Margaret River Wine Statistics

3
Hours from Perth
33°55’S latitude
115 18’E longitude
213,000ha in size
2%
Australian Crush
Boutique Region
Av. 36.5k Tonne p/a
56% < 50 Tonne p/a
45
Export Markets
China
United States
United Kingdom
85
Cellar Doors
62 x 5 Star Halliday
2.3 mil+ visitors
AU #3 wine tourism

Wine Region Overview

Location: 300kms SSW of Perth, Western Australia

Latitude: 33°55’S

Longitude: 115 18’E

Highest Elevation: 227m

Total Size of Region (GI): 213,000ha

Remnant vegetation covering: 98,750ha (46%)

Area Under Vine: 5,840ha

Climate: Mediterranean with strong maritime influences

Annual rainfall: 1,000mm+

January mean temperature: 20.4°C (68.7°F)

Margaret River Vintage Reports

Margaret River’s moderate Mediterranean climate and cool maritime influence bestow strong seasonal consistency between vintages and the ability to achieve perfectly ripe fruit in most years. It also means Margaret River winemakers can be relatively low intervention in the winery and let the quality of the grapes shine.

To learn more about the nuances between vintages, Margaret River Vintage Reports are published annually.   If you are interested in learning more about a specific vintage, see summaries below:

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009

Export Statistics

Export Markets: 45+

Volume: 2.5 million litres (276k cases)

Value: $30.2 million

Top 5 Export Markets: China, USA, UK, Singapore, Canada

 

Margaret River Wine Tourism

90 Cellar Doors

62 Cellar Doors awarded 5-star rating or above in the 2019 Halliday Wine Companion

1.6 million total overnight visitors and 1 million day-trip visitors

3rd most visited wine region in Australia by international visitors