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  • Great Grilling Wines and Gifts for Father's Day

    He works hard - it's time to show that special Father Figure in your life some extra love and appreciation!   This Father's Day, the grilling experience of Dad's dreams is just a bottle or two away!  For those that take great pride in treating their family members to a decadent BBQed feast, we h... View Post
  • Strawberry Spinach Salad

    Strawberry season is upon us, and what better way to celebrate than with a fantastic glass of Rose and a light dinner! Ingredients: 2 Tbs. plus 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (about 1-3/4 lb.), tenders removed Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper ... View Post
  • Homestyle "Gameday" Chili - Pairs perfectly with your weekday red wines!

     As you might imagine, we LOVE cooking with wine!  On occasion we will even put some of it in the food!  But It's certainly not a requirement.  We believe great wine pairings don't have to be fancy, and you can enjoy them no matter the day of the week.  Great joy can be found in elevating your ev... View Post
  • RED WINE BRAISED SHORT RIBS - Perfect for DATE NIGHT!

    Cold days call for curling up with those you love with a hearty glass of red wine!  If you are looking for a special bottle, and an equally special meal to set the stage to impress your loved one... remember... Valentine's Day is February 14th, and we have you covered. Meaty, and decadent, braise... View Post
  • Gift Guide for the Wine and Food Lover

    The Holidays are fast-approaching and we want to make your shopping as easy as possible. We've compiled a list of our favourite artisanal and local items that we carry in store for the food and wine lover in your life!  The Food Lover's Guide to Wine A wine book unlike any other, 'The Food Lover'... View Post
  • How to Pair Halloween Candy with Wine!

    How to pair your favourite Halloween candy with Wine! Tis the season of ghouls and goblins, and making sure that you collect the appropriate tax from your little witches and zombies when they make it home with their sacks of sweets.   We suggest being strategic with how you collect your bounty,... View Post
  • Upcoming PipART Events (Sept 25th - Dec 11th)

    Come join Mindy (PipART Creations) at Volcanic Hills Estate Winery for this lovely Project. Great for your own home décor or to give as a gift! 

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  • Ham & Cheese Gnocchi

    Ham & Cheese Gnocchi with Volcanic Hills Reserve Viognier If you happen to be on team Ham vs. Team Turkey over the holiday we have an excellent recipe to assist you with your leftovers!  Pair it with our Reserve Viognier - and it's a match made in heaven. Why does this pairing work so well? B... View Post