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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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Pizzini family, King Valley

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 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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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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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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