Ultimate Winery Experiences Australia

Ultimate Exploration of Margaret River

A private in-depth discovery of Margaret River.

Day 1:
Your private chauffeur will be waiting at the airport to take you to your luxurious hotel for the evening, COMO The Treasury, 2016 Australian Gourmet Traveller Hotel of the Year. Evening at leisure.

Day 2:
Transfer from Perth to Margaret River in your private car or plane.

Your Margaret River experiences begins at Voyager Estate, consistently acknowledged by highly acclaimed critics with its flawless Cape Dutch architecture and stunning gardens, in the spectacular Wine Room and award-winning restaurant. Be welcomed to the Estate with a private tasting focusing on Margaret River’s signature wine, Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot. You will be taken through the current release vintages as well as cellared wines and Voyager Estate’s pinnacle of winemaking, the Tom Price range, rarely opened for tasting. The tasting also includes limited release single vineyard Cabernet Sauvignons from the Old Block and North Block, two outstanding vineyards that showcase specific characteristics of their soils - a must for those who love Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot and want to learn more about this blend.

Lunch with then be served, taking you on a sensory journey that reveals the Estate’s story through six carefully matched wine and food courses…with a few surprises along the way. Each of the six dishes in the Discovery Menu represents part of the story of Voyager Estates grapes from the vines Beginnings through to the celebration that comes with enjoying finished wine.
Your home for the next 3 nights will be Cape Lodge, a Luxury Lodge of Australia where you will enjoy dinner and breakfast daily.

Day 3:
Explore the world of food and wine at Margaret River’s founding wine estate, Vasse Felix. Walking through the region’s oldest vines, you’ll gain unique historical insights into winemaking in Margaret River and wine production at Vasse Felix, followed by a tasting of the Vasse Felix wine collection. Then step into the world of food and wine matching, where you’ll gain insights into Margaret River’s local produce, and the philosophies that guide the Vasse Felix Chefs in their creation of dishes to match with the region’s wines. Enjoy the ultimate treat of the 5 course tasting menu, with matching wines. Finally select your choice of a bottle of Vasse Felix Premier wine to take away and share with your friends and family.

Following your dining experience, join winemakers from Vasse Felix, Voyager Estate and Leeuwin Estate for a master class featuring two of Margaret River’s leading wines of Cabernet sauvignon, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc Semillon blends.

Finish your day with a selection of gourmet bites served in the Estate’s contemporary Wine Lounge, overlooking the region’s oldest vineyard and the picturesque Wilyabrup Brook.

Day 4:
Be immersed in the best in food and wine at one of the founding wineries of the Margaret River Region – Leeuwin Estate. You will enjoy a tutored viewing of the unique collection of contemporary Australian artworks that feature on the labels of Leeuwin’s premium Art Series range of wines. The viewing will be accompanied by a glass of Leeuwin Estate Brut and a chef’s selection of fine canapés.

After enjoying the Art Gallery, your host will introduce you to the philosophies of winemaking at Leeuwin Estate, incorporating a behind the scene tour of the winery, before you will be invited to take part on hands-on red wine blending session, the ‘Discovery of Winemaking’. During this session you have the opportunity to blend your own Margaret River red wine with under the watchful eye of the winemaking team. Your personal wine blend will be bottled and presented to you at the end of the day.

After concluding the blending session, a seated tutored wine tasting of five Art Series wines, each accompanied by perfectly matched seasonal food, will be awaiting you on the alfresco verandah. Your lunch of a la carte main course and dessert will be on offer at the restaurant.

Your Ultimate Exploration of Margaret River will conclude with a joint dinner presented to you by the culinary teams from each winery in a collaborative way. This ultimate ‘finale’ will showcase the diversity of the produce of the Margaret River region and the varied philosophies each culinary team exhibits. To accompany this tantalizing extravaganza, selection of wines from Leeuwin Estate, Vasse Felix and Voyager Estate will be on offer.

Day 5:
Your private guide will collect you to take you on a coastal journey to experience the raw beauty and nature of the Margaret River Region, walking a section of the Cape-to-Cape track, finishing with breakfast at a beachside café before your private return transfer to Perth.

 

Location

Private 5 day/4 night tour departing Perth visiting Vasse Felix, Leeuwin Estate and Voyager Estate

When

Daily

Cost

$5190 chauffeur driven
$5990 private plane
(valid until 31 March 2018)
Minimum 4 guests

Bookings Essential




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