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Moss Wood Cabernet Sauvignon

Moss Wood Cabernet Sauvignon produced by the Moss Wood winery is one of the major producers of cabernet sauvignon in the Margaret River region- and hence, Western Australia. It was founded in 1969 by Bill Pannell following a study by Doctor John Gladstone, the Government viticulturist at that time, who compared Margaret River with the Bordeaux wine region of France and the similarities instigated the hunt for the most suitable sites in the … [Read More...]

Shiraz wine

Shiraz

Shiraz or Syrah is a dark skinned grape that is grown all across the world and used mainly to produce strong red wines. Though Shiraz is a relatively uncommon variety in Margaret River, it does especially well in the more northern corner of the region producing powerful, rich wines. Margaret River reds are known as being one of Australia’s finest. The region has become renowned for its dry, fruity reds and the elegant Shirazis an excellent … [Read More...]

Brown HIll Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc

If you are a wine lover, then Margaret River Sauvignon Blanc is something you can’t afford to miss. This is a green skinned grape variety that originates from Bordeaux area in France but is widely cultivated in wine producing regions around the world, including those in Australia, Canada, France, Chile, New Zealand, Brazil, Moldova, South Africa and California. Though the Margaret River wine region of WA is widely known as the producer of … [Read More...]

Fermoy Semillon

Semillon

Semillon may not always be in the limelight in the Margaret River wine industry, but it is without doubt one of the most flexible grape varieties available in the region. Whether sticky, toasty or citrusy, the versatility of Semillon is really matchless when it is made well. When young, it is fragrant and crisp. Once it matures, it develops an amazing honey-like toasty character. When allowed to age on the vine, it produces some of the most … [Read More...]

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Leeuwin Estate Chardonnay

Chardonnay

Margaret River is popular for its excellent chardonnay with tropical fruits through to citrus flavors. Located in Western Australia, around 300 kilometers south of the city of Perth, this wine growing region produces many different chardonnay varieties, including Cullen Kevin John, Brookland Valley and the Cullen Madeline. The economic allure and marketability of chardonnay continues to make it popular in the region. Today, you can find dozens of … [Read More...]

Sandalford Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon is one of the best grown red wine grape varieties in the internationally recognized Margaret River wine region of Western Australia. Cabernet blends produced here are arguably one of the best in the country and known for their unbelievable debt of fruit flavor, extraordinary length, layers of complexity and brilliant performance in cellaring. Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon, crafted and dry grown by this region’s finest … [Read More...]

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Margaret River Chalets

Staying at Margaret River chalets is an excellent option for tourists visiting the south west. Planning your holiday is without doubt a challenging task. Arranging your tickets, choosing accommodation and deciding which attractions and activities to visit are just a few things you need to take care of. Things can get more complicated if you have many family members or are travelling with a large group. In that case, Margaret River chalets are … [Read More...]

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Margaret River Wine

Margaret River wine has contributed a great deal in enhancing the popularity of this region in the global arena. Thanks to the hard work and dedication of local winemakers, the South West has an innovative and progressive wine industry which promotes positive trends and attitudes in winemaking and viticulture. Margaret River wine has been blessed by this region’s natural environment that makes it a preferred choice of wine lovers across the … [Read More...]

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Wine Drinking In The Western World

Wine has been an important part of the Western history ever since the Neolithic era (8,500 to 4,000 BC) when fruit juices fermented accidentally, leaving behind an amazing beverage for people to enjoy right up to the present. During the last two decades, the global wine market has become highly sophisticated and internationalized. In 2011, the worldwide wine industry is estimated to have a value of 273.1 billion dollars and a volume of around … [Read More...]

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How Does Northern Hemisphere Wine Differ From Australian Wine?

As the majority of Australia’s wine producing regions are situated in the southern hemisphere, the summer/winter seasons here are the opposite of summers/winters experienced by the wine regions in the northern hemisphere. Thus, when it is summer in the northern hemisphere, Australia’s wine producing regions are experiencing the southern hemisphere’s winter, and vice versa. The hottest time of year in Australia is between November and March, … [Read More...]

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Margaret River Wine and Wine Varieties

For wine lovers visiting the south western corner of WA, make sure that you don’t leave without tasting the world-renowned Margaret River wine. Since the first major vine plantation in 1967, the region has flourished to become known as potentially one of the world’s finest wine producing areas. Be it luscious Shiraz, vibrant Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc, sublime Chardonnay or complex and intense Cabernet’s, Margaret River wine has garnered … [Read More...]

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Australian Red Wines

If you want information on Australian red wines, then you have come to the right place. Though Shiraz is considered the leading red wine variety in the country, numerous other varieties too are gaining popularity lately. But Shiraz still is the main component of the flagship Aussie wine label, Grange. It also accounts for the bulk of cheerful and cheap red wines in the less expensive bottled brands like Jacobs Creek, Yellowtail and Oxford … [Read More...]