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| Posted by Kelly for Sutter Home
For me, when entertaining, it's all about the music. Whether it's a small intimate dinner party with some cool R&B or a backyard BBQ full of 80's one hit wonders, the soundtrack really helps set the mood. The only time this doesn't work is Super Bowl parties, when playing music could get me...
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
What's Your Resolution? -- Spend More Time with Friends and Family The New Year brings excitement and hope for a happier, healthier you. Enjoy life more this year by focusing on the things that make you happy. One of the easiest resolutions that you can make is spending more time with the ones you...
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
Aaaaaand, ACTION! Award season is here! Which means there are so many great movies to catch up on. Since it’s cold and wintery outside, invite all your friends over for a cozy, movie marathon. We suggest you pick five of last year’s top movies that are nominated for awards. Before the day of your...
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
A new year is always a great time to get organized, ditch bad habits and make room for greatness! It’s a time to refresh, clean up and clean out. Confused where to start? We have three ways to make getting organized easy and fun. Make a list . One of the best ways to get organized is by making to-...
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
To kick off Sutter Home Social Hour gather your friends together for a fun night of food, drinks and lively discussion. Our January Book Club pick is Somewhere in France by Jennifer Robson. This daring novel chronicles a young woman who risks her life to follow her dreams during World War I. Invite...
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
The beginning of a new year is a great time to focus on something that makes you happy. In 2014, make a resolution to share more moments, and more wine, with the ones you love. To help you stick with this resolution, Sutter Home is introducing Social Hour! Each month, we will share fun ideas for...
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
The holiday season is definitely a busy time of year! Between all the shopping, wrapping and celebrating, hosting a party can be stressful. To help, we’ve laid out everything you’ll need to plan the perfect party… flawlessly! Earlier this month, we shared a perfect party invitation , a few festive...
| Posted by Kelly for Sutter Home
" If I’m not relaxed and having a good time, my guests aren’t likely to have much fun, either. In order to keep my cool, I get most of my prep work out of the way early in the day—no last-minute sautéing or broiling for me. My idea of a perfect main course is one that can sit in the oven until...
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
It’s party season! The invitations have been sent, you’ve picked out the perfect cocktail dress, the mistletoe is up, and the only thing left to plan is the perfect food and wine menu for your guests. Holiday entertaining is all about lots of food, wine and fun! For the perfect evening, skip the...
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
Want a good excuse to get your girlfriends together to get into the holiday spirit? Host a holiday cookie swap party! It’s simple—invite 8 or 10 friends over, and have them each bring a few dozen of their favorite holiday cookies and a bottle of Sutter Home wine . Divide and share your sweets! At...
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
We're excited to announce that our December book club pick is Pamela Mingle ’s The Pursuit of Mary Bennet . Described as a “fresh take” on Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, this love story focuses on awkward middle child Mary Bennet. With nearly all of her sisters married and gone from the...
| Posted by Kelly for Sutter Home
For many years my husband and I have marveled at friends who seemed to serve their guests effortlessly. Short of hiring a caterer, we’ve concluded the key is to be prepared. Here are three lessons we’ve learned-the hard way—through some embarrassing failures. Lesson #1: Never prepare a first-time...
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
This Thanksgiving we’re thinking about simplicity – and that doesn’t mean sacrificing flavor or tradition. This year invite everyone over for a Thanksgiving potluck! Thanksgiving is all about bringing people together to enjoy delicious food, great wine and the best company – so this year let’s do...
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
Dessert is one of the best parts about Thanksgiving dinner. Save room for pie, and save room for Sutter Home Wine! We’ve put together a few special pairings for your favorite traditional Thanksgiving desserts. Try these sweet treats for a delicious finish to a wonderful day. Below are some of our...
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
Fall means layers – layers of clothes, layers of leaves on the ground, but most importantly, layers of flavors. Sutter Home’s Red Varietals are filled with layers and layers of warm flavors that will add depth to your fall ensemble! Pinot Noir : Some things never go out of style – like Pinot Noir...
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
As October gives way to November and the leaves start to change, we’re excited to pull our jackets and boots out of the closet, and of course, to switch from our sweet summery wines to the delicious reds! November also means Thanksgiving -- a special time for us to share with our family and friends...
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
This month, the Sutter Home and HarperCollins book club pick is a special one! We’ve chosen Mrs. Queen Takes the Train by William Kuhn, which takes us on a poignant journey into the life of Britain’s Queen. Transport yourself away from the cold winter weather with this charming story and a glass of...
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
The 2013 Live in the Vineyard concert series has wrapped and we have a ton of great photos, videos and sounds to share with you! We kicked things off on Saturday night with performances by Andrew Ripp, Lee DeWyze, Atlas Genius, James Blunt, and Gavin DeGraw who treated us to some acoustic sets that...
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
Napa Valley's Uptown Theater set the scene for the kickoff evening of Live in the Vineyard music on Saturday night, with performances by Andrew Ripp, Lee DeWyze, Atlas Genius, James Blunt and Gavin DeGraw. VH1 was in the house, filming the sets and our sweepstakes winners got to be front and center...
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
Trick or treat? Only treats here! Whether you’re dressing up and going out or staying cozy at home this Halloween, celebrate the spooky day with your favorite Sutter Home Wine. And treat yourself to a candy indulgence too! Check out our suggested candy and wine pairings. Which one is your favorite...