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June 2009

Thornton Syrah 2005

“We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.”  —  Thornton Wilder I became acquainted with Thornton way, way back in the day, shortly after the change-over from Culbertson.  My friend Quinn said they had a terrific blush sparkler.  I gave her the “wow-you-are-the-tackiest-bitch-ever” look, […]

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2008 White X

“I am here to seduce you into a love of life; to help you to become a little more poetic; to help you die to the mundane and the common so that the extraordinary explodes in your life.”  —  Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh Love it!  X marks the spot on this offering.  This was an extrasensory […]

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3rd Corner

logo of the 3rd Corner Third Corner a wine bar and bistro in Encinitas, Pacific Beach and Palm Desert California

“I’d rather have a bottle in front of me, than a frontal lobotomy.”  — Tom Waits One of the Wine Harlots favorite hang-outs is the 3rd Corner in the Lumberyard in Encinitas, California.  It’s a wine shop and restaurant combined.  They have a full-bar (optimal when you have beer or spirits only friends!) and a […]

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Lange Twins Viognier 2008

“Good wine is a necessity of life for me.”  — Thomas Jefferson We don’t know if you can have a crush on a winery, but Wine Harlots love the Lange Twins Family Winery and Vineyards. Not only do they produce delicious juice, but their business practices regarding sustainability are to be emulated.  As a bonus, […]

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Cardinal Zin 2006

label of the former Boony Doon brand Cardinal Zin Beastly Old Vines Zinfandel now owned by Underdog Wine Merchants

“Sins become more subtle as you grow older; you commit sins of despair rather than lust.”  —   Piers Paul Read This is a fun little wine to bring to your next gathering.  From the irreverent name, to the fabulous Ralph Steadman label, you’ll get a lot of play from this one.  Be warned: It’s not […]

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