The below was produced for Lightfoot Travel in May 2016.
You could spend this weekend at the mall, or you could tour the best wineries in Western Australia. Pop Up Wine Singapore selects its favourite vineyards:
(Three hours’ drive from Perth)
Winning form: Margaret River’s winemakers rave about their temperate climate and rightly so. This weather in this coastal area is similar to that of Bordeaux. Margaret River wines are renowned for having more of a “European” style than their counterparts from Victoria, South Australia or New South Wales. When shopping for wine in the area, expect unusually refined Cabernet Sauvignon, intensely citrusy Chardonnay and refreshingly grassy Semillon-Sauvignon.
Pop a cork at: In Margaret River you will be spoilt for choice. Three wineries to look out for include: Cullen Wines whose world famous Diana Madeline Cabernet Sauvignon was classified as ‘Exceptional’ by Langtons in 2005; Fraser Gallop which has an award-winning Bordeaux and Cabernet Sauvignon…
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