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2021 Festival Event Preview

Western Australia Gourmet Escape will be returning in November 2021, showcasing the region’s fine wines, craft beers, amazing local produce and stunning destinations. This is your once-a-year chance to feast, sip, party and explore your way through an array of new fine dining and casual events plus old favourites, including the Gourmet Beach BBQ and Sunset Beats and Bites.Take a preview at some 2021 events below with more information coming soon…

GOURMET BEACH BBQ

A world-class waterside setting. Top-notch produce and drinks. International and local culinary firepower: this signature festival event redefines the possibilities of a beachside barbecue.

Held at postcard-perfect Castle Rock Beach, the Gourmet Beach BBQ is a destination Gourmet Escape event for good reason. Each day will offer a lunch and dinner session and tickets include canapés on arrival, beer and wine to compliment the menu, plus a gourmet barbecue feast.

Price: From $250

Tickets on sale in 2021.

SUNSET BEATS & BITES

One of Margaret River’s most scenic locations plays host to beachside parties starring great tunes, even better wines and food at the waterfront venue White Elephant Beach Cafe.

Sunset, Beats & Bites is one of the most popular events on the Gourmet Escape program and this year’s edition promises another Friday or Saturday evening with tickets including: selection of bite-sized food, a glass of wine, live entertainment, plus plenty of photo opportunities to capture an iconic West Australian sunset.

Price: From $75

Tickets on sale in 2021.

THE OFFICIAL CLOSING PARTY

Soak up an iconic Margaret River sunset while sipping on wines from new-wave producers, party anthems from DJs.

Leaving so soon? But that would mean missing out on the final event on this year’s calendar and toasting another successful Gourmet Escape.

The White Elephant Cafe will again host the festival’s closing party which brings together an Instagram-perfect sunset, new-wave wines, great tunes and plenty of good times with fellow revellers and world-class chefs.

Price: From $90

Tickets on sale in 2021.

The Official Closing Party

OCEAN DREAM

Come aboard the luxury 26-metre twin-catamaran Ocean Dream, the views of Geographe Bay will be as spectacular as the food and the award-winning Margaret River wines being poured.

Tickets include substantial canapés cooked by a renown chef, Margaret River wines and a stunning cruise around Geographe Bay on this one-of-a-kind luxury ocean cruise.

Price: From $270

Tickets on sale in 2021.

FESTIVAL HUB

A new-and-improved imagination of the Gourmet Village, the festival hub is the ultimate showcase of chefs, delicious food, the best wines and produce that proudly promotes the unique and diverse region of Western Australia.

From Cab Savs and Chardonnays to creamy local cheese, beer and barbeques, truffles and treats, seafood, sparkling and sweet deli meats, this boutique selection will feature only the very best.

Price: From $25

Tickets on sale in 2021.

CAPE MENTELLE CABERNET TASTING & LONG LUNCH

One of the biggest wine tastings in Australia, Cape Mentelle’s annual cab sav party celebrates the history, future and diversity of the king of grapes.

Tickets include tastings of 20 vintage cabernets, followed by a long lunch and a bottle of Cape Mentelle Wine.

Price: From $700

Tickets on sale in 2021.

CULLEN WINES CHARDONNAY TASTING & LUNCH

Think global, drink local: the Cullen family’s annual chardonnay tasting celebrates the history as well as the future of the wine world’s most important white grape variety.

Tickets include the chardonnay tasting, followed with a delicious lunch among the vines and wine commentary from an industry expert.

Price: From $600

Tickets on sale in 2021.

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