It’s daybreak and I’ve managed to insinuate myself into the competitors marquee at the Margaret River Pro in Western Australia. Looking like charcoal figures etched in the blue-grey early morning swell, wet-suited surfers line up waiting for a wave on one of Australia’s most famous breaks.
Open your cellar, unlock your wine cabinet and bring out those red (and white) caps! Penfolds winemakers are preparing to embark on a mission to quality check Penfolds wines aged 15 years and older around the country.
The Karma Royal Group is now operating the iconic Rottnest Lodge located on Rottnest Island, Western Australia. Rottnest Lodge will form part of Chakra, a new four-star lifestyle brand currently in development by the group to complement the world-renowned five star Resort brand, Karma Resorts. This is a significant step in the ongoing expansion of [...]
An Aston Martin offers a great Vantage point, writes Jonathan Porter. You’re clear: go for it,” says the former motocross racer sitting in the passenger seat of a $240,000 V8 canary-yellow Aston Martin Vantage. We are on the wrong side of the road, having just overtaken four out of five cars that were blocking our [...]
There’s nothing like a seemingly endless supply of world-class wineries, boutique breweries, pounding surf breaks and extraordinary geological and other natural phenomena – all in one place. Originally a chilled out surfie town, Western Australia’s Margaret River has evolved into the ultimate smorgasbord of fine wine, good food and spectacular scenery, so much so that [...]