Pizzini Wines

~ Events at Pizzini ~

Come to the beautiful King Valley and experience one of our winery events or dinners, or let us help make your next function or celebration extra special.

Weddings & Corporate Functions
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Whether you are planning an intimate dinner or an Italian long lunch feast we have the space and room at Pizzini Wines to accommodate your celebration.
We specialise in bespoke functions and our reception space can be styled to cater for both intimate gatherings or larger celebrations.

 

 

Wedding Ceremony in the grounds

Includes preparation of site, set up of wine barrel for signing and chairs for seating up to 30 guests. Cost - $300

Additional chairs for reception will be charged at $5 per person

 

Ceremony & Reception

Ceremony as described above, plus set up of reception space for up to 50 people. Includes tables, chairs, white table cloths, wine glasses and water glasses. Cost $1600

Additional guests will be charged at $25 per person 

 

Beverages

Beverage packages start from $55pp or can be calculated on consumption. Beverages include Pizzini wines and beer/soft drinks. Beverage service is included. 

 

Food & Caterers

The caterer is responsible for food, food service and all crockery and cuttlery. The Pizzini kitchen can be used by your caterer by prior arrangement.

Local caterers we recommend are:

Mountain View Hotel Whitfield - ph. 03 5729 8270

Bertsy & Co Wangaratta - ph. 03 5722 3783

Snow Road Produce, Milawa - ph. 03 5727 3688

Pinchos Catering, Wodonga - ph. 0403 257 912

 

The above prices are to provide an indication of what we can offer, however we can tailor a package once we have a better idea of your needs.  

For more information or to organise a site visit please contact 03 5729 8278 or email louway@pizzini.com.au or robertwellard@pizzini.com.au

We look forward to talking to you about your special day!

 
Easter at Pizzini
Join us at cellar door with family and friends to celebrate Easter and our Autumn harvest

Cellar door is open over the whole Easter break including Good Friday.

The King Valley's Autumn landscape is beautiful with the rust and golden coloured leaves on the vines and the greening paddocks running down to the King River. Vintage will be nearing its end, It really is the perfect time of year to visit the region.

Easter Saturday - 31 March 2018

Cellar door, 11am - 4pm

Join us for a relaxing day in the King Valley. Enjoy great wine,  our King's Plates (antipasto), light lunch options, coffee or ice-cream, and be entertained by giant games, kids activities and family fun.

Easter Sunday - 1 April, 2018

Cellar door, 11am - 4pm
Cost $15 entry, includes your take home Pizzini wine glass.
Lunch $15-$25, Bookings not required

Pack your family and friends into the car and head to the King Valley over the Easter break and celebrate Easter with us. It will be a day of food, fun, wines and live music that all of the family will enjoy.

Maurice Milani and The Rumour will be playing toe tapping and dancing tunes in the gardens from 11.30am.

Children's activities such as running races with cash prizes will begin around 1.30pm. There will be a sports area, giant jenga, giant connect four and the little kids will love the giant sandpit! 

Our Sunday Menu: 

Kings Platters (our antipasto) including meats, cheeses, condiments & crackers $28

Lunch dishes are served with mixed green lettuce salad & Milawa Bakery ciabatta. Kids sizes available. Last years menu is below to provide an example. 

  • Katrina’s homemade lasagne & salad $24 
  • Salsicce with potato polenta & sauerkraut $22 
  • Gnocchi with beef ragout & gremolata (can be gf) $24 
  • Gnocchi with Napoli sauce & salad (veg, can be gf) $24 
  • Barney's Paella with salad $24
  • Salt & Szechuan pepper calamari with crispy noodle salad $24
  • Moroccan style chicken, roasted root vegetables & moghrabieh salad w yoghurt dressing (can be vegetarian) $24

Desserts $12

  • Limoncello Tira mi su
  • Apple Strudel
  • Chocolate & raspberry terrine
  • Ice creams from the ice cream bar $6
  • Biscottito & crostolli – boxed up

Roaming Poppy will be at cellar door serving up coffee, tea and hot chocolates.

No BYO pets, alcohol or food.

 
Pizzini Presents Sangiovese
A tour of Tuscany with Pizzini!

October 2017

This unique celebration of Sangiovese, Brunello and Chianti is a masterclass not to be missed as it features the best examples of these wines currently available in Australia alongside matching food morsels.

Wine commentator Jane Faulkner is once again returning to co-host alongside winemaker Joel Pizzini. Jane's passion, knowledge and enthusiasm for Italian wine varieties is unsurpassed by others in our industry in Australia. Jane will ensure robust and convivial conversation is had around the table.

To express your interest in this event, please contact Lou on 03 5729 8030 or email louway@pizzini.com.au  

 

 
Pizzini Presents Nebbiolo

October 2018

Take a journey back to the roots of Piedmontese gastronomy!

This unique celebration of Nebbiolo, Barolo and Barbaresco is a masterclass not to be missed as it features the best examples of these wines currently available in Australia alongside matching morsels of food.

Wine commentator Jane Faulkner is once again returning to co-host alongside winemaker Joel Pizzini. Jane's passion, knowledge and enthusiasm for Italian wine varieties is unsurpassed by others in our industry in Australia. Jane will ensure robust and convivial conversation is had around the table.

Further details will be updated here when confirmed, or contact events@pizzini.com.au to be kept up to date.

 
Sangiovese e Salsicce Celebration
Sangiovese e Salsicce Celebration
Queen's Birthday weekend annually
Sangiovese is the great Tuscan red. Salsicce are traditionally made Italian pork sausages.

This event is part of the Wines of the King Valley's A Weekend Fit For a King food and wine festival. Entry is $25, this includes your take home Wines of the King Valley tasting glass.

Saturday June 10 & Sunday June 11, 2017 
Cellar door, 10am - 5pm   

Bus bookings are required for any bus which seats 21 or more people, via phoning 03 5729 8278.  Limited larger busses will be permitted. Please note we cannot accept any busses arriving after 3.30pm.

No BYO alcohol, food or pets.

Saturday June 10

Sangiovese é Salsicce long lunch FULLY BOOKED. It is a day of Italian style feasting and sipping with dancing and mingling with friends, $190 per person. 11.30am - 5pm. 

Or join us in the grounds for a glass of wine, King's platters, Mr Chong's Pies, desserts and coffee (food available 11.30am-4.30pm) while listening to live music from Wally Bordett.  

Sunday June  11          

You don't have to book a table to enjoy Sunday's warming fare and entertainers Maurice Milani and Bric a Brac. We will have plenty of cosy places to sit and feast. Lunch is being served from 11.30am. 

Example of menu options over the weekend:

King's Platter - available 11.30 - 4.30 Saturday and Sunday
Share it with friends - cheeses, cured meats, olives, condiments & crackers $28  

Mains, served with salad and Milawa ciabatta - from 11.30 - 2.30 SUNDAY ONLY

This years menu is being finalised, but last years menu is below to give you an idea of the style of food that will be on offer:

Katrina's homemade lasagne $24
Traditionally made pork & fennel salsicce on potato polenta & sauerkraut GF $22
Sangiovese poached cotechino on braised Wimmera lentils GF $20
Homemade potato gnocchi with smoked tomato & lamb ragout and gremolata $24
Red wine roasted beef cheek, parsnip puree, buttered sprouts, gremolata GF $24
Roasted pancetta & chestnut rolled pork belly, potato polenta & sauerkraut GF $24
Pumpkin, caramelised onion & ricotta cannelloni with garlic, pinot grigio & gorgonzola creamy sauce V $22

Kids salsicce with polenta and salad $12
Kids lasagne with salad $12

Desserts & Sweet Treats
Classic tiramisu with chocolate fudge sauce $12
Raspberry and white chocolate ricotta cheesecake GF available $12
Nonna's apple strudel with ice cream $12
Plate of homemade Italian pastries $12
Ice cream  $6

 
Three Italians in King Valley
Three Italians in King Valley
Italian wine styles, Italian food and music! 

Saturday 6 May 2017

Come join us as part of the High Country Harvest Festival for an Italian style long lunch and a celebration of all things Italian, with Italian wine styles, Italian food and opera!

Adam Pizzini from award winning Rinaldo's Casa Cucina is planning a four course Italian inspired menu, featuring local, seasonal produce; each course will be matched to our Italian varietal wines.

The long lunch will kick of at 11.30am with a glass of Prosecco and canapes on the lawn.

Cost: $180 per person $170 per person for Wine Club Members. Booking essential.

For bookings or enquiries please phone 03 5729 8278 or email louway@pizzini.com.au

 
Gnocchi Carnevale

 

Gnocchi Carnevale

Gnocchi Carnevale
If only life was as sweet as Nonna's gnocchi!

Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 November 2017

This event is part of the Wine's of the King Valley's La Dolce Vita Wine & Food Festival. Entry is $25, this includes your take home Wines of the King Valley tasting glass.

Saturday and Sunday, Cellar door, 10am - 5pm (bookings not required)

Enjoy Katrina's homemade gnocchi and our crisp new release white wines. Relax in the shade with friends and a Brachetto cocktail while the kids enjoy the range of activities just for them. 

This is a fun weekend for the whole family. Children's activities include the giant sandpit, roving circus entertainers, giant jenga and connect four, kite making and face panting.
Our lunch menu features Katrina's gnocchi (made using potatoes grown by Fred on the property) along with other Italian inspired delights, plus desserts, sweet treats, ice creams and espresso coffee. GF and V options available.

Live entertainment is by Maurice Milani and roving gypsy jazz band Bric a Brac.          

We are unable to accommodate large coaches. Bus bookings are required for any bus which seats 21 or more people, via phoning 03 5729 8278. Please note we cannot accept busses arriving after 3pm.

No BYO alcohol, food or pets.

 
Around Australia and International
Join our mailing list to receive invitations to wine dinners and tastings with our family. We hold these annually in capital cities and some regional destinations throughout the year.
           

Pizzini Wines is proud to be hosting or taking part in the following events around Australia in the coming months:

Pier 71 Wine Dinner, Melbourne - Wednesday 20 July 2016

Wine Club Dinners, various states - July - October 2016

Fabulous Ladies Wine Dinner, Byron Bay - Thursday 25 August 2016

Tastes of Two Regions, Canberra, Sunday 28 August 2016

Festival Italia, Perth - 10 & 11 September 2016

Romulus & Remus Wine Dinner, Melbourne - Tuesday 4 October 2016

Wine and Cheese Fest, Melbourne - Sunday 23 October 2016

 

Pizzini will be attending the following international events over the next twelve months:  

ProWein, Germany 

 
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