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Sarina Kamini

Active & Adventure
06/11/2019

How To: Keeping Teenagers Busy in Your Margaret River Region

When a proposal of wining and dining is met by whining and declining from your resident adolescent, consider this an opportunity for a different kind of Margaret River region escape. A geography that makes for exceptional wine makes also for exceptional adventure. This is your…
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Spotlight On
05/11/2019

Spotlight On: The Natural Surrounds of Eight Willows Retreat

The Margaret River region sometimes feels purpose-built for the retreat from everyday life. As Sarina Kamini finds out, Eight Willows Retreat actually is purpose-built with this in mind; and it might just be the perfect ground zero for your next visit to the region. The…
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Wildflower Season
Nature & Environment
07/10/2019

Where The Wildflowers Are

F or most of the year, the south-west Western Australian bush presents as a landscape of hardy resilience. Spiny-leaved shrubs. Implacably tall gums. Muted colours of silver, matt green and dusky blue-greys that create the impression of longevity and permanence. The onset of the spring…
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Eat & Drink
31/07/2019

7 Incredible Winter Wine Experiences

Wood fires. Clear nights. Cold mornings. Winter is a series of environmental signposts that lead directly to the trailhead of sensory indulgence. As the barometer drops, so does the idea of restraint. In any case, puritanism has no place during these Margaret River region winter…
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Eat & Drink
27/07/2019

How To: Family-Friendly Gourmet Escape

Cultivating an intelligent relationship to food within the family framework is key to raising little humans who know the difference between sustainable and non-sustainable eating practices: food that sustains health, body and interest, without impacting heavily on the environment. Gourmet Escape presents all of this…
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Nature & Environment
23/07/2019

Your Ultimate Eco-Friendly Road Trip With Busselton Toyota

Your Margaret River Region and Busselton Toyota, in partnership with 5 Rooms Retreat, are giving away the chance to have your very own eco-friendly road trip in this unique part of the world - complete with the keys to a Toyota RAV4 Hybrid for the…
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Eat & Drink
12/06/2019

Spotlight On: Coward & Black

For a Margaret River wine label to grab attention in a region full of attention-grabbing wines requires the kind of long-term dedication to quality production that has become the central plot marker in the Coward & Black Vineyards story. Founders Patrick Coward and Martin Black…
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Eat & Drink
30/05/2019

Meet The Young Guns Of Margaret River Region Wine

That the Margaret River region is called home by a quarter of this year’s 12 Young Gun of Wine Finalists will come as no surprise to those within the local industry. Turns out the region doesn’t just grow great grapes. It grows great winemakers, too.…
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Eat & Drink
17/04/2019

The Ultimate Autumn Giveaway With Walk Talk Taste

To celebrate the launch of Margaret River's only walking food tour, Walk Talk Taste are giving away a tour for two people paired with the ultimate autumn events prize pack, featuring VIP passes, must do Margaret River experiences and more. Read on to find out…
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Happs Picnic
Eat & Drink
20/03/2019

5 Perfect Picnic Pairings With Happs Wines

More than 40 years ago,  two young teachers named Erl and Ros Happ were inspired to plant a wide range of grape varieties in the Margaret River region. Many thought their deviation from the norm was crazy, but their pioneering spirit has paid off; today…
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