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Pinot Grigio

  Here in the King Valley, we make a bellissimo Pinot Grigio Wondering about the difference between Pinot Grigio and Pinot Gris? Both are made from the same grape, with…

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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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A good blend

Local wine-lover, Brenda Pomponio, shares her special King Valley experience, capturing the year that was in her very own wine blend. Lab coats, test tubes, bottles of deep red liquid…

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Tastes like home

Winemaking traditions that began around the family table now make world-class wines on the King Valley. Linda Newton, one of the second generation at La Cantina Wines, can pinpoint the…

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The ultimate comfort food

This meal was served in the historic Brown family home, over a conversation about the King Valley homeland. The old brick homestead has long held the role of welcoming visitors…

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Celebration of art in the King Valley

The Prosecco will be flowing when the King Valley Art Show celebrates its 20th birthday this year. Over the last two decades the art show has grown into a significant…

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Wine in the blood

Growing up on the vineyards has inspired these three winemakers to pave their own path. “Winemaking was my ticket to stay on the farm.” When Joel Pizzini stood on tiptoes,…

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John and Christine at Koombahla tree at Darling Estate

The majestic Koombahla

Koombahla by name and magnificent by nature, it doesn’t get any better than sipping under the shade of Australia’s largest brittle gum makes the perfect spot for sipping. At Darling…

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Sangiovese

Sangiovese is the quintessential King Valley red wine. With its characteristic savoury flavours of dark cherry and spices, fine tannins and cleansing acidity, sangiovese (pronounced san-jo-vay-zee) is best served with…

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