BLOG: White Zinfandel

| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
Summer tastes spectacular, especially when sipping on a glass of fruity #WhiteZinfandel. Check out these 10 things you may not know about this ultimate Summer Sipper. 1. The story of White Zinfandel begins back in the early 1970s . Trying to intensify Sutter Home’s acclaimed Amador County Zinfandel...
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...
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...
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...