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Cameron Hughes Wine Giveaway

This giveaway is now closed! The winners selected via Random.org are commenters #43- Skinny Fat Kid, #107- Aimee @ Shugary Sweets, and #310- Kimiko. Congrats! And thanks to all for entering.

Cameron Hughes is a wine  that I first spotted at Costco a few years back.  They’re also featured at Sam’s Club, World Market, Kroger, Harris Teeter, Vons, Safeway or online.  Have you seen them?  Have you tried them?

Cameron Hughes is able to provide luxury wines for a discount since they don’t own a vineyard or a winery.  Instead, they partner with high-end, international wineries to create wine that they love at affordable prices.  So technically, they could very well be offering $75 bottles of wine for $20.  Kind of a bargain.  They create 100 different wines a year and sell them as “lot” sizes, so when each lot is sold out, there will never be another like it.

If you read my blog often, and if especially if you follow me on Twitter, or if you’re anyone that I hang out with… you know that I love my wine. I’m not a super duper big fan of drinky drinks like margaritas or pina coladas, but I do love a glass or three of *good* wine. I had the opportunity to try some samples of Cameron Hughes last summer on vacation, and I currently have a few of their just-released wines that I’m in the midst of trying. I have to say, that I like them all.

I’m never sure what sort of wine to put on my table at Thanksgiving.
Wondering what to pair with turkey?
CH suggests a WHITE: Lot 259 2010 Columbia Valley Riesling/Chenin Blanc


But they also tell me that a RED works with turkey too! Lot 303 2009 Stag’s Leap Cabernet.
I can verify that this is good stuff, even without turkey 😉

Giveaway Details: Three lucky readers will receive a $50 Gift Certificate to CHWine.com. Winners will be chosen randomly via random.org on Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011 and will be contacted via email This giveaway is now closed. Winners were announced at the beginning of this post. Thanks to all for entering.

How To Enter:
1. Leave ONE COMMENT below sharing your favorite kind of wine. Red? White? Cabernet? Pinot? Chardonnay? Something else?
2. For an extra entry, share this giveaway on Facebook or Twitter- Tweet “Wine Lovers!  Leave a comment on @RecipeGirl for a chance to win a $50 Gift Card for Cameron Hughes Wines. http://ow.ly/7zGlr,” and then come back and leave ANOTHER COMMENT telling me that you’ve done so.
3. Good luck!

Disclosure: Cameron Hughes Wine supplied me with samples of their wine for tasting, and they are providing the gift cards for this giveaway. I was not compensated to write this post, and all opinions of this product are my own.

321 Responses to “Cameron Hughes Wine Giveaway”

  1. postedNov 21, 2011 3:08 AM
    Talar

    Oooh, pick just one favorite wine??! If i had to pick a favorite, I would say Merlot. I haven’t tried any Cameron Hughes wines before!

  2. postedNov 21, 2011 3:13 AM

    This is an awesome giveaway!

    I love wine…all kinds. And champagne. A rose champagne is a gift from heaven. As well as winning wine!

  3. postedNov 21, 2011 3:36 AM
    Susan Hughes Peterson

    As to wines, I have recently fallen for Pinot Noir. However, I am not about to give up my Prosecco! lol

  4. postedNov 21, 2011 3:59 AM
    Marilyn

    Just picked up a bottle of Cameron Hughes Pinot Noir at Costco. I love his wine. It is great and such a GREAT price!

  5. postedNov 21, 2011 4:12 AM
    Michelle

    I love all kinds of wine but lately I’ve been loving chirraz the most!

  6. postedNov 21, 2011 4:26 AM
    i heart salt

    most recently it would have to be petit verdot!

  7. postedNov 21, 2011 4:43 AM

    Red definitely!

  8. postedNov 21, 2011 4:51 AM
    Bailey

    Oh, I like this giveaway :)
    I am a white wine fan, for sure!

  9. postedNov 21, 2011 5:07 AM
    Kate

    It depends on the weather. I love sweet whites in the summer, but robust reds in the winter.

  10. postedNov 21, 2011 5:10 AM
    Lauren

    A good red wine!

  11. postedNov 21, 2011 5:12 AM
    Dan

    It’s cold up here in New England and nothing compliments a nice dinner with a glass of Red. I like to sample all sorts of Reds throughout the winter months. Happy Holidays!

  12. postedNov 21, 2011 5:13 AM

    My favorite as of late is Cabernet. Great giveaway!

  13. postedNov 21, 2011 5:15 AM
    Jeanne ODonnell

    I like Pinot Grigio for a white wine and Pinot Noir for a red. Love wine!

  14. postedNov 21, 2011 5:15 AM

    A wine giveaway is the best way to start a Monday! I love champagne but for regular wine I’m a huge Pino Noir fan:-)

  15. postedNov 21, 2011 5:20 AM
    Jessen

    Definitely a CHIANTI Girl! I love it! I would prefer a red wine over white anyday.

  16. postedNov 21, 2011 5:27 AM
    Andrea N

    I like Pinot the best.

  17. postedNov 21, 2011 5:28 AM
    Hello Kimmy

    Without a doubt.. Pinot Noir!

  18. postedNov 21, 2011 5:28 AM
    Michelle

    Love this giveaway! I am a HUGE cabernet fan!!!

  19. postedNov 21, 2011 5:29 AM
    Hello Kimmy

    I tweeted about the giveaway

  20. postedNov 21, 2011 5:37 AM
    Jen

    Depends on my mood – my all time fave is a good riesling though…

  21. postedNov 21, 2011 5:41 AM

    I am a Chardonnay girl!!

  22. postedNov 21, 2011 5:42 AM

    I love red wines but I have a soft spot for sweet wines too. But I love trying different kinds too.

  23. postedNov 21, 2011 5:45 AM
    Megan

    White – Reisling or Pino Noir. Great giveaway!

  24. postedNov 21, 2011 6:01 AM

    I have a sweet tooth, so dessert wine is my favorite :)

  25. postedNov 21, 2011 6:01 AM

    I shared on Twitter too :)

  26. postedNov 21, 2011 6:05 AM
    Sara Grambusch

    Oh sounds great, I’d love to try it! My favorite wine is Cab for sure but I love trying new red blends.

  27. postedNov 21, 2011 6:06 AM
    Trisha

    I like sweet wine, so a Riesling is my fav!

  28. postedNov 21, 2011 6:08 AM
    Sara Grambusch

    Tweeted! *fingers crossed*

  29. postedNov 21, 2011 6:23 AM

    I recently found a White Merlot and really like that.

  30. postedNov 21, 2011 6:26 AM
    Abby

    Definitely white!

  31. postedNov 21, 2011 6:29 AM

    I used to be a white kind of girl but now my taste buds have evolved and prefer red. I love a Malbec because it’s such a great blend of several different varieties. What an awesome giveaway!! Thanks.

  32. postedNov 21, 2011 6:33 AM

    I love a complex burgundy

  33. postedNov 21, 2011 6:40 AM

    I Tweeted and shared the giveaway on Google+

  34. postedNov 21, 2011 6:44 AM
    Whitney

    In this chilly weather, a nice glass of red!

  35. postedNov 21, 2011 6:45 AM
    Alex D

    A fullbodied red wine is what usually fills my glass. Though I do find Reisling to be a good match with turkey — dry with a touch of fruitiness. Enjoy!

  36. postedNov 21, 2011 6:47 AM
    Alex D

    I just tweeted “Wine Lovers!  Leave a comment on @RecipeGirl for a chance to win a $50 Gift Card for Cameron Hughes Wines. http://ow.ly/7zGlr“. Thanks for the contest!

  37. postedNov 21, 2011 6:48 AM
    susan

    i heart cabs – not too dry, not too sweet.

  38. postedNov 21, 2011 6:56 AM

    What a wonderful giveaway! I love white wine and my husband loves red. We enjoy a variety of wines.

  39. postedNov 21, 2011 6:57 AM
    Robin

    I love Shiraz. My all time fav!

  40. postedNov 21, 2011 6:58 AM

    I shared the giveaway on facebook!

  41. postedNov 21, 2011 6:58 AM
    Haley

    I am a wine-o! My favorite would be a white that is slighty sweet :)

  42. postedNov 21, 2011 7:00 AM
    Erin in IA

    I’m a cabernet kind of gal. And just love wine in general.

  43. postedNov 21, 2011 7:03 AM

    Very excited about this one! My current fave is Torrontes from Argentina. Somewhat of a “winter white”. Would definitely pair well with turkey!

  44. postedNov 21, 2011 7:04 AM

    I love Malbecs!

  45. postedNov 21, 2011 7:08 AM
    Jen

    I love my local winery’s Moscato! Sweet and yummy!

  46. postedNov 21, 2011 7:12 AM
    Catherine

    I love dry reds and the occasional chilled white on a hot summer day.

  47. postedNov 21, 2011 7:15 AM
    Lindsay

    I love a good Cab!

  48. postedNov 21, 2011 7:21 AM
    kayceebeebee

    White Reisling

  49. postedNov 21, 2011 7:25 AM
    Missy

    My favorite wine used to be Riesling, but I’ve been loving Chardonnay lately!

  50. postedNov 21, 2011 7:25 AM
    Missy

    I posted a comment about the giveaway on my facebook wall!

  51. postedNov 21, 2011 7:26 AM

    I love Cabernet!

  52. postedNov 21, 2011 7:28 AM

    I just tweeted about this awesome giveaway! @smc1002

  53. postedNov 21, 2011 7:30 AM
    Peggy

    I prefer a white wine, but that doesn’t mean I won’t drink a good red!

  54. postedNov 21, 2011 7:30 AM

    I love white wines-especialy Pinot Grigio!

  55. postedNov 21, 2011 7:32 AM
    joseph gersch jr

    i like white zinfendel

  56. postedNov 21, 2011 7:34 AM
  57. postedNov 21, 2011 7:34 AM
    richard twark

    i like white wine

  58. postedNov 21, 2011 7:40 AM
    Jenny Z

    I love red wines…Malbec is my absolute favorite!!

  59. postedNov 21, 2011 7:42 AM
    Jenny Z

    I just left the comment on my Twitter! (@japaisley)

  60. postedNov 21, 2011 7:47 AM
    Ana Duller

    This is great with the holiday right around the corner. It’s great to get good wines suggestions!

  61. postedNov 21, 2011 7:57 AM
    Jill K.

    I found Cameron Hughes wines last Christmas and they are amazing!! I love all wines, but I tend to lean towards reds or champagnes!

  62. postedNov 21, 2011 7:57 AM
    Deanna

    I prefer whites but am trying be a grown up and acquire a taste for reds as well!

  63. postedNov 21, 2011 7:58 AM

    My favorite wine is Cabernet Franc, like Shiraz but softer.

  64. postedNov 21, 2011 7:59 AM
    Jessica D

    My favorite wine is Shiraz… I know youre supposed to have red with red meats and white with chicken… but I drink Shiraz with everything…. sooo good.

    Thanks for the chance to win!

  65. postedNov 21, 2011 7:59 AM

    I love white wine–sauvignon blancs are my absolute favorites. I would love to win this gift card!! :)

  66. postedNov 21, 2011 8:00 AM

    Just tweeted the giveaway as well — @chipchiphooray. :)

  67. postedNov 21, 2011 8:04 AM

    I love anything that’s not too oaky. Always up to try new flavors.
    Thanks!

  68. postedNov 21, 2011 8:06 AM

    I just tweeted this @shanangel
    Thanks

  69. postedNov 21, 2011 8:12 AM

    I’m not much of a wine drinker but hubs is – he always goes for red. I’m sure some day I’ll find one I like :)

  70. postedNov 21, 2011 8:13 AM
    Bethany Cook

    I tend to be partial to more sweet and ice wines. My mother, however is the real wine tester in my family. I am always up to try new kinds especially when it is nicely paired with some good food!

  71. postedNov 21, 2011 8:14 AM
    Sara

    Pinot noir with turkey for Thanksgiving! I like it all :)

  72. postedNov 21, 2011 8:14 AM
    tess

    i dont drink wine- but my neighbor does-this would be a great c-mas present-she drinks white wine
    tcogbill at live dot com

  73. postedNov 21, 2011 8:25 AM
    Rebecca

    I like sweeter wines, so I’m always happy with a White Zinfandel.

  74. postedNov 21, 2011 8:26 AM
    Kari

    I love wine. I drink Sauvignon Blanc in the Summer and Cabernet Sauvignon in the winter.

  75. postedNov 21, 2011 8:29 AM
    Whitney

    I love my Pinot. I also love a good Chardonnay BUT it makes me a little crazy :) It either makes me turn into a sarcastic jerk or a blubbering baby crying about how I love everyone in the room. It’s a hot mess. My boyfriend prefers I stay away from it.

  76. postedNov 21, 2011 8:36 AM
    tish carabajal

    red! i love cabs :)

  77. postedNov 21, 2011 8:38 AM

    Great giveaway! My favorite wine is a Cabernet Merlot. Or anything Cabernet mixed really.

  78. postedNov 21, 2011 8:40 AM

    I tweeted! – @katrinadingle

  79. postedNov 21, 2011 8:44 AM
    Tessa

    My favorite is usually a merlot. I’ve found over the years that I prefer the drier wines to the sweeter ones. I also love a nice cabernet sauvignon. delicious!

  80. postedNov 21, 2011 8:47 AM

    This is why we’re destined to meet. I’m SUCH a wine girl. We’d get along smashingly.

  81. postedNov 21, 2011 8:52 AM
    Diana

    I love wine. I like sauvignon blanc for white and cabernet sauvignon for red.

  82. postedNov 21, 2011 9:10 AM
    Betty in SCal

    I love my chardonnay!

  83. postedNov 21, 2011 9:15 AM
    April V

    I love a good white wine! Especially sangria!

  84. postedNov 21, 2011 9:15 AM

    I’m a fan of Merlot, regular and White Merlot. Not too sweet, not too dry. Perfect!

  85. postedNov 21, 2011 9:19 AM
    Amy Ramos

    mmm….wine. This is perfect since we will be hosting the holidays this year.
    I perfect a nice sweet chardonnay in the summer and a Cab in the winter.
    Cheers!

  86. postedNov 21, 2011 9:19 AM
    Hallie

    I like a good buttery Chard, otherwise my go-to is usuall Pino Grigio. I’m not a big wine drinker but every time I do drink wine I think, “I really need to do this more!”

  87. postedNov 21, 2011 9:28 AM
    Courtney

    I love white. PInot Grigio is my fav

  88. postedNov 21, 2011 9:29 AM
    Sam H

    Lovin the Pinot Noir and Zins as of late… but what we’re going to drink on Thanksgiving is still a mystery!

  89. postedNov 21, 2011 9:34 AM
    Corrie

    I think pinot grigio is my fav.

  90. postedNov 21, 2011 9:37 AM
    Ashley H.

    I love red wines.

  91. postedNov 21, 2011 9:40 AM
    Linda H

    Being that I married a German, we like Reisling wines.

  92. postedNov 21, 2011 9:41 AM
    ZeeS

    Pinot Noir always and Pinot Grigio in the summer. Although this summer I was loving Rosès.

  93. postedNov 21, 2011 10:04 AM
    Shauna D

    I love a good Cab or Malbec – both delish! Oh, but I have to choose just 1? Hmmm, Cab! Always a good choice :)

  94. postedNov 21, 2011 10:05 AM
    Danielle T

    Love a good Reisling!!

  95. postedNov 21, 2011 10:09 AM
    Angela

    I love white wines… reisling and pinot grigio are my favorites.

  96. postedNov 21, 2011 10:09 AM
    Lissa

    My husband and I really love Red Zin. I’ll really drink anything though 😉

  97. postedNov 21, 2011 10:10 AM
    Sherry Klein

    Love Mascoto lately. I like more of a sweet wine, than a dry.

  98. postedNov 21, 2011 10:10 AM

    I’m generally an equal opportunity boozer, when it comes to varietals. It’s like music – there are no bad genres, only bad songs in those genres, and genres I tend to like the songs in over others. I tend to prefer reds, Pinots and Cabernets. And I tend to stay away from the sweet whites. Though if I had to choose a fav, nothing beats a big, spicy Zin. :)

  99. postedNov 21, 2011 10:11 AM

    I tweeted the giveaway!

  100. postedNov 21, 2011 10:15 AM
    Sheila Walsh

    I prefer the sweeter red wines – fruitier the better!

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