King Valley in Victoria’s High Country is three hours’ drive north-east of Melbourne
Take in mountain vistas, lush valleys, patchwork vineyards and crystalline rivers. You’ll experience warm hospitality and passion in the home of Australian prosecco.
Depart Melbourne via the Hume Freeway.
After lunch, taste your way through King Valley wines at Sam Miranda’s cellar door.
Check-in to your private suite and enjoy a fun game of bocce while your hosts Gwenda and David prepare King Valley prosecco spritz and a casual dinner.
Breakfast at Casa Luna featuring eggs fresh from a neighbouring farm.
At Dal Zotto, hire an e-bike and acquire a picnic hamper packed with local fare before taking a scenic ride to the banks of the pristine King River.
Enjoy lunch on the banks of the river. Or, if picnics aren’t your thing, cycle back to the cellar door for an Italian-inspired lunch at Dal Zotto’s Trattoria. Either way, you need to head back to Dal Zotto to immerse yourself in its incredible work with Italian varietals.
At Powers Lookout, take in the expansive views of the King Valley and learn about Harry Power, the notorious local bushranger who used this spot as his hiding place.
Make your way back to Casa Luna Gourmet Accommodation. Enjoy a glass of prosecco in the lounge while poring over Gwenda’s recipe book collection, and later settle in for a wine-matched dinner.
Enjoy breakfast and coffee at Casa Luna.
Stroll on to the Chrismont balcony, which overlooks one of the best views of the valley. Indulge in a long lunch of pasta, desserts and, of course, prosecco.
Spend the afternoon exploring the natural attractions of the King Valley. Lake William Hovell is a 15-minute drive from Chrismont – take in the vistas and enjoy the tranquility. For something more spectacular, take a slightly longer drive to the Paradise Falls rock formation.
Tuck in to the breakfast buffet at Restaurant Merlot.
It’s time to hit the road and drive from Milawa to Melbourne. You’ll be back in time to enjoy the city’s nightlife.