King Valley Stories

Down by the water

Lake William Hovell is a favourite among locals and visitors, and it’s easy to see why. The lake sits among the mountains of the upper King River, with views and…

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Make yourself at home

Whether you’re planning a long winery road trip, or a quick immersion in La Dolce Vita, we’ve lined up a selection of charming accommodation choices for you.   Casolare at…

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New tastes of the season

It’s the time of year that new life abounds, and in the King Valley this means new wine releases and new restaurant menu offerings. Here are this year’s spring sensations.…

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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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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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Wine in the blood

Growing up on the vineyards has inspired these three winemakers to pave their own path. Joel, Carlo and Alfred Pizzini Glen Merkel The Brown Family “Winemaking was my ticket to…

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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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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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