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Hot Chocolate

Words: Dianne Bortoletto | Images: Elements Margaret River Chocolate – one of life’s great pleasures and, thanks to some delicious examples made in the Margaret River region, it’s a pleasure to be enjoyed right at the heart of your visit. God love the ancient Aztecs…
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Wine & Wineries

Vintage 2016: 7 exciting opportunities to go behind the scenes

We are kicking off autumn in spectacular style, as vineyards across the Margaret River region bring the harvest home for what looks like another brilliant year of wine making. Yep, it's vintage time, and what's really exciting this year is the number of unique opportunities…
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Arts & WellbeingNature & Environment

Rural retreat accommodation

Words: Anna Hartley As any visitor to the area knows, the Margaret River Region is a special place - the perfect spot in fact to indulge in a little ‘me’ time in retreat accommodation. Get away from it all with these rural retreats where privacy…
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Eat & DrinkNature & Environment

My Family Getaway: Jessica Gethin, Perth Symphony Orchestra conductor and music director.

There’s nothing quite like escaping. Loading up the Kluger high with our two ginger poppets, scooters, sandpit toys and a pretty decent selection of wine, we drove three hours south from our home in Perth to the gorgeous red earth that is our south west.…
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Beer pioneers

Much like yeast fermenting in a brewery tank, the craft beer scene in our South West is bubbling away happily, alive with activity. New breweries are opening every few months and they’re working alongside well established ones to make the overall local brewing scene more…
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Vasse Virgin Workshops
Arts & Wellbeing

Crafty Work-shops! Hone some new skills on holiday

Just because you’re on holiday doesn’t mean you should look the other way when the creative muse calls! Whether you want to try your hand at perfumery, pottery, photography or even cheese making, this is your chance to get up close and personal with local…
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Nature & Environment

Your Margaret River Region’s best family friendly beaches

Your Margaret River Region is home to some of the most famous and stunning beaches on earth. Many world class events are held here including fishing, surfing, swimming, triathlon and boating competitions. There are also some beautiful and unique places to go diving and snorkelling…
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Valentine’s Day in Your Margaret River Region

A message to all the Valentine's Day sceptics out there; I challenge you not to 'opt out' until you've tried celebrating in Your Margaret River Region! You'll be hard-pressed to find a more simple and relaxed backdrop for enjoying the most romantic feast day of…
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Wine & Wineries

“Gōngxǐ fācái”: Which ‘Margs’ wines to enjoy for Chinese New Year

Sounds odd for an Australian naguoning (foreigner) to say, but I really love Lunar New Year. Every year we have a shindig, with friends coming around. I’ll let them know what we’re having, and they’ll bring along wines to match. (This year, since you asked:…
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South West Craft Beer Festival
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Cream of the hop: All you need to know about the South West Craft Beer Festival + WIN 2x double passes

Words by Norman Burns | Images by Elements Margaret River The South West Craft Beer Festival in Busselton on 13 February will showcase the cream of the region’s boutique breweries, cider makers and much, much more. I’m not sure if Duff Beer qualifies as a…
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