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Eat & Drink

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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Eat & DrinkActive & Adventure
08/03/2019

Wine Trails On Two Wheels

Love wine but also like to earn those delicious drops of Cabernet? Don’t want to get stuck inside a car all day when the sun is out, and you are surrounded by rolling vineyards and native bushland? Not to mention the thought of being trapped…
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Eat & Drink
07/03/2019

6 Delicious Degustations To Indulge Yourself In

I’ve sat at some pretty inspiring degustation tables over 20 years working as a food critic and writer. There was the Michelin-starred restaurant in rural Spain with a maître’d who switched easily between description of complex molecular dishes in four languages at our table alone.…
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Summer Beers
Eat & Drink
12/02/2019

The Local Summer Beers You Have To Try

Nothing sings the flavour of summertime more than a crisp cold beer. But sometimes, actually deciding what to drink is the most difficult part of this process. So, we’ve taken the liberty of compiling this definitive summer beer guide, to help you spend less time…
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Eat & Drink
05/12/2018

6 Local Chefs Share Their Favourite Christmas Recipes

Summer feasting is about sharing good food and good times with family and friends - but what to cook? Dianne Bortoletto chats to some of the Margaret River region's best producers and chefs to find out their most delicious festive season recipes. Roasted chicken, spring…
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Gourmet Escape - Beach BBQ Matt Stone
Eat & DrinkWine & Wineries
19/11/2018

Margaret River Region the True Star of Gourmet Escape

Small town but not small time. It’s been a Gourmet Escape weekend of big name chefs, beach barbecues, gourmet get togethers, live cooking demonstrations and slow winery dinners. The consistent star across all platforms? The Margaret River region, its environment and its produce. We spend…
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Eat & Drink
06/11/2018

Your Essential Margaret River Region Good Food Guide Hit-List

It’s been years since Margaret River could be accused of being a sleepy hollow when it comes to good food and wine. Still (when it came to food, at least) the restaurants in our region were more often than not classed as secondary to their…
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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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