Margeret River Gourmet Escape is set to return this November with an extra day added to the programme, celebrating the famed wine region’s 50th anniversary that will showcase an appetising line-up of new events and talent, one of them being Curtis Stone.
Taking place from 16 to 19 November, the four-day extravaganza presented by Audi will put the unparalleled bounties of Margaret River front and centre. The festival will exibit a selection of key wine events including the Cape Mentelle International Cabernet Tasting and Long Lunch, the Cullen Wines 32nd International Chardonnay Tasting and fringe event which includes the ’50 Years in the Making’ Tasting at Vasse Felix and Leeuwin Art Series Dinner.
This year will also see the addition of new and exciting events including Curtis Stone officially opening the festival at the additional Audi Gourmet Beach BBQ session on Thursday evening, the Great Soiree at Fraser Gallop Estate, the High Life with Paul Iskov and the launch of the official closing party at White Elephant Café.
Visitors can expect some extraordinary dining collaborations; Fermoy Estate will host a dinner featuring Clayton Wells with Mejakawi (Bali); and Alex Atala (Brazil) joins forces with Porteno (Sydney) at Larry Cherubino. The festival also welcomes new venues and wineries for the first time including the newly opened Amelia Park Winery Restaurant; and Arimia Estate – who will take part in the festival to showcase their wines.