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Mount Barker Wine & Food Trail

2WD inSouth West

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Blackwood River Valley, Bunbury Geographe & Collie, Great Southern, Margaret River Region, Southern Forests

  • Full day
  • 104 km

A small country town with a rich wine producing heritage, Mount Barker has been home to passionate wine growing families for over 50 years. 
Savour award-winning wines and fine local food in charming rustic cellars while exploring this trail through the Gateway to the Amazing South Coast – Mount Barker.

Mt Barker Wine & Food Trail Experience
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Trail Start

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Mount Barker Visitor Center

Trail End

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Shire of Plantagenet Administration Office (Toilet available)

We are the first winery in the Great Southern, founded by the legendary Tony Smith. The history of the region, the wine and direct links to the Plantagenet Kings of England make Plantagenet Wines a must-see location along with 5 Star Halliday rated wines. ‘The Shed’ Wine Café is open 7 days for a local wine and food experience.
Open daily 10am-4.30pm
‘The Shed’ Café open for lunch/share food (closes 4pm)
08 9851 3111
cellardoor@plantagenetwines.com
www.plantagenetwines.com
45 Albany Hwy, Mount Barker

Arcadia is a family run cellar door offering tastings of our award-winning wines, pizza, ploughman and cheese platters. Experience your own piece of Arcadia relaxing with a cool glass of wine or a refreshing craft beer as you overlook views of the Stirling Range in all its glory! We also host weddings, group bookings, house concerts and lazy Sunday afternoon music on the lawn.
2875 Red Gum Pass Road Kendenup 6323
Open Fri-Sun10am-5pm
Public holidays by appointment
08 9851 4020
gaye@arcadiawines.com.au
www.arcadiawines.com.au

We are family run and have been growing great flavours from our land for four generations! Visit our cellar door to try our award-winning wines and enjoy freshly cooked meals in our café. We have spectacular views of the Porongurup range and a culinary garden to stretch those legs. We love sharing our history, so come along and see what all the fuss is about!
30138 Albany Highway, Kendenup WA 6323
Open Fri - Mon 10am-5pm, or by appointment.
08 9851 4028
gilberts@agn.net.au
www.gilbertwines.com.au

Visit Galafrey Wines where our friendly dog Bruce will greet you and lead the way to the cellar door. Visit one of Mount Barker’s oldest family run wineries established in 1977. Learn about our unique Dry Grown Vineyard while trying wines by winemaker Kim Tyrer (finalist in the National Women in Wine Awards). Enjoy the verandah views of the undulating countryside - simply stunning!
432 Quangellup Rd Mt Barker WA 6324
Open daily 10am-5pm
08 9851 2022
info@galafreywines.com.au
www.galafreywines.com.au

Join us and sample some of the region’s finest wines. Enjoy our locally made Paté Platter or our Winemakers Antipasto Platter with a selection of local produce. Our Winery and Cellar Door is located in the heart of Mount Barker, in the midst of one of the oldest vineyard plantings in the Great Southern. WEST CAPE HOWE ~ wines that people love to drink.
14923 Muir Highway (10kms West of Mt Barker) Mount Barker
Open daily 10am – 5pm
08 9892 1444
sales@wchowe.com.au
www.westcapehowewines.com.au


With a relaxed atmosphere the cellar door has been twice named as one of Australia’s best by Gourmet Traveller Wine. Sample premium and aged wines at our cellar door and stay for a light lunch by the fire or enjoy the views from the deck. Why not make a weekend of it and stay in the Gamekeeper’s Cottage and explore the whole region?
1630 Spencer Road, Narrikup 6326
Open Fri-Sun 10am-4pm (Other times by appointment)
May-June By appointment only
08 9857-6066
info@poachersridge.com.au
www.poachersridge.com.au

A small boutique vineyard and café offering delightful wines and tasty gourmet lunches. Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere overlooking the established gardens and vineyard to the Mount Barker Hills. Try our morning or afternoon teas with local ‘Stash’ barista coffee, ‘T-Nomic’ leaf teas and homemade cakes. Vegetarians and food intolerances are well catered for. An interesting range of gifts and artisan offerings are also available.
Cnr St Werburgh’s and Hay River Roads, Mount Barker
Open Fri–Sun & Public Holidays
10am–4pm or by appointment for larger groups. Bookings encouraged.
Find us on Facebook
08 9851 1353
contactus@windrushwines.com.au
www.windrushwines.com.au
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Welcome to the Southwest’s oldest wine growing region – Mount Barker. On this Wine and Food trail you will hear the stories of our family owned vineyards as you meet the passionate hard-working vineyard owners, wine makers and our dedicated teams.  

Sample award winning Riesling, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, along with other varietals such as Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Müller-Thurgau and Sauvignon Blanc.   

Savour our quality wines in the ambiance of rustic cellars and indulge in the finest of local food from platters, pizzas, coffee & cake to gourmet lunches.   

Relax as you breathe the fresh country air and marvel at the stunningly beautiful views of rolling hills against the backdrop of the majestic Stirling and Porongurup Ranges.  

Whether you choose to self-drive, take a guided tour or stay overnight, you will be sure to be impressed with the quality of our produce and the warmth of our welcome when you visit the Gateway to the Amazing South Coast – Mount Barker.  

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Time / Duration

Full day

Length

104km loop

What To Pack

Group D (Drive trails) required.

Trail Start

Mount Barker Visitor Center

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Trail End

Shire of Plantagenet Administration Office (Toilet available)

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Facilities

Please contact businesses as facilities will vary.
  • Access with assistance for the Disabled
  • Cafe
  • Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area

Best time of year

Open all year round. Please check individual businesses hours, as time may vary.

Trail Access

Mt Barker is about 370 kilometres South of Perth on the Albany Highway. It is 51 Kilometres north of Albany Western Australia

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3 trail goers have rated Mount Barker Wine & Food Trail as 5 out of 5!

We love to hear from people who've been on our Western Australian trails, so it would be most appreciated it if you wanted to leave a review.

Rebecca Freeman

Reviewed 2 Feb 2018, 2:24pm

While Mount Barker may be a small community, this wine-growing region is vast and incredibly welcoming. The launch yesterday was fantastic and each winery had something unique from the other, whether it was their wine varieties, beautiful local produce, different views or art/craft displays. What was similar however, was the big hearted, warm welcomes from each of these, mostly family-owned and operated, vineyards. I am really looking forward to revisiting on the March long weekend for their annual GRAZE Mount Barker event. Such quality wines paired beautifully with good food.
Christine Grogan

Reviewed 2 Feb 2018, 10:25am

The Mount Barker Wine & Food Trail is really top class. I was fortunate enough to attend the launch of the trail yesterday. The quality and variety of the wines offered is excellent (and educational - I sampled some varieties I had never even heard of!) and the food was yummy - I especially enjoyed the tapas style food at Gilberts - it was delicious! But what makes this trail really special is the passion that these winery families share; they have clearly invested their hearts as well as their labour and money into their wineries. Oh and the settings of the wineries are pretty as a picture too! I have no hesitation in rating this trail as 5 star.
Colin Molloy

Reviewed 2 Feb 2018, 7:26am

The Mount Barker Wine & Food Trail is a MUST for those that love fantastic food and amazing, award wining wines, coupled with a rare and invaluable insight into Mount Barker wines. Having experienced the trail first hand at yesterday's launch I could not recommend and endorse this experience highly enough. Absolutely recommended!

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