StoriesThe latest ideas for discovering Your Margaret River Region

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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Eat & DrinkActive & AdventureNature & Environment
18/12/2017

The best family-friendly things to do in Busselton

Busselton is one of Western Australia’s most prized holiday destinations. Families have been coming here for generations to enjoy the beautiful pristine beaches, first class accommodation, restaurants, activities and events. As 'Events Capital Western Australia', there is always something new and exciting happening in Busselton…
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Eat & DrinkActive & AdventureNature & Environment
18/12/2017

Your Pet-Friendly Margaret River Region

They’re our fur children, our companions for their lifetime. They’re our precious pets and where we go, they go. Thank goodness, the popular idea of travelling with pets is becoming an increasingly accepted norm here in Australia with more accommodation and attractions now catering for…
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Eat & DrinkWine & Wineries
18/12/2017

Family Friendly Wineries

Your Margaret River Region is well known for producing outstanding wine and food. Many wineries have been blessed with the genius idea to combine the two, and have cafes or restaurants situated on their estates giving people a chance to taste their wines and enjoy…
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Wine & Wineries
13/12/2017

Wine voices – George Cooper, Chef – Food by the Chef

“I come from the home of brewing, in Burton upon Trent. As I grew up, we drank beer in our late teens. My parents, my grandparents, aunties and uncles; they all drank beer. That's what we brewed in our hometown, so wine wasn't a massive…
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Eat & Drink
12/12/2017

Pack the perfect picnic

Summer is coming, and that means sunset picnics at Yallingup, camping trips with friends, and lazy dinners on the deck. When the weather warms up, we often find ourselves swimming, snorkelling or stand up paddle boarding in those twilight hours, that in winter would have…
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Active & Adventure
07/12/2017

Top tips this Dhufish season

Summer is here and that means one thing to Margaret River anglers: dhufish season. Flaky, rich, delicate and full of flavor, the fillets from a dhufish are the most prized by fishermen and usually the most expensive at the fishmonger. Add to that the patience…
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Wine & Wineries
06/12/2017

Wine voices – Tim Lovett, Senior Winemaker, Leeuwin Estate

“I packed up the car and moved from the Yarra to Margaret River. I'd never been here before but I just knew that I wanted to be here making the best Chardonnay possible. Obviously Margaret River is based upon flagship benchmarks, which varietally are Chardonnay…
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Active & Adventure
05/12/2017

Cheap & cheerful school holiday inspiration

Fun doesn’t have to cost the earth, in any sense of the phrase. Lizzy Pepper finds a wealth of ecofriendly adventures in the Margaret River region that won't hit you hard in the hip pocket. Welcome to the south west – where there’s fresh air,…
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Wine & Wineries
05/12/2017

A vintage winery with unexpected surprises

They say it’s the quiet ones you have to watch. Clairault Streicker Wines are doing some great things, quietly going about the business of making fantastic wines, but also creating a terrific visitor experience. For more than 40 years, the Clairault Streicker Estate has produced…
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