King Valley Stories

Italian style

The King Valley lifestyle is influenced by Italian roots, but grounded in its Australian bush setting. Our winemaking families explain how an Italian style influences their own lives and work…

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The birth of Australian Prosecco

In the mid-1990s, Otto Dal Zotto’s sons asked which wine he really wanted to make next. Otto didn’t hesitate in naming his favourite variety from his youth in Italy: “Prosecco!”…

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Welcoming King River Estate

  We’re thrilled to welcome King River Estate to the Wines of the King Valley community. The calm exterior of King River Estate, overlooking the stunning King River in Edi,…

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The Sangiovese Project

It’s no accident that the King Valley is the king of Sangiovese. That beautiful glass of wine in your hand is the result of extensive research into the variety: The…

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Food, wine and family

  We take a peek behind the cellar doors, into the King Valley winemaking families’ feasts.   “It’s a vibrant, happy environment” Lidia Politini, Politini Wines To us, a feast…

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Wine’s wonder women

A few of the King Valley’s fabulous women visited London for the wine experience of a lifetime.. The Australian Women in Wine Awards is known for gathering some of the…

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Down by the water

Lake William Hovell is a favourite among locals and visitors, and it’s easy to see why. The lake sits among the mountains of the upper King River, with views and…

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Make yourself at home

Whether you’re planning a long winery road trip, or a quick immersion in La Dolce Vita, we’ve lined up a selection of charming accommodation choices for you.   Casolare at…

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New tastes of the season

It’s the time of year that new life abounds, and in the King Valley this means new wine releases and new restaurant menu offerings. Here are this year’s spring sensations.…

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Tasting the sweet life

‘I’d love to say I’m here to improve my wine knowledge, but really, I just want to over-indulge in good food, and spend lazy mornings in bed and afternoons drinking…

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