Top 10 wine brands 2016

26th July, 2016 by Lucy Shaw

7: Sutter Home

Brand owner : Trinchero Family Estates
Head office : 100 St Helena Highway, St Helena, CA, 94574 USA
Tel : +1 707 963 3104
Website :
Marketing director : Wendy Nyberg
PR Director : Olivia Moser
Product range : Varietal collection, Red Blend, Sweet Red, Sweet White, Bubbly range, Sangria
Volume 2014 : 10.9m 9l cases
Volume 2015 : 10m 9l cases
Change : -8%

Ever since it introduced the world to White Zinfandel in the 1970s, this big hitter in the US market has been on the lookout for new styles. In 2014 the company added a ‘Red Blend’, a crowd-pleasing mix of Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, to its books. The UK, Poland, Ireland and Canada remain Sutter Home’s largest export markets.

“We’re especially enthusiastic about strong growth in China and Canada, two key strategic priorities for international expansion in the coming years. We’re also experiencing significant momentum in Europe and Latin America, including double-digit growth in Brazil, Mexico, Germany and Austria,” revealed senior marketing manager Brie Baltzell.

In the drinks business’ most recent Global Cabernet Masters, in the under £10 bracket Sutter Home’s Cabernet Sauvignon stood out for its “juicy identifiably Cab character”, encouraging judges to single it….

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One Response to “Top 10 wine brands 2016”

  1. To Olivia Moser:


    I live in Santa Rosa and my Mother’s Maiden name is Moser, my husband works for Purple Wine Co. and read this release. Some of the Moser family did settle in Sonoma County, just curious if you know much about the Moser family. John Moser was my grandmother’s 2nd husband.If you think we might be related please contact me at my e-mail.

    Thank you and sorry to bother you-

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