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Wine & Wineries
10/07/2018

Winter Wine Pairing

Winter feasting inevitably means we reach for warming winter red wine. Fergal Gleeson suggests which local drops go well with hearty meals. American singer Kathy Mattea once said that 'a gourmet meal without a glass of wine just seems tragic'. It's a sentiment that I…
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11/06/2018

Local Legend Receives Order of Australia

David Hohnen of McHenry Honen played a massive part in putting Margaret River on the world wine map and he's just been honoured with an Order of Australia for significant service to oenology, to the development of the Australian wine industry, and as a promoter of…
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Wine & Wineries
02/05/2018

Get to Know Your Young Guns of Margaret River Winemaking

For a region that produces only 2% of the country’s total wine, to have seven Margaret River winemakers recognised for their innovative and creative winemaking methods in this year’s Young Gun of Wine Top 50 speaks volumes. The Young Gun of Wine awards are an…
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Wine & Wineries
29/03/2018

The Night Shift: Ensuring a Good Vintage by Picking at Night

If you're gunning down a road in wine country around midnight in early autumn, the lights you see are probably not UFOs. It's unlikely to be a rave. Nor are you seeing an unusual cult ritual. You are observing the nocturnal movements of the winemaker…
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Eat & DrinkWine & Wineries
06/03/2018

Wondering What’s Open Over the Holidays?

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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09/02/2018

How To Celebrate Love In Your Margaret River Region

With Valentine’s Day almost here, you’re either planning that romantic dinner for two or cringing in anticipation. But romance isn’t defined by Hallmark, and doesn’t have to be just chocolates and flowers. February in the Margaret River Region has romance woven into its very fabric:…
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Wine & Wineries
30/01/2018

Wine Voices – Ben McDonald, Vigneron, & Sasha Foley, Winemaker – Glenarty Road

“Five generations lived in the same old house here. What you had to do with the group settlement scheme was clear 2 acres a year for 10 years and then the farm was yours. It was hard work, with big timbers around. Poppa applied for…
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Wine & Wineries
18/12/2017

Wine voices – Greg Garnish, Winemaker – Harmans Estate

"I always loved wine. I was studying business law at uni and working at a café, building wine lists and ended up consulting to build other wine lists around the place. But I ended up becoming an accountant, for a while working on the Terrace,…
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