Margaret River, Australia Margaret River, within the Western Australia zone, is located just south of Perth. Being right on the coast, Margaret River has a warm maritime climate and can see high amounts of rainfall compared to other Australia regions. The most widely-planted varietals here are Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, and Semillon. Even with the warmer weather, the grapes and winemakers do a great job at retaining their acidity. This region produces a wide range of wine styles from delicate and elegant to concentrated, fruity and powerful making Margaret River a very approachable and welcoming region to experiment and try something new!