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Taste Great Southern: 26 March to 5 April

An Amazing Food & Wine Festival in South West WA


A festival that celebrates great food, fine wine, stunning fresh produce, musical prowess and a multitude of life’s little luxuries… Plus a location that is, we have to say, one of the most gorgeous on the planet… What’s not to love?

So if you’ve yet to experience the delicious tastes, aromas, fun and frolics of Taste Great Southern, we’ve got a simple question to ask you.

What on earth are you waiting for?

5 top reasons why you have to visit Taste Great Southern 2020

1. Fall in love with the freshest produce

Over 30 culinary experiences taking place over 11 consecutive days, hosted by 20+ chefs and experts bring us the ultimate in food enjoyment. Taste, pair, converse and discover the most scrumptious ways to prepare and indulge thanks to a multitude of free events, degustations, demonstrations, intimate gatherings and longer events all designed to pique your imagination and get you experimenting with recipes of your own.

The ocean location naturally lends itself to wonderfully fresh seafood (oysters, anyone?), but also delicious local beef, chicken and lamb, not to mention the most mouth-watering of vegetables. Rest assured, vegetarians and vegans are well catered for too, with talents such as Paul West and Julie Goodwin taking centre stage to bring dishes to suit all palates and food choices.

2. Sip on award winning wines and craft beers

Australia’s South West isn’t only blessed with magnificent scenery, an awesome food scene and some of the friendliest folk you’ll ever meet. It’s also a hotbed of vineyards, wineries and breweries that are up with some of the best in the world…. Taste wines from the globally renowned regions of Porongurup, Frankland River, Mount Barker, Denmark and Albany, to name just a few of the delights on offer.

If beer’s more to your taste then you won’t be disappointed, as the region is bursting at the seams with craft brewers that’re guaranteed to rock your world.

3. The music line up is awesome!

This year’s music festival, Southern Sets, is not to be missed. Settle back in the delectable lake-side setting of Eyre Park in Albany, and enjoy sounds from Melbourne 80s funk group, Sex on Toast, reggae rocker, Bobby Alu, Perth-based The Little Lord Street Band and loads more.

4. Be inspired by some of the country’s top chef talent

Celebrity chefs include Anna Gare and Derek Lau, with other incredible foodie mastery demonstrated by expert culinary artists such as Nic Lancaster, Sally Francis, and Gord Kahle. Not to mention chocolate master, Deniz Karaca, sommelier Foni Pollitt and many, many more.

5. Discover this lesser-visited paradise corner of Australia

WA’s South West is one of the globe’s best kept secrets – a place where the Indian Ocean laps powder white sands, geographical features abound and the world’s greatest wildlife regularly comes to visit (think whales, bird life, indigenous Aussie favourites…), it’s no wonder that once discovered visitors simply can’t fail to get enough. Plus we challenge you to find a place where the locals are more welcoming, these guys know what it means to showing their guests a good time…

The bulk of main events take place in Albany, but the whole area gets into the groove of the food fest, with restaurants, cellar doors and bars in Denmark and surrounding areas also joining in the fun.

Whether you’re just dropping in for a day or two, staying for the whole Taste Great Southern event or enjoying an extended stay, you deserve an accommodation choice that matches the sheer glory of the region.

Holiday home specialists, Private Properties, offer the ultimate in luxury places to stay, with choices ranging from beachfront splendour to secluded bush paradise homes offering every aspect of opulence that you desire.

Search the gorgeous holiday accommodation on offer at https://www.privateproperties.com.au/ or call 08 9750 5444 to find out more.