Margaret River is home to some of the best wineries in Australia winning countless awards internationally.
There’s no denying that we are so lucky to have Western Australia’s south-west region so close to Perth, full of delicious fresh produce, some of Australia’s best craft breweries and of course, unbeatable wine (over 200 vineyards in fact). A scenic three-hour road trip south from Perth and you’ll be right in the heart of the Margaret River region.
Make the most of your time down south by organising a local Margaret River tour of the region visiting some of the top wineries in Margaret River, with full-day and half-day options available. Alternatively, add a few of the wineries below to your itinerary and have a self-guided tour – just make sure you have a designated driver.
10 Best wineries in Margaret River:
- Cape Naturaliste Vineyard
- Knotting Hill Estate
- Vasse Felix
- Juniper, Margaret River
- Jarvis Estate
- Cape Mentelle Vineyards
- Stella Bella Wines
- Voyager Estate
- Redgate Wines
- Leeuwin Estate
Margaret River wineries map:
1. Cape Naturaliste Vineyard
No friends left behind | Address: 1 Coley Rd, Yallingup WA 6282
Located North of Margaret River, just a short drive south-west of Dunsborough is Cape Naturaliste Vineyard. Stop in on your commute down south to taste some of their delicious wine ranges including the Cape Naturaliste Collection, Torpedo Rocks Collection and Reserve Collection.
Better yet, Cape Naturaliste is one of Margaret River’s most dog-friendly wineries, including a feature wall with polaroid images of all the dogs that have visited. The team keep dog treats behind the counter too, so your dog gets a delicious treat while you enjoy yours in the form of wine.
If you are planning to bring your furry friend along for the ride, make sure to book pet-friendly accommodation so they can stay comfortable down south.
To make a booking at this Margaret River winery or for opening hours and additional information, visit their website www.capenaturalistevineyard.com.au or contact Cape Naturaliste Vineyard directly on (08) 9755 2538.
2. Knotting Hill Estate
Wine tasting with a view | Address: 247 Carter Rd, Wilyabrup WA 6280
Relax and kick back at Knotting Hill Estate with a venue overlooking the breathtaking dam. This Margaret River winery is known for its amazing locations paired with friendly staff and a large selection of locally grown and produced wines.
Kick back under the umbrellas in their outdoor alfresco and taste your favourite wine styles – with a wide selection on offer, you’re sure to find something that tingles your tastebuds. If you find some you just can’t leave without, grab a few bottles as you depart or sign up to their wine club for delivery right to your door.
To make a booking at this Margaret River winery or for opening hours and additional information, visit their website www.knottinghill.com.au or contact Knotting Hill Estate directly on (08) 9755 7733.
3. Vasse Felix
Margaret River’s founding wine estate | Address: Caves Rd & Tom Cullity Drive, Margaret River WA 6284
Established in 1967, Vasse Felix is Margaret River’s Founding Winery with a long and rich history of providing award-winning wines to local and international visitors. With a tasting room, wine lounge, wine museum and Margaret River art gallery, taste a few of Vasse Felix’s most acclaimed wines before strolling through the venue and out into the fields.
Vasse Felix places a strong focus on making the best possible wine in Margaret River. They focus on a few key wines including Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay, as well as Shiraz and Sauvignon Blanc/Semillon blends. The passionate and dedicated team ensure only the most authentic and complete wines are enjoyed by customers.
4. Juniper, Margaret River
Rolling hills and vineyards | Address: 98 Tom Cullity Dr, Cowaramup WA 6284
Right on the other side of the road from Vasse Felix is Juniper, Margaret River.
With a rich history dating back to 1973, Juniper Estate was one of the first wineries in the Margaret River region to plant their vineyard consisting of Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz and Semillon grapes. Since then, they’ve expanded to include two acres of Petit Verdot, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Malbec.
On to the cellar door. Juniper Margaret River provides a picturesque location with views of rolling hills and vineyards. The staff are super friendly and welcoming and will run you through their full range of wines for a tasting to be enjoyed on the grassed area beside Wilyabrup Creek.
To make a booking at this Margaret River winery or for opening hours and additional information, visit their website www.juniperestate.com.au or contact Juniper, Margaret River directly on (08) 9755 9000.
5. Jarvis Estate
Take a tour through the vineyards | Address: 790 Wirring Rd, Bramley WA 6285
The Jarvis Estate vineyard is located right in the heart of the Margaret River region, between the town centre and Cowaramup. Open 7 days a week, stop in for an afternoon tasting of their most acclaimed wines while snacking on delicious local cheeses.
If you’re chasing something a bit more unique than the common wine tasting, speak to the team about their free vineyard tours walking through the stunning fields that surround the venue. Even better, dogs are also welcome on grassed areas at the winery if they are kept on a leash.
6. Cape Mentelle Vineyards
Winery by day, outdoor cinema by night | Address: 331 Wallcliffe Rd, Margaret River WA 6285
Another winery with a rich history in the region, Cape Mentelle first planted their vineyards in 1967 and has produced many award-winning wines over the years. The Margaret River Cellar Door is set up to keep kids entertained while you sample some of their best wines, including swings, a drawing table and picnic tables set up in their garden.
After a long day travelling through Margaret River’s wine region, kick back and relax at Cape Mentelle’s outdoor cinema. The cinema is set up under the stars with comfortable bean bags and a large projector screen showing the latest flix. Keep up to date with what’s showing by following their Facebook page, Movies at Cape Mentelle.
To make a booking at this Margaret River winery or for opening hours and additional information, visit their website www.capementelle.com.au or contact Cape Mentelle Vineyards directly on (08) 9757 0812.
7. Stella Bella Wines
Share the experience of beautiful winery | Address: 205 Rosa Brook Rd, Margaret River WA 6285
The Stella Bella winery is located a bit further south in Karridale, however, their cellar door in Margaret River is open seven days a week. Stop in and try their delicious wine range produced by a small team with a passion for producing delicious wines.
If you enjoy their wines and want the convenience of home delivery, the Bellavita wine club provides a discount on their wines with delivery once, twice or four times a year. This will keep you up to date with all the latest wines produced by Stella Bella.
8. Voyager Estate
Wines of elegance and precision | Address: 41 Stevens Rd, Margaret River WA 6285
Voyager Estate in Margaret River put the environment front and centre in all decisions with a move to fully organically farmed 100% estate-grown wines. What this means for you? Delicious locally produced wines that not only taste great but are grown sustainably.
Make sure you stop in to taste the delicious menu available at the Voyager Estate restaurant including a seven-course degustation or smaller four-course choice menu. The menus are made to take you through a ‘journey of discovery’, with menus also available for vegetarians and children.
9. Redgate Wines
The friendliest cellar in Margaret River | Address: 659 Boodjidup Rd, Margaret River WA 6285
With a history stretching back to 1977, Redgate Wines now boasts a massive 55-acre vineyard with a reputation for producing boutique wines of premium quality. The friendly and knowledgeable staff focus on bringing people together to share one of life’s greatest pleasures – food and wine.
Winning countless awards for their amazing wine selection, the venue also offers spectacular views and a great picnic area to enjoy their menu selection. Stop in for a relaxed afternoon in Margaret River’s south.
10. Leeuwin Estate
Nature's hideout | Address: Stevens Rd, Margaret River WA 6285
Leeuwin Estate is a family-owned Margaret River winery located a quick drive south of the Margaret River town centre. With an award-winning restaurant, cellar door and art gallery, stroll through the lush green and natural setting while sipping on some of the region’s best wines.
The restaurant, headed by Chef Dan Gedge, maintains a food philosophy of combining exceptional West Australian produce with Leeuwin Estate’s current and museum release wines.
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