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| Posted by Megan for Sutter Home
It's finally here! the 18th annual BBB contest is (almost) in full swing! The sun is out, people are out walking around and the Sutter Home Victorian Inn is all a buzz of activity. I sneaked in a little early, with my camera in tow (both of them!) to get some prelim shots... Don't you just wish...
| Posted by Megan for Sutter Home
The temperatures are slowly starting to drop here in the Napa Valley and fall means a few things aroud the winery: harvest (that goes without saying), Build a Better Burger and Sutter Home for Hope . Since everyone is pretty much up to speed with BBB insert shameless plug here: we will be live...
| Posted by Megan for Sutter Home
And now, the moment you've all been waiting for: The 2008 Sutter Home Build a Better Burger finalists! In the Beef category: Region 1- Sonali Ruder; New York, NY: New York Steakhouse Burger Region 2- Mary Thompson; Lexington, SC: Palmetto Pride Pimento Cheese Burgers Region 3- Jamie Miller; Maple...
| Posted by BBBAssistant for Sutter Home
I can't move and I am currently wishing I had elastic-waisted pants. Today was Build a Better Burger finalist selection day and because I'm so incredibly dedicated to my job of informing you about the goings on of BBB , I insisted on trying all 15 of the beef burger semi-finalists. I don't know all...
| Posted by Megan for Sutter Home
Check out some of our Sales and Marketing team working the launch of Sutter Home Red ! I'd say this goes above and beyond the call of duty! How can you not love this company spirit? Have you tried Sutter Home Red yet? Learn more about Sutter Home Wedding Wines
| Posted by Megan for Sutter Home
There are many perks to working at a winery. Let's face it, the product is awesome! But sometimes it's those little things that can make a difference. For instance...can you believe the view outside the Sutter Home administrative offices? I took this picture this morning. This is what the team sees...
| Posted by Megan for Sutter Home
Hi Folks, If you've tried to enter your recipe today for Build a Better Burger you probably noticed that entry submission was disabled. Entry closed at noon today. If you insist you have that winning $50000 recipe don't worry, submission will be open next year! And the year after that! There are...
| Posted by BBBAssistant for Sutter Home
Well here it is, halfway through the month of August (I'm sorry, but where did the summer go??) There's only a few days left to get those burger recipes in! The deadline is August 18. Aside from that nugget of valuable information, I have some very exciting news to share! Food Network will be...
| Posted by Megan for Sutter Home
Yes tomatoes are in season right now. But save those tomatoes for a fresh heirloom salad (check back soon for the recipe!). Put a new spin on the classic bruschetta with this recipe from our Culinary Director and Executive Chef Jeffrey Starr. We love us some Jeffrey Starr! Enjoy with Sutter Home...
| Posted by Megan for Sutter Home
We at Sutter Home were super enthused with your feedback on the last survey regarding what you'd like to see featured on the Sutter Home blog. The results show that what you're craving the most (besides our wines, of course ;-) ) is info on new products. With that in mind, we'd like to announce the...
| Posted by Megan for Sutter Home
This is going to be fun! Here at the Sutter Home Blog we'll be talking about all our upcoming events, features, and products. We have a lot of exciting things to discuss so please check back soon to learn more about a new product, Build a Better Burger, Promotions, Prizes, and Surveys. In the...
| Posted by BBBAssistant for Sutter Home
We have some exciting news to share with everyone! We have invited Lucy Buffett , owner of LuLu's at Homeport Marina restaurant, author of the Crazy Sista Cooking cookbook and Jimmy Buffett's sister to be one of our judges at this year's competition! I have to admit, I got a copy of her cookbook...
| Posted by BBBAssistant for Sutter Home
Happy spring Burger fans! Ok, well almost Spring. Technically I'm 2 days early but that hasn't stopped me from gettin' the grill fired up. Last night, I went to the grocery store and because all the tomatoes looked too delicious to turn down, I ended up getting all the ingredients to make the...
| Posted by BBBAssistant for Sutter Home
We got some footage back from the contest...check out this video to see what you missed! Build a Better Burger 2007 Highlight Reel Learn more about Build a Better Burger
| Posted by BBBAssistant for Sutter Home
And the winner of the $50,000 is.... Karen Bernards with her Sweet-Hot Thai Burgers!! Karen can celebrate tonight but she has an early morning tomorrow! She will head to the airport for her flight to New York City bright and early tomorrow morning...check her out on the Today Show on Monday morning...
| Posted by BBBAssistant for Sutter Home
 A BIG congrats to Rebecca Reece for her winning $10,000 alternative burger recipe!!    Oh Little Italy Sausage Burgers....you warm my heart! Learn more about Build a Better Burger
| Posted by BBBAssistant for Sutter Home
So that whole idea about sneaking in...? Not so much. I got booted. But, the good news, is that I got a prime spot in the front for when they announce the winners! I actually have a really nervous feeling right now and I'm not even on stage! I actually was kneeling in front of the stage, camera in...
| Posted by BBBAssistant for Sutter Home
Karen Bernards is our final burger-chef of the day is meeting with our judges right now! Her Thai-themed burger has kettle chips in it, which is scoring big time with our judges. Points for creativity! The balance of flavors is really rockin' their world... My sentiments exactly. Sit tight, I'm...
| Posted by BBBAssistant for Sutter Home
In case all that burger goodness isn't enough, let me introduce you to the cake. Oh sweet chocolate heaven.... Learn more about Build a Better Burger
| Posted by BBBAssistant for Sutter Home
Lorie Roach presented her patty melt-style burger and the judges (many of whom happen to be super big fans of the patty melt) are very excited. And James McNair has announced that this is the first time a patty melt has made it into the contest, believe it or not! I'm telling you guys, a twist on a...