Beulah Wines, Blackwood Valley

The Wine Adventurer

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Perth, Western Australia

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Perth,
Western Australia
6000.

Go on a wine adventure and discover the eight wine regions of Western Australia! WA is home to some of the most vast and extraordinary wine regions, with many wines being sought-after worldwide. From the historic Swan Valley to coastal Margaret River and its iconic estates, the epic Great Southern and the exciting new kids, Perth Hills, Geographe, Blackwood Valley and so much more. Start planning and be ready to have your senses blown as you uncover this secluded natural paradise. Please note; The Vineyards included all offer something extra special, and have a variety of bespoke tours and unique winery experiences that allow you to fully immerse yourself in the local wine culture. Bookings are essential....

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  • Itineraries

Itineraries

  • Day 1: Swan Valley Wine Region

    Swan ValleyOlive Farm Wines, Swan Valley

    Hero Wines: Chenin Blanc, Verdehlo, Grenache, Shiraz and Fortified wines. • Perth to Swan Valley (25 minutes) Australia’s second oldest wine region, boasting some of the country’s oldest vines, is just a short 25-minute drive from Perth. The Swan Valley Wine Region is filled with world class wineries, artisan foods, top-notch restaurants, markets and galleries. Mandoon Estate’s focus is on producing a boutique range of premium wines from well-preserved, low-yielding, single vineyard sites, using traditional methods that demonstrate both varietal and regional characteristics. Engage in one of their many experiences from a Bush Tucker talk, where you can learn about the local indigenous food and culture, to a wine blending course. The Swan Valley is the only wine region in the Southern Hemisphere that is accessible by boat from a capital city, so If you only have one day to explore, try a Captain Cook river cruise through the upper reaches of the Swan River to Sandalford Wines. If you have time to explore, the Swan Valley is also home to a number of food and art trails. Accommodation: The Colony.

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  • Day 2: Perth Hills Wine Region

    Millbrook Estate, Perth HillsBrookside Winery, Perth Hills

    Hero Wines: Viognier, Vermentino, Durif, Shiraz. • Swan Valley to Bickley Valley (30 minutes) • Bickley Valley to Serpentine (50 minutes) • Serpentine to Mandurah (35 minutes) While driving up the Darling Scarp to Perth Hills Wine Region you will immerse yourself in the abundant flora and fauna, with a mix of bush land, wildflowers, creeks and waterfalls. The boutique winemaking scene is owned and operated by progressive winemakers, passionate to create vibrant, award-winning wines. The Bickley Valley wine trail is dotted with charming cellar doors and restaurants. Take a slow drive through the picturesque valleys towards Serpentine and the gorgeous Millbrook Estate to make a reservation for lunch in their award-winning restaurant, or enjoy a picnic in their beautiful grounds with sweeping views of the surrounding Jarrah forests. After lunch continue on towards Mandurah and the Peel Wine Region - a charming 35-minute drive. Accommodation: Seashells Mandurah.

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    • Car
  • Day 3: Peel & Geographe Wine Regions

    Whicher Ridge, Chapman HillWhicher Ridge, Chapman Hill

    Hero Wines: Chenin Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Shiraz. • Mandurah to Ferguson Valley (90 minutes) Mandurah can also be easily done as a day tour from Perth (60 minutes) • Ferguson Valley to Chapman Hill (55 minutes) • Chapman Hill to Dunsborough (35 minutes) • Chapman Hill to Smiths Beach (40 minutes) The Peel Wine Region is an emerging wine region. Located south of Perth, it stretches from the Indian Ocean to the Darling Range and beyond the Darling Plateau, offering diverse climatic conditions for viticulture. Apart from the stunning wines produced in the region, the river and coast yield an abundant supply of seafood, in particular the famous blue swimmer crabs of Mandurah. For crab lovers, the Mandurah Crabfest held every March is an event not to be missed! Grab some local seafood and head out to Peel Estate for a picnic in their beautiful grounds. Afternoon: the Geographe Wine Region. Leaving the Peel region and heading further south you will discover an exciting newcomer to Western Australian wines, the Geographe Wine Region, with diverse styles of Mediterranean and alternative varieties to explore. Travel through the Ferguson Valley and take in the rolling hills, grazing cattle, meandering streams, driving along steep, winding roads - the views are bound to take your breath away. The variety of cellar doors and the quaint Gnomesville; home to thousands of gnomes from around the world, are not to be missed. As you drive closer to Busselton at Chapman Hill, you will find Whicher Ridge Wines and their incredible wine sensory garden experience. Its plantings of fruit trees, herbs, flowers and seasonal vegetables describe and match the flavours, textures and styles of their award winning wines. Accommodation: Pullman Bunker Bay Resort or Smiths Beach Resort, both located on the coast.

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  • Day 4: Margaret River Wine Region

    The Wine Adventurer, Western AustraliaThe Wine Adventurer, Western AustraliaThe Wine Adventurer, Western AustraliaPoint Piquet, Margaret River

    Hero Wines: Chardonnay, Carbernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Sauvignon and Semillon. The Margaret River Wine Region is celebrated worldwide as a bucket-list destination, famous for its esteemed wines, gourmet produce and breathtaking beaches. Take your time to explore this vast wine region and all the natural beauty that compliments the premium wines it is famous for. Margaret River has no official sub-regions but it does have distinctions based on climate and soil differences: Yallingup, Carbunup, Wilyabrup, Treeton, Wallcliffe and Karridale. Make sure you make a reservation to experience these prestigious wine makers. Visit Vasse Felix - Margaret River’s first vineyard established in 1967. They have a selection of wine experiences, a restaurant and an art gallery to keep you busy. Accommodation: Smiths Beach Resort on the coast or Cape Lodge.

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    • Car
  • Day 5: Margaret River Wine Region

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    The region is also host to a number of ultimate wineries with a variety of experiences to help you indulge in Australia’s only premium wine region. These include Leeuwin Estate, Voyager Estate and Passel Estate. Established back in the 1960s, their significance still remains. Visit Leeuwin Estate for more than a wine tasting. The winery boasts an award-winning restaurant, cellar door and art gallery. Family-owned and operated, two generations work with highly-skilled winemakers to produce fine wines. Located just south of Margaret River town is Voyager Estate. Voyager is a family-owned winery established in 1978, and holds 170 years of farming heritage. Their innovative approach to producing wine means that they will be Certified Organic by 2023. A smaller family-owned winery, Passel Estate believes in quality over quantity when it comes to producing their award-winning single vineyard wines. They make small amounts for their unique Tasting Room experiences where wine is often paired with artisan chocolate. These wineries aim to show the best of what the Margaret River wine region has to offer with a range of unique experiences and are apart of what makes the region so special.

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    • Car
  • Day 6: Blackwood Valley Wine Region

    Beulah Wines, Boyup Brook

    Hero Wines: Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay. • Margaret River to Nannup (60 minutes) Leave the coast behind and drive eastwards to Australia’s newest wine region, the Blackwood Valley. With charming country style, Blackwood Valley incorporates four delightful towns; Bridgetown, Balingup, Boyup Brook and Nannup. It is highly picturesque with rolling hills and valleys, towering forests, open gardens and the impressive Blackwood River. Call into Whimwood Estate in Nannup for lunch and try some of their award winning wines. After lunch take the picturesque drive through Bridgetown and down to Pemberton. • Nannup to Bridgetown (50 minutes) • Bridgetown to Pemberton (50 minutes) Accommodation: RAC Karri Valley Resort - Pemberton.

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  • Day 7: Southern Forests Wine Region

    Lost Lake WinesPicardy Wines, Pemberton

    Hero Wines: Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Sparkling. The Southern Forests Wine Region encompasses some of the most beautiful natural landscapes and charming small towns in the entire South West region. Skyscraping karri, jarrah, marri and tingle trees tower over the many towns that make up the Southern Forests and Valleys. The attributes of the Southern Forests are the wines grown in Pemberton and Manjimup that combine southern latitude with high altitude and a relatively cool climate, ideal for growing pinot noir and chardonnay grapes. The Southern Forests Wine Region is often regarded as the food bowl of Western Australia. A wide variety niche epicurean produce including chestnuts, cherries, finger limes, ginseng, green tea, dairy products, beef, lamb, and the rare black Perigord truffle are grown here. To Indulge in the famous Manjimup truffles, book a meal at the Truffle and Wine Co. On the picturesque Channybearup road between Pemberton and Manjimup you will find Mountford Wines. It was one of the first wineries in the region and its the cellar door was handcrafted by the owners and has become an icon of the region. They also have an art gallery with local artist exhibitions. Accommodation: RAC Karri Valley Resort - Pemberton.

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  • Day 8: Great Southern Wine Region

    The Wine Adventurer, Western AustraliaThe Wine Adventurer, Western AustraliaThe Wine Adventurer, Western AustraliaCastle Rock Skywalk, Porongurups

    Hero Wines: Riesling, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay. The Great Southern Wine Region is a 4-hour drive from Perth. Perfect to create a 4-day itinerary that includes Geographe, Blackwood Valley and Southern Forests regions. The region runs east to west along Western Australia's rugged southern coastline. The towns are steeped in history, with five distinct sub-regions of Albany, Denmark, Frankland River, Mount Barker and Porongurup offering unique, fine wine experiences. Albany is the major centre of the Great Southern and the ideal bustling base to explore the rest of the region from. Start your wine tasting experience at Wignalls Wines before heading to Oranje Tractor Wine. Oranje Tractor Wine, whose farming methods are organic, regenerative and natural offer a deliciously sustainable vineyard with wonderful experiences – upgrade to the silver service experience for something more memorable. Accommodation: The Beach House at Bayside.

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  • Day 9: Great Southern Wine Region

    The Wine Adventurer, Western AustraliaThe Wine Adventurer, Western AustraliaThe Wine Adventurer, Western Australia

    Another day in the Great Southern Wine Region means it’s time to uncover more of its wineries and restaurants. Mount Barker is where you’ll want to go to visit the first grapevine plantings in the Great Southern at Forest Hill Vineyard. The success of the winery paved way for newer operators like Plantagenet, Galafrey Wines, West Cape Howe, and Arcadia. Denmark, a relaxed ‘village town’ is full of majestic hills dotted with a patchwork of wineries. Let your tastebuds dance at a long lunch at Castelli Estate, Forest Hill’s ‘Pepper & Salt’, Lake House Wines, or Willoughby Park Wine. Relaxed tranquillity and highly-acclaimed wines are what you’ll experience in Frankland River, growing internationally-acclaimed Shiraz and Reisling, with authentic cellar doors open most days of the week. Alkoomi Wines, Ferngrove Estate and Frankland State are popular spots and bookings are recommended. If you’re after wineries with epic views, the Porongurup Range is where you want to be, rising 670 metres with breathtaking views of the luxurious karri forest. The humble Castle Rock Estate, Ironwood Estate and Abbey Creek Estate are cellar doors that welcome drop-in guests for wine tastings.

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  • Day 10: back to Perth

    Sensory Garden

    Today is an opportunity to either extend your stay or take the 4-hour drive back up to Perth, stopping at hidden vineyards that you missed along the way. The wine regions of Western Australia have wonderful experiences on offer, so you could use this time as an opportunity to browse around an art gallery or be immersed in a sensory garden.

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Lost Lake Wines, Southern Forests
Swan Valley
Olive Farm Wines, Swan Valley
Millbrook Estate, Perth Hills
Whicher Ridge, Geographe
Castle Rock Skywalk, Porongurups
Orange Tractor Wines, Great Southern