Sixth Annual Rancho Vignola Giveaway

November 19, 2017

rancho vignola

NOTE: Giveaway now closed

Welcome to the the Sixth Annual Rancho Vignola Giveaway!

For regular blog readers, you already know all about Rancho Vignola and my love for their exceptionally high-quality products and their values as a company. I have been a regular customer of theirs since well before we started running a giveaway on my blog.

Rancho Vignola is a direct mail-order company based in BC. They sell freshly harvested nuts and dried fruit, as well as chocolate and confections. The company owners, Sue and Richard Vignola, work directly with farmers to ensure that they buy only crops of nuts that are ethically grown and harvested, and are at the peak of freshness when they are delivered to my (or to your) door. And believe me, nuts at the peak of freshness are something most of us rarely, if ever, experience, and they are a GAME CHANGER, folks!

fresh crop pistachio

If you want a chance to taste peak-of-fresh nuts (the kind that made my almond farmer friend cry with joy) come to the Harvest Event this weekend. Customers can sample most of Rancho Vignola’s many products, enjoy live music and cooking demonstrations, and decide what they might like to order. The Harvest Event on the Island is coming to Sidney on November 24th and 25th at Mary Winspear Centre. Less than one week away!!

I will be at the Harvest Sales Event on Saturday (25th) doing a few cooking demos and handing out samples. I hope to see you there!  In the meantime, please enter the giveaway to win a gift basket of Rancho Vignola products valued at $100 (rules below).

The winner of the blog giveaway can pick up their basket at the Harvest Sale on the 24th or 25th, or have it mailed to their home.


The $100 Basket Giveaway Rules:

To qualify for delivery, you must have a Canadian shipping address. Enter the draw in one of four ways:

(1) comment on this post
(2) post to my facebook fanpage
(3) tweet with the hashtag #RVgiveaway2017 to @chefheidifink
(4) on Instagram, post a photo of something related to nuts, dried fruit, or a Chef Heidi-inspired recipe, with the hashtag #ranchovignolagiveaway and tag me @chefheidifink

Giveaway ends by 3 pm on Thursday, November 23rd, and a winner will be announced by 9 pm that evening. That’s five days, folks!

(Non-winners will be very happy to note that Rancho Vignola’s December Online Harvest Sale is coming Dec 1st to 15th. No minimum order required! So, if this post has piqued your interest, and you can’t make it to any of the Harvest Sales locations, you can order some products to try through the December online sale.)

juice sweetened dried cranberries

Comments (69)

  1. As always, thanks to you and Rancho Vignola for hosting this fab contest. I look forward to their filberts !!! every year. I’d love to win their gift basket and I’ll see you in Sidney on the 25th.

  2. Ohh just imagine the yummy goodies I could make and share with friends and family!!! I love the concept of a box mailed to me full of nuts, dried fruits and more…who wouldn’t!

  3. Thank you for posting about Rancho Vignola. I didn’t know it existed, but now I do. :) Their products look incredible.

  4. I have read about the Rancho Vignola yearly show at Mary Winspear for a few years now. This year I hope to attend! I would find GREAT uses for all the items in the gift basket!!!

  5. OOH! We went to the Mary Winspear last year and bought several items from Rancho Vignola and are now hooked. We’ll be going this Friday and hope to make this a regular event. It is wonderful to be able to sample most of their products, and of course we bought several products we weren’t planning to buy, because of the wonderful flavours. We’d love to be chosen this year! Who wouldn’t?

  6. Yes please! You converted me a few years ago to their products. I will be at the harvest sale on Saturday. See you then!

  7. I love Rancho Vignola products! Maybe the gift basket will contain a product I have not tried before? Would love to find out.

  8. Oh yes please, pick me!
    I love love RV nuts, seeds, dried fruit, etc.
    On a recent trip I shared some of my raw, organic nuts with a friend. She was wowed and commented they were the best nuts she had ever tasted and where did get them. Of course I enthusiastically shared Rancho Vignola and their story.

  9. I just checked out Rancho Vignola’s website and their product looks amazing as well as their recipes. Thank you for this introduction!

  10. I love the products from Rancho Vignola. I first found out about them about two years ago, and I can’t say enough great things about them. I love that you make wonderful healthy products using such fresh and tasty ingredients. :)

  11. I have read about Rancho Vignola on your blog in the past and their products sound delicious. I am planning to attend the Harvest Event at Mary Winspear this year. A gift basket would be such a treat.

  12. I am patiently waiting for my delivery of almonds and Turkish apricots. Also heading to Sydney to pick up other delicious nuts and fruits.

  13. I first discovered Rancho Vignola a couple of winters ago and have been really excited about their oh so fresh products. They are truly amazing and you have some awesome recipes using their products. Yum!

  14. Sounds like a wonderful event which my husband and I are planning to attend this year. We eat lots of nuts and are looking forward to sampling and buying some of Rancho Vignola’s products.

  15. Rancho Vignola products are amazing and definitely raise the bar for dried fruits and nuts. Thanks for this fun raffle once again, Heidi.

  16. I have to echo everyone else who has written accolades for Rancho Vignola and its products. It is consistently a great company to deal with.
    Cheers for the holiday season!

  17. I remember going to Rancho Vignola’s sales with my mom in the Okanagan…stoked that they’re coming to the island now as well!

  18. What a great opportunity to stock up with this giveaway. Rancho Vignola does use the finest ingredients and I look forward to being at their show at Mary Winspear this weekend. Thanks!

  19. Another year of delicious, fresh treats from rancho. , well done rancho vignola crew! …would truly appreciate a gift basket, please.

  20. My fav are their macadamia nuts…. but all are wonderful!
    Thanks for offering this again and I hope to win this year!! :)

  21. I love all the Rancho products we have enjoyed over the many years we’ve been ordering from them. Hope I can get the gift basket. Love your blog too and one of our favourite tofu recipes is your sesame oil baked medium firm tofu…delish! Thanks.

  22. Found RV products last year at the Abbotsford road trip, my calendar is marked to go again this year! Nuts, dried fruits, chocolate covered raisins, just the start to my basket full of delicious products they carry!

  23. Thank you for the opportunity to enter to win these top notch nut and fruit products! I’ve never tasted them and have heard rave reviews! Best of luck to the soon to be winner!!

  24. Thank you for a great giveaway. I am a tried and true Rancho supporter, love the freshness and quality of all their amazing products.

  25. I have heard nothing but great things about Rancho Vignola over the years. This is the year I will be sure to try them!

  26. Well, this is exciting – a chance to win such a delicious prize package! I am such a lover of fresh nuts. Wow. Hope to make it to Sidney for the Rancho Vignola event. Thanks for this chance at the prize, Heidi.

  27. How did I not know about this company. Love your enthusiasm and I can’t wait to try them for myself! Great time for that sale too to get some stocking stuffers and for Christmas baking. Thanks for the chance to win!

  28. What a great giveaway – thank you! Happy that I stumbled onto your website … great recipe index. Gonna try a few.

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