Autumn Escapes

Cycling, King Valley
Pedal to Produce via the Autumn Leaves

When the valley turns russet and gold  enjoy the valley's harvest bounty...

Discover a region rich in heritage, with a passion for celebrating the Italian spirit - especially when it comes to wine, festivities and food. A destination overflowing with abundant fresh produce, you'll discover road side stalls and farmgate sales as you meander through the valley. Pack yourself a picnic blanket and relax by the shady banks by the pristine King River or don a helmet and cycle your way around the many providors and farmgates dotted throughout the Milawa Gourmet Region. What better time to visit the valley then Autumn when the region is overflowing with produce, sunshine and intimate harvest celebrations part of High Country Harvest. Here are just a few Autumn escape ideas you can add to your bucket list!

Discover the King Valley Prosecco Road

A unique prosecco experience that captures the heart of the King Valley, Prosecco Road is an exciting food and wine trail that includes intimate tastings with the makers. Savour rustic Italian cuisine and learn about the region over bocce, food and wine while stopping at six prosecco producers in the valley. A year round experience but particularly beautiful in Autumn.

The Dinner Party - A Tavola! Cooking School

Gather six to eight couples for a great afternoon of cooking and a long evening of eating. Eight members of the group will spend the afternoon in the kitchen with Katrina preparing a four course feast while the remainder of the group can spend their time exploring the King Valley or relaxing with a book. In the evening everyone will gather in Pizzini's cellar door to sit down to the dishes prepared during the afternoon, each course will be paired with a Pizzini wine.

Pedal to Produce - Milawa Gourmet Region

Popular with local bike riders and holiday goers alike, the ride from Milawa to Sam Miranda at Oxley, is a flat and highly accessible ride at under 10 kilometres. Pop in and out of the many cellar doors, farm gates and gourmet food stores. Stop in at one of the cafes or restaurants for a leisurely lunch or coffee break. Borrow a bike from Brown Brothers or bike hire is available in Milawa.

Your next Autumn adventure awaits you...