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Wine & Wineries
07/11/2019

A Little Slice of Italy at Arlewood Estate

While driving towards Augusta have you ever wondered what lies behind those romantic rows of poplars, with glimpses of olive groves behind their soft foliage? Here, right in the heart of the Margaret River Region, Cassandra Charlick has just discovered a little slice of Italy…
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Wine & Wineries
01/10/2019

Understanding the Vines With Vanya Cullen

2019 marks Vanya Cullen’s 30th year as Chief Winemaker for Cullen Wines. Vanya is one of Australia’s best known winemakers has been it’s most vocal advocate of biodynamic winemaking and sustainable agriculture. She has just collected the Halliday ‘Winemaker of the Year’ Award 2020 and…
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Eat & DrinkWine & Wineries
20/08/2019

Linger Longer Over Lunch

A long lingering lunch accompanied by a bottle of superb Margaret River wine is the perfect way to spend an afternoon. Dianne Bortoletto made the sacrifice to find some of the region’s best for you. Researching this story was a tough gig. Sitting in beautiful…
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Wine & Wineries
08/08/2019

Margaret River dominates 2020 Halliday Wine Companion Awards

The Margaret River region reigned supreme at the 2020 Halliday Wine Companion Awards held last night (7 August) in Melbourne. Organic and bio-dynamic winemaker, Vanya Cullen was named Winemaker of the Year, Domaine Naturaliste was awarded Best Value Winery of the Year and the region…
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09/04/2019

What’s Open Over the Easter & Anzac Day Holidays

With the Good Friday, Easter Monday and Anzac Day public holidays all falling close together this year, many are taking advantage of the opportunity for a nice extended break and of course, this lends itself to a decent getaway in the Margaret River region. To…
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Eat & DrinkWine & Wineries
02/04/2019

How To: Pairing Vintage Wine & Vinyl

If you like music and you like wine, grab yourself a bottle or two from Snake + Herring and whack on a record - because all the wines are named after songs. Tony (Snake) Davis, and Redmond (Herring) Sweeney - the brains behind the Snake…
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Barrel Maker John Kingdon
Arts & WellbeingWine & Wineries
18/03/2019

The Ancient Craft of Barrel Making

Barrel Makers, or Coopers, are an integral part of the success story of Margaret River winemaking. Anna Pellegrin-Hartley meets the men behind this ancient craft. If you’re anything like us, you spend a lot of time looking at vineyards, and drinking the resultant wine, but…
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Wine & Wineries
11/12/2018

Sparkle Your Way Through the Festive Season

A tasting experience of Howard Park’s sparkling wines is a serious undertaking: three labels encompassing three distinct styles made in two countries, the program headed by Australia’s 2018 Winemaker of the Year, Janice McDonald. Across their four sparkling wines, there’s flavours ranging from ringing pear,…
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