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Wine & Wineries
17/10/2018

The Good Life

Sasha McDonald had a background studying fine arts in Melbourne before wine took over. "I developed a passion for the dirt," she says, reflecting not just on her love for wine, but also the importance of the vineyard to her philosophy. After further studies in…
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Eat & Drink
02/10/2018

What’s New at Gourmet Escape 2018?

"I'd happily travel the 9,000 miles from London for a glass of anything from Cullen Wines.” It's one of the genuine quotes from Nigella Lawson about her last visit to the Margaret River region for the 2016 Gourmet Escape. And on that note, Nigella will…
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What's On?
01/10/2018

What’s Happening in October?

We are well and truly into beautiful spring in the Margaret River region and you know what that means: it's time for a quick getaway, and we've got just the ticket. From incredible food and wine events to outdoor adventure and art retreats, there's no…
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Active & AdventureNature & Environment
25/09/2018

Augusta Adventures

The iconic Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse in Augusta is not only a must-visit for tourists, it's also the dramatic staging point for two of Australia's most spectacular outdoor adventure sport events. Lighthouses are, it must be said, generally designed to keep people away from getting too…
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Nature & Environment
18/09/2018

Get Twitching Bird Watchers!

Birdwatching is a therapeutic way to connect with nature and the Margaret River region is a great place to grab a pair of binoculars and begin birding. “When you take a walk amongst the tall trees and listen to the birdsong, it puts life in…
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Active & AdventureNature & Environment
11/09/2018

Busselton Jetty’s Remarkable History

It isn't just the second longest jetty in the world that the timber piles beneath the Busselton Jetty support; they're also the fundamental pillars of the community itself. Tom De Souza investigated the story behind the Busselton Jetty, and discovered that as well as surviving…
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What's On?
06/09/2018

What’s Happening in September?

Spring has finally arrived in the Margaret River region, giving life to a whole new season of fun to be had - not to mention a vast display of incredible wildflowers. From food and wine events to live music and exclusive experiences at some of…
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Wine & Wineries
29/08/2018

Winery Dogs

Wine dogs. They’re the unsung heroes of the wine industry. Their humans get the glory for the scrumptious chardonnay or shiraz, but it’s the wine dogs who quietly keep things running smoothly. There’s dozens if not hundreds of these handsome, hard working hounds in the…
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Eat & Drink
28/08/2018

Picking a Brewery this Father’s Day

It’s Father's Day this Sunday September 2nd. Treating Dad to a meal out has never been easier in the region, with a plethora of places that cater for blokes as well as kids. Lizzy Pepper explored the region's top breweries to help you narrow down…
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