Country charm ... the Mountain View Hotel.

Sunday lunch: Mountain View Hotel

Tucked away in north-east Victoria, the King Valley has a reputation for great Italian-style wines, fine food and warm hospitality.

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Nooks and grannies ... the legendary three nonnas: Barb Sartori, Josie Politini and Katrina Pizzini.

Queens of flour power

Rolling pin in hand, Sue Wallace throws herself into preparing Italian dishes under the eyes of three sage experts.

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View from the balcony

David Reyne searches for some of the finest places to eat and rest around the Victoria.

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Italian influence ... Prosecco Road wine trail through King Valley.

Follow the bubbles

Kelsey Munro finds la dolce vita on Prosecco Road, a trail through King Valley devoted to the Italian sparkling wine.

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Whitfield

Whitfield
Lovely town in the King River Valley
Whitfield is a very pretty and very small town situated in a dairying and tobacco growing district in the highly scenic King River Valley where lush river flats are surrounded by some magnificent high country. Wine is the main produce of the valley, along with gourmet foods, apples and berries.

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Whitfield - Fast Facts

Whitfield
Lovely town in the King River Valley
Whitfield is a very pretty and very small town situated in a dairying and tobacco growing district in the highly scenic King River Valley where lush river flats are surrounded by some magnificent high country. Wine is the main produce of the valley, along with gourmet foods, apples and berries.

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