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The French Connection

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Celebrate the region's French influence and joy de vivre.

Available year round
A luxury hands-on wine and food 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 about the region's French history, why classic Bourdeaux and Burgundian varietals thrive here, and meet some of Margaret River's most influential winemakers and winery owners.
“A wonderful, decadent, luxurious experience from start to finish. Fabulous food, extraordinary wines and wonderful company. Every need catered for and a range of educational experiences that will long be remembered.” 

- Frank, Beneath the Surface guest
“I’ll definitely recommend to my friends“ 

- Chris, Pick n' Sip 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
“Like a great wine, this experience was surprisingly delightful, well balanced, and entirely memorable.“ 

- Antonia, Stir n' Swirl guest
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Our French Connection 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.
With one of the stalwarts of the classic Bordeaux varietals, Chardonnay and Cabernet, Clive Otto of Fraser Gallop will guide you through the two wines that made Margaret River globally recognised. Explore back vintages in a vertical tasting of Fraser Gallops’ iconic wines.
Delve into the stylistic difference between Rhone Valley’s Syrah and Margaret River’s Shiraz under the expert guidance of Domaine Naturaliste's winemaker and syrah aficionado Bruce Dukes. His passion shines through a day of vineyard walks, intimate benchmark tastings, and a French feast fit for a king.
A hands-on french patisserie class with Romain at his Maison Lassiaille. Follow the journey of this master of delights.
Celebrate all things sparkling at Howard Park Wines, the home to the Marchand & Burch collection of Champagne and Cremant.
Complete the Tour de France with cider and crêpes at Bistro Breton.
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 $4,990.00 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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