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Busselton Wine District

The Busselton Wine District includes the triangular area in the Margaret River Wine Region between Carbunup River, Dunsborough and Busselton. The other towns in the region include: Vass, and Marybrook. Delightfully positioned in Geographe Bay, about 230 km south of Perth, Busselton has been a favourite holiday destination for West Australians since the 1890s. Busselton boasts fabulous beaches, excellent fishing, outstanding boating and sailing, caves, beautiful coastline scenery, delightful bushland in the hinterland and close proximity to a range of world-class wineries. Busselton offers a diverse range of attractions, facilities and many types of accommodation. The climate is temperate, with warm summers and lots of sunshine, cool and rainy winters that are quite mild. The hinterland areas are ideal for agriculture and farming and the area supports large dairy and beef industries. The area also has large forests that sustain Busselton's timber production. The clear and pristine waters of Geographe Bay sustain the local fishing industry and recreational fishing for a variety of fish species and crabs. The Busselton District is also becoming more popular for growing grapes and producing quality wines. Local wineries in the Busselton Wine District include: Chateau de Trois Chats, Dean Mill Wines, Heron Lake, Marybrook Vineyards and Winery, Walburra Valley.

The Margaret River Wine Region includes nineteen districts: Dunsburough ; Busselton ; Yallingup West ; Yallingup East ; Abbeys ; Metricup West ; Wilyabrup ; Caves Road West ; Carbunup River ; Metricup East ; Harmans ; Cowaramup West ; Ellensbrook ; Cowaramup East ; Central East ; Central West ; Forest Grove ; Karridale; Augusta

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Night Harves, WA  PO Box 921, Busselton, WA 6280
Recognised by wine critic James Halliday as a five star winery, Night Harvest pools the talents and resources of three Margaret River wine visionaries. Viticulturist Andy Ferreira has almost twenty years of experience tending to some of the most prized vines in Margaret River. Grower Rob Tincey has long produced grapes that are amongst the most flavoursome in the region. And wine lover Ray Anderson is the third inspiration in the partnership, looking after the commercial aspects of the enterprise. With Andy's extensive experience of viticulture in Margaret River, he has long been an advocate of the benefits of the 'night harvest', and this is the overriding philosophy in the production of all our wines. In the cool of the night, optimum harvest conditions prevail – sugar levels are balanced, the grape's natural aromatics are at their peak, and the cool environment for transport allows the fruit to arrive at the winery as fresh as it was when it was picked. The result is wines that are a marriage of aromatic freshness and harmonious complexity of flavor.