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“We've sampled wines at a variety of locations, but find we're always comparing them to the excellence of Holly's Hill wines.”

— Review on Trip Advisor

Wine Pairings & Recipes

At Holly’s Hill Vineyards, we’re constantly serving up tasty events featuring a variety of Josh’s favorite recipes that pair perfectly with our wines. Enjoy!
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Recipes - Pizza with Kale, Bacon &amp; Caramelized Onions


Pizza with Kale, Bacon & Caramelized Onions

serves 8

  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 pizza dough ball
  • 1 yellow onion, finely sliced
  • 8 oz Mozzarella cheese, grated
  • 1 bunch kale, chopped (or other greens)
  • 8 oz bacon, cooked and
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced crumbled
  • salt and pepper to taste & optional)
  • 1 pinch pepper flakes

Heat one tbsp of olive oil in medium pan over low heat. Add onion and cook slowly for 15 to 30 minutes until caramelized. Season with salt and pepper. Meanwhile heat 1 tbsp of olive oil in a large pan over medium-high heat and add the kale. When the kale begins to wilt, add garlic and pepper flakes (optional). Continue to cook until kale is soft and tender, remove from heat and add salt to taste. Roll out pizza, brush one tablespoon of olive oil on top and season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with mozzarella, caramelized onions, kale and bacon. Cook in 500 degree oven until crust is golden brown. Sprinkle additional red pepper flakes if desired.

About Holly's Hill Vineyards

Nestled in the beautiful Sierra Foothills in El Dorado County and Pleasant Valley, Holly's Hill Vineyards specializes in producing Rhone varietal wines. In fact, the estate vineyards are composed entirely of Rhone varieties including Viognier, Roussanne, Grenache, Mourvedre, Syrah, and Counoise. The winery produces varietal wines, a dry Rosé, and red and white blends. The enthusiasm for Rhone varieties at Holly's Hill started when Tom and Holly Cooper (owners) shared their first bottle of Chateauneuf du Pape on their honeymoon. It's been a love affair ever since.


Holly’s Hill Vineyards
3680 Leisure Lane
Placerville, CA 95667