Address: 70 Berrys Rd, Katunga, Victoria 3640
Phone: 03 5864 6452 | Fax: 03 5864 6538
Monichino Wines won 'Best Chardonnay' at the Dookie Wine Show Tuesday evening at Go Tafe in Shepparton. A gold medal was also won at the Rutherglen Wine Show for the '2012 Riesling'.
The rolling hills of Piemonte and the flat plains of Victoria's Goulburn Valley wine region are worlds apart. However, the classic tradition of wine making has transferred flawlessly from one hemisphere to the other.
When Carlo Monichino migrated from the Asti region in Northern Italy, he brought his winemaking skills with him and in 1962, together with his wife Margaret, planted a vineyard in Katunga.
The rich soil and excellent climatic conditions make this region ideal for grape growing. In fact vines were first planted in the area in the 1880's, making it one of the oldest grape growing regions in Australia.
Monichino's is a true family concern with Carlo, his son Terry, and daughter Anna all involved. Terry, after studying wine science in Australia and working in the industry overseas, has taken over from Carlo as head winemaker, while Anna manages administration in the cellar door.
Visitors are welcome and the cellar door is open seven days. Call in for a chat over a large range of award winning wines for tasting, Monichino Wines's friendly staff will help you with your wine selection and can help with information on food and wine matches.
Take the time to relax and enjoy a regional cheese platter with a glass of wine in the well laid out picnic grounds overlooking the vineyard. Cheese platters and cappuccino available every day.
Monichino Wines is real people, on a real vineyard, making wine with real passion and making really good wines. For further information please contact Monichino Wines or visit their website.
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From Melbourne, follow Goulburn Valley Highway through Shepparton in a Northly direction. Drive for approximately half an hour until the turn off for Katunga. Drive into little hamlet of Katunga, look for Monichino sign on the right follow until you see Monichino winery sign on the left.
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