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“great day out for the wine enthusiast”

The Road Less Travelled Wine Tours
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Owner description: The Road Less Travelled offers the most insightful,professional and personal wine touring experience in the Margaret River region and wider SW of Western Australia. Owner/Host Dennis Mifsud is a long time resident is chef winemaker that has knowledge and practical experience to assist in your understanding of style and quality no matter what your taste and knowledge level. Relaxed and informative with access to the best wines and producers, ensures a day to remember.
Reviewed 10 August 2012

A few days ago, my husband and I went on a day's wine tour with Dennis. We are wine enthusiasts and wanted an informative tour of local vineyards. Dennis delivered the goods!
We visited and tasted wine at vineyards that were famous and not so famous. We were thrilled to find some very good wines at both types of vineyard, and Dennis' commentary and advice was very welcome, and useful.
We would both recommend this wine tour experience as a must for people like us, who are keen to learn more about the local wines and vineyard scene, and are not interested in a more generalised tour. Cheers to Dennis, and thanks for a great day of food and wine tasting and talk.

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Reviewed 24 May 2012

Our Margaret River trip has been capped off by a day out with Dennis Mifsud. Dennis is a long time resident of the Margaret River Region, former wine bar operator and well travelled chef!

Dennis knows everyone and is beholden to no-one, so you'll get the tour you want. Not only did Dennis take us to some great wineries, he worked hard to make sure the wineries we went to matched our preferences perfectly.

My wife and I had a great lunch with Dennis at Cullen Wines and he even managed to arrange for a behind the scenes tour of the biodynamic winery operations.

We'd recommend booking Dennis early in your stay to get access to his local knowledge and experience great wineries that you'd never know were there otherwise!

Personalised service and food and wine insights make this tour excellent value! I can't recommend The Road Less Travelled more!

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Reviewed 20 April 2012

We were delighted with our day with Dennis. We are wine enthusiasts and travel frequently to explore different wine regions, where we seek out local wine experts to impart their knowledge and introduce us to an unfamiliar wine region. Denis is clearly well informed and connected in the wine and food industry in the area and abroad. We were very impressed.

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Reviewed 22 March 2012

We had an absolutely great day out. There is only so much I want to tell you as I believe that each tour will be tailored to your own tastes and preferences. We started at Cape Mentelle which is handy for Margaret River and was the first chance we had to speak to Dennis about our wine and food preferences. This gave him the necessary yardstick to begin to set the agenda for our day.
And what a super time. We just let Dennis do all the work, the driving, some of the talking (!) and pick places for us to slurp and eat. We did eight wineries, had a fantastic lunch, looked at the coast and felt like we were in the company of a very patient and learned friend. I say patient as we are from the school of ‘we know what we like and expect you to be psychic’ drinkers – he did a great job.
Yes a bit expensive but because it is private we went at our own pace instead of that of a group and so achieved much more. We chose to take the tour on our first day in the area and it has imbued us with great confidence and lots of information which will allow us to enjoy the rest of our stay in the amazing Cape all the more.
Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 17 January 2012

Thank you Dennis for a fantastic day, showing us around the Margaret River wineries. Dennis' personalised tour was a highlight of our trip to the Margaret River region. He tailored the day for us, and we couldn't have wanted for anything more. The fantastic lunch he organised at Hay Shed Hill was a highlight, as well as visiting the wineries that weren't located on the tourism map. All in all, an amazing day!

1  Thank Louise S
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