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The Stevie Wonder Long Weekend01-03-2012
Live Music in the Valley- This Weekend Sat 7th Dec
Lenny Whittle and his Boogie Woogie Boys featuring Adam Hall
Margaret River Gourmet Escape
This weekend sees the Celebrity Chefs Heston Blumenthal, Rick Stein, Neil Perry etc descend on Margaret River. Click here for more information.
Live Music in the Valley
Lenny Whittle and his Boogie Woogie Boys are rockin the house on Saturday 9th Nov.
Oktoberfest 2013 19th Oct
*Oktoberfest tickets now on Sale... Swan Valley Oktoberfest and Margaret River Oktoberfest (limited available).
Father's Day- Sunday Sept 1st
Spoil dad with lunch at the Duckstein Brewery in Margaret River on Sunday 1st September. Bookings now being taken. (Swan Valley is booked out sorry)
Oktoberfest tickets now on Sale... Margaret River Oktoberfest and Swan Valley Oktoberfest.
Duckstein First Batch- New Stockist
Duckstein First Batch Pilsner is now available from Corkers Liquor Store -Vic Park, Cape Cellars- Busselton, Morries Anytime Restaurant- Margaret River, Zinns Liquor Store - Dunsborough, Cellarbrations Carlisle - Kewdale
Duckstein Brewery purchase remaining share of Margaret River Brewery
Maree Saraceni has sold her family's interest in the Duckstein Brewery Margaret River to her partners who own the original Duckstein venture in the Swan Valley.
Duckstein Top Ten at GABS
Brewer Shannon Grigg likes to pull a beer from left-field occasionally and his Coconut-Porter was a hit at the recent Great Australasian Beer Spectapular.
Margaret River Pro
The World's Best Surfers are gathered in Margaret River for the Margaret River Pro this weekend.
Duckstein Margaret River- Seeking Staff
We are searching for some new weekend warriors in Margaret River, if you've got the goods please email Patrick.
Duckstein Swan Valley - Now Open for Lunch on Monday & Tuesday too.
Duckstein Swan Valley is now also open for lunch on Monday and Tuesday (7 days per week).
Happy New Year
We wish all our patrons a Merry Christmas and a safe and happy holiday season.
Please note that bookings are no longer necessary at Duckstein Margaret River - simply turn up! Here is a list of Live Music at Margaret River .
There is a new lineup of live music every weekend in the Swan Valley. Have a look at our Swan Valley events page to see what is happening this weekend.
Margaret River Gourmet Escape Weekend 24th & 25th November
The Duckstein Brewery Margaret River and Saracen Estates are excited to be part of the
celebration of some of the best food, wine and beer displayed in the
Gourmet Escape on the 24TH & 25TH of November.
Duckstein will also be holding a FAMILY FUN DAY that weekend and will extend their trading till 9pm on SAaturday. There will be Helicopter flights, the Choc Boys playing from 2pm and Fire Dancers.
All day Saturday and Sunday we will have Pony Rides, Facepainting and a Bouncy Castle for the kids!!
WA Beer Week
Come and visit us at the 'Beer Royale Showcase ' at the Sail and Anchor in Fremantle, 10th /11th November.
where we are offering tastings of Maibock and The Wolf Pale Ale. Also Brewer vs Brewer at The Royal on the Waterfront on 14th of November, Join in the fun, in this informal, unpretentious beer tasting and
education. Meet Mal Secourable, Brewmaster at Colonial Brewing Company
and Shannon Grigg, Brewmaster at Duckstein Brewery as they compare and
contrast two excellent interpretations of German Altbiers.
Margaret River Oktoberfest
Duckstein Brewery Margaret
River Oktoberfest (Oct 20) featuring Blue Shaddy, Oompah Band, DJ, games &
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Kitchen Fire at Duckstein Brewery Margaret River
Tea towel fire damages Duckstein kitchen.
Duckstein at Saracen Estates, Margaret River Facebook Page
Duckstein Brewery at Saracen Estates, Margaret River have a new Facebook page - please join us.
Duckstein Brewery July News................
Duckstein Brewery at Saracen Estates Margaret River Winter Soiree
Tuesday July 31st sees the Geographe Bay Tourism Association presenting a Winter Soiree.
Head Chef Position Available
The Duckstein Brewery at Saracen Estates, Margaret River is seeking a Head Chef. This is a great opportunity to share your passion and innovation for quality food in a busy restaurant. Other positions are also available..
Winter Warmer Special in Margaret River
At Duckstein Brewery, Saracen Estates fight the winter blues in front of the fire with a Steak Sandwich and Pint for $26.
Friday and Saturday Evenings in the Valley
Songbird Naomi Smith brings her beautiful voice to a new Friday & Saturday evening Sundowner in the Swan Valley. Her performance commences after 6pm and entry is free.
Mother's Day Sunday 13th May
Treat mum to Mother's Day lunch at the Duckstein Brewery Swan Valley or Margaret River.
Duckstein Summer Fest Beer
Head Brewer Shannon Grigg has released a Summer Festbier available as the Duckstein's seasonal brew. Available on tap at Swan Valley and Margaret River.
We wish all our customers a Merry Christmas and a safe and Happy New Year.
Please click here for Margaret River and Swan Valley Opening hours over the holiday period.
Caravana Live at Duckstein Margaret River this Saturday
Caravana are appearing in the Duckstein at Saracen Estates Beer Garden on Sat 3rd December commencing 2pm.
From the gypsy culture of southern France to the mystery of Ord River in the Northern Territory, the earthy collective take adoring audiences on a soul moving, body invigorating journey through the world's cultures. Caravãna Sun are a frenetic fusion of roots, surf, ambient and world musical styles
Duckstein at Saracen Estates Open for Trading
Duckstein at Saracen Estates has been unaffected by the bushfires and remains open for bookings. For further information about the bushfires please see FESA. Our thoughts are with local residents who have been affected.
2011 Margaret River Wine Awards
2011 Margaret River Wine Awards at Saracen Estates, 24th November
Tickets available from the Margaret River Wine Association on 9757 9330
Festbier now available as our seasonal beer for a limited time.
Duckstein Festbier, German food, Games, Prizes and live party music
Duckstein at Saracen Estates, Margaret River presents Oktoberfest on Sat 29th October (Queen's Birthday Long Weekend).
Duckstein Swan Valley Oktoberfest- Tickets Now on Sale
Tickets for the Duckstein Swan Valley Oktoberfest are now available from the venue. 15th, 16th, 22nd & 23rd October. Phone Bernhard on 92960620 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Maibock: New Seasonal Beer Released
Maibock is now available on tap at the Duckstein Brewery. Light coloured, hoppy and higher in alcohol to help with the cooler weather.
The Duckstein Brewery at Saracen Estates, Margaret River urgently requires workers to do weekend shifts in the restaurant. No experience necessary - just the desire to work.
Contact Ryan on 9755 7500.
Duckstein Beer at Rockpool Bar & Grill.
Duckstein beer is now on tap at Neil Perry's Rockpool Bar & Grill at Burswood, WA.
The Great Swan Valley Brewery Tour Weekend- on sale
Friday 11 March and Saturday 12 March 2011. This weekend sees a unique opportunity to take part in an indulgent tour of the Swan Valley's five award winning breweries. Tickets on sale now.....
Tom Richardson Project: Live at Saracen Estates Sun 27th Feb
Tom Richardson brings a 6 piece band to WA to launch his new CD "Guide Your Ship".
"Old blues grows new roots" ... hailing from Victoria's south west coast, Tom Richardson is the winner of the 2004/2005 Australian Busking Championships and the 2007 Young Performer of the Year at the Apollo Bay Music Festival. It's easy to see why - he combines his furious slide guitar and vocal work with the spirit of a born entertainer.
Happy New Year
Happy New Year to all our patrons. Duckstein at Saracen Estates, Margaret River features live music on Sunday with Sun Orchestra from early afternoon.Duckstein at Swan Valley features The Canarino Trio on Saturday and 'Alan the Music Man' on Sunday.
Extended Opening Hours
Summer opening hours begin this weekend... Duckstein at Saracen Estates is open until 6pm daily and Duckstein Swan Valley is open everyday.
Duckstein Wins AHA 'Best Boutique Brewery Award
The Duckstein Brewery at Saracen Estates has been awarded WA's "Best Boutique Brewery" at the recent AHA excellence awards.
Beer Brewed From Antarctic Iceberg!
Ice from an Antarctic iceberg has been used to brew a mere thirty bottles of beer by John Stallwood (Nail Brewing Australia). The beer is to be auctioned at a fundraiser for the Sea Shepherd with all money going to help save the whales.
Melbourne Cup Lunch at Duckstein, Saracen Estates (Margaret River)
Enjoy the beautiful atmosphere at Saracen Estates with sweepstakes, fashion, prizes and live music. Phone 9755 6500 to reserve your table. 10.30am to 4.30pm: Tickets $70 which includes a champagne on arrival and 3 course lunch.
Duckstein Brewery Events - Tickets now on sale
Tickets now on sale for Saracen Estates Margaret River: final week of Oktoberfest and Melbourne Cup Lunch at Saracen Estates, Margaret River , and also Swan Valley: Rock n Roll Buffet Night with the Zodiacs at the Duckstein Swan Valley.
Duckstein Brewery Job Vacancies
With the arrival of Spring the Duckstein Brewery requires staff in both the Swan Valley and at Saracen Estates, Margaret River.
Best Beer Venue Nomination
Beer and Brewer Magazine are seeking nominations for the Best Beer Venue in Australia. We at the Duckstein like to think we are in with a chance and would love you to vote for us. It just takes a minute to fill out the online voting form.
Spring in the Valley Tickets
Tickets for the Duckstein Brewery Swan Valley's 'Spring in the Valley' events are now on sale.
OKTOBERFEST Oct 16 & 17, Oct 23 & 24; ROCK N ROLL NIGHT with THE ZODIACS Oct 30th
Saracen Estates Wine Release
Join us in the Duckstein Brewery Restaurant for a one of the SouthWests social 'Night of Nights' with a 3 course dinner -as we Swing into Saracen Estates new vintage 2008 Shiraz and first ever 2008 Reserve Shiraz. Featuring live music by Adam Hall and the Velvet Playboys.
Sat 14th August 6.30pm-11.00pm
Tickets: $95, Bookings Essential
Dress: Suit & Tie/Cocktail Dress
Ticket includes one drink on arrival followed by a 3 course dinner accompanied by one glass of our two new release wines. Bus Transport Available.
Friday Night - Last Winter Buffet at Saracen Estates
All you can eat for only $40. Come and warm yourself by the fire and enjoy a sumptuous feast. The German Buffet is available between 6pm and 8pm on Friday July 30th with the brewery staying open into the night to help you kick off the weekend in style. Featuring live music from the Mike Goodwin Band.
Duckstein @ Saracen Estates - Christmas in July, Fri 16th
'Tis the season to be jolly...Xmas in July comes to Duckstein at Saracen Estates on Fri 16th July.
An all you can eat Xmas Buffet for $55 (kids under 12 eat free) between 6 and 8.30pm
Live music from Paige Trantham.
Duckstein Swan Valley Winter Warmer Buffet- Fri July 9th
From 6pm to 8.45pm the Duckstein is offering a full buffet meal with dessert and coffee for a mere $43. Children under 15 are $16 and children under 5 eat free. No need to stay at home and cook- we have plenty of gas heaters & a wood stove to keep you warm.
Margaret River Olive Festival Sat. 26th June
The Duckstein Brewery at Saracen Estates in conjuntion with the Margaret River Olive Association presents the inaugural 'Margaret River Olive Festival'. From 10am to 5pm on Saturday 26th of June- free entry. Sample premium table olives and olive oil plus market stalls, competitions, prizes, kids entertainment, cooking demonstrations and more....
German Buffet at Duckstein at Saracen Estates -Fri June 18
Come and warm yourself by the fire and enjoy a sumptuous feast for only $30. The German Buffet is available between 6pm and 8pm on Friday June 18th (and also July 2nd) with the brewery staying open into the night to help you kick off the weekend in style.
Foundation Day Long Weekend
Duckstein Swan Valley will be open on Foundation Day Monday and there will be live music on every day of the long weekend. The weather forecast is looking fine so bookings are recommended.
You can make Mum's day this Sunday by booking her in for lunch at the Duckstein Brewery- we'll even do the dishes!.
Margaret River Weekend of Music
Tonight: Join the Australian String Quartet for a unique weekend of fine dining and music commencing at Saracen Estates on Friday April 16th. Featuring a program of Beethoven and Mendelssohn with a three course dinner matched to wines provided by Saracen Estates.
Duckstein Wins 'Australian Can of the Year'
The ABCCA have presented a trophy to the Duckstein Brewery for winning 'Can of the year' at the 2010 Canathon in Newcastle, NSW.
Duckstein At Saracen Estates -Early Closing
Please note: We have early closure times on the 10th, 16th & 17th of April. The kitchen will close at 2.00pm and a limited snack menu may be available until 3.30pm. The Duckstein Brewery will close at 4.00pm however, the Cellar door will remain open until 5.00pm.
Pizzas at Saracen Estates
Duckstein Brewery at Saracen Estates has a new alfresco pizza oven in the beer garden. Serving a selection of delicious oven-fired pizzas between 11am and 5pm on weekends. A copy of the pizza menu is available here.
Swan Valley Dance Party -Tonight 27th Feb
Due to popular demand the Duckstein Brewery Swan Valley again presents Rock n Roll weekend. Tonight the dancefloor & DJ are in action for a disco night of classic dance hits. Tickets only $30 which includes a BBQ dinner. Tickets still available.
Head Brewer & Head Chef Required at Duckstein Saracen Estates
'Find a job you love and you will never work a day in your life'
Whoever said this may have been thinking of our Head Brewer or Head Chef at Saracen Estates, Margaret River.
This Thurs 7th January - Family Concert. Tickets now on Sale.
The Duckstein Brewery presents Adam Hall and the Velvet Playboys for a fun night of jazz,blues and swing- Featuring dancemoves from the Simply Swing dance school. Family friendly ticket prices and menu (pizza's etc.) Tickets available from Heatseeker.com.au or the Duckstein at Saracen Estates. Doors open 4pm- concert from 5pm to 8pm.
Duckstein @ Saracen Estates News
Jobs Available- Kitchen and Wait Staff urgently needed.
Murder Mouse Blues Band Live- Jan 2 & 3
Adam Hall & Velvet Playboys Family Concert- Thurs Jan 7th
The Duckstein Brewery wishes you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Duckstein @ Saracen Estates Job Opportunities
The Duckstein Brewery at Saracen Estates in Margaret River now requires kitchen and waitstaff. Please email your CV or enquires to email@example.com or ph. 97556500
It is not too late to book your work or club Christmas function at the Duckstein Brewery.
Thankyou to everyone who helped make our first Oktoberfest in Margaret River a huge success. We have received lots of wonderful feedback from our patrons and look forward to making next year a bigger and better event! Join our mailing list to get first offer of tickets next year.
The Duckstein Brewery presents Oktoberfest at Saracen Estates, Margaret River this weekend Sat 31st Oct and 1st Nov. TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR (photo ID required) Saracen Estates Bus Timetables are here.
Father's Day This Weekend
Help Dad to unleash his inner-Bavarian with lunch at the Duckstein Brewery this weekend (Sunday 6th Sept.)
Tonight....Saracen Estates Wine Release Dinner
The Duckstein Brewery, Margaret River presents Saracen Estates 3 new release wines at a special degustation dinner tonight- Sat, 18th July.
Christmas in July at Saracen Estates
"Oh the weather outside is frightful, but the fire is so delightful.." so goes the christmas carol. Our Xmas in July Buffet promises to be a great lunch for you and your friends at Saracen Estates.
Swan Valley Oktoberfest
Swan Valley Oktoberfest Tickets - Limited tickets now on sale! 24th & 25th October 2009
Bavarian Beer Week
The Bavarian Brewers Federation estalished Bavarian Beer Week to pay tribute to proclamation of Reinheitsgebot (German Beer Purity Law) on April 23rd. In Bavaria the week is marked by lectures, presentations, brewery tours, and educational events, as well as the sampling of Bavaria's many different brews.
Cabernet Cabaret Fri.17th April
Saracen Estates hosts the Cabernet Cabaret as part of the Margaret River Wine Region Festival.
Easter Weekend at Saracen Estates, Margaret River
The Duckstein Brewery @ Saracen Estates is gearing up for a huge Easter weekend in Margaret River with live music, new beers and extended opening hours
2009 Australian International Beer Awards
Congratulations to Brewer Paul Gasmier and his assistant Shannon Grigg for earning the Duckstein Brewery two Silver awards in their first-time entry in the AIBA!
Lior- Shadows & Light
Lior: 'Shadows and Light' was a superb concert by a talented performer.
Lior Concert This Weekend- general tickets still available at the door!
Dusk at Duckstein
Duckstein Margaret River is staying open on Friday nights for a great new session.
Duckstein Swan Valley offers a memorable dinner for Valentine's Evening.
Duckstein Swan Valley Improvements
Duckstein Swan Valley is undergoing a climate change!
The Duckstein Brewery wishes a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all our patrons & friends.
What is pretty, pink and looks like beer?
Father's Day - September 7th
Spoil dad with Father's Day lunch at the Duckstein Brewery.
Oktoberfest comes to Duckstein Brewery on Saturday 25th of October!
New Takeaway Party Kegs Available from Swan Valley.
Kids Club Continues
Bring the Kids to Duckstein Swan Valley on Friday Nights. 'Cater 4 Kids Entertainment' will be organising fun activities for children while parents relax.
Bring the Kids!
Bring the Kids to Duckstein Swan Valley on Friday Nights. 'Cater 4 Kids Entertainment' will be organising fun activities for children while parents relax.
Only days left until....Saracen Estates Wine Release Dinner
On Sat. 18th July Saracen Estates celebrates the launch of our 3 new wines with a grand degustation dinner.