Your Guide to La Dolce Vita Festival

Take in the food and wine of the King Valley during La Dolce Vita Festival.

From ‘spritzing’ your own Prosecco to enjoying a Sicilian style lunch at Nonna’s, here’s what’s in store at La Dolce Vita Festival, King Valley’s gorgeous Italian food and wine Spring celebration!

The winemaking families of the King Valley extend a warm invitation to wine-lovers to join them in their stunning setting to celebrate the Italian spirit on 16 & 17 November.

La Dolce Vita Festival sees nine participating wineries open their cellar doors for visitors to enjoy tastings of new and museum release wines, authentic Italian cuisine, competitions, live music, kids’ activities and more.

Here are some Festival Highlights:

Spritz your own Prosecco at Sam Miranda

Relax and admire the expansive produce garden as you enjoy Il Carello, a refurbished street cart offering a range of fresh fruits, syrups and sorbets to add to premium Sam Miranda Prosecco.

Prosecco Fishing at Dal Zotto

Try your luck at the debut of Dal Zotto’s Prosecco Fishing! Hook a bottle of prosecco and keep what you catch! Stay on and enjoy one of Otto’s famous porchetta rolls, with a matching Prosecco cocktail, and dance on with DJ Emmillion until 7pm.

See the world at Brown Brothers

Pick up a Food Lovers’ Pass and enjoy dishes from around the world – with matching wines, of course! Caravana Sun headline the live music program, which runs from 11am each day.

Lunch at Nonna’s at Politini Wines

Enjoy a Sicilian inspired menu including Nonna’s arancini and Meditteranean seafood platters, accompanied by a range of Italian style wines including Grecanico, Vermentino and Nero d’Avola.

Participating wineries for La Dolce Vita Festival include – Brown Brothers, Dal Zotto, Darling Estate, King River Estate, La Cantina, Pizzini, Politini, Sam Miranda and Symphonia Fine Wines.

Entry to the festival is $25 and includes a souvenir tasting glass. Children play free. Tickets can be booked online in advance at:

Produced by Border Cafe in partnership with Wines of the King Valley.