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| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
If you’re a fan of historical fiction, you and your book club will love "Marlene" by C.W. Gortner. "Marlene" is a lush, dramatic biographical novel of one of the most glamorous and alluring legends of Hollywood’s golden age, Marlene Dietrich — from the gender-bending cabarets of Weimar Berlin to...
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
Life might not always be a picnic — but it is today! Gather your friends and family together to celebrate International Picnic Day, the ideal occasion to share food, wine and summer plans — all on one blanket. While the specific origins of this social holiday remain unknown, we do know that picnics...
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
Jump into the summer season with our sun-kissed Melonade wine cocktail. It’s refreshing Pinot Grigio, lively lemonade, sweet watermelon, and a hint of refresh-mint. It pairs great with your favorite burger recipes, and is the perfect summer sipper for a party of two, or a pool party. Cheers to...
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
Take the fun outside with summer’s favorite wine: Sutter Home Pinot Grigio. This medium-dry wine delivers fresh floral aromas and sweet flavors of white peach, melon, and citrus — plus notes of tropical fruits for a summer-perfect finish. With such a crisp, refreshing flavor profile, it’s no wonder...
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
Welcome summer home with this recipe for Lemon Yogurt Cake, fresh from our Sutter Home Kitchen Series. ​ No one can resist this zesty, lemony, yogurty, de-light-fully fluffy treat that pairs perfectly with morning coffee,​ and delicious afternoons with Pinot Grigio. To top it all off, add fresh...
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
If that slice of bread is feeling a little lonely or your chicken dish is looking slightly underdressed, fear not! Sweet, tart and spreadable Pineapple-Mango Moscato Jam comes to the rescue with summery flavors that refresh your favorite meals. ​ ​ Boasting tropical fruit aromas combined with...
Memorial Day
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, was a way to honor the 620,000 Civil War soldiers on both sides who gave their lives. The true significance of Decoration Day started in 1864, when women from Boalsburg, Pennsylvania took it upon themselves to place flowers as decoration on the grave...
The Rigs Rise and Fall
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
We met up with The Rigs in Napa Valley's Live in the Vineyard. Once you hear them perform their song "Rise & Fall" in our Vibe & Vibe Studio, it may sound hauntingly familiar. That's because it is. ABC Family Television used it in the promo for the blockbuster hit "The Hunger Games." If you...
The Rigs Interview
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
​ If you haven't yet heard the soulful, bluesy music of TJ Stafford and Caitlin Parrott, the firecracker couple from The Rigs who we met at Napa Valley's Live in the Vineyard, you're in for an emotional and melodic journey. Their songwriting style is at once hauntingly intimate and grandly...
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
Indulge in this incredible, delectable recipe for Peach Crumble Bars — from Gabrielle at Eat Drink Shrink. ​ ​ Combining fresh, juicy peaches with the comforting aromas of cinnamon and nutmeg, this delicious dessert recipe will win over even the most die-hard carnivores. To complete this Meatless...
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
It's the summer of 1944 in Door County, Wisconsin, where even the lush cherry orchards and green lakeside farms can't escape the ravages of war. ​ ​ Cherry Harvest by Lucy Sanna is a powerfully sensuous and gripping debut laced with suspense. It reveals a hidden side of World War II's home front,...
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
Looking for a fun creative way to give your drinkware some homemade flair? Give it a one of kind look by DIY-ing a set of chalkboard paint wine glasses, which your guests can personalize. The best part? You can wash and reuse for future parties and get-togethers, unless your so kind as to let your...
Have Your Cake
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
If you enjoy a gluten, wheat free lifestyle, yet also enjoy the satisfaction of treating yourself and your guests to a dreamy dessert with ultra rich decadent taste — this Flourless Chocolate Cake will rise to the top of your must bake list. It's as creamy, crumbly, and moist as it is dense with...
Moscato Makes Great Cocktails
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
How do we love Moscato? Let us share the ways. You might say we have a sweet spot for this rousing white. After all, Sutter Home began producing Moscato long before it was cool, so we have a long heritage with it. This month, you may discover that it hits your sweet spot too. It's deliciously...
We Love You, Moms!
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
Moms. What would we do without them? This Mother’s Day, treat your one-and-only mom to a unique Sutter Home gift that caters to her individual tastes. Because moms are as different as they are the same, we’ve assembled a variety of gift baskets and care package that will surely let your mom know...
Hazelnut Flan with Roasted Cherries
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
Entertainment Tip: Chances are your book club has a tradition of pairing lively discussions with great food and drink. Add an extra layer to your book club gathering by serving a meal inspired by elements from the book—whether it’s the era or location of the setting, the culinary preferences of the...
| Posted by Kelly for Sutter Home
Tax Day have you feeling adrift? Stay afloat with our Shipwrecked Margarita, a sweet-and-sour recipe worthy of swashbucklers, buccaneers, and deserted islands. Our Shipwrecked Margarita will have you doing the happy dance. Live the pirate’s life with this rogue libation, where Sutter Home Merlot...
| Posted by Kelly for Sutter Home
Multi-talented singer, songwriter, and philanthropist Andrew McMahon dropped by the Sutter Home Vibe & Vine Studio for a down-to-earth interview on making music, surviving the odds, and traveling through Napa Valley—one sip of wine at a time. McMahon found success with not one, but three...
| Posted by Kelly for Sutter Home
Crisp, zesty, and undoubtedly refreshing, Pinot Grigio is one of the world’s most popular white wines — and with sweet, fruity flavors and hints of floral, it’s easy to see (and taste) why. At Sutter Home, we’ve put our own California twist on this classic thirst-quencher, using cool-climate grapes...
| Posted by Kelly for Sutter Home
Our family is very proud of our down-to-earth roots, which are rooted in sensible and sustainable winemaking. In fact, we've brought home an award for "the vineyard or winery that best demonstrates Smart Business through efficiencies, cost savings and innovation from implementing sustainable...