Wine Tours In Margaret River

Wine tours in Margaret River are perhaps the best way to discover local wine heritage. Wine is one of the main reasons why this region is famous around the globe. Recognized as of one the best winemaking regions in the world, Margaret River has won numerous international and Australian awards for the quality and character of its intense chardonnays, robust cabernets, soft merlots and rich Semillons. The mix of appropriate weather conditions, superb soils, and fervent, gifted winemakers frequently result in blends and varietals of exceptional appeal. Going on wine tours in Margaret River will help you find out what makes wine produced in the reason so special.

Margaret River has benefited more than any other place from being in the South West region of Western Australia. Until the 60s, it was similar to other small towns in the area, whose livelihood relied on the timber industry and dairy products. Then a big change came to the area and vines were first planted here.  These vines produced an excellent variety of Margaret River wine and the rest is all history.

Today, Margaret River has almost 13,500 acres under wine and around 140 wineries. The town has become a tourist hub thanks to its wine, lifestyle and surf. The region attracts around 1.5 million tourists who come here to enjoy quality wine as well as other attractions and activities the area has to offer. Margaret River wine has become increasingly popular in recent years. International awards have been coming thick and fast and the real backbone of local wines remains their spectacular Cabernets. Furthermore, several other varieties of grape are showing some promise as well in this fairly young appellation.

If you take wine tours in Margaret River, you will find that every town in the area is located near renowned wineries, most of which have received awards for the quality of wine they serve. Some of these wineries have cellar doors and often restaurants or cafés serving mouth-watering gourmet food. Meals range from home-cooked dinner and hearty breakfast, through to silver service that you can enjoy at a place you like.

As well as wineries, The Margaret River Wine Region Festival is also an excellent event to attend for wine enthusiasts. Normally taking place in Autumn, the festival showcases the spectacular local wine and is ideal for those who wish to sample the many flavors of this region’s wine tradition.

In a nutshell, the South West is truly a paradise for the lovers of wine. You should go on wine tours in Margaret River in order to get an idea of the superb wine on offer here.

 

 

About Benji

I am married and live on a farm near Margaret River with my wife, daughter and son. I set up The Margaret River Guide to assist people coming to Margaret River Western Australia to easily find what they are looking for. I also wanted to allow people to find activities they did not know about and to be able to openly comment on/ review businesses.

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