Forester Estate

Western Australia | Margaret River

James' Review

Forester Estate is owned by Kevin and Jenny McKay, with a 500-tonne winery, half devoted to contract winemaking, the other half for the Forester label. Winemaker Todd Payne has had a distinguished career, starting in the Great Southern, thereafter the Napa Valley, back to Plantagenet,then Esk Valley in NZ, plus two vintages in the Northern Rhône Valley, one with esteemed producer Yves Cuilleron in 2008. His final move back to WA completed the circle. The estate vineyards are planted to sauvignon blanc, semillon, chardonnay, cabernet sauvignon, shiraz, merlot, petit verdot, malbec and alicante bouschet. Exports to Japan.


Forester Estate is a family owned winery situated on Wildwood Road, Yallingup, in the northern Margaret River region. Built in 2002 Forester Estate is a new generation winery that strives to showcase the distinct regional characters of northern Margaret River fruit. The winery houses the best of new technology which is coupled with proven traditional winemaking techniques to ensure the exceptional quality grown in the vineyard is preserved in the finished product. Our award-winning wines can be ordered online with free freight anywhere in Australia.


Sauvignon blanc, chardonnay, cabernet sauvignon, merlot, shiraz, fer.

Cellar Door


Located at Rivendell Winery Estate: 1172 Wildwood Rd, Yallingup WA 6282


Open Thursday to Monday 10am - 5pm.

Details are correct at time of writing

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Stockist Information

Distribution Information

Please call Forester Estate on (08) 9755 2788.

International Sales Information

Please call Kevin McKay from Forester Estate on (08) 9455 2788.


Winemaker Kevin McKay, Todd Payne
Established 2001
Dozens 52 000
Vineyards (area) 33.5 ha
Opening Hours Thursday to Monday 10am - 5pm
Address 1064 Wildwood Road, Yallingup, WA 6282
Telephone (08) 9755 2788