Margaret River - Western Australia

Located 280 kilometres south of Perth, Margaret River has developed into a settlement of some substance with a number of quality motels and craft shops.

Margaret River is one of Australia's most vibrant and popular wine regions. Situated near the coast, this area is influenced by the ocean climate which, although cool, is spared of frost and suitable for grapes such as Pinot Noir and Shiraz, Merlot and Cabernet sauvignon. Whites such as Chardonnay, Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc are also becoming popular.

The Margaret River wine region is home to over 120 fine wine producers, and another 80 dedicated grape growers.

Surrounded by beautiful natural beauty, the Margaret River wine region has developed a deserved international reputation for its premium wines and as a desired tourism destination.

Margaret River has become renowned around the world for its premium wines. During the past 35 years a thriving wine industry has developed with many new wineries opening up each year.

There is no better place to start a journey of discovery through the wine region than a visit to the WINE TOURISM SHOWROOM at the Margaret River Visitor Centre. The regional centre is recognised as being among the most advanced and high-tech of its kind in the country having won various awards over the years.