Cooking Classes

Roll up those sleeves and learn from our High Country masters

Turn your holiday into a delicious and rewarding experience by taking home some tips from the region’s finest chefs and cooks while getting your hands dirty in one of our cooking schools.

Traditional skills passed on with warmth and sincerity

Our favourite cooking schools

Located in the heart of Bright, the purpose-built cooking school is fitted out with state-of-the-art equipment, set in a warm and welcoming environment where students later sit and eat together. Whether you are a casual cook or a dedicated enthusiast, once you spend time with chef Patrizia Simone, you will understand it takes more than a recipe to prepare an authentic Italian meal - and why it's worth it.

From terrines to tarts, pickles to pastries join The Pickled Sister's chef Stewart Gilchrist and walk away with these classic skills that will fortify your cooking repertoire.

Join the dynamic and talented Katrina Pizzini at the cellar door of Pizzini Wines in the King Valley for a pasta, gnocchi and risotto workshop or learn how to bone, stuff and roll a suckling pig, then sit down to indulge in your hard work with a glass of wine.

Spend a day in the beautiful King Valley with Salvatore and Josie Politini as they impart their knowledge of traditional Sicilian recipes including cannoli, salami and arancini. Home-cooked Italian food and Politini wine will fuel your day of activity.

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Gumtree pie ride

Ride to Pies and Puddings

Flaky pastry, hearty filling, sweet, savoury or somewhere in between.

Valley View Glamping Prosecco Road

Ponies for Prosecco?

From Prosecco matching classes to e-bike adventures and luxurious glamping, seven new Prosecco Road experiences await you this Spring. Make a long weekend of the Melbourne Cup holiday this year and spend it in the beautiful King Valley.

Marc Scalzo

A week after winemaker Marc Scalzo started his first ever vintage…he was hooked.

Winter wine snow

Thaw From The Core

Some wines are literally made for crisp days and frosty nights, to be paired with slow cooked lamb or sticky date pudding and enjoyed by a crackling fire. When it comes to Winter, trust these wineries to serve you the very best in big reds, fortifieds and full bodied chardonnays.

Morris Wines Muscat Rutherglen

The Four Faces of Rutherglen Muscat

For the most passionate “muscateers” – learn how the world leaders in muscat differentiate and rank their wines.

Rowly Milhinch Winemaker Scion Wines

Rowly Milhinch

A respect for the environment and a vision for the future are key drivers behind Scion’s engagement with sustainable practices.