Discover Margaret River’s Wineries

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December 18 Wine grapes in farmers hand

While Margaret River may be a relative newcomer when it comes to wine making in Australia, this decades-old collection of vineyards and cellar doors has wasted no time making a name for itself on the world stage. Boasting an enviable position between the state’s rugged wilderness and its pristine coastline, this one-of-a-kind landscape is where award-winning wineries, unspoiled beaches and laidback hospitality collide.

Want to embark on an indulgent escape to Margaret River? Follow Pan Pacific Perth’s guide to the area’s most illustrious wineries and discover this unique wine region one sip at a time.

Vasse Felix

Corner of Tom Cullity Drive and Caves Road, Cowaramup

The first winery to be established in the Margaret River region, this industry pioneer remains one of the area’s most prominent vineyards today. Renowned for an unwavering dedication to quality that is evident in every sip, a visit to Vasse Felix is sure to delight with robust Cabernet blends, traditional Chardonnays and an assortment of vintages available to sample on-site.

Cellar Door Hours: Daily, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

A vineyard in Margaret River

Cullen Wines

4323 Caves Road, Wilyabrup

Another of the region’s founding vineyards, Cullen Wines has come into its own over the last several decades, becoming one of Margaret River’s first organic and biodynamic wineries in the process. Also the only carbon neutral winery in Australia, the feel-good sips at this award-winning estate are sure to please your palate.

Cellar Door Hours: Daily, 10:00 am to 4:30 pm

Ashbrook Estate

379 Tom Cullity Drive, Wilyabrup

A humble winery with a dedicated following, Ashbrook Estate has gained immense popularity thanks to the consistent quality and affordability of its wines. While it may be lesser known than some of Margaret River’s major players, this picturesque estate is a local favourite for good reason, with a commitment to sustainability and excellence at the heart of its winemaking ethos.

Cellar Door Hours: Daily, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Wine grapes in hands

Cape Mentelle

331 Wallcliffe Road, Margaret River

Owned by the same luxury-focused conglomerate that lays claim to brands like Givenchy and Louis Vuitton, this internationally-acclaimed vineyard is an excellent choice for those looking to sample premium wines. Adding to its well-regarded reputation, Cape Mentelle is a continual contender for the Winery of the Year Award, with Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon and Shiraz varietals topping the list of must-try wines each season.

Cellar Door Hours: Daily, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Brookland Valley

Caves Road, Wilyabrup

A well-known vineyard in Western Australia and beyond, Brookland Valley offers more than just award-winning wines. Surrounded by the tranquil waters of the Wilyabrup Brook, this charming manor is also home to a wine-inspired art gallery and Flutes Restaurant, where patrons can indulge in seasonally inspired menus or choose from an assortment of gourmet gifts to accompany their selections from the tasting room.

Cellar Door Hours: Daily, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Pavilion at a Margaret River Winery

House of Cards

3220 Caves Road, Yallingup

A new face amongst Margaret River’s otherwise established wine scene, this unique winery sees the region’s youngest pair of winemakers producing bottles that are on par with the area’s most esteemed vineyards. While its name alludes to the unpredictable effects nature has on the grape growing and winemaking process, House of Cards has had no trouble producing top quality drops vintage after vintage and shows no signs of slowing in the years to come.

Cellar Door Hours: Daily, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Evans & Tate

Corner of Metricup Road and Caves Road, Wilyabrup

Part of the well-known McWilliams portfolio of wine brands, Evans & Tate has been a fixture on Margaret River’s list of top wineries for more than 45 years. Today, the vineyard is home to the Redbrook Cellar Door, which boasts more than 12 distinct wine ranges, each championing the area’s regional characteristics in its own unique way.

Cellar Door Hours: Friday to Monday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Wine glasses in Margaret

Grace Farm

741 Cowaramup Bay Road, Gracetown

Gleaning its name from the nearby village of Gracetown, this family-owned estate represents the quintessential Margaret River experience, with quality wines, unparalleled hospitality and vine-laden fields all just steps from the shore. Be sure to call ahead if you plan on sampling the wines, however, as tastings are only available by appointment.

Cellar Door Hours: By Appointment

Stella Bella

205 Rosabrook Road, Margaret River

Known for complex tasting notes that are true to the region, Stella Bella makes the most of the area’s maritime climate to deliver well-rounded blends that cater to a variety of price points. As well-versed in Sauvignon Blanc as they are in Sangiovese, this crowd-pleasing winery is a must-visit for wine aficionados and novices alike.

Cellar Door Hours: Daily, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Wine barrels in Margaret River

Experience Margaret River’s most celebrated cellar doors with a stay at Pan Pacific Perth. Located in the heart of the Perth CBD, our 5-star luxury hotel provides the perfect base to explore this spectacular wine region and its beautiful coastal surrounds.

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