Join us for the ultimate luxury wine escape to Margaret River, kicking off with a divine overnight stay in Perth. Indulge in delicious dining, exclusive wine tastings, delicious surprises and fabulous luxury with accommodation at the QT Perth (oh that rooftop bar) and boutique country resort, Smiths Beach, a member of Small Luxury Hotels. You will start your escape with a dinner hosted by the very gorgeous Jane Thomson, Founder The Fabulous Ladies Wine Society, where you will get all the goss on what makes these wines and this wine region so delectable…
Exclusive wine experiences
Privately hosted dining & tastings…
Blend your own wine…
All meals are inclusive of wine…
Fabulous…and so much more.
Wine and food lovers rejoice! Join us on the ultimate wine escape to Perth and Margaret River….with exclusive tastings, delicious surprises and fabulous dining.
With a focus on the incredible female winemakers of the region, we’ll take you behind closed doors and sip some of the best wine from some of the best women in wine.
Get ready for personal meet-and-greets and guided tastings at the cellar door or in the incredible restaurants such as Vasse Felix and Voyager Estate to name just a couple. And in between those incredible experiences we’ve got some delightful dining and a little sightseeing too!
Start your wine experience with a gorgeous dinner in Perth before being whisked away the following morning to Margaret River for 3 glorious days of deliciousness, starting with a divine tasting and lunch at Voyager Estate to get you in the mood!
You will indulge your tastebuds at Vasse Felix one of the big hitters in this gorgeous region; blend your own at Clairult Striecker (bet you didn’t know how good at this you are) and experience so much more during hosted visits to Cullen Wines, Passel Estate and your very own private guided wine walking tour of the township, Margaret River.
If you want to arrive early – then do so as we can organise you extra nights in Perth or perhaps you would prefer an extension in Margaret River, if you would like to linger longer…
Checkout the detailed itinerary and book in for some serious fun. There are 12 spaces only so don’t miss out! Jane Thomson, Founder and wine lover, wine expert and all round wine rockstar, from The Fabulous Ladies Wine Society will be leading this tour from Perth so get on board!
Virgin & Qantas fly from all capital cities to Perth. Checkout their timetables and if you need any help just let us know.
Tour Price: AUD$3955 per person on a twin share basis. Single supplement AUD$1025 per person
Tour Starts: Perth QT Hotel
Tour Finishes: Perth Airport
Tour Dates: 04 – 08 November 2023
- Fully escorted from Perth by fabulous lady of wine Jane Thomson
- 1 night’s 5-star luxury accommodation, QT Perth
- 3 nights’ 5-star luxury accommodation, Smiths Beach Resort
- Breakfast daily
- All meals inclusive of wine (except breakfast….)
- Private guided evening walking tour of Margaret River including tastings and food
- Exclusive welcome wine dinner in Perth
- Private, hosted wine experiences, wining & dining as detailed in the itinerary.
- All winery fees & extras associated with wine entry
- Private transport throughout including airport transfer on departure
Airfares and departure taxes; transfers unless stated in the itinerary; items of a personal nature; phone calls; passport and visas; laundry or tips. Personal transport; excess baggage; security and government taxes; travel insurance. Meals not specifically mentioned in the itinerary; additional beverages (unless specifically described). Optional excursions or activities that may be offered but are not included in the tour price. Spa treatments and any items not specified. Any changes you choose to make during your holiday.
Day 1 – Saturday 04: Welcome to Perth and the start of your luxury wine escape…
Make your way from the airport to your home for tonight, The QT Hotel, where you will be met on arrival by your host with the most, Jane Thomson.
Settle in, relax, maybe wander nearby and check out the city. Then get frocked up for your night of delightful dining at your gorgeous welcome dinner including some delicious wines. Here you will enjoy a fab start to your luxury getaway as well as an intro to the region your are about to explore…
Overnight accommodation: QT Hotel
Meals included: Dinner
Day 2 – Sunday 05: to Margaret River we go – and wine adventures galore…
After breakfast this morning, you will join your fellow wine lovers and transfer to Margaret River. Be warned it is a very early start this morning as it is quite a distance, but there will be a coffee and comfort break on the way through! Plus you can always catch some z’s during the transfer.
First stop is one of the best, at Voyager Estate, where not only will you indulge in a tasting of their gorgeous organic wines, you will also enjoy a long and delicious 4 course lunch with matching wines. Voyager Estate is one of Australia’s most innovative producers of world-class Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon and by this year they are aiming to be Certified Organic.
Then time to check in to the luxury of Smiths Beach Resort, your home for the next 3 nights. Check-in, relax and enjoy getting to know your way around. Indulge in some pool time or explore the beach before heading out for a light dinner in-house at Lamont.
Then time for a great night’s sleep after a gorgeous day and to get ready for tomorrow!!
Overnight accommodation: Smiths Beach Resort
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Wine Tastings as mentioned, light dinner including wine
Day 3 – Monday 25: fabulous sparkling, wines, gorgeous dining and so much more…
Today more shenanigans as you spend time indulging in the magic these incredible women-in-wine create.
Today is all about Vasse Felix where you will indulge in one of the most celebrated wine experiences in Australia!
Here you are going to explore the world of food and wine at Margaret River’s founding wine estate. The ultimate vine to table tour for the gourmet adventurer, this immersive experience includes the rare opportunity to explore behind the scenes at Vasse Felix. Beginning in the region’s oldest vineyard, learn how Vasse Felix grows fruit in the most sustainable way with an introduction to organics and the unique environment that makes Margaret River exceptional for growing and making fine wine. Pass by Margaret River’s original Cabernet vines before you tour behind the scenes with exclusive access to the Vasse Felix winery. Explore the barrel hall and world of artful and innovative winemaking, before joining your host for a private tasting of the Vasse Felix Wine Collection. From here, the chef’s five course tasting menu, paired with rare Vasse Felix Icon wines brings your full Margaret River gastronomy experience together. Relax and while away the hours with mind-blowing interpretations of incredible local produce, uncovering the chefs’ philosophies of wine and food pairing along the journey.
We then head to Margaret River where it is time for your guided walking tour in Margaret River townshhip this evening. A great opportunity to walk off some of today’s extraordinary experience, whilst sampling local produce giving you a different perspective into this part of the world.
Then back to the hotel and to bed you go as tomorrow there is more…
Overnight accommodation: Smiths Beach Resort
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Wine tastings, Walking tour/Tastings
Day 4 – Tuesday 07: blend your own, Cullen delights, music and so much more…..
First up, it is time for us to head to Clairault Streicker, where you will enjoy your first winery visit blending your own! You will delve deeper into the world of winemaking with an interactive Wine Blending Experience. You will be guided through the wine blending process to help create your own estate-grown Margaret River wine. Learn the theory behind why wines are blended then measure, mix and taste a wine perfectly suited to you.
It is then time to head to Cullen Wines, the only biodynamic and carbon positive winery in the region. Here it is time to see a different way of winemaking with biodynamic traditions being the driving force overarching every facet. It is a method of farming that treats the vineyard as a living system, which interacts with the environment to build a healthy living soil that helps to nourish the vines and general environment. You will experience this first hand and enjoy tasting the wines and a delicious platter lunch of local produce. Ask as many questions as you need to about this fascinating process.
This evening, after chilling out at the hotel, get ready for our final wine visit at Passel Estate, where owner Wendy Stimpson will share her beautiful music, her passion for wine and some delicious nibbles, rounding out what has been a superb escape.
Overnight accommodation: Smiths Beach Resort
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner, Wine Tastings
Day 5 – Wednesday 27: time to go…..
After breakfast it is a reasonably early start back to Perth Airport to connect with flights. Thank you for coming away, it so very much appreciated and look forward to travelling again. Times will be confirmed – but flights should not be booked until after midday to allow for travel time.
Meals Included: Breakfast
Go west. Good fortune. Watch the sun ease into the golden ocean, and remember a night at QT Perth means waking to another 365 brand new days. Morning loves this place. Glinting industrial luxe by the Swan River. Perfection City. Every detail shining. You are well rested and ready, bathed in potential and black marble. And when the prospecting is done, come back to us. We’ll slide a newly minted cocktail across our rooftop bar and find you a table at the award-winning restaurant Santini Grill. Come lie right back on the edge of the extraordinary at QT Perth.
Smiths Beach Resort:
Situated in the heart of the Margaret River wine region, Smiths Beach Resort is the finest luxury accommodation Yallingup has to offer. Pure heaven for beach lovers, Smiths Beach Resort is perfectly positioned on the pristine sands of Smiths Beach overlooking the sparkling Indian Ocean. Nestled between Cape Naturaliste and Cape Leeuwin on the stunning Cape to Cape walking track, this architectural award-winning resort provides an ideal retreat on a pristine beach that is lovingly tended and preserved.
Smiths Beach Resort offers understated luxury at it’s finest: elegant bathrooms and toiletries along with expansive living areas and full sized kitchens for the ultimate in entertaining. The majority of our accommodation offers large open plan living areas, with Jetmaster fireplaces and stunning views from your entertainer’s balcony.
The resort provides guests the amenities of a hotel combined with the conveniences of home…