Western Australia has become a prominent, world-wide producer of cool-climate Australian wines. Its peppery shiraz, warm cabernet sauvignon, rich pinot noir, and crisp chardonnay have made their mark across the globe, with many wineries winning international awards as well as local trophies. With every year, the Western Australia wine industry continues to flourish.
In the posts below, you’ll find out the latest news from the local wineries, including boutique vineyards winning awards, wineries that are hosting events or concerts in the coming months, and exciting renovations of cellar doors and restaurants, as well as many more.
A quick scroll will show you just how much is happening in the fruitful wineries throughout Western Australia, from the beaches of the Mornington Peninsula, to the Alpine Valley in north-east Western Australia. If you want to find out where you can catch a local band while enjoying a nice glass of award-winning pinot noir, or would like to know what bottle would be best to indulge in this month, simply scroll down the list of news and you’ll be sure to find your inspiration.
If you’re after more information on the featured wineries, be sure to click the ‘See Winery Profile’ button in each individual newsflash. Each profile includes the cellar door address, contact details and opening hours for your convenience.
You’ll also find a brief editorial about the winery and its history in the local area. At the bottom of the profile, you can view the tasting notes for up to four wines that have been expertly chosen by the winery to portray their best.
To learn more about the minds behind the wine, head over to the Meet The Winemakers section, where you’ll find interviews with some of Western Australia’s most prestigious winemakers.
THE LATEST NEWS FROM THE LOCAL WINE INDUSTRY
No Pretence, No Bullsh*t! – is the motto that Mongrel Creek Vineyard has built the vineyard and cellar door reputation on.
Passionate about fine wine, Wendy and Barry Stimpson had a shared dream of owning a vineyard and making environmentally sustainable premium wine.
Embark on a journey through the charming Margaret River wine region, where hidden gems await your discovery along the Small Family Winery Trail
Nestled amongst peppermint and marri trees is the north facing Djilba Cottage, attached to the Windance Estate. With views over its large front lawn, olive grove and chardonnay vines, you can relax and unwind on the farm surrounded by natural bush.
Founded in 2011, after realising a lack of premium quality, gourmet food and wine tours, Harvest Tours has been accumulating a reputation for being the best of the best. As proud ambassadors of the region, Harvest Tours offers authentic, relaxing tours showing off stunning Margaret River and Southern WA.
In 2024, it will be the forty-second year since the planting of the original Gallagher’s vineyard and Woody Nook Wines’ thirty-eighth vintage. It will also be the fourth vintage for the new winemaking team led by Digby Leddin, since the retirement of Neil Gallagher.
Margaret River is renowned for its exceptional cabernet sauvignon. The unique terroir of Margaret River plays a vital role in shaping the distinctive qualities of Fermoy’s cabernet.
Visitors and locals alike enjoy Flametree Wines’ beach house-inspired cellar door during all seasons. The expansive deck and lawns are a popular destination when the sun is shining, and the fireplace provides some welcomed relief when it’s not.
McHenry Hohnen Winery is proud to announce that their new venue will be up and running by late next year. The goal is to elevate the experience for their visitors beyond their current pop-up cellar door, and to provide further opportunity for growth in Witchcliffe.
A visit to the West Cape Howe Wines cellar door offers the chance to taste a wide selection of wines, enjoy a beautiful setting, learn about the winemaking process and discover exclusive releases.
Gilberts Wines has a new ‘devil’ in the family. The 3 Devils range represents the fourth generation of the Gilbert Family and is named after the three sons of Jim and Bev Gilbert – the wine is young, full of potential and exciting.
As the Great Southern’s founding winery, history and tradition are the cornerstone of everything Plantagenet Wines does. The team at Plantagenet Wines are thrilled to announce the new opportunity to take a guided wine journey with chief winemaker Mike Garland or owner Tom Wisdom in the private tasting room at Plantagenet Wines’ rustic Cellar Door.
The year 2023 is a significant point in Voyager Estate’s history, as it marks the first time that every grape grown on the estate is Australian Certified Organic. Its vineyards have been farmed sustainably for decades, so transitioning to organic practices and a pathway to certification was a natural next step.
This year is full of new and exciting ventures for ABC2000. The award-winning print, merchandise and business gift supplier recently moved from Dandenong to a larger premises in Carrum Downs – perfect timing to accommodate all the fabulous new products to be launched...