Colio Estate Winery

Colio Estate Winery opened its doors in 1980 as one of the first wineries in Ontario.

Girls Night Out

Delicious, fruit-forward, flavoured wines and VQA table wines in a variety of flavours, sizes, and formats to suit whatever your occasion is!


We proudly craft our cider in our state-of-the-art cider production facility, in the heart of apple country.


Lily VQA wines are expressive in flavour, refreshing, and versatile. Our Sparklings are made in the Charmat method.

Sizzling Shrimp Skillet Appetizer

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Serves: 4

1 lb (16/20 count) raw shrimp, tails on, deveined
1/4 tsp (1 mL) each salt and pepper
2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil
3 plum tomatoes, diced
1 red pepper, finely chopped
1/4 tsp (1 mL) hot pepper flakes (optional)
2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
1/4 cup (60 mL) Colio Estate Winery Reserve Merlot 2020
1 tbsp (15 mL) chopped fresh parsley
Crusty bread, for serving 

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Pizza with Balsamic Roasted Vegetables

This veggie-lovers’ pizza is prepared with store-bought pizza dough for easy preparation.

Wine Pairing: Hopetown Hill House Craft Red VQA

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Serves: 6

1 small eggplant, diced
1 zucchini, diced
1 red pepper, diced
1 small red onion, diced
8 thick asparagus spears, trimmed and cut into 2-inch (5 cm) pieces
1/4 cup (60 mL) olive oil
2 tbsp (30 mL) balsamic vinegar
2 tbsp (30 mL) finely chopped fresh thyme
1/4 tsp (1 mL) red chili flakes
1/2 tsp (2 mL) each salt and pepper
1 1/2 lb (750 g) pizza dough
1 cup (250 mL) shredded mozzarella cheese
1 cup (250 mL) shredded Gruyère cheese
1/4 cup (60 mL) thinly sliced fresh basil
2 tbsp (30 mL) balsamic reduction or glaze

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