Pizzini Wines

+61 3 5729 8278 King Valley Road
Whitfield, 3678
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June 1955 Roberto and Rosa Pizzini, their three children, Elena, Rinaldo, Alfredo and a baby on the way, embarked on a journey from Trento Alto Aldige in the Italian Alps for a new life in Australia. Two of Robert’s brothers (Arnold and George) had already made the move to Australia seeking greater opportunities after the second world war. Once in Melbourne they were met by Arnold and taken to Myrtleford. Having been destined for Bonegilla near Albury, the first stop for many migrants on their way to the Snowy Mountain Scheme Arnold took responsibility for the family housing them and finding them work digging potatoes. Their new life in Australia was not easy, but a letter written by a close aunty gave Rosa encouragement and some valuable advice “take the time to learn the language” and “do not make your children work too hard after school”. This would allow them to mix with local children and learn their new culture. Rosa took the advice, bringing up her children with open minds and a good Read more »

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  • Chardonnay

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  • Pizzini Sangiovese Shiraz 2010


    Dark ruby colour, this wine has a medium- weighted nose of red plums and fresh raspberries with a hint of saltishness and ginger. Dry, medium-bodied wine, high acidity, soft tannins that provided a good structure overall. Flavours of plum, raspberry couli, cherry with a generous pinch of smoky Welsh sea salt. An easy drinking wine good paired wi... Read More

    Wine review by Terence Pang

  • Pizzini Sangiovese 2008


    This wine has spice, aniseed and earthy notes. A full bodied wine without the overpowering fruit you can sometimes get with shiraz. Excellent palate with chalky tannins. WOW! Read More

    Wine review by peyesquared

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  • Pizzini Pinot Grigio Blanc 2008


    yum - different and a nice change from bloody sav blanc! Read More

    Wine review by phil doyle

  • Pizzini Sangiovese 2002


    No written review

    Wine review by g1tha


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