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Juniper Estate Vintage
Wine & Wineries
29/04/2021

The Rise and Rise of Malbec

Malbec wine is ‘hot property’ in Margaret River right now with demand exceeding supply. Fergal Gleeson spoke to three winemakers in the region about this ‘trending’ grape. A brief history of Malbec Malbec goes right back to the start of the Margaret River winemaking story.…
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Margaret River Wine Connection to the Coast
Wine & Wineries
18/03/2021

Margaret River Wine’s Connection to the Coast

Fraser Gallop Estate’s chief winemaker Clive Otto has a strong connection to the coast. Clive had an unusual upbringing, having been born in Tanzania then raised in Dubai and later New Zealand. Unsurprising, he had the travel bug in older life and was drawn to…
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Easter Trading Hours
Eat & DrinkWhat's On?Wine & Wineries
09/03/2021

Easter Trading Hours in the Margaret River Region

With Easter Long Weekend and the WA School Holidays 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 help plan that…
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Eat & DrinkWine & Wineries
01/12/2020

Christmas & New Year Trading Hours in the Margaret River Region

As Aussies, we cherish the summer season. Packing up the car for holidays and long weekends by the beach, leaving our worries behind for another day. To help plan that special time with family and friends, we've put together lists of restaurants, bars, pubs and other…
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Wine & Wineries
30/11/2020

Secret Cellar Doors

If you’re reading this, collecting inspiration for your next trip, you’ve likely already enjoyed the fine wine, hospitality and art collections of the region’s best known wineries. Vasse Felix, Cullen Wine, Voyager Estate et al offer incredible experiences, but curious wine lovers are rewarded for…
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Shelter Brewing Co
Active & AdventureEat & DrinkWine & Wineries
03/09/2020

10 New Experiences in The Margaret River Region this Spring

Spring.  It’s a time to celebrate new life, and there are a host of exciting new experiences to be had in The Margaret River Region this season.  From hiring a boat, bike, or paddleboard at Geographe Bay on those sunny days, to Passel Estate’s wine…
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Wine & Wineries
21/08/2020

International Cabernet Day: Celebrate the King of Margaret River Wine

It's International Cabernet Day (#CabernetDay) on Thursday 3rd September, and Australians have reason to celebrate. Often referred to as the king of the red grapes, cabernet sauvignon is the world's most widely planted wine grape and it has certainly found a home in the Margaret…
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Eat & DrinkWine & Wineries
06/08/2020

Halliday Wine Companion’s Best Wineries 2021

The coveted Halliday Wine Companion Awards for 2021 have been announced, revealing 65 of the best wineries to visit in the Margaret River Region. Every year, Australia’s most revered wine critic James Halliday sets the task of tasting over 9000 wines from around the country.…
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Luxurious Empire Spa Retreat
Arts & WellbeingEat & DrinkWine & Wineries
03/08/2020

8 Luxurious Things To Do Before The End Of Winter

With the arrival of August it means that this year’s wintry days are limited. That’s right, the clock is ticking and time is running out for woolly jumpers, rainy afternoon naps and evenings spent by the fireplace with a glass of warming red wine. If…
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Bettenays
Wine & Wineries
28/07/2020

Spotlight On: Bettenays Margaret River

It was Mae West who said “Too much of a good thing can be wonderful." At Bettenay’s Margaret River, good things are in such abundance you may have trouble finding reasons to leave the farm. Which, for those seeking a quiet and indulgent break, will…
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