King Valley Prosecco Road

Australia's home of Prosecco

Here we pioneered Australian Prosecco, and here we share the joy of it, with friends, family, food and wine.

King Valley Prosecco Road Experiences

Getting here

Driving

The Hume Freeway, the Maroondah and Midland Highways, and the Great Alpine Road feed into the region – the journey from Melbourne is a comfortable 3 hours, or 4 hours from Canberra. All roads leading to the region are sealed, and offer spectacular views.

Flying

Albury Airport facilitates daily flights between Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney and Brisbane, operated by Qantas Link, REX, Virgin Airlines and JETGO. All major rental car agencies are based at the airport. Wangaratta railway station is on the main Sydney-Melbourne rail link.

Staying

For details of accommodation in the area, visit www.visitkingvalley.com.au or contact Wangaratta Visitor Information Centre on FREECALL 1800 801 065.

Read more about King Valley Prosecco

48 hours in the King Valley

‘When it comes to Italian varietals, I’m like a moth to a flame and the King Valley is my favourite region to burn two days.’   By Charley May for www.vinomofo.com.au   Just 3.5 hours from Melbourne, I’m poppin’ prosecco, learning how to cook like nonna and sippin’ sangiovese over a perfect sunset before camping…

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Create your own path

Prosecco is renowned in Italy as the drink for every occasion – fresh, uncomplicated, even joyful sparkling wine. In my circle of friends, it is called upon when we have had a win at work, or a more challenging day with the children. It is equally suited to poached eggs and smoked trout at brunch…

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Prosecco

King Valley Prosecco is bubbling to the top. Pioneered in Australia by the winemaking families of the king valley, prosecco is a delicious sparkling wine that hails from the Veneto in northeast Italy. It’s a delightful, affordable drink that’s riding high on a deserved wave of popularity. Michael Dal Zotto, winemaker We’ve been making Prosecco…

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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 prosecco, that celebratory Italian sparkling wine known for la dolce vita– the sweet life.’   By Kerry van de Jagt for www.traveller.com.au   Here in the…

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Pick me, pick me!

  ‘Tis the season to pick the best from your garden, to share it with your friends and family – accompanied by a glass of Prosecco, of course.   Prosecco-battered zucchini flowers   Ingredients Serves 5   10 zucchini flowers Bocconcini (buffalo mozzarella balls) 2 egg whites 1 cup self-raising flour 350ml Dal Zotto Pink…

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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!” And so Prosecco in Australia was born. It’s evolved into a story so big that it’s changed the King Valley in more ways than one.…

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