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Meet the Maker, Be the Maker

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The art of red wine blending

available year round
Meet the Maker, Be the Maker - red wine blending with Earn Your Vino. A luxury hands-on winemaking experience in Margaret River.

This five-day food and wine immersion is curated and hosted by an expert team led by wine and travel journalist and TV presenter Cassandra Charlick and tourism expert Stepan Libricky.

You’ll learn how to blend wine like a pro, get a true sense of place in the region, and experience a real vintage like a winemaker in Margaret River.
“I loved my first Earn Your Vino trip so much that I couldn’t resist coming back! As a food and wine fanatic I cannot describe a better experience. ” 

- Sarah, Beneath the Surface guest
"Do yourself a favour, take 5 days out and be prepared for your senses to come alive with amazing food, wine, company and challenging yourself to something new along the way. Bloody brilliant!” 

- Raelein, Pick n' Sip guest
“Decadent from start to finish! Don’t stop with the wine and food adventures - the love shines through. Look forward to the next one!“ 

- Shaun, Stir n' Swirl guest
“Thanks so much for hosting us, it’s been an amazing experience we’ve learned so much more about the region, the wine, the food, and most importantly the people!“ 

- Evan, Pick n' Sip guest
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Our Meet the Maker, Be the Maker – the art of red wine blending experience includes the following:

4 nights luxury accommodation set amidst one of Margaret River’s most private estates. All transfers from arrival through until departure.
An award-winning private chef for every meal during your stay. All meals and beverages are included, and wines are carefully paired with each meal by Cassandra.
‘Meet the Maker’ in Amato Vino’s Brad Wehr. Pay a visit to his winery, taste an array of classic and alternative reds with his low-intervention winemaking. Join Brad for an intimate winemaker’s tasting and feast.
‘Be the Maker’ with a masterclass on red wine blending at the LS Merchants winery. Create your own blend in this full day of hands-on activity under the guidance of Dylan Arvidson, one of Margaret River’s most respected and awarded winemakers.
Mountain biking through towering Karri forests and by the famed waterways of the region. Uncover secret spots that connect you with the true sense of place.
Curated wine tastings and inspired gala dinners. Discover the wide range of red wine varietals Western Australia has on offer. 
Due to the intimate nature of this experience, places are limited and strictly first come, first served.
Please note that the itinerary is a guide only, seasonal variances may occur due to agricultural operations.
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available year round
All inclusive from $4,925.00 per person
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*Price is per person, twin or double share. Single supplement available. Alternative rates apply for groups larger than 12 people.


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We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of country throughout the South West of Western Australia Noongar Boodjar, and their connections to land, sea, and community. We pay our respect to Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.
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