Watershed Premium Wines

Margaret River

Star Rating:
   

www.watershedwines.com.au

Address
Cnr Bussell Highway/Darch Road, Margaret River, WA 6285
Margaret River WA
Telephone
(08) 9758 8633
Facsimilie
(08) 9757 3999
Opening Hours
7 days 10-5
Winemaker
Severine Logan, Conrad Tritt
Established
2002
Dozen
100 000
Vineyards
137 hectares

James' Review

Watershed Wines has been set up by a syndicate of investors, with no expense spared in establishing the substantial vineyard and striking cellar door, with a 200-seat cafe and restaurant. Situated towards the southern end of the Margaret River region, its neighbours include Voyager Estate and Leeuwin Estate. The vineyard development occurred in three stages (2001, '04 and '06), the last in Jindong, well to the north of stages one and two. The first stage of the winery was completed prior to the '03 vintage, with a capacity of 400 tonnes, increased the following year to 900 tonnes, then another expansion in '05 to 1200 tonnes. March '08 saw the crush capacity reach 1600 tonnes; wine storage facilities have increased in lockstep with crush capacity, lifted by a further 170 000 kilolitres. Exports to Germany, Indonesia, Fiji, Thailand, Papua New Guinea, Singapore, Hong Kong and China.

Author: James Halliday


About this winery

Less than 5km south of Margaret River townsite, as you enter through our manicured gardens, you are greeted by our Cellar Door, offering tastings of our three distinctive ranges; Shades, Senses & Awakening.

Our stylish restaurant & cafe, offers breath taking views over our vineyard and dam, from the expansive windows and beautifull appointed deck.

Our fully air-conditioned restaurant and cafe capture the essence of Margaret River with fresh local produce, complimented by our award winning premium wines.

Watershed offers something for everyone from Cafe family dining, featuring a children's playground in a fully enclosed courtyard or fine dining in our Gold Plate Winning Restaurant.

Specialties

Watershed's multiple Gold Medal and Trophy winning Cabernet from the Awakening Range, is our flagship wine, along with the Awakening Chardonnay.

Offering also a large range of varieties including, slightly oaked Sauvignon Blanc & Viognier, Zinfandel and Sangiovese, Rose and our ever so popular Shades Sauvignon Blanc Semillon, just to mention a few.

Cellar Door

Sun: 10:00am till 5:00pm
Mon: 10:00am till 5:00pm
Tue: 10:00am till 5:00pm
Wed: 10:00am till 5:00pm
Thu: 10:00am till 5:00pm
Fri: 10:00am till 5:00pm
Sat: 10:00am till 5:00pm

Food - Restaurant

Sun: 10:00am till 5:00pm
Mon: 10:00am till 5:00pm
Tue: 10:00am till 5:00pm
Wed: 10:00am till 5:00pm
Thu: 10:00am till 5:00pm
Fri: 10:00am till 5:00pm
Sat: 10:00am till 5:00pm

Cuisine: Fine Dining or Family Friendly Cafe

Restaurant - Wed to Sun 10am - 3pm
(7-days during peak periods)

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5 star

Outstanding winery capable of producing wines of very high quality, and did so this year. Also will usually have at least two wines rated at 95 points or above.

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