~ 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
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 welcome enquiries for occasions large and small, whether celebrating a milestone birthday, anniversary or are planning a wedding.
CREATING UNFORGETTABLE MEMORIES
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 - $500*
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, display barrels and benches, umbrellas & heaters as required. Cost $2200*
Additional guests will be charged at $25 per person
Beverage packages start from $55pp. Beverages include Pizzini wines and beer/soft drinks. Bar service and glassware is included.
Food & Caterers
The caterer is responsible for food, food service and all crockery and cuttlery. The Pizzini kitchen can be used by any of the below approved caterers by prior arrangement.
Mountain View Hotel Whitfield - ph. 03 5729 8270
High Country Food Co, Mansfield - ph. 0448 123 098
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.
We look forward to talking to you about your special day!
*Additional charges apply on public holidays
Join us at cellar door with family and friends to celebrate Easter and our Autumn harvest
Cellar door is open from 10am to 5pm over the whole Easter break including Good Friday.
Pack your family and friends into the car and head to the King Valley to celebrate Easter with us. It is a beautiful time of year to visit and we can guarantee great food, wines, live music and fun for all of the family.
Easter Saturday & Sunday - 11 & 12 April 2020
Cost $15 entry, includes your take home Pizzini wine glass. Kids free
Choose from a range of delicious food, antipasto, cheese plates, lunch dishes $13-29, available 11.30-3pm
Coffee, ice-cream and Katrina's famous desserts available 11am -4pm
Sample some of our favourite wines or enjoy a Brachetto cocktail or Rosé spritz
Be entertained by Maurice Milani and The Rumour from 11am as they play their toe tapping tunes.
Thi kids will enjoy circus demonstrations and workshops, the giant games and sports area.
On Sunday only, we will have kids running races with cash prizes, beginning around 1.30pm.
Our 2020 menu will be finalised closer to the event howeve our 2019 menu is below for reference:
To share (available 11am – 4pm)
King’s Plate (antipasto to share) - Gorgonzola topped with local pear and apple chutney, ricotta pea and pecorino cigars, Prosciutto, pork, fennel and black pepper terrine, mixed olives served with assorted crackers - $29 GF Optional
Mixed cheese plate - English cheddar, Gorgonzola dolce, Double brie served with local pear and apple chutney and mixed crackers - $17 V GF Optional
Mains (available 11.30am – 3pm)
All mains served with mixed leaf salad and house made focaccia
*Homemade potato gnocchi with bolognaise sauce $24 GF Optional
*Homemade potato gnocchi served with Napoletana and roasted capsicum sauce $24 V GF Optional
*Chicken and herb cannelloni topped with Napoletana basil and cheese sauce - $24
*Pasta Forno - Homemade Black Angus beef and house made egg pasta lasagne - $24
*Formichi cotechino served on agro dolce Persian lentils - $24 GF
*Modena style braised pork served on sage and rosemary roasted potatoes - $24 GF
*Herb and chilli marinaded grilled calamari served on rocket and parmesan topped with aioli - $23 GF
*Mixed seafood arancini filled with mozzarella and basil with caponata and aioli - $23 V
Desserts (available 11am to 4pm) $12 each
Fruit salad, meringue and cream
Nonna’s apple strudel with ice-cream
Steamed quince pudding and crème anglaise
Home-made Italian jam donuts with ice-cream
Plus 7 flavours of ice-cream to choose from $6
Espresso coffee, tea and hot chocolate also available
No BYO pets, alcohol or food.
Pizzini Presents Sangiovese
An exciting Masterclass exploring sangiovese and the role of this intriguing variety in Tuscany and at Pizzini.
Wine commentator Jane Faulkner will 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. As always, Jane will ensure robust and convivial conversation is had around the table.
$200 - $260
If you would like to be kept up to date as more details become available please contact Lou on 03 5729 8030 or email email@example.com.
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 will 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 firstname.lastname@example.org to be kept up to date.
Queen's Birthday weekend annually, Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 June 2019
Join us for warming fare and live entertainment in the grounds both Saturday and Sunday. We will have plenty of cosy places to sit and feast.
Cellar Door is open 10am - 5pm
Our Sangiovese e Salsicce event is part of the King Valley Weekend Fit for a King Festival
Saturday 8 June
$190 per person ($175 per person for Wine Club Members)
Our Long Lunch will take place on Saturday June 8th and Adam Pizzini and the team from Rinaldo’s Casa Cucina will be preparing the feast. The lunch his presently booked out however names can be added to a waiting list, please contact us on 03 5729 8030 or email email@example.com to for more information.
In the grounds
Come visit us for lunch and a wine tasting. Antipasto and cheese plates plus delicious desserts will be served from 11am until 4pm and warming Italian inspired dishes from 11.30 to 2.30. Kick back and listen to live music from Wally Howlett as you enjoy the friendly and welcoming atmosphere.
Sunday 9th June
Drop in or spend the day! Antipasto and cheese plates plus delicious desserts will be served from 11am until 4pm and a range of warming Italian inspired lunch dishes such as gnocchi, pork belly and lasagne will be available from 11.30 to 2.30. Be entertained by Maurice Milani and the Rumor and roaming gypsy jazz band Bric a Brac. You are guaranteed a great day.
Our 2019 menu includes:
To share (available Sat & Sun):
King’s Plate (antipasto to share) - Gorgonzola topped with Stanley apple & pear chutney, 24 month cured prosciutto, Pork and fennel terrine, Rinaldo’s cured vegetables - Mint grilled eggplant, white wine mushrooms, balsamic roasted capsicum, pickled mixed vegetables, semi dried Roma tomatoes, artichoke, and mixed olives. served with house made focaccia GF Optional
Mixed cheese plate - Aged cheddar, Gorgonzola dolce and double brie served with Stanley apple & pear chutney and mixed crackers GF Optional
Mains, served with housemade ciabatta and mixed leaf salad (*some mains available Sunday only):
Homemade potato gnocchi served with bolognaise sauce, parmesan & mixed leaf salad with house-made dressing
Homemade potato gnocchi served with Napoletana and roasted capsicum sauce, parmesan & mixed leaf salad with house-made dressing Vegan, GF available
Pork belly and crackling served with Italian style green lentils, finished with red wine vinegar and peperonata * GF
Salsicce – Italian pork and fennel sausages served with polenta and sauerkraut * GF
Pasta Forno - Homemade Tarrawingee beef and egg pasta lasagne
Chicken breast braised in cacciatore style sauce and topped with melted mozzarella served on Stanley Red Rascal herb roasted potatoes * GF
Tarrawingee beef braised in Pizzini Barbera, herb pancetta and vegetables served on Stanley potato and caramelised onion polenta * GF
* available Sun only
Selection of delicious desserts made by Katrina Pizzini plus seven ice-cream flavours available some GF and DF options available
Bus bookings are required for any bus which seats 12 or more people, via phoning 03 5729 8278. Limited larger busses will be permitted. Please note we cannot accept any busses arriving after 2.30pm.
Strictly no BYO alcohol, food or pets
Three Italians in King Valley
Italian wine styles, Italian food and music!
Saturday 4 May 2019 - BOOKED OUT
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 fabulous Italian inspired menu, featuring local, seasonal produce; each course will be matched to our Italian varietal wines.
Entertainment is courtesy of the amazing Catherine Pendelich and Ced Le Medelo.
The long lunch will kick off at 11.30am with a glass of Prosecco and canapés on the lawn followed by three delicious courses in our undercover kiln area.
Cost: $180 per person $170 per person for Wine Club Members
This event is currently booked out, please phone 03 5729 8278 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to go on the waiting list.
If only life was as sweet as Nonna's gnocchi!
Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 November 2018
This event is part of the Wine's of the King Valley's La Dolce Vita Wine & Food Festival.
Saturday and Sunday, Cellar door, 10am - 5pm (bookings not required)
Enjoy homemade gnocchi and our crisp new release white wines. Relax in the shade with friends and a Brachetto cocktail or Rosé Spritz 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.
At 2.30 each day we hold our Gnocchi Rolling competition and at 3pm our Wine Spitting Challenge - the winner or each takes home a case of wine as a prize!
Our lunch menu features Katrina's gnocchi of course, but also a range of other Italian inspired delights courtesty of Adam Pizzini and the team at Rinaldo's Casa Cucina. GF and V options available.
2018 Gnocchi Carnevale Menu
King’s Plate (antipasto to share): Gorgonzola topped with fig and sweet potato chutney; ricotta, pea and herb frittata topped with basil pesto; hummus; prosciutto; Canaiolo-infused pork, fennel and black pepper terrine; mixed crackers $29 (GF available)
Mixed cheese plate: English cheddar, Gorgonzola dolce, double brie, served with fig and sweet potato chutney and mixed crackers $17 (V & GF available)
Each main dish is served with fresh bread and green salad
Homemade potato gnocchi served with Bolognese sauce $24 (GF available)
Homemade potato gnocchi served with Napoletana and roasted capsicum sauce $24 (V) (GF available)
Chicken and spinach cannelloni topped with Napoletana and cheese sauce $24
Pasta al Forno - homemade Tarrawingee beef and egg pasta lasagne $24
Confit Duck - crispy duck Maryland served with grilled polenta and peperonata $29
Herb and chilli marinated grilled calamari, served on a mixed garden salad and topped with aioli and roasted mixed seeds $23 (GF)
Panzerotti Fritti - fried yeast pastry pocket filled with braised tomato, basil and fresh mozzarella served topped with a roasted walnut, caper and honey salsa $23 (V)
Gnocchi Bolognese $13
Gnocchi Napoletana $13
Homemade lasagne $13
SWEET TREATS & ICE CREAM
Nonna’s apple strudel with vanilla ice cream $12
Chocolate & nut fudge cake with salted caramel ice cream (GF) $12
Super light baked passionfruit cheesecake with curd (GF available) $12
Fresh fruit salad with Italian meringue and cream (GF & DF available) $12
Homemade crostoli plate $12
Selection of ice creams and sorbets (some GF and DF) $6
Espresso coffee, tea and hot chocolate also available
Live entertainment is by Maurice Milani and roving gypsy jazz band Bric a Brac between 11am and 4pm.
We are unable to accommodate large coaches. Bus bookings are required for any bus which seats 12 or more people, via phoning 03 5729 8030 or by emailing email@example.com. Please note we cannot accept busses arriving after 2.30pm.
No BYO alcohol, food or pets.
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.
We have the following events organised for this year, come and enjoy some fabulous food and wine with us in a city near you.
Brisbane Dinner on Friday 9th August at Vine Restaurant, $140 per person, $125 Wine Club Members
Bookings essential - book now online
Monay 21 October 2019
Join us at Grossi Florentino for a celebratory dinner, marking a special milestone - the 21st release of Pizzini Sanigovese.
The evening will feature some of Alfred and Joel’s favourites including both current release and back vintage wines served alongside a menu carefully created by Guy Grossi to complement these wines.
Tickets are $195 per person or $180 per preson for Wine Club Members.
For bookings or extra information visit click here