The Journal

Meet the artist: Kyle Hughes-Odgers

It’s pouring with rain outside of Kyle‘s studio, which is nestled in a laneway between a florist and a record store. His desk in the middle of the room is covered in a sea of tiny containers with paint colours stored safely inside them – ‘This is the blue I used for the SBS label.’ […]

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MADFISH WINES FAREWELL THE ICONIC TURTLE LABEL DESIGN MadFish Wines continues to champion its Western Australian roots by unveiling a brand new label, designed by South West multi-disciplinary visual artist Kyle Hughes-Odgers. The new label is a bold and colourful entrance into the iconic WA brand’s 30th year. MadFish Wines was born from winemaker Jeff […]

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Welcome to the New MadFish

It is with great excitement that we reveal the new global MadFish website.

Our new direction brings together the elements that inspired it’s creation in the first instance. The sun-drenched and stunningly wild coastline of Western Australia, the surf that enticed our founders to the region and ignited a passion for wine, and the simplicity and joy of enjoying food and wine with family and friends.

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MadFish Partners with FRINGE WORLD

January and February is FRINGE WORLD and we at MadFish wines are so excited to be partnered with the world’s 3rd largest Fringe festival for a fourth year. MadFish Wines are thrilled to be part of such an extraordinary festival that has played a huge part in Perth’s Arts and Culture revitalisation in the city […]

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MadFish Summer Cocktails

Welcome back Summer. We’ve missed you. With salt in our hair and skin a-glow MadFish wines are celebrating the good things in life. And what better way to celebrate the warmer days than to enjoying some delicious wine cocktails? We’ve designed three delicious recipes that are sure to become your new favourites. They’re super easy […]

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8 unique and fun things to do in Perth this winter

Despite our best efforts to ignore the inevitable arrival of cold rainy days, winter has well and truly arrived in Perth and it’s time to think of ways to keep us warm while having fun! Lucky for you, we’ve already done all the hard work by putting together a list of our top favourite things […]

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MadFish Mulled Wine

MADFISH MULLED WINE A super easy recipe to enjoy your favourite MadFish wine over winter.  Perfect for a Christmas in July celebration or curling up on the couch in front of the fire. Makes 1.5 litres. Ingredients: 2 bottles of MadFish Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot (see below tasting note) 120g Caster sugar 80g Rapidura sugar (or […]

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MadFish Wines Explore Australia’s South West

The weather’s warming up and summer is so close you can almost taste it. (Spoiler alert – it tastes like Prosecco – or is that just us?!) Not only does summer mean some amazing events in Perth – think Fringe World, Rooftop Movies, Perth Arts Festival, live music – it also is the perfect opportunity […]

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Wine Snacks for a Netflix Binge

The best solution to cold weather…cosy nights in with friends or loved ones binge-watching Netflix or settling in for a movie marathon. (If you haven’t seen every Harry Potter film at least once – who even are you?!) Here at MadFish wines we’ve been enjoying the nights in (perhaps a little too much!) and we’ve […]

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What’s so great about the Great Southern?

MadFish Wines love the Great Southern. As a wine region it produces outstanding fruit for our wines, it is where we have two vineyards and it is the area that the MadFish winemaking story began. . For those of you considering a road trip down to South Coast of WA, here’s our top 5 beaches […]

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MadFish at Fringe – Top Tips for visiting this year’s festival

Embrace the seven sins at Fringe Festival We are pretty darn excited about our involvement with Fringe Festival. This year’s festival promises to be everything but boring. Here’s our take on how to approach the festival because there is no fun in being uptight. Go play, and embrace the sinful fun that is the world’s […]

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Australian Wine Festivals You Need to Experience

When it comes to celebrating, a good bottle of wine  is always invited to the party. With wine being such an integral part of our cultural celebratory customs, it only makes sense that we are now creating new ways to to show our appreciation and celebrate the industry. Luckily for vino aficionados, appreciators and novices […]

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5 Signs You’re a Wine Fanatic

Enmeshed in cultures around the world, wine has become a cornerstone of traditional celebrations, commiserations, leisure time, travel, cooking and entertaining. For many of us, however, wine is more than an enjoyable beverage.It’s a source of passion and deep devotion to the science of oenology, and the experience of truly appreciating the delicate art of […]

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Food and Wine – The Perfect Match

Food and Wine – The Perfect Match It can’t be denied that food and wine go hand in hand. Whether you’re enjoying brunch, lunch, dinner or dessert, there will always be the perfect wine to complement your meal. However, we can easily become consumed by the thought of matching the right wine with a particular […]

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Getting to Know Australia’s Best Wine Regions

With more than 60 wine regions scattered throughout Australia, winemakers are spoiled with varying climates and soils that lend themselves favourably to most of the major wine varietals. While Shiraz and Chardonnay come out on top with roughly 44% of Australia’s total vineyard production, wineries throughout the country produce a range of different wines including […]

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Five Varietals to Take You Through to Summer

As the warm summer days and long, languid nights begin to set in, we start to turn to more refreshing varietals to complement the balmy weather. A bottle of summery white, Rosé or sparkling are the first to come to mind, as they offer the crisp freshness most people are looking for in a wine […]

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YMCA Rat Race – Saturday 8th October

We are proud to be the wine sponsors of The YMCA Rat Race, a cheeky cheesy and challenging annual event to be held on Saturday 8th October 2016 in Brisbane. We are proud to be the wine sponsors of The YMCA Rat Race, a cheeky cheesy and challenging annual event to be held on Saturday 8th October […]

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Behind the scenes with The Urban List

MadFish Wines & The Urban List Perth teamed up recently to film a guide on how to throw the ultimate stress-free dinner party, and we were there to catch all of the behind-the-scenes action! MadFish Wines and The Urban List teamed up recently to create a guide on how to throw the ultimate stress-free dinner party. Lana […]

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MadFish launches fresh new look

We are very excited to launch a fresh new look for MadFish Wines! After over 20 years in the market, it was time to refresh and reinvigorate the trusted MadFish brand. Inspired by the West Australian coast, the new look MadFish labels are pure, fresh and clean, and retain the iconic water turtle artwork. Whilst […]

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Tropfest 2016 – March 5 and 6

Tropfest is once again returning to the Howard Park & MadFish Margaret River & Denmark Wineries, with screenings over the March Labour Day long weekend. We’re excited to be bringing Tropfest back to our Margaret River & Denmark wineries this year, marking our 10th anniversary of official Tropfest screenings. Tropfest is the world’s largest short […]

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Tropfest is back in 2016

We are very excited to say that Tropfest has been saved and will officially screen once again in February 2016! We will be showing screenings at our Margaret River & Denmark wineries in March. Stay tuned for details! We are very excited to say that Tropfest has been saved and will officially screen in Sydney […]

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VIPs sip MadFish sparkling at the Fremantle Fashion Collective Runway Show

MadFish Wines was pleased to sponsor the Fremantle Fashion Collective’s recent runway show in the industrial PSArt Space in Fremantle. VIPs sipped our Vera’s Cuvee sparkling before an incredible show featuring some of Fremantle’s finest designers, including Alexandra King, Empire Rose, KINN Apparel, Monster Alphabets, One Fell Swoop, Poppy Lissiman, Sea Dreamer and Wild Horses. […]

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2014 MadFish Shiraz Rose named in Halliday’s Top 100 Wines

Our 2014 MadFish Shiraz Rose has been named in James Halliday’s Top 100 Wines of 2015. The list, which appears annually in The Australian newspaper, is considered the go-to for wine buyers looking for the best wines to stock up on before Christmas. Of the wine, Halliday said: “From the southwest of WA, with light, […]

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WA Sparklings Shine at the Champagne and Sparkling World Wine Championships

Recently released results from the Champagne and Sparkling World Wine Championships prove WA wine has what it takes to compete with some of the finest world class Champagnes and sparklings from around the globe, with two sparklings from WA receiving gold medals. Burch Family Wines was the only producer from WA to be bestowed medals […]

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MadFish tasting at OddBins, UK

We love this short video from UK retailer, Oddbins! Oddbins Elm Row@Oddbinselmrow .@madfishwines tasting on at #Edinburgh @oddbins today @Oddbinsbruntfld @OddbinsQstreet @australianwine 9 11:38 PM – Sep 9, 2015 Twitter Ads info and privacy See Oddbins Elm Row’s other Tweets

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2013 MadFish Shiraz Rosé Named In Top 10 Non-Sparkling Rosé Wines

The Age wine writer Jeni Port has reviewed the 2013 MadFish Shiraz Rose, naming it in her list of Top 10 Non-Sparkling Rosé Wines for 2015. The Age wine writer Jeni Port has reviewed the 2013 MadFish Shiraz Rose, naming it in her list of Top 10 Non-Sparkling Rosé Wines for 2015. “Great value here in this […]

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Margaret River Pro signed surfboard in silent auction for surfaid fundraiser

A surfboard signed by 2014 Margaret River Pro competitors including Kelly Slater, Mick Fanning, Joel Parkinson, Stephanie Gilmore, Laura Enever and many more is up for silent auction in our Margaret River cellar door. We are currently fundraising for SurfAid, a non-profit humanitarian organisation whose aim is to improve the health, wellbeing and self-reliance of people living in […]

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Tropfest Screens Top Short Films at MadFish Wines in 2015

MadFish Wines is proud to present the screening of 16 of the best, handpicked short films from Tropfest 2014 under a canopy of stars at the Howard Park & MadFish Margaret River and Denmark wineries. Tropfest, an all Australian initiative and the world’s largest short film festival, is always a highly anticipated event and this […]

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Howard Park and MadFish Wines receives three nominations in the Margaret River Region 2014 Business Awards

We are extremely proud to announce that Howard Park and MadFish Wines has been nominated for THREE awards in The Margaret River Region 2014 Business Awards. Howard Park and MadFish Wines has been nominated for a Tourism Excellence Award, for the Large Business of the Year Award and as a WARSBA Finalist. The Awards Presentation […]

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MadFish Wines Set to Participate in the SurfAid Corporate Cup Margaret River 2014

MadFish Wines have joined forces with primo label company Supa Stik, to step out of the vineyard and into the surf on Sunday, 6th April 2014 to go head-to-head against other corporates in a surfing contest, and raise funds for SurfAid. In the midst and mayhem of vintage, MadFish Wines have joined forces with primo […]

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MadFish Scores 90 Points and Above in Halliday’s 2014 Wine Companion

The 2014 edition of James Halliday’s Australian Wine Companion has been launched and MadFish has 12 wines published; all 90 Points or above. The 2014 edition of James Halliday’s Australian Wine Companion has been launched and MadFish has 12 wines published; all 90 Points or above. This is the 15th year MadFish has been listed […]

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Tropfest Screens Top Short Films at MadFish Wines

MadFish Wines is proud to present the screening of 16 of the best, handpicked short films from Tropfest 2013 under a canopy of stars at the Howard Park & MadFish Margaret River and Denmark wineries. Tropfest, an all Australian initiative and the world’s largest short film festival, is always a highly anticipated event and this […]

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A Successful Screening of Tropfest at the MadFish Wineries

1800 excited Tropfest fans made their way to the MadFish Wineries in Margaret River and Denmark, over the WA Labour Day long weekend to watch the 16 finalists of Tropfest 2013. Tropfest, an all Australian initiative and the world’s largest short-film festival, is always a highly anticipated event and this year marked the 8th screening […]

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Win a Mixed case of MadFish wines valued at over $250!!

Win a Mixed case of MadFish wines valued at over $250!! (A winner selected every month) Simply send in a photo of you with a bottle of MadFish. The photo can be of you either wearing a MadFish T-shirt, hat, apron or just sharing a bottle of MadFish with friends. Make sure the MadFish logo […]

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MadFish 20 Year Photo Competition!

Celebrate 20 years of fresh spirited enjoyment with us! Since the launch of MadFish in 1992 we have delighted in hearing from friends and customers how MadFish has created special memories of places visited, friends made and romances blossomed. To be in with a chance to win a mixed case of MadFish wines simply send […]

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