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Margaret River Gourmet Escape 2014

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A 'must-do' weekend for food and wine lovers
Margaret River Gourmet Escape 2014

Enjoy an indulgent, relaxing weekend of gourmet food and Western Australian Wines, at the Margaret River Gourmet Escape 2014. This popular event will be held at the Leeuwin Estate Gourmet Village and at various other local locations in the Margaret River region, from Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd November, 2014.

Over this fantastic three-day long weekend you can watch demonstrations, take part in wine tastings, listen to discussions, take part in question and answer sessions with your favourite chefs, or join in on cooking classes. You can also taste, drink, and purchase wines from the Margaret River Wine Region, eat some of the yummiest dishes ever prepared, or visit the many pop-up restaurants.

The internationally famous town of Margaret River always offers a perfect mix of top-notch wining and dining in a stunning, relaxing, country atmosphere. Take advantage of the iconic vineyards, pristine beaches and beautiful scenery.

Whether you choose to attend just one event, one day or the whole festival, The Margaret River Gourmet Escape 2014 is a not-to-be-missed event.

Celebrity Chefs and Experts

Each year some of the best chefs, food and wine experts and food critics gather in Margaret River to share, mix and mingle with visitors to the festival.

This year is no exception and there will be a fantastic line-up of celebrities at this annual food and wine festival including Heston Blumenthal, Matt Preston, Hadleigh Troy, Dany Angove, Rick Stein, George Colombaris, Guillaume Brahimi and more than thirty other international and local food and wine experts.

Popular Perth foodie Anna Gare will be there, so will celebrity cook and author Poh Ling Yeow, and River Cottage Australia's Paul West.

Gourmet Village

The Gourmet Village, at the Leeuwin Estate Winery, brings together a jam-packed program of events to fill your weekend.

This unique venue offers a whole range of key events including book signings, wine tastings, cooking classes, demonstrations, food sampling, and much more.

Food and wine lovers can choose to sample the very best local produce, meet celebrities, watch demonstrations, masterclasses and discussions, sample tasting dishes from some of the best restaurants in the region, relax in the Escape Lounge, or get some great tips about wine and food.

Fringe Events

An incredible line-up of Fringe Events will be held, at local venues, during this year's Margaret River Gourmet Escape.

Choose from an assortment of dinners, sundowners, musical entertainment, food and wine flights, and premium wine tastings.

One of the highlights will be a star-studded, one night only, musical concert featuring Neil Finn, Gurrumul and Megan Washington. Held at the Sandalford Estate, one of WA's most picturesque outdoor concert venues, this promises to be a spectacular evening of top-notch entertainment under the stars.

Satellite Events

Offering visitors a unique dining experience, a range of Satellite Events will include a VIP Party, Icon Dinner, Long Lunch, Gourmet Beach BBQ, Bush Tucker Dinner and Gourmet Wine Tours.

Showcasing the very best Western Australia has to offer, visitors can enjoy long lunches in private family wineries, iconic beach BBQs, feasts in the forest, and exclusive intimate collaboration dinners.

Plan Your Trip

On-site parking is limited, so it is recommended that visitors take advantage of the special bus services that are available, and enjoy these events not only comfortably but also responsibly.

Tickets for the Margaret River Gourmet Escape 2014 will be available from Ticketek. Ticket prices vary and bookings and tickets are essential for the Gourmet Village, Satellite Events and Fringe Events.

For further information about the Margaret River Gourmet Escape 2014, including full event details, travel packages, bookings, and accommodation options, visit the Margaret River Gourmet Escape official website.
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Why? For a Long Weekend of Gourmet Food, Local Wine and Relaxing Indulgence
When: Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd November, 2014
Where: Margaret River Gourmet Escape
Cost: Varies
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