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Cheers to 40 Years of White Zinfandel
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
Sometimes the best things in life aren’t planned at all. Back in 1975, Sutter Home winemaker Bob Trinchero was creating a dry, rosé-style Zinfandel. But the fermentation process stopped early, leaving a pink-tinged wine that was slightly sweet. He’d created White Zinfandel – by accident. Bottled as...
| Posted by Kelly for Sutter Home
Entertaining with wine is far easier for us these days, but the finger foods so popular in the 1920s are still worth keeping around. The recipe below would be best enjoyed while relaxing in an Adirondack chair, facing a glorious ocean view. But, even if that option isn’t available, the taste of...
| Posted by Kelly for Sutter Home
In search of a spellbinding midsummer read? Our Sutter Home Book Club selection for July, Newport by Jill Morrow, delivers in spades. This richly atmospheric novel transports readers to the dazzling, glamorous world of Newport during the Roaring Twenties and to a mansion filled with secrets as a...
| Posted by Kelly for Sutter Home
Firing up the grill on the Fourth of July is an American tradition, forever together like ketchup and mustard – or wine and burgers! Keeping classic combinations in mind, here’s some inspiration for this year’s celebration. We’ve selected four recipes from the Sutter Home Build a Better Burger 25th...
Wine-Pairing Recipe: Better Burgers with White Zinfandel
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
Sutter Home White Zinfandel is a versatile varietal, pairing well with an impressive array of foods and cuisines. It’s great for summer grilling season too, so as we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Sutter Home Build a Better Burger Recipe Contest and the 40th anniversary of Sutter Home White...
Wine of the Month: Sangria
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SUTTER HOME FAMILY VINEYARDS ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF NEW SANGRIA St. Helena, Calif., June 3, 2015 – Sutter Home Family Vineyards is pleased to announce the nationwide launch of its newest release, a California-style Sangria. Featuring an easy-to-sip style and an approachable price...
10 Things You Might Not Know About White Zinfandel
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
Forty years ago, Sutter Home Winery created White Zinfandel, and we’re celebrating this massive milestone in a big way. But how much do you know about the original White Zinfandel? 1. The story of White Zinfandel begins back in the early 1970s . Trying to intensify Sutter Home’s acclaimed Amador...
Patriotic Pairings
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
One of reasons why Sutter Home White Zinfandel has been such a popular wine over the past 40 years is that it pairs well with so many foods. To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the #OriginalWhiteZin – an American classic – here are three recipes that offer a unique twist on backyard favorites...
Recipe: Chipotle Bacon Maple Jam Burgers
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
Open a bottle of Sutter Home White Zinfandel and get the grill ready for Chipotle Bacon Maple Jam Burgers, a People’s Choice Award winner in the 2013 Sutter Home Build a Better Burger Recipe Contest. Sweet, spicy, and a little bit smoky, the flavor combination is balanced by creamy blue cheese. The...
Recipe: Strawberry Shortcake with White Zinfandel Whip
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
​ Strawberry Shortcake offers a classic finish to any summertime meal. Best paired with Sutter Home White Zinfandel, a dash of the #OriginalWhiteZin is incorporated into the whipped cream for additional delight. Strawberry Shortcake with White Zinfandel Whip Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 1 10-inch angel...
Recipe: Baby Spinach Salad
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
​ Destined to become your go-to summer salad, this flavorful and oh-so-pretty dish features plump strawberries, juicy oranges, and crunchy sweet glazed pecans. The easy, delightful croutons and wonderful vinaigrette will have guests asking for the recipe. Serve alongside a bottle of Sutter Home...
5 Refreshing White Zinfandel Cocktails
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
​ While there’s a lot to love about a simple glass of Sutter Home White Zinfandel, the 40th anniversary of the #OriginalWhiteZin calls for a cocktail or two. We’ve collected five creative recipes to raise a special toast to this impressive milestone: ​ Delicious Escape The combination of orange,...
Wine Cocktail: Summer of ’75
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
Inspired by the 40th anniversary of Sutter Home White Zinfandel, our Summer of '75 wine cocktail makes any occasion with family and friends cause for celebration. Refreshing and fruity, serve alongside alongside a cheese and charcuterie board. INGREDIENTS 3 oz. Sutter Home White Zinfandel 1/2 oz...
Wine Cocktail: Starry Night
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
Blush pink becomes beautifully blue with our Starry Night wine cocktail. Made with Sutter Home White Zinfandel, the cerulean hue of this delightfully refreshing drink is a great conversation starter and a striking way to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the #OriginalWhiteZin. INGREDIENTS 4 oz...
Summerize Your Home, Sutter Home-style
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
When it comes to adding some summer to the inside of your home, look to the season for inspiration. Warm air. Relaxation. And our California-style Sutter Home Sangria . Be inspired by the fruits that make Sangria so fun and festive, selecting new seasonal throw pillows to match. Try shades of red,...
Wine Cocktail: Tartini
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
Time to shake up your cocktail routine, while still including the wine, of course. Impress friends, family, and even yourself with our crisp and bright Tartini, made with Sutter Home Sauvignon Blanc. INGREDIENTS 3 1/2 oz. Sutter Home Sauvignon Blanc 1 oz. apple schnapps 1/2 oz. lemon juice 1 tsp...
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
Ready to dive into a summer read you won’t be able to put down? Our Sutter Home Book Club selection for June, Hotel Moscow by Talia Carner , is brimming with intrigue, shadowy dealings, and political maneuverings. It’s an eye-opening portrait of post-communist Russia and a profound exploration of...
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
Bring a true taste of June’s Sutter Home Book Club selection, Hotel Moscow , to your group’s discussion with author Talia Carner’s Caviar Blinis. Talia’s Caviar Blinis Makes 8-10 blinis INGREDIENTS 1 ½ tbsp. flour ½ cup Greek 2% yogurt 3 egg whites ½ tbsp. salt 1 ½ tbsp. vegetable oil 1 12 oz. jar...
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
June is a beautiful time of year, and spending time outside is an excellent way to improve your mood and outlook. Whether you just have a few minutes or a whole afternoon, discover your outdoor #MeTime style and get some fresh air – you deserve it! Unwind with a Great Book Reading can be a great...
Build a Better Burger
| Posted by Kelly for Sutter Home
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SUTTER HOME FAMILY VINEYARDS AWARDS OVER $50,000 IN PRIZES AT THE 24TH ANNUAL BUILD A BETTER BURGER® RECIPE CONTEST Harrison Wheeler from Boynton Beach, Florida Takes Home the Grand Prize for his Heart & Seoul of Korea Burger St. Helena, Calif., May 18, 2015 – As the...