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Posted on December 19, 2022 in Recipes

This Christmas Cocktail is inspired by Delish’s Christmosa with a Wilson Creek twist! A festive and refreshing cocktail for all of your upcoming festivities that only takes about 10 minutes to make and looks so pretty on your buffet table!

Granny Smith apples, chopped
1 C. whole fresh cranberries

1 C. green grapes, halved

1 C. pomegranate seeds

1 C. red sparkling grape juice; chilled

bottle of Wilson Creek Brut Sparkling Wine; chilled
In a large pitcher or punch bowl, combine apples, cranberries, grapes, and pomegranate seeds. Pour sparkling grape juice and champagne, then stir.
Serve & Enjoy!

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Christmas Cookie Wine Pairings

Posted on December 15, 2022 in Wine & Food

Our Top Christmas Cookie & Wine Pairing Recommendations

Traditions play a big role in making the holiday season so much fun! Here at Wilson Creek, we have a lot of fun with our traditional Wassail we enjoy every year. It’s definitely a crowd pleaser and very popular with our wine club family.

With Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, New Year’s Eve and many other reasons to gather with loved ones, having fun & fresh ideas are always a great compliment to those traditions.

Christmas Cookies are almost compulsory when it comes to the holiday season; one of America’s most popular traditions. Another very popular holiday tradition?… Wine, of course! So why not combine the two and make it that much more special!

Here are a few recipes that will delight your guest’s palates and warm their hearts.

SUGAR COOKIES with Chardonnay or Brut Sparkling Wine

GINGERBREAD COOKIES with Angelica Cream Sherry or 2020 Zinfandel


BUTTER COOKIES COOKIES with Chardonnay or Coconut Sparkling Wine

CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES with VS Cabernet-Zinfandel or ZSM

PEANUT BUTTER KISS COOKIES with Decadencia Chocolate Port or Almond Sparkling Wine


CHOCOLATE THUMBPRINT COOKIES with Double-Dog Red or Rosé Sparkling Wine

The great thing about traditions is that there is always room to make new ones. So while you’re enjoying the holidays with your loved ones, maybe try a few of these pairings and see if any are worthy of a new tradition.

We have a feeling you won’t be disappointed.

All of us at Wilson Creek Winery warmly wish you a Merry Christmas & a very Happy New Year!

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How to Use a Personalized Wine Bottle to Make A Memorable Gift

Posted on December 5, 2022 in Lifestyle

Whether it’s for a birthday, baby shower, or wedding, a personalized wine bottle is the perfect gift! 

In a world of Amazon and Etsy, it can be hard to find a gift to give someone who already has it all. It is even more important to find a gift that shows how much you care about them during a milestone in their life. With a personalized wine bottle, you are giving them a gift they can enjoy and cherish forever as they display the bottle in their home!

At Wilson Creek Winery, we offer beautiful personalized wine bottles for special occasions, gift-giving, and more.  Here’s everything you need to know when creating the perfect personalized wine gift:

How to decide which wine to personalize:

Before you begin customizing the label on the wine gift you’ll first need to choose the wine you think the recipient will enjoy. For the white wine drinkers, we offer a custom label on our “Yes Dear” Chardonnay. For the sparkling wine drinkers, we offer our custom labels on a wide selection of our sparkling. Lastly for the red wine drinkers, we offer a custom label on our Cabernet Sauvignon. The pricing of each of these bottles and the selection of sparkling wine is available here!

How to create a custom label:

Once you’ve chosen the perfect wine, the next step is to create the personalized wine bottle label.  Our custom label maker on our website allows you to choose from a variety of templates that have have already been created. 

To begin,  you select the wine you want to customize, then choose single bottle or a case. Next,  you will be taken to a page with all our label templates. Here we have labels for a birthday to an anniversary and everything in between. On these templates you can add your own text and on certain labels even upload your own picture! When you are customizing these labels, there are a variety of fonts, font colors, and font sizes for you to choose from. It was important for us to offer you options so that you can make this label your own! If you are looking for a label that differs from one of our templates, contact customlabels@wilsoncreekwinery.com and we will be able to assist you in creating your dream label! 

How long will it take to receive this gift?

All labels are designed, and produced in house, and printed on a high quality, water-resistant label stock. Our turnaround time is approximately 3 business days from the time the order has been placed (not including shipping time.) If you are local to the winery, you may also choose to pick up your personalized wine bottle order. If you need a gift in a hurry, we do offer an expedited option to meet your time frame.  Just give us a call and we will do our best to accommodate your request!

The next time that you find yourself stumped with trying to find the perfect gift, skip the mall and amazon! Instead, head over to our website and create the perfect personalized wine gift! 

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Jingle Juice

Posted on December 5, 2022 in Recipes

This Jingle Juice recipe is simple, delicious, and pretty! You only need three ingredients to make this holiday punch everyone will love. Enjoy a couple of these and you’ll hear those sleigh bells jingling in no time!


  1. In a punch bowl or large pitcher filled with ice, combine Vodka, Rosé Sparkling, and Cherry 7-Up.
  2. Stir well.
  3. Serve over ice and garnish with cranberries. Enjoy!

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Holiday Wine Gifts

Posted on December 2, 2022 in Lifestyle

2022 Wilson Creek Holiday Wine Gift Guide 

The holiday season is upon us, and that means it’s time to start thinking about what gifts to give our loved ones. If you have a wine lover in your life, then you’re in luck! This holiday season, skip the usual suspects and give a gift they are sure to love—wine!

To make it easy, we’ve put together a list of our top picks that make great gifts. Whether your budget is large or small, we’ve got you covered. So pour yourself a glass of eggnog, sit back, relax, and keep reading to find the perfect wine gift to give this holiday season.

Holiday Wine 

Giving a bottle of wine as a gift is always well-received.  Whether you’re looking for a gift to give to a host of a holiday party, a gift exchange, or a wine loving family or friend, you can’t go wrong with a bottle of wine.  Here are some of our favorite wines to gift during the holiday season:


Almond Sparkling Wine

What would the holidays be without some bubbly? If you’re looking for a festive sparkling wine to give as a gift (or keep for yourself!), look no further than our Almond Sparkling Wine. This white sparkling wine (formerly known as Almond Champagne) is naturally fermented with just the right amount of essence of natural almond that is sure to leave your guests dazzled at its taste.   

Make your Almond Sparkling Wine gift even more festive with one of our holiday celebration labels or make it custom by creating a personalized label of your own.

Plethora Red Wine

No holiday is complete without a good bottle (or two) of red wine.  If you’re looking to really surprise your guests with a red wine that is unique and enjoyable to drink then our Plethora red wine blend is a must.  Made of nine different grape varieties, this wine is perfect for all types of red wine drinkers.  Aromas of oak, dark berries, and spice make it the perfect wine to enjoy during the holiday season.  Make your holiday gift giving a breeze by grabbing a bottle or case today!


2021 Riesling


Of course we can’t forget the white wine drinkers in your life, afterall we love a good white as well.  One of our favorite white wines to gift during the holiday season is our 2021 Riesling. Rieslings are generally pretty versatile, easy to drink, and pair with most foods. They also age well, so if you have a friend who loves to collect wine, this would be a great gift for them.

Our 2021 Riesling is full of aromas of fresh golden delicious apples, ripe pineapple, and honeysuckle that makes it the perfect wine to enjoy not only during the holidays but all year round.



Decadencia Chocolate Old Vine Zinfandel

Chocolate and wine are truly a match made in Heaven.  If you’ve never experienced our delicious Decadencia Chocolate Old Vine Zinfandel then you’re in for a real treat. And if you have, then you know this wine is perfect for the holiday season when indulging in rich, yummy desserts. Our chocolate zin is smooth, elegant, and rich with fruit-forward flavors, chocolate, vanilla, and spice making it the perfect companion to a holiday gathering. Surprise your friends and loved ones this holiday season with this heavenly treat they are sure to enjoy!


Wine Club Membership 

What better way to show your loved ones you care than by giving them a gift that keeps on giving with a wine club membership.  With a wine club membership, your friends and family can enjoy their favorite wines shipped directly to their door all year long.  Choose from a 6 month or 12 month gift membership that delivers two bottles of wine bi-monthly to your favorite family member or friend.  Plus, all memberships come with member perks! Join either a red, white, mixed, or reserve club.

Gift card

Last but certainly not least, give the gift of choice with a Wilson Creek gift card!  Perfect for the person who has everything or is difficult to shop for.  They also make great stocking stuffers, gifts for coworkers, and gift exchange gifts.   Redeemable on property at the gift shop, restaurants or for wine tasting and tours and also online (call to redeem). 


Shipping Deadline*

For arrival before Christmas:

West Coast:  All orders shipping UPS ground should be placed no later than December 16th
Midwest:  All orders shipping UPS ground should be placed no later than December 14th
East Coast:  All orders shipping UPS ground should be placed no later than December 14th

For arrival before New Years:

West Coast:  All orders shipping UPS ground should be placed no later than December 26th
Midwest:  All orders shipping UPS ground should be placed no later than December 21st
East Coast:  All orders shipping UPS ground should be placed no later than December 21st

*Shipping times are not guaranteed.

CTA:  Find the perfect holiday gift this season at Wilson Creek Winery!
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