Gourmet paradise

Margaret River, located in the far south-west corner of Western Australia, is one of the most geographically isolated wine regions in the world. But this isolation has been no barrier to the development of the region as it has grown and evolved into a place dedicated to the pursuit of great food, exceptional lifestyle and fine wine.

In the years since it was established as a fine wine region Margaret River has grown to become home to over two hundred wineries in the region.

Adding diversity to the region in recent years, a new generation of producers redefining the possibilities for Margaret River ensuring it remains vibrant and vital for years to come.

Read more about Margaret River.

Margaret River
Margaret River
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4,874ha
Total vineyard area
0-234m
Altitude
33° 96'S - 38° 29'S
Latitude
202mm
Growing season rainfall
20.9°c
Mean temperature (Jan)
1,885
Heat degree days
Climate
  • Overall Margaret River climate is similar to Bordeaux in a dry year
  • Has the most marked maritime climate of any region in Australia in terms of rainfall
  • Low diurnal temperature range leads to very even heat accumulation
Soil
  • The ridge from Cape Naturaliste to Cape Leeuwin is predominantly gravelly loam on granite and gneiss
  • Overall water holding capacity is low

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