The King Valley rests on the meandering foothills of the Great Diving Range and boosts many small family owned wineries whose innovation   has created Australia's epicentre for Italian varieties and is now one of the highest grape growing areas in Australia. The region is currently home to almost 25 wineries.

Encompassing the watershed of the King River this is fertile country, capable of producing high yields of good quality grapes across the full spectrum of traditional varieties from Chardonnay to Cabernet Sauvignon and also many Mediterranean varietals such as Prosecco and Sangiovese.

 

Apart from its scenic contribution as a grape growing region, the diversity of these growing conditions provides a range of products from sparkling wines to fortified wines.

Areas of the King Valley's climate are very similar to the grape growing areas around Alba in the Piedmont and Spain, encouraging the trend to Mediterranean varietals. The strong Italian farming and grape growing heritage in the region has also been a significant factor. Other wine styles produced include Non-Vintage Sparkling, Pinot Grigio, Riesling, Sagrantino, Barbera, Dolcetto, Savagnin, Merlot, Nebbiolo and Tempranillo.

King Valley is a wonderful destination in all seasons with cellar doors, restaurants and great outdoor activities all to be enjoyed.

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