StoriesThe latest ideas for discovering Your Margaret River Region

Wine & Wineries
02/10/2017

Josephine Perry, The Winemaker

As we release the next in our series The Winemaker, Max Brearley profiles Josephine Perry of Dormilona. Watch the full length film below for a glimpse of one of Margaret River’s most celebrated up and coming winemakers. “It's the simplicity of capturing the fruit. That's what…
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Wine & Wineries
11/09/2017

Virginia Willcock, The Winemaker

As we release The Winemaker film trilogy, Max Brearley profiles Virginia Willcock of Vasse Felix. Watch the full length film below for a glimpse of one of Margaret River’s most renowned winemakers. “You know I've done maybe thirty-two vintages in my life. Twenty-six of them…
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Wine & Wineries
14/08/2017

Wine voices – Julian Langworthy, Winemaker, Deep Woods Estate

“I went briefly and dabbled in marine biology, which was a lot of drinking at UWA (University of Western Australia). I thought it fairer on the fish if I went and did something else. I grew up in the Margaret River region. My father was…
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Mark Warren, Winemaker Marq Wines
Wine & Wineries
31/07/2017

Wine voices – Mark Warren, Winemaker Marq Wines

“Margaret River has all these great producers of classic varieties but there are also lots of smaller wineries and labels doing their own thing. Each one has their own story and their own spin on things, based on experience and travels before they came to…
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Wine & Wineries
17/07/2017

Wine voices – Sean Blocksidge Margaret River Discovery Co.

“I remember coming down here and people saying "if you can survive winter in Margaret River I’ll be amazed". I’d just come from living in Canada, so I’ve been waiting for winter for 14 years now. It’s so mild over winter. I find it an…
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Clive Otto, Winemaker, Fraser Gallop Estate
Wine & Wineries
04/07/2017

Wine voices – Clive Otto, Winemaker, Fraser Gallop Estate

“I came across to Margaret River on a surfing safari back in 1989 and went "wow this is an amazing place". I put my name down at Vasse Felix and then by the time I'd finished university I had a job. I got there and…
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Wine & Wineries
20/04/2017

Cabernet: The King of Margaret River wines

Cabernet Sauvignon is the King of Margaret River region wine. More than any other varietal it has propelled the region into the consciousness of wine drinkers around the world. Bordeaux is the cradle of Cabernet, but Margaret River is part of a select band of…
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Wine & Wineries
08/04/2017

Terroir: Discover the pristine environment which helps our wines to thrive

Terroir is defined as the complete natural environment in which a particular wine is produced. Factors such as the soil, topography, and climate all feed into what we consider terroir in a region, a sub-region or individual site. From the first studies of Margaret River…
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Wine & Wineries
05/04/2017

Where to begin? Top tips for visiting wineries for the first time

Visiting a wine region can be a daunting task. It might be the thought of wine tasting at a cellar door for the first time or the sheer volume of wineries that call this region home! To get the best out of any wine region…
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Wine & Wineries
01/04/2017

How to taste wine

While most of us drink wine, not all of us feel capable of tasting and talking about it. A thought looms that we need to know the etiquette, the drill, some routine or procedure that will unlock the vault. It can all seem too much.…
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