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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

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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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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