Vasse Felix Margaret River

Region Early History

Thomas Timothee Vasse of Dieppe, Assistant Helmsman on the “Naturaliste” disappears into the wild surf off Geographe Bay, just north of Busselton.

1956Professor Harold Olmo from the University of California notes Australia’s ‘South West’ as a potential premium wine region.
 A paper by agricultural scientist Dr John Gladstones pinpoints the potential of Margaret River region and references similarities in climatic data from Bordeaux.
Dr Tom Cullity plants first vines at Vasse Felix to found Margaret River’s first vineyard and winery.
 The 1972 Riesling wins Gold at the Perth Royal Show, creating more interest in Margaret River’s potential.
The first Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon vintage is made.
Caves Road (Cnr Tom Cullity Drive)
Formerly Harman’s Road South
Margaret River, WA 6284
Phone: +61 8 9756 5000


Fax: +61 8 9755 5425




Vasse Felix


PO Box 32


Cowaramup, WA 6284


Cellar Door & Gallery Opening Hours


Mon-Sun: 10am to 5pm



Restaurant Lunch Opening Hours


Mon – Fri: 12pm to 3pm


Sat & Sun: 12pm to 4pm


Restaurant Reservations


Phone +61 8 9756 5050



Vasse Felix is closed on Good Friday, 13 December, Christmas Day (25 December) and Boxing Day (26 December).

Information Courtesy of Vasse Felix.

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