Cellar doors open

Cellar door tastings

The King Valley is open to all visitors in accordance with government guidelines, and we are thrilled to be welcoming guests back to the region.

We are adhering to current health protocols at our cellar doors and restaurants, and all wineries will continue to follow COVID-19 guidelines, please observe them as this for your own safety and that of others.

Brown Brothers

Brown Brothers is one of Australia’s leading family-owned wine brands, making wine since 1889.

Today, they have one of the largest selections of wine varieties in Australia, and most are available to taste at the cellar door, as well as exclusive cellar door only release wines.

Steeped in family heritage and tradition, Brown Brothers has a history of innovation that inspires their future direction. As a key member of Australia’s First Families of Wine, the third and fourth generations of the family work in the business to keep the Brown tradition alive.

Visit the Cellar Door and award-winning Restaurant for an unforgettable wine and food experience, set amongst their extensive gardens and large shady trees.  Bookings are highly recommended as tables are in high demand. There are a number of events, festivals and hands-on experiences held throughout the year.

Opening hours:

Cellar Door – 7 days 9am – 5pm bookings highly recommended

Restaurant summer set menu - Friday – Monday - lunch dining – bookings essential

Lawn Bar & BYO picnics Tuesday – Thursday


Holiday Opening Hours 

Closed Christmas Day 25th
Otherwise open as usual.


Chrismont Cellar Door is open 10am-5pm each day.

Wine sales are also available online, with free freight Australia-wide for orders of 12 bottles or more.

Chrismont Restaurant & Larder is open 12pm-2pm for lunch, bookings essential.

Dal Zotto Wines

Dal Zotto Wines offers seated $10 guided wine tastings on the hour, 7 days a week, 10am - 5pm.

Immerse yourself in Dal Zotto Wines by booking a $10 guided wine tasting experience in our Cellar Door, where our knowledgeable and fun cellar door team will take you on a journey through our range of wines. Every wine tasting journey starts with Australia's First Prosecco, from there we will help guide you through our range, with our knowledge and experience, so you can choose another 6 varieties to immerse yourself in.

Tasting bookings www.dalzotto.com.au/cellar-door

Takeaway bottle sales (without tasting) are available 7 days, 10am-5pm, without a booking.

Cellar Door is open 10am - 5pm, 7 days a week.

The Trattoria is open for lunch Wednesday - Sunday & Dinner Friday Nights.

Trattoria bookings are highly recommended, via the website.

Holiday Opening Hours

24th Dec: Closing at 3:30pm
25th and 26th Dec: Closed
27th - 31st Dec: Open (closing at 4pm on the 31st)
1st Jan: Closed
2nd – 9th Jan: Open
Regular trading hours from 10th January.

Cellar Door
24th Dec: Closing at 3:30pm
25th and 26th Dec: Closed
27th - 31st Dec: Open (closing at 4pm on the 31st)
1st Jan: Closed
Regular Trading hours from 2nd January.


Darling Estate

Darling Estate is open for tastings and wine sales;

Friday 11am-5pm
Saturday 10am- 5pm
Sunday 10am - 5pm
Monday - Thursday by appointment. 0450 191 474

Ever tasted a flight of Gamays between 8 and 16 years old? What about tasting 10 different vintages of Cabernet? How long will a well made Riesling last?

Holiday Opening Hours 

Closed Monday 20th - 28th December
Open 29th & 30th
Closed 31st December -2nd January
Reopen from January 3rd

John Gehrig Wines

John Gehrig Wines is open 7 days a week 10am-5pm.

No bookings required unless a large group.
No charge for tasting.
Holiday Opening Hours
Closed 25th Christmas & 26th Boxing Day
Otherwise business as usual

King River Estate

During normal trading days King River Estate is open every Friday to Sunday & Public Holidays from 11am - 5:00pm daily. (Not open on Christmas & Boxing Day).

Online sales are possible by visiting our online shop by clicking here. Check out our other 6 pack offers.

Holiday Opening Hours

Closed Christmas 25th & Boxing Day 26th
Open December 27 - 31
Closed January 1
Open January 2 & back to normal hours.


La Cantina King Valley

Come and visit us at our classic Tuscan style cellar door.  Here you can taste our vast range of no preservatives added and vegan friendly wines, including many Italian varietals and our award winning 2021 Dolcetto and 2019 Saperavi. 

Wine sales are available online, with free freight for orders of 12 bottles or more.

Holiday Opening Hours

Closed 25th Christmas Day & Boxing Day 26th.

Pizzini Wines

Pizzini Wines offers seated tastings, coffee & cake plus takeaway wine and produce sales, 10am - 5pm, 7 days a week. Bookings essential for tastings, via website or phone. Walk ins for takeaway sales welcome.

The Pizzini family-owned Mountain View Hotel is open for lunch and dinner 7 days, bookings essential.

Holiday Opening Hours

Closed 25th Christmas Day & 26th Boxing Day
Otherwise business as usual 10am - 5pm all other days over the festive period.

There will be live music on New Years Day. Bric a Brac a roving gypsy jazz band will be performing from 11.30am – 4pm with antipasti plates, wine, sweet treats and coffee will available in the grounds.
Event information can be found here.


Politini Wines offers seated tastings Friday to Sunday 11am-5pm.

Bookings required, either by phone or email.

Take away bottles sales (no tasting) may be arranged 7 days a week by appointment.

Holiday Opening Hours
Dec 24th open 11am-3pm
Dec 25th CLOSED
Dec 26th CLOSED
Dec 27th - 30th open 11am-5pm
Dec 31st 11am-3pm
Jan 1st CLOSED
Jan 2-4th open 11am-5pm
Closed Wednesday  5th

Normal trading hours from Jan 6th

Sam Miranda

Sam Miranda of King Valley
Open 7 days 10am - 5pm
Lunch Available 11am - 3pm

Bookings are essential


Takeaway bottle sales welcome but no wine tastings available at this time

Holiday Opening Hours

Dec 24th OPEN
Dec 25th - 28th CLOSED
Dec 29th - 31st OPEN
Jan 1st CLOSED
Jan 2nd OPEN
Jan 3rd OPEN
Jan 4th OPEN

Symphonia Fine Wines

Symphonia Fine Wines will remain closed at this time.

Wine sales are available online.

Wood Park Wines

Wood Park Wines is open every day from 10.00 to 5.00pm for tasting and sales.

We do not take bookings for tastings and we are limited to 8 people in our cellar door at a time.

Holiday Opening Hours

Closed on Christmas Day 25th, otherwise, open from 10am to 5pm daily.

Restaurants and cafes open

Dal Zotto Trattoria

Lunch Thursday to Sunday, dinner Friday night. Takeaway available Friday night and weekend lunches. Bookings essential on website.

Mountain View Hotel

Open for lunch and dinner 7 days a week. Bookings essential 03 5729 8270.

Brown Brothers Wine Bar

Lunch 4 Days | Fri – Mon. Shared set menu. Bookings essential on website.

Oven @ Cheshunt

Relaxed breakfast and lunch Wednesday to Sunday, dinner Thursday to Saturday. Bookings essential on website.

Gamze Smokehouse Restaurant

Casual lunches Thursday to Monday, dinners Thursday to Saturday. Bookings essential. 03 5722 4253

Sam Miranda Restaurant

Lunches 7 days, two sittings available. Bookings essential on website.

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