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
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 

 

Beverages

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.  

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!

 

*Additional charges apply on public holidays

 
Easter at Pizzini
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
Pizzini Presents Sangiovese

October 2019

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 louway@pizzini.com.au.  

 

 
Pizzini Presents Nebbiolo

2019

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 events@pizzini.com.au to be kept up to date.

 
Sangiovese e Salsicce Celebration

Sangiovese e Salsicce Celebration

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 Entry $15 per person, kids free

King Valley Festival entry is also valid all weekend, $25 per person, kids play free

 

Saturday 8 June

Long Lunch
$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 louway@pizzini.com.au 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.

Entry tickets for activities in the ground can be purchased online here. Please note we do not reserve tables, this ticket is for entry only.

All pre purchase ticket holders will go in the draw to wine a Pietra Rossa Sangiovese 1.5L Magnum.

 

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
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 louway@pizzini.com.au to go on the waiting list.

 

 
Gnocchi Carnevale

 

Gnocchi Carnevale

Gnocchi Carnevale
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

SHARED PLATTERS

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)

MAIN DISHES

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)

Kids Meals
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 louway@pizzini.com.au. Please note we cannot accept busses arriving after 2.30pm.

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.

 

We have the following events organised for this year, come and enjoy some fabulous food and wine with us in a city near you.

 

Melbourne – Dinner on Friday 5 July at Osteria 20 $130 per person, $115 for Wine Club Members
Bookings essential - book now online

Sydney – Lunch on Sat 13th July at love.fish $130 per person, $115 for Wine Club Members
Bookings essential - book now online

Canberra – Dinner on Friday 19th July at Ottoman $140 per person, $125 Wine Club Members
Bookings essential - book now online

Local – Lunch on Sunday 28th July at Rinaldo’s Casa Cucina $130 per person, $115 Wine Club Members
Bookings essential - book now online

Brisbane Dinner on Friday 9th August at Vine Restaurant, $140 per person, $125 Wine Club Members
Bookings essential - book now online

 
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