StoriesThe latest ideas for discovering Your Margaret River Region

Arts & WellbeingNature & Environment
16/08/2017

A place of love

Refresh and recharge at Premalaya, the Margaret River region's newest wellness retreat. By Tom De Souza. When Hayley and Scott Lane bought their Yallingup bush block four years ago, there was nothing but a shack and a rat-infested shed. Since then, the Lane family have…
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Wine & Wineries
14/08/2017

Wine voices – Julian Langworthy, Winemaker, Deep Woods Estate

“I went briefly and dabbled in marine biology, which was a lot of drinking at UWA (University of Western Australia). I thought it fairer on the fish if I went and did something else. I grew up in the Margaret River region. My father was…
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Mark Warren, Winemaker Marq Wines
Wine & Wineries
31/07/2017

Wine voices – Mark Warren, Winemaker Marq Wines

“Margaret River has all these great producers of classic varieties but there are also lots of smaller wineries and labels doing their own thing. Each one has their own story and their own spin on things, based on experience and travels before they came to…
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Nature & Environment
24/07/2017

Whale Migration

Each year thousands of humpback whales and rare blue whales make their annual migration along the Western Australian coast. Witness these incredible mammals as they swim through the pristine waters surrounding the Margaret River region. By Lizzy Pepper. Photos supplied by Legends Charters and Geographe…
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Wine & Wineries
19/07/2017

Dare to be different

Why not go off the beaten track and try some of the lesser-known wine varietals next time you’re in the Margaret River region? Lizzy Pepper has rounded up some fascinating local drops. Images: supplied. In the Margaret River region’s 50 years of winemaking, producers have…
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Eat & Drink
19/07/2017

The Margaret River Craft Beer Boom

Back in 2008 Jeremy Sambrooks from Beer and Brewer visited all of Margaret River's breweries in a single day. He recently returned to the renowned wine region to discover a plethora of craft breweries at a concentration found nowhere else in regional Australia. In 2008,…
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Wine & Wineries
17/07/2017

Wine voices – Sean Blocksidge Margaret River Discovery Co.

“I remember coming down here and people saying "if you can survive winter in Margaret River I’ll be amazed". I’d just come from living in Canada, so I’ve been waiting for winter for 14 years now. It’s so mild over winter. I find it an…
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