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| Posted by Megan for Sutter Home
Wine openers, corkscrews, wine keys, gimme-the-wine-already openers...Some are cute, some are functional, some are both. Which one is right for you? Server openers: These are probably the most common. If you want to purchase one of these, be sure to look for the double hinged type for better...
| Posted by Megan for Sutter Home
You like wine. You are of the viewpoint that wine should be enjoyed at every occasion, even if that occasion is Taco Tuesdays. Now, what to do with all those corks! We've scoured the internet to find some cool ideas on what you can do with all of those corks. We found wreaths, clocks, floors, walls...
| Posted by Megan for Sutter Home
It's spring & Napa Valley vines are coming to life! In early March, tiny shoots break through on the vines (bud break.) The bright yellow mustard plants are almost gone and the vines are finally showing their small green leaves. Vineyard managers keep a close watch on their vines at this time...
| Posted by Megan for Sutter Home
Is my white wine too cold? Is my red wine too warm? Vice versa all around? Just like everything in wine, this can turn into a huge debate or it can be kept simple. Let's keep it simple! Let's say you're hosting a dinner party tonight. You have everything ready to go and you even remembered to put...
| Posted by Megan for Sutter Home
Though it may seem like the wine industry has progressed quickly in the packaging area, there is still a fundamental debate on closures: cork or screw cap? Some may feel like they've lost some "romance" when they choose a bottle with a screw cap closure instead of a cork. Some may feel like the...
| Posted by Megan for Sutter Home
We just wanted to share with you a quick video from the Napa Valley. This was shot last week on an overcast day. Most of the vines around the valley are embraced by vibrant rows of mustard flowers, bringing the dormant vineyards to life! iTpiuRUFWCk Cheers!
| Posted by Megan for Sutter Home
Wine. We know you love it. The pop of the cork, the splash into the glass, pairing with dinner. You may be a wine liker, a wine lover, a wine geek. You may want to just enjoy it but you may want more…we’re here to bring you more. Fun facts! (Thanks to Napa Valley Vintners !) ~California vineyards...
| Posted by Megan for Sutter Home
The big game is almost here! We have some quick ideas for you to make it easy so you can watch the game too (or at least the commercials!) Spicy hot wings with Sutter Home Moscato Chili cheese nachos paired with Sutter Home Zinfandel Burger sliders with Sutter Home Cabernet Sauvignon Veggie platter...
| Posted by Megan for Sutter Home
Can you believe Valentine’s Day is right around the corner? Do you and your sweetheart have plans yet? We’ve got a couple of ideas for you… 1. Keep it mellow. You don’t have to spend hundreds of dollars to make an evening special. You, your significant other, a home cooked meal and a bottle of...
| Posted by Megan for Sutter Home
Three weeks in…where do your resolutions stand? Did you make resolutions like: work out more, eat healthier, try new wines, have a signature recipe, visit new cities…? If that looks anything like your list, we hope our recommendations below will help you stay on course and feel great about 2011...
| Posted by Megan for Sutter Home
The weather outside can be frightful so it’s time to make your home as warm and cozy as can be! If you haven’t put up holiday decorations yet, here are some quick tips to spread the holiday cheer around your home. •Hang snowflake ornaments in your windows •Decorate a small tree and show it off in a...
| Posted by juliana for Sutter Home
In honor of the fact that Thanksgiving is this week, we’ve pulled together some quick tips to make this year’s turkey day a little more fun. To the lovely hosts : First of all, you're all angels for taking on the extreme task of putting together the Thanksgiving dinner, so cheers to you! Now, to...
| Posted by juliana for Sutter Home
The Holiday season is the one time we all wish we could spend together. We want to be with our family, our friends, and all of those who are very near and dear to our hearts. Well, we know how hard it can be to make that happen sometimes. With gifts, travel, food, and more, the holiday season can...
| Posted by juliana for Sutter Home
While I know how fun potluck dinners are, it can be nice to play host sometimes. With the holidays well on their way, now’s the perfect time to give your friends a reason to dress up at your next dinner party. The best way to transform from casual to classy is by creating a few different courses,...
| Posted by juliana for Sutter Home
When the term “game night” comes to mind, you may think of football or baseball or any one of the famous sports that Americans love to play (or watch!) On the other hand, you may think card games or board games. While both are great options for get-togethers, we have a little something in mind to...
| Posted by juliana for Sutter Home
Every year, you take the kids out trick-or-treating, and afterwards you sneak a few pieces of that wonderfully sinful Halloween candy when they’re not looking. Well, wine lovers, guess what? Halloween isn’t just for the kids this year…it’s your turn to join in on the fun. It’s simple (trust me)...
| Posted by juliana for Sutter Home
We’re all guilty of it: You keep telling yourself that you’re going to make the time to start reading again. You’ll finally put down the magazine and stick your nose in a book that will really get your intellectual side in gear. Well, here’s a little tip to get you started: Check out Sutter Home's...
| Posted by juliana for Sutter Home
This year’s Sutter Home Build a Better Burger competition in Miami Beach was SUCH a success, it’s hard to imagine it getting any better! The burgers were delicious, unique, and overall the event was amazing. See for yourselves: PBixVDK5eNk Now, doesn’t that look like an amazingly delicious time? I...
| Posted by juliana for Sutter Home
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and this year, we’re asking for your help. Since 2001, when we launched our Sutter Home for Hope program , we have raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for breast cancer research, treatment and education. And now, we’re doing more to raise awareness of...
| Posted by juliana for Sutter Home
Good Afternoon, burger lovers! I’m here with Jaeger Stoltz in New York as we speak. Mr. Build a Better Burger (2010) himself had a nice chat with Kathie Lee and Hoda on the Today Show yesterday morning. If you haven’t heard yet, Jaeger is the creator of the Strawberry BBQ Bacon Burgers , which are...