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 - 31 March 2018

Cost $10 entry, includes your take home Pizzini wine glass. Kids free

Antipasto, cheese plates, lunch dishes and dessert $12-29

Join us for a relaxing day in the King Valley. Sample great wine and indulge in delicious food options, coffee and ice-cream.

Be entertained by Maurice Milani and The Rumour from 11am, enjoy circus demonstrations and workshops for the kids, or try out the giant games and sports area.

Easter Sunday - 1 April, 2018

Cost $15 entry, includes your take home Pizzini wine glass. Kids free

Lunch $12-$29, Bookings not required

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 circus demonstrations and workshops for the kids from 11am plus a sports area, giant jenga, giant connect four and the little kids will love the giant sandpit! 

Our Menu:

Antipasto Plate- Gorganzola topped with Jam Lady Jam fig chutney, ricotta and spinach tart topped with basil pesto, hummus, serano ham, canaoilo infused pork and thyme terrine served with wafer crackers and Milawa bread (SAT & SUN)

  • Mixed Cheese Plate - Jacks english cheddar, Gorganzola Dolce, Enterprise double brie served with Jam Lady Jam fig chutney and mixed crackers (SAT & SUN)
  • House made potato gnocchi with choice of Katrina's bolognese or Napoletana, served with mixed leaf salad (SAT & SUN)
  • Slow roasted pork, coriander aioli slaw and apple sauce roll served with sweet potato chips (SUN) 
  • Katrina’s home made lasagne served with mixed leaf salad (SAT & SUN)
  • Moroccan chicken and vegetable cous cous topped with cacik served with mixed leaf salad (SAT & SUN)
  • Herb and chilli marinaded grilled calamari served on a mixed garden salad and topped with aioli and roasted mixed seeds (SUN)

 

Selection of Katrina's delicious desserts plus 7 flavours of ice-cream to choose from.

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

 

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

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, Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 June 2018

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

Saturday 9 June

Long Lunch
$190 per person ($175 per person for Wine Club Members)
Our Long Lunch will take place on Saturday June 9th and we are excited to announce that Adam Pizzini and the team from Rinaldo’s Casa Cucina will be preparing the feast this year. There are very limited spaces remaining, please contact us on 03 5729 8030 or email louway@pizzini.com.au to check availability.

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 lunch dishes available 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 10th 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 available from 11.30 to 2.30. Be entertained by Maurice Milani and the Rumor and roaming gypsy jazz band Bric Brac. You are guaranteed a great day.

 

*Please note that our event has previously been part of the Wines of the King Valley’s Weekend Fit for a King festival, however with changes to this regional event each winery is now featuring their own tasting glass to accompany entry to their event. As such there may be a separate entry fee when you visit other King Valley wineries over the Queen’s Birthday weekend this year.

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 5 May 2018

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 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 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. GF and V options available.

The 2018 menu will be finalised closer to the date, but the 2017 Menu ins included below as an example of the style of food that will be offered.

King’s Platters
Antipasti to share – cheeses, terrine, olives, salami, Syrian spiced figs and crackers $28

Mains

All mains are served with salad greens & Milawa Artisan Bakery bread

Gnocchi with Nonna’s Bolognese $24
Gnocchi with crème fraiche and parsley pesto sauce $24
Gnocchi with duck ragout $25
THE Gnocchi combo – a taste of all three $25

Pulled pork slider with salad $24
Homemade lasagne $24
Crispy fried calamari with spicy salt & Asian slaw $24

Kids Meals
Gnocchi Bolognese $12
Homemade lasagne $12
Pulled pork slider $12

Dessert
Chocolate & Macadamia nut brownie with berry coulis
& Ice cream $12
Mini pavlova topped with cream & fresh fruit $12
French custard tart with macerated strawberries $12

Assorted ice-cream and sorbet - 2 scoops $6

Espresso coffee, tea and hot chocolate also 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 12 or more people, via phoning 03 5729 8030 or by emailing louway@pizzini.com.au. Please note we cannot accept busses arriving after 2pm.

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 are looking forward to these upcoming events:

North East Victoria Long Lunch, Miss Amelie - Sunday 8 July 2018

Melbourne Long Lunch, Grossi Florentino - Saturday 28 July 2018

Sydney Long Lunch, Vino e Cucina - Sunday 29 July 2018

Canberra Dinner, Locale - Friday 10 August 2018

 

 
Melbourne Food and Wine Festival Events

MELBOURNE FOOD AND WINE FESTIVAL 2018

Barrels and Proscuitto

Join the Pizzini family at Project Forty Nine in Collingwood and enjoy a unique wine tasting experience including barrel samples, plus a delicious salumi plate from the Project 49 Salumi Bar

3 different sessions 23, 24 and 25 April 2018, $40 per person. For more information or to book, visit MFWF website.

 

Stelle e Maestri – An Italian Adventure

This intimate black tie dinner, hosted by the Pizzini family at Project Forty Nine is a celebration in every sense of the word!

Project Forty Nine, head chef Tim Newitt will be joined by Chef & culinary star from the North East Douglas Elder, to deliver a four course menu that both celebrates Italian style and pays homage to the fabulous produce of North East Victoria.

Saturday 24 April 2017, $180 per person, booking essential. To reserve your spot or for more information visit MFWF website.

 

 
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