Active & AdventureNature & Environment
13/11/2017

Where the wildflowers are

Leave the car behind and get knee-deep in nature this spring - it's the very best time to experience the region's glorious floral displays says Tori Wilson.With its lush forests, sweeping coastline and clusters of flowers scattered like hundreds and thousands on an ice-cream cone,…
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Eat & Drink
03/11/2017

Young Guns: exciting young, talented winemakers

The times they are a changing in the world of wine. There are adventurous winemakers doing things in the vineyard and the winery that would raise the eyebrows of traditionalists. There’s wine being made with stalks and leaves, infused with herbs, fermented in ceramic eggsshells…
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Eat & DrinkWine & Wineries
27/10/2017

The local chefs taking a starring role at Gourmet Escape

Tori Wilson spent a little time finding out about a few of the local chefs to be featured at Gourmet Escape and a couple of things were clear. Their deep passions for the region’s local land and produce tie them together while their own distinctive…
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Eat & DrinkWine & Wineries
18/10/2017

What’s on at the Gourmet Village?

Maybe it’s live music you are chasing, you might just want the complete food experience, or you could be there to catch a celebrity. Whatever your interest, the 2017 Gourmet Village has got you covered. This year you can find a plethora of activities to…
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