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Margaret River wine region: Western Australia Moss Wood is a premium wine producer located in the Margaret River Wine region of Western Australia. The area is regarded as one of Australia's premium grape growing regions.

  • Welcome to Moss Wood

    Planted 1969, 1st vintage  1973; Moss Wood is an important, founding estate of the Margaret River wine region, located in the northern sub–region of Wilyabrup, Western Australia. Chief winemaker & viticulturalist Keith Mugford has been making wine & tending the vineyard at Moss Wood since 1979. In 1984 he was joined by his wife Clare.

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    Their exacting viticulture ensures the production of grapes of excellent quality & they have created a stable of fine wines distinguished by their consistency over each vintage & their ability to age superbly. The Moss Wood & Mugford names are synonymous with uncompromising quality & since 2000 their admirable viticultural holdings include Ribbon Vale Vineyard.

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    By going to our Cellar tab you can purchase our current wines. By becoming a Moss Wood member you can enjoy further benefits, including 15% off all wine purchases. We hope you enjoy the experience. Kind Regards,   Clare and Keith Mugford.

Latest from Moss Wood, Margaret River, Western Australia

  • 2013 Moss Wood Semillon 750 mL
    With fresh primary fruit aromas of lemons, green apples & figs, lifted acidity, rich texture and a touch of tannin on the palate, this wine will drink now & reward 10, 20 & 30 years cellaring. The fruit is destemmed before pressing & fermentation is in stainless steel tanks held at 18°C.
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  • 2011 Moss Wood Cabernet Sauvignon 1500 mL (sold out)
    Skilful blending of only the highest quality fruit, combined with the judicious use of fine French oak barriques, consistently produce complex, balanced wines of excellent depth of flavour & considerable length, showing rich, ripe mulberry, cassis , cherry, chocolate & coffee bean characters.
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  • 2013 Moss Wood Ribbon Vale Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 750 mL
    Lively aromas of herbaceous and tropical fuits combine with Semillon apple and fig characters. Medium to full body wine, fresh acidity, soft tannins and clean finish. Stainless steel fermented. Delicious now, it will gradually build Semillon aged characters like toast and butter over the next 10 years.
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  • 2011 Moss Wood Ribbon Vale Vineyard Botrytis Semillon 750ml
    Natural sweet wine style. Aromas of dried apricots, figs and pears. Background of raisins, earth and aspirin. Rich palate, full bodied and luscious with sweetness balanced by fresh acidity and delicate tannins. Noble rot infection by the Botrytis cinerea. Aged in barrel. Delicious young, it can be cellared over at least 5 years.
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  • Ribbon Vale House
    Secluded, functional and bright comfortable 4 bedrooms/2 bathrooms house, Ribbon Vale House is set in the Moss Wood Ribbon Vale vineyard with magnificent views over the surrounding Wilyabrup valley. Its central location provides an excellent base from which to explore the beautiful Margaret River region. Quiet getaways for 2 can be accommodated.
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  • Ribbon Vale House – Booking
    Check our Full House and Couple Stay prices as well as availabilities and contact us to make a booking. Ribbon Vale House Rules and Ribbon Vale House and Gym Terms and Conditions are provided to ensure that Guests and Visitors have an enjoyable stay at the house.

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  • Ribbon Vale House – Features
    Ribbon Vale House is single story and sleeps 8/9 in 4 large bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Comfortable and functional, the house is equipped with modern appliances, a fireplace and reverse cycle – heating and air-conditioning. On the large veranda an outdoor sitting, dining furniture and a four-burner barbecue are available for our guests enjoyment and convenience.
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  • Ribbon Vale House – Location
    Ribbon Vale House is situated on Moss Wood’s Ribbon Vale Vineyard in the Wilyabrup sub-region. The Wilyabrup sub-region is widely regarded as the jewel in the crown of the Margaret River wine region. Its central location provides an excellent base from which to explore the beautiful Margaret River region.

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  • Ribbon Vale House – Services
    For our guests enjoyment and convenience, a range of delicious meals prepared by local chef Tim Whitty are available to purchase at Ribbon Vale House. Guests can also use Moss Wood's range of gym equipment at any time of the day or night. "Ribbon Vale House Services" page provides suggestions of services available in the area.
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  • Ribbon Vale House available for the September long weekend.
    Spring is coming! Heading to Margaret River for the long weekend in September? Ribbon Vale House is still available.  Stay amongst the blossoming vines and enjoy the wildflower season in the Margaret River region which boast over 150 orchid species and some 2,500 wildflower species alone! Secluded, four bedroom bright comfortable house, Ribbon Vale […]
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  • ‘Splitting Hairs’ – vintage comments by Lisa Perrotti Brown featured in
    Western Australia: Splitting Hairs August 29, 2014   Given the recent run of great vintages (2007-2014) in Western Australia (WA), discussing the relative merits and shortcomings of vintage variation in these annual reports has developed into something of an exercise in splitting hairs. Indeed WA gets top marks in this respect for reliability, which – […]
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  • Our accommodation house in Moss Wood’s Ribbon Vale vineyard
    Did you know that we have an accommodation house in our Ribbon Vale vineyard? Ribbon Vale House is a secluded 4 bedroom / 2 bathroom bright comfortable newly remodeled house set in Moss Wood Ribbon Vale vineyard. We have been making a few improvements at the house recently for our guests convenience and comfort: reverse […]
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  • Sustainability, Grey Water and Having a Laugh….
    Sustainability, Grey Water and Having a Laugh Sustainability is, of course, a serious topic but it doesn’t mean we can’t have a laugh, so we thought we’d share one. An amusing statistic about wine production is how many litres of water we use – for every litre of wine we produce, we use roughly two […]
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  • Vineyard Practices, Footprints and Wine Quality
    Sustainability is a word that’s bandied around in agricultural production quite a lot these days and consumers, quite rightly, are concerned about the authenticity and safety of their food. In the 21st century, any well run vineyard is managed with an eye to being as sustainable as possible. The aim is to employ techniques designed […]
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