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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...
5 Non-Beef Burgers for Memorial Day Grilling
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
As 25 years of the Sutter Home Build a Better Burger Recipe Contest will attest, we love a great big juicy beef burger. But we’re also fans of burger recipes inspired by a different approach to patty-making. Heading into Memorial Day Weekend – prime holiday grilling time – why not break from the...
Wine-Pairing Recipe: Grilled Steak Tacos with Pico Slaw
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
Kicked up a notch, these steak tacos make a great pairing with Sutter Home Sangria. Grilled Steak Tacos with Pico Slaw Serves 4-6 INGREDIENTS 2 strip steaks 1 tbsp. dried oregano ½ tsp. red chili flake 1 tsp. paprika 1 tsp. cumin 2 tbsp. olive oil 1 red onion cut into ½ -in. thick slices Juice of 1...
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
​​ We’re celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Sutter Home Build a Better Burger Recipe Contest, but there’s no debating which beverage is best suited to burgers. Here’s why wine is better than all the rest! 1. Let us steer you in the right direction. Take Strawberry BBQ Bacon Burgers beyond...
Build a Better Burger: 2014 Contest Winners
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
Hundreds of burger recipes were entered, five finalists emerged, and today one burger took home top honors in the 2014 Sutter Home Build a Better Burger Recipe Contest. This year marks the 25th anniversary of our competition, which pairs one of America’s favorite wines with America’s favorite food...
Build a Better Burger Tips: Patty Prep
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
Ever heard that preparation is key? Well, when your goal is to build a better burger, that same advice holds true. Here are a few tips to incorporate in your quest to create the perfect patty! Use high-quality meat. If you go the traditional beef route, choose a nice ground chuck with at least 18-...
Build a Better Burger Tips: Top-Notch Toppings
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
A crucial step in building a better burger is knowing just how to top it all off with the right finishing touches. Whether your choice of toppings are mild or wild, classic or crazy, we’ve got some tips to take your burger add-ons to the next level. Place lettuce underneath your burger to keep the...
Build a Better Burger Tips: Wine Pairings
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
Building a better burger doesn’t mean stopping with what rests between the buns. To even further enhance the flavors, pair your burger creation with some of your favorite Sutter Home wines. Pair Sutter Home Zinfandel with strong beef flavors and bold toppings like bacon, onion rings, and smoky...
#MeTime: Discover the Value of Journaling
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
​ Most days, #MeTime is likely from the vantage point of a comfy chair or sofa – television on, feet up, and a glass of wine in hand. But make a conscious effort to save some shows for later, place the smartphone and tablet in another room, and unplug completely from time to time. The advantage of...