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Sweet rewards

Josie Politini is one of the King Valley’s culinary treasures, cooking and sharing food that is true to her Sicilian roots. Josie (Giuseppina) is the matriarch of the Politini family,…

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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…

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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…

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Valley comes together around wine

The King Valley follows the path of the King River, from its upper reaches in the Alpine National Park, due north to Wangaratta. But it may be wine as much…

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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…

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Dal Zotto Trattoria Lamb rump with tomatoes and green beans

An Italian feast

Chef Mark Manson serves up a classic Italian dish. A firm favourite on the Dal Zotto family table, why not try this local lamb dish next time you have friends…

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Alfred Pizzini fly fishing on the King River

Catch of the day

As well as being home to some of Australia’s prime viticultural land, the King Valley also boasts some of the country’s best freshwater fishing. Whether you’re a keen angler or…

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Arnie and Jo Pizzini Chrismont King Valley

Keeping the faith

Chrismont’s story is one of perseverance and continual reinvention, which has culminated in the recent opening of their spectacular cellar door, restaurant and larder. Losing three vintages out of six…

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King Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon

Local wine industry insiders reveal the secrets of this classic grape variety.   The wine: Cabernet Sauvignon   Originating in 17th-century France and synonymous with Bordeaux, cabernet sauvignon has found…

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