Pizzini Wines

Gnocchi Carnevale

Gnocchi Carnevale


Gnocchi Carnevale

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

Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 November 2019

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, our crisp new release white wines and tasate our newest wine, Teroldego! Relax in the shade with friends and enjoy a refreshing rosé sour or a non alcoholic 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.
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.

2019 Gnocchi Carnevale Menu


King’s Plate (antipasto to share) - Gorgonzola topped with Rinaldo’s spicy tomato chutney; eggplant caponata, salumi (salami, mortadella and prosciutto),  house hot-smoked salmon with dill mayonnaise, mixed Italian olives and crackers $30 (GF available) 

Mixed cheese plate $18English cheddar, Gorgonzola dolce, double brie, Rinaldo’s spicy tomato chutney and mixed crackers $17 (V/GF optional)


Each main dish is served with fresh bread and green salad

Homemade potato gnocchi served with Bolognese sauce $24 
Homemade potato gnocchi served with Napoletana and roasted capsicum sauce $24 (Vegan, GF available)
Homemade potato gnocchi served with spicy local lamb and capsicum ragu $26
The Gnocchi Combo – a taste of all three  $26
Pasta al Forno - homemade Tarrawingee beef and egg pasta lasagne $24 (GV available)
Herb and chilli marinated grilled calamari served on aioli & basil dressed slaw with herb roasted potatoes $24 (GF)
Burano style chicken and vegetables served with grilled parmesan polenta $24 (GF)

Kids Meals
Gnocchi Bolognese $13
Gnocchi Napoletana $13 (GF available)
Homemade lasagne $13 (GF available)


Italian donuts 2 ways with jam and lemon curd $13
Chocolate and Raspberry fudge cake with raspberry coulis and whipped vanilla cream $13 (GF, contains nuts)
Nonna's apple strudel with salted caramel ice-cream $13
Quince & Pear cake with orange syrup and blood orange sorbet$13 (GF and Vegan, contains nuts)

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.

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