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Margaret River Gourmet Escape

41 Stevens Road | Leeuwin Estate, Margaret River, Western Australia 6285, Australia
+61 2 9332 9000
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Best food event in Australia!

This was my first visit to the region and absolutely loved it! The layout and setting of the... read more

Reviewed March 28, 2017
Jordan D
London, Canada
Enjoyable day

Arrived just before opening. There were some issues at the start, but after that we had a very... read more

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Reviewed February 9, 2017
Southern England
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Margaret River Gourmet Escape presented by Audi is a unique opportunity to discover wondrous produce, taste world-renowned wines and meet internationally celebrated chefs, food producers and winemakers amongst the extraordinary natural beauty of the Margaret River Wine region. Over 40 culinary superstars from around the world will share their knowledge and passion across an abundance of mesmerising food encounters. Indulge in long-table lunches in the vines to once in a lifetime dinners, from world class wine tastings to fire-fuelled forest feasts, the festival provides unforgettable dining experiences, food and wine for every taste. Tuck into the ultimate meat-lover’s feast in a karri forest. Indulge in magnificent seafood during a cruise on Geographe Bay. Chill out under the stars while a cult DJ plays mellow beats. Or simply kick off your shoes and feel the sand between your toes at the best beach barbecue you’ll ever see. No visit to Gourmet Escape is complete without experiencing the delights of the Gourmet Village at Leeuwin Estate Winery, which comes alive over two days. With cooking demonstrations and master classes from the star studded line up as well as Western Australia’s top restaurants, winemakers, brewers and food producers, this is the ultimate way to discover global tastes and local flavours. Food, wine and a legendary culinary line up in one of the most beautiful places on earth? Count yourself in, and let the feast begin.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
41 Stevens Road | Leeuwin Estate, Margaret River, Western Australia 6285, Australia
+61 2 9332 9000

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Reviewed March 28, 2017

This was my first visit to the region and absolutely loved it! The layout and setting of the gourmet village was easily the best I've seen at a food/wine event. We went to both the Colonial brewing wild table and feast in the forest and...More

2  Thank Jordan D
Reviewed February 9, 2017

Arrived just before opening. There were some issues at the start, but after that we had a very enjoyable day here. There was a good guide telling you what was where and what was happening when; a good range of stalls with delicious wine and...More

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Reviewed February 9, 2017

Gourmet Village: I attended this on my own. Pros - The bus was the best way to get there and back from Margaret River so I could have a drink. The food available was fantastic as was most of the wine. I enjoyed the live...More

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Reviewed February 6, 2017 via mobile

As a big foodie, I couldn't wait to experience the Gourmet Escape and I was not disappointed! It was the perfect opportunity to explore the beautiful beaches and vineyards of the Margaret River whilst indulging in some exceptional food and wine. A truely wonderful weekend...More

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Reviewed February 2, 2017

I attended the Gourmet Escape this year whilst on holiday from the UK and I would have to say that it was one of the highlights of my trip! A great event set in such a beautiful location. The events I attended included a Beach...More

Thank bentjohnston
Reviewed January 26, 2017

Gourmet Escape was a great day out with the girls. Beautiful weather, lots of different wines to try and friendly wine sellers on the stands. Buying tokens was easy and I never felt like I had to queue for anything. I would definitely go again...More

Thank ria932
Reviewed December 16, 2016

This year we attended the Crenn Collaboration, Sundowner Soiree with Nigella, and the Gourmet Village. This was a costly event but so, so worth it. The Crenn Collaboration was without a doubt the best food I have ever eaten, paired with delicous wines from the...More

1  Thank KRob147
Reviewed November 22, 2016

This was our first time to the Margaret River region and we went to three of the Gourmet Escape events. Feast in the Forest dinner, Leeuwin Estate: Stunning location. The room was set up with long tables, and had a nice, noisy (not too noisy)...More

Thank Maarit M
Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

My first time and thoroughly enjoyed it. Well set up and organised perfectly. Must be the best venue location ever. Plenty to see and do. Loads of stalls for wine, fresh and local produce and so much more. You have to experience this next year.

Thank Sue R
Reviewed November 19, 2016

Visited the Gourmet Escape Village for the day. A great range of interesting wines from many boutique wineries. Took the bus form Margaret river so we could try lots of different wines. Also lots of craft beer and food suppliers with samples to try and...More

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June 5, 2017|
Response from 59clm | Reviewed this property |
At the gourmet village there are picnic rugs and plenty of room for children but its main aim is adults and drinking/sampling wine. The beach BBQ is an adult affair. So not child unfriendly but most things not suitable for... More
October 2, 2016|
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Response from 59clm | Reviewed this property |
I travelled there 1 week before GE and booked 6 months in advance. I found that local winery tours far outweighed the GE in quality and content and of course price. Although based in MR I tended to drive out of town and only... More