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DONNYBROOK

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      TASTING EXPERIENCES

      THINGS TO
      SEE & DO

      DINING EXPERIENCES

      PLACES TO
      STAY

      TASTING EXPERIENCES

      Along the coastal plains Geographe wine producers have excelled with full-bodied table wines and port styles including Merlot, Shiraz, Grenache and Semillon

      Bakkheia

        Exclusive multi-award winning winery specialising in Mediterranean varieties.  The small quantity of hand made wines are available only through a limited list, although arrangements can be made with the Vigneron to see the vineyard, winery, and wines. Open by...

      Barrecas Wines

        Bareccas was first established in 1994 by Fil Barreca after he worked for 6 months on a Sicilian vineyard in southern Italy. Felling inspired, Fil came home and began planting vines to re-create this idyllic lifestyle. Barrecas are proudly 100% estate bottled and...

      Barton Jones Wines

        Enjoy tasting premium, boutique wines in peaceful vineyard surrounds at our state of the art, solar powered, straw bale cellar door. Monday: 11am to 4.30pm Tuesday: Closed Wednesday: Closed Thursday: Closed Friday: 11am to 4.30pm Saturday: 11am to 4.30pm Sunday:...

      Mandalay Road Wines

        Mandalay Road Wines is a small, family vineyard producing stellar quality Shiraz, Cabernet, Zinfandel, Durif, Chardonnay, Riesling and Muscat.  Low yielding vines and hand tending and pruning result in wine with a strong flavour profile. Wine is all we do and we do...

      Mazza Wines

        Mazza Wines specialises in growing  Spanish and Portuguese red wine varieties near Donnybrook in the Geographe Region. We produce six delicious wines - Bastardo Rosé, Graciano, Tinta Cão,  Tempranillo, Touriga Nacional and our unique blend of five varieties called...

      Oakway Estate

        All of our wines are available for free tasting. You can try the styles you like or be adventurous and try some of our alternative styles. Our food and drinks menu is simple but delicious and is designed to complement our wines. Monday: Closed Tuesday: Closed...

      Smallwater Estate

        Tantalize your taste buds… sit back and take in the beauty of the home of Smallwater Estate’s Award Winning Wines. Monday: Closed Tuesday: Closed Wednesday: Closed Thursday: Closed Friday: 10am to 4pm Saturday: 10am to 4pm Sunday: 10am to 4pm 52 Tramline Road...

      Thomson Brook Wines

        Thomson Brook Estate, established in 1993, is a small family owned and managed winery. They produce a range of fine quality wines, from hand picked grapes, which are grown in the rich loam soils of the region. The winery is RV friendly and suitable for weddings....

      THINGS TO SEE & DO

      Start planning your dream vacation in the Geographe Wine Region, less than 2 hours drive south of Perth

      Newy’s Vegie Patch

      The farmshop for food lovers. Fruit & Vegetable Store. Specialty Grocery Store.

      Apple Fun Park

      If you're feeling young or young at heart, come and play at the Apple Fun Park; you can't miss it in the centre of Donnybrook. With a huge range of play equipment to suit all ages, there is something for the whole family.

      Donnybrook Visitors Centre

      The Donnybrook Visitor Centre is housed in the beautiful old railway station building in the centre of town, which also includes a pop-up museum of railway memorabilia. The Centre has plenty of free parking and is open 10am to 4pm Monday to Friday and on Market days (third Saturday each month).

      Glen Mervyn Dam

      Fantastic picnic areas with toilet facilities, on the Collie Road just north of Mumballup. Activities include boating, water skiing, swimming and hiking.

      Solarfruit

      Delicious sun-dried fruit products, made & grown in Donnybrook, Western Australia since 1994.

      DINING EXPERIENCES

      Along the coastal plains Geographe wine producers have excelled with full-bodied table wines and port styles including Merlot, Shiraz, Grenache and Semillon

      Lady Marmalade

      Cafe selling fantastic coffee, beautiful house baked goods and cakes, seasonal sit down menu, all day breakfast, bespoke cakes, dessert bars, high tea.

      Barton Jones Wines

        Enjoy tasting premium, boutique wines in peaceful vineyard surrounds at our state of the art, solar powered, straw bale cellar door. Monday: 11am to 4.30pm Tuesday: Closed Wednesday: Closed Thursday: Closed Friday: 11am to 4.30pm Saturday: 11am to 4.30pm Sunday:...

      Oakway Estate

        All of our wines are available for free tasting. You can try the styles you like or be adventurous and try some of our alternative styles. Our food and drinks menu is simple but delicious and is designed to complement our wines. Monday: Closed Tuesday: Closed...

      Smallwater Estate

        Tantalize your taste buds… sit back and take in the beauty of the home of Smallwater Estate’s Award Winning Wines. Monday: Closed Tuesday: Closed Wednesday: Closed Thursday: Closed Friday: 10am to 4pm Saturday: 10am to 4pm Sunday: 10am to 4pm 52 Tramline Road...

      PLACES TO STAY

      From bed and breakfasts to luxury cabins with ocean views, the Geographe wine region offers a full suite of accommodation options

      Boronia Farm

      Family hideaway with animals to feed, fully fenced playground equipment, and stunning views. Fully self contained cottage set upon a working orchard and farm, yet situated in a private and tranquil setting.

      Country Charm Retreat Bed & Breakfast

      This tranquil retreat has a private guest entrance, acres of bush land to stroll through and luxurious facilities. Scrumptious country or continental breakfast, served in either your own dining room or the alfresco garden.

      Donnybrook Country Cottages

      Four fully equipped self contained cottages set on 5 acres of tranquil countryside. These comfortable country feel, one bedroom cottages have BBQ facilities, split system air conditioning and are only 2kms from Donnybrook.

      Hidden Grove Retreat

      Hidden Grove's self contained luxury chalets overlook a secluded olive grove on a 100-acre property in a natural jarrah forest setting. Experience a complete getaway from the stresses of city living and connect with the peaceful surrounds of of the bush environment.

      Topography: 
      Hilly and coastal plain.
      Soil: 
      Gravelly sandy loams.
      Water:
      Surface water.

      Whilst slightly warmer (Oakway is located only 15kms from Jarrahwood which is frequently the coldest place in the state). than other areas within the Geographe Wine Region, the conditions are excellent for the production of  high quality table wines.

      Heat Degree days: 1700
      Sunshine hours per day: 8.5
      Annual Rainfall: 700-900
      Growing season rainfall: 185
      Mean Jan temp: 22
      Harvest: Early Feb to Early April

      Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Malbec, Grenache, Zinfandel, Graciano, Tempranillo, Sauvignon Blanc, Mourvedre, Vermentino, Bastardo, Sousao, Touriga Nacional, Tinta Cao, Barbera, Chenin Blanc.

      Known as the apple capital of the South West, Donnybrook is fast becoming recognised for its hidden depths of taste, texture and visual splendour.

      The region is winning critical acclaim for its superb wines, especially Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon, produced by small, dedicated producers in the hills and valleys around the town and along the Preston Valley.
       
      While you soak up the rich pastures, scenic waterways and native forests, your appetite will be spoilt for choice with farm fresh marron, organic beef, rich olive oil, nuts and the sweet taste of sun dried fruits.

      With an abundance of apple and stone fruit orchards, Donnybrook also produces excellent cider and is home to the Apple Fun Park children’s playground – the “Biggest Free Entry Fun Park” in Australia, which is the perfect family picnic area to wind down after a busy day out sight seeing and tasting.

      The main street also offers a variety of cafés that are perfect for a relaxing cappuccino or tasty meal after a visit to the town’s shops and galleries.

      Set in a backdrop of natural seasonal displays with stunning spring blossoms, wildflowers, lush native forests and extraordinary autumn overtures, Donnybrook hosts a smorgasbord of activities for all visitors.

      For those that prefer to get the blood pumping or to work off some of the regional delicacies, Glen Mervyn Dam, located to the east of Donnybrook, is the perfect destination for water-skiing and swimming in the warmer months.

      Donnybrook has a rich history and was once the focus of a gold rush when gold was discovered in 1897, however mining ceased abruptly in 1903 after just six years.

      Explore. Taste. Enjoy. Spoil yourself. Exploit your senses and feel very much invited.