2018 Margaret River Gourmet Escape
SPECIAL OFFER: Enjoy complimentary Virgin Australia Lounge access with every Margaret River Gourmet Escape package~.
Set against the iconic backdrop of the stunning Margaret River Region in Western Australia, Margaret River Gourmet Escape is a world-class food and wine festival like no other.
Held across four extraordinary days, the festival brings together the world’s best chefs, sommeliers and critics to host over 45 incredible events in over 20 unique and breathtaking locations in the region.
Enjoy your choice of the following Margaret River Gourmet Escape Three Day packages:
Quintessential WA Witness stunning West Australian sunsets, wine & dine on West Australian produce and feast your way through the forest, all in just three days. Friday 16 November: Feast in the Forest Dinner at The Safari Club, Leeuwin Estate Saturday 17 November: Sunset, Beats & Bites at White Elephant Beach Café Sunday 18 November: General Admission to Gourmet Village at Leeuwin Estate Winery
Beach, Vines & Ocean Sink your toes in the sand at a unique beach BBQ, wine & dine at a high end dinner with culinary royalty and sip, shop and sample your way around the heart of the festival, the Gourmet Village. Friday 16 November: Gourmet Beach BBQ Dinner Saturday 17 November: Cape on a Plate presented by Australian Good Meat with Luke Mangan Sunday 18 November: General Admission to Gourmet Village at Leeuwin Estate Winery
Wine, Dine & Ocean Dine on the sands of Castle Rock Beach in an uber stylish waterfront eatery, wine and dine at a high end dinner experience a feast for the senses at the Gourmet Village. Friday 16 November: Dinner at Wills Domain with internationally acclaimed chefs Julien Royer and Seth James Saturday 17 November: Gourmet Village, Platinum Lounge, Leeuwin Estate Winery Sunday 18 November: Gourmet Beach BBQ Lunch at Castle Bay Beach
Or create your dream culinary journey by selecting your own individual events.
No visit to Gourmet Escape is complete without experiencing the delights of the Gourmet Village at Leeuwin Estate Winery, which sees the vineyard come alive over two days. With cooking demonstrations and master classes from the star studded line up as well as Western Australia’s top restaurants, winemakers, brewers and food producers, this is the ultimate way to discover global tastes and local flavours.
There’s so much on offer in this beautiful part of the world, so why not extend your stay in the Margaret River Wine Region and plan your ultimate Gourmet Escape adventure. Margaret River is only a three hour drive from Perth or 40 minute drive from Busselton.
Complimentary Virgin Australia Lounge Access Offer
~Receive one Single Entry Virgin Australia Lounge pass per guest in your booking for each leg of their journey, when you book a Virgin Australia Holidays package to Perth that includes a minimum of one Virgin Australia flight and one 2018 Margaret River Gourmet Escape Experience between 16 November 2018 to 18 November 2018. Lounge passes will be allocated to each guest in the booking where their Velocity Membership Number is provided. Where a Velocity Membership Number cannot be provided, Lounge passes will be allocated to the Velocity Membership Number of the lead guests in the booking. Velocity Membership Numbers will be collected at the time of booking or can be provided to Virgin Australia Holidays at least 7 days prior to the date of travel. Guests who are not members of the Velocity Frequent Flyer program will need to join through the booking process or join separately to be eligible for Lounge access. 2018 Margaret River Gourmet Escape Experience available to book via Virgin Australia Holidays include the Quintessential WA Package; Beach, Vines & Ocean Package; Wine, Dine & Ocean Package; Gourmet Village General Admission, Escape Garden or Leeuwin Platinum Lounge Tickets; Gourmet Beach BBQ - Castle Bay Beach, Dunsborough; Feast in the Forest - The Safari Club, Leeuwin Estate, Margaret River & Sunset, Beast & Bites,White Elephant, Margaret River. Each single entry lounge pass may be used one time only, for a maximum of 2 hours before flight departure time at domestic lounges in Australia only. Guests travelling to or from cities as part of their Virgin Australia Holidays Package booking where a Virgin Australia Lounge does not exist will not be eligible for Lounge access. Guests travelling on connecting flights to reach their destination are not eligible for Lounge access at the connecting point. Only the departure airport on the day of departure and the airport at the start of your return journey are eligible. Single Entry passes are valid for twelve months from the date of issue. Single Entry passes are not refundable, are not redeemable for cash or other services provided by Virgin Australia, and are not available for use beyond their expiry date. Access is subject to the Virgin Australia Lounge Terms and Conditions and the Virgin Australia Lounge rules. Entry is subject to space availability. View full Virgin Australia Holidays terms and conditions.
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