#i4CAtHome Cooking Challenge

UPDATE: Announcing our winners! We are delighted to announce the following accounts were selected from the eligible participants on Instagram: @colleenmcole, @grape.and.grind and @harroddon. Each of our winners will receive a prize pack valued at $450 containing a combination of winery and restaurant gift cards, a White Oaks Resort & Spa gift card, and i4C memorabilia.

All at-home “Chefs” are invited to turn up the heat in a friendly #i4CAtHome Cooking Challenge! Past i4C feature Chefs are sharing their favourite Chardonnay-inspired recipes to entice you to plan your virtual i4C weekend celebration. You are invited to share YOUR own favourite dish and the VQA Ontario Chardonnay you pair it with. Post a photo or video on Instagram to be entered to win one of three amazing prize packs!

How to Enter:

  1. Post publicly on your Instagram feed a photo or video of your Chardonnay-inspired dish and favourite VQA Ontario Chardonnay to celebrate i4C 2020, #i4CAtHome.
  2. Tag #i4CAtHome.
  3. Follow @coolchardonnay.

To Be Eligible:

  • Entrants must be 19 years of age or older and have a mailing address in Ontario.
  • Posts between July 10 and July 19 at midnight EDT will be eligible for the #i4CAtHome (three prizes). 

Awarding Prizes:

  • Winning entries will be selected randomly on July 20 (three prizes). 
  • Winners will be contacted via Instagram and will have seven days to provide us with an email address and a mailing address in Ontario. 
  • Additional winner(s) may be selected if there is no response from the initial winner(s).
  • All prizes will be mailed through Canada Post. 
  • Prize packs consist of winery, restaurant and White Oaks gift cards, and i4C tees ($450 value)!
  • No purchase is necessary to win. By participating in this contest, entrants agree to abide by all of the contest rules and regulations above.
  • Any or all entries may be shared by the International Cool Climate Chardonnay Association on their social media accounts or on their website.
  • This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram. Entrants completely release Instagram by entering this contest. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the promotion will be directed to i4C, not Instagram.

To get your creative juices flowing – along with some Chardonnay – here are the recipes of many of our featured Chefs from our past.

Chef Ryan Crawford, Ruffino’s Pasta Bar & Grill

Jacquelene Del Col & Chef Steve Del Col, Zooma Caters

Chef Frank Dodd, Trius Winery Restaurant

Chef Justin Downes, Farmhouse Kitchen

Chef Adam Hynam-Smith, Dispatch

Chef Jamie Kennedy

Chef Beth McIntee, Niagara Food Co.

Chef Ross Midgley, Creekside Estate Winery

Chef Michael Olson, ‘Living High off the Hog’

Chef Jason Parsons, Peller Estate Winery

Chef Vikram Vij, Vijs, My Shanti, Sutra

Chef Jason Williams, Treadwell