Wineries in Frankland River

Last Updated: 11 Sep 2018
Tatum Stafford

Located approximately 360km south of Perth, Frankland River is one of Western Australia's best kept secrets. Home to rolling hills, rich and productive farming land, natural forest and bush, the region is fast becoming one of the State's most successful wine producing regions.

Though a diverse range of grape varieties are grown across its 8 wineries, this cool-climate region is most noted for its Shiraz and Riesling. It's impressive wine show success is a testament to the quality of vineyards and wines of the region.

Wines produced from Frankland River fruit generally have lower alcohol content and are elegant, with intense varietal characteristics. The region's overall cool climate and long warm growing season ensure the grapes consistently cultivate a delicate intensity and complexity on the vine, indicating that the grapes are a true expression of the terroir.

Between cellar door visits, don't miss the chance to relax by the pristine Frankland River with a picnic. In warmer months, local swimming spots and watersport activities at Lake Poorrarecup and Lake Nunijup are very popular.


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