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travel MARGARET RIVER MAGIC Tucked away in a special corner of Western Australia, the Margaret River region is known for its relaxed lifestyle, beaches, scenic views, gourmet food, natural wonders and world-famous vineyards. Craig Sheather reveals his top five highlights. A Food and wine sk any winemaker in the from one of the bigger estates such Margaret River region and as Voyager, Leewan or Xanadu. they will tell you – a glass of Alternatively, you might prefer the wine a day keeps the doctor away! smaller boutique wineries such as The first vines were only planted Brown Hill, Becketts Flat or Island around 50 years ago but ideal Brook. Many are wheelchair friendly growing environments have resulted but it’s best to do some research in Margaret River becoming one of or call ahead to ensure you have the world’s best wine regions. adequate access. There are many excellent 50 travel Harvest Tours provides tours wineries to explore, each with its to local premium wineries and own particular style. Depending on providores. Their vehicle is fully your tastes and preferences, you custom \Y܈X\HY[Z\[H[[H[[Y\X\[^H[ٙ\]]B[ۛ[KK]