Wednesday, December 22, 2010

CONTEST ALERT: Happy Holidays from Inniskillin and Tasting Toronto!

Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Inniskillin and Tasting Toronto want to wish you a happy holiday!

We're giving away an Inniskillin prize pack to one lucky Tasting Toronto reader - You have a chance to win an Inniskillin VIP Tasting Card for their Niagara-on-the-Lake winery, an awesome book all about icewine, Kozlik's triple-crunch mustard (YUM!), and a nice thick winter scarf - all great things to make your winter that much warmer!

To enter, either comment on this post or tweet to us @TastingToronto telling us what your favourite holiday treat is! If leaving a comment, please make sure you leave a way for us to get in touch with you!

Best of luck!
Yours in food,

Contest closes December 31, 2010. Open to residents of Ontario 19 years or older. Entry: Either comment on this post or tweet to us @TastingToronto telling us what your favourite holiday treat is (and if commenting on the blog, please be sure to leave us a way to get in touch with you!). Prizes to win: An Inniskillin prize pack valued at approximately $85. One entry per person. Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received. Mathematical skill-testing question to be correctly answered to win. No purchase necessary. Full rules below.

Tasting Toronto / Inniskillin “Favourite Holiday Treat” Contest

The Tasting Toronto / Inniskillin “Favourite Holiday Treat” Contest (the “Contest”) is open to residents of Ontario who are 19 years or older. The Contest Period starts on December 22, 2010 at 5:30 p.m. and ends December 31, 2010 at 6:30 p.m. No purchase necessary. All times are Eastern Times.

HOW TO ENTER – Either comment on this post or tweet to us @TastingToronto telling us what your favourite holiday treat is. If commenting on the blog, please be sure to leave us a way to get in touch with you.

PRIZE – Entrants are eligible to win one (1) Inniskillin prize pack valued at approximately $85.

FINAL DRAW – The names of all eligible entrants will be entered into a random draw. The random draw by a representative of Tasting Toronto will be made December 31, 2010. The name of the winner will be posted December 31, 2010 via a Tasting Toronto blog post and via @TastingToronto on Twitter. The winning entrant is responsible to verify if he/she has been selected. Selected entrants must make themselves known by 7:00 p.m. on January 7, 2010 by either tweeting to us or contacting

If a selected entrant fails to make him/herself known by 7:00 p.m. on January 7, 2010 or to claim the prize as instructed, incorrectly answers the skill-testing question, declines the prize, fails to sign a Release of Liability as may be specified by Tasting Toronto or fails to present valid ID, entrant will have forfeited the opportunity to claim the prize and Tasting Toronto reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to select another entrant or to cancel the prize.

Prize must be accepted as awarded and is not transferable, redeemable, refundable or exchangeable for cash. Tasting Toronto reserves the right to substitute a prize of at least equal value in the event of the unavailability, for whatever reason, of the advertised prize.

To be declared a winner, selected entrants must first correctly answer, unaided, a time-limited, mathematical skill-testing question at the time of claiming the prize and may need to sign a Release. Contest judges' rulings are final and without appeal in all matters related to the promotion and the awarding of prizes.

By entering this Contest and/or accepting a prize, entrants consent to the use of their entry and name for publicity, advertising or informational purposes carried out by Tasting Toronto in any medium or format without further notice or compensation.

The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations.

Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries. All entries that are incomplete, illegible, damaged, irregular, do contain offensive material or inappropriate content, have been submitted through illicit means, using any robotic, automatic programmed method that artificially increases the odds of winning or do not conform to or satisfy any condition of the rules may be disqualified by Tasting Toronto. Tasting Toronto takes no responsibility for lost, stolen, delayed, damaged, misdirected, late or destroyed entries, or for typographical or other production errors. Tasting Toronto is not responsible for any errors or omissions in printing or advertising this Contest. All entries become the property of Tasting Toronto.

Tasting Toronto is collecting personal data about entrants for the purpose of administering this Contest. No further informational or marketing communications will be received by entrants.

By entering this Contest, entrants release and hold harmless the Contest Sponsor (the “Releasee”) from any liability in connection with this Contest or, if declared a finalist or a winner, the prize.

This Contest will be run in accordance with these rules, subject to amendment by Tasting Toronto. Entrants must comply with these rules, and will be deemed to have received and understood the rules by participating in the Contest.


Anonymous said...

Ice wine (of course!)

Tasting Toronto said...

LOVE icewine! Great call! Thanks for entering our contest!

Twitter entry from avalen1 said...

We'll also post all our Twitter entries here too for all our readers to see:

Twitter entry from Avalen1
@tastingtoronto #CONTEST My favourite holiday treat is pannetone (an Italian sweet bread loaf). Love it with Inniskillin icewine!

Tweet from shannatweet said...

@tastingtoronto sea salt caramels, peameal bacon and mom's buttertart bars!

Terence said...

gingerbread cookies!

Carrie said...

Hmmm so many to choose from! Tourtière, Amaretti cookies, and shortbread.

sniderscion said...

My favourite treats are these gooey cookie-like confections that my sister-in-law makes called "Hello Dollies". They're made with graham wafer crumbs, walnuts or pecans, chocolate chips and coconut topped with condensed milk. Real comfort food :)

Anonymous said...

Candy Cane Shortbread/bark and Kourabiedes (a greek dessert).

Twitter entry from @kristalamb said...

@tastingtoronto Definitely shortbread! Yum! #contest

Marty Dever said...

OMG - how to pick just one? I think mint smoothies from Rheo Thompson and Coyote's Run black paw pinot noir are this year's! :-)

(tried to tweet you but TT isn't a follower!)

Fokxxy said...

My favorite holiday treat is date cookies!!! yum!!!


Tweet from malou_nievera said...

@tastingtoronto want to share my father's tradition so here's my post,

Tweet from @BeatriceBastedo said...

@tastingtoronto Baked Brie with apples and pecans - - yumm

Tweet from @foodphoria said...

@tastingtoronto fav holiday treat is buttery spritz cookies! I could eat the whole batch easily.

Tweet from @contestinbox said...

@tastingtoronto Does wine count as a treat? cause that's definitely a favourite. :D

Tweet from @pra111 said...

@tastingtoronto My favourite treat is shortbread cookies.

Anonymous said...

My favourite holiday treat is mincemeat pie.

spike said...

my homemade shortbread - yummy!

Tasting Toronto said...

Shortbread seems to be a fave - it's the only one multiple people have said multiple times! We actually prefer to eat the shortbread dough rather than the cookie LOL

Tweet from @trala2 said...

@TastingToronto Homemade Desert Crepes Christmas Morn.. filled with bananas, sweetened strawberries, maple syrup and real whipping cream

Anonymous said...

Gingerbread cookies. Stat holidays! (A different type of treat) Eggnog (or fakenog) with rum!

I like seeing what's traditional in other peoples' families.

Jennifer L. said...

I love chocolate so a box of quality chocolate is a great treat.
jentam777 at gmail dot com

Monique N. said...

All the homemade treats are so delicious. My favourites include nanaimo bars, buttertarts and the dreaded fruitcake (which I usually enjoy)!

Tweet from @sugarcoaster said...

@tastingtoronto Oysters & champagne!!

Terrymac said...

My favorite holiday treats are a must at this time of year: Rum Balls. But not just any rumballs, ones that are made in Vancouver bakery on Broadway! Christmas just isn't the same without these tasty morsels! (I have been able to closely approximate a duplication, and make them each year I am not able to get back to Van). These Rum Balls have a tasty sweet surprise in the center, that is what makes them soooooooo special!

They are just crying for some additional 'bibes' to accompany them!

terrymac1a at hotmail dot com

Anonymous said...

candy the candy shop

barb mcquoid

Tweet from @TalkingColleen said...

@TastingToronto My fav holiday treat? I have two. Eggnog & Chapman's Peppermint Candy Ice Cream. Yummy! #contest

erin mcsweeney said...

My favorite treat is a dark chocolate truffle, with a glass of ice wine at the end of a long day.

Anonymous said...

My favourite holiday treat is cookies just out of the oven :)


Anonymous said...

my mom's Christmas fruitcake. Packed with dried fruits, maraschino cherries, walnuts and drenched with sherry at least once a week for 4 weeks. A must every holiday season. The store bought cake can't even compare to this fruity cake goodness


Tweet from @kellyaburk said...

@tastingtoronto my fav treat has to be fudge !!

Tweet from @ilovequinns said...

Candycane martini

Tweet from @SugarCafeGTA said...

My fave holiday treat!? Vino!!!

Tweet from @belgiankona said...

@tastingtoronto Favourite treat is gingerbread cookies

Mike said...

Favourite treat is peppermint white chocolate bark

slotcat said...

favourite holiday treat is red and green m&m's

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