Mark Lewis and his family emigrated to Australia in 1976, decades after the Group Settlement Scheme had finished, arriving into Fremantle by boat on the ‘M. V. Kota Singapura’ in much the same way as the original Group Settlers.
The original Group Settlement cottage on Cape Landing, built in 1923, has been fully restored and is still used as a home on the vineyard.
Mark Lewis and his family emigrated to Australia in 1976, decades after the Group Settlement Scheme had finished, arriving into Fremantle by boat in much the same way as the original Group Settlers. The move afforded Mark academic and professional opportunities not available to him had he stayed in the United Kingdom.
For Cape Landing, the heritage of Group Settlement is very much a part of our history, and in tribute to the Group Settlement pioneers who helped forge the foundation of Margaret River’s world class wine industry today, the image of the ‘Cape Landing Settler’ appears on every bottle of wine produced from our single vineyard.
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