Celebrate 'the sweet life' with the winemaking families of the King Valley at their annual spring festival, La Dolce Vita.
Enjoy crisp whites and food friendly reds with a vast array of delicious offerings including handmade pasta and gnocchi, pizzas, seafood and mouth-watering Italian desserts. With live music, friendly crowds, great atmosphere, and of course beautiful King Valley views - life doesn't get much sweeter than this!
The King Valley's spring festival, La Dolce Vita showcases the innovative wine styles the region has become known for, the foods that many of the generation have grown up on and the honest and generous hospitality that the family owned businesses of the King Valley pride themselves on providing.
Visitors will not only be able to sample Sangiovese and Prosecco in its Australian home, they can also journey around the world by tasting a range of intriguing Italian, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Russian and French varieties at the participating wineries. Varieties such as Arneis, Pinot Grigio, Savignan, Verduzzo, Barbera, Nebbiolo, Marzemino and Tempranillo sit alongside more mainstream varieties for a tasting experience like no other.
To take part, simply purchase a $15 souvenir glass from participating wineries over the event weekend, or at the Wangaratta Visitor Information Centre leading up to the event. Participating wineries are situated throughout the King Valley and include: Boggy Creek Vineyards, Brown Brothers, Chrismont, Ciccone, Dal Zotto, La Cantina, Pizzini, Politini and Sam Miranda.
There is a great range of accommodation options available from camp sites through to five star luxury. Accommodation enquiries to the Wangaratta Visitor Information Centre 1800 801 065.Visit Website