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December 2009

Bagrationi 1882 Reserve

“Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.”   –-   Oprah Winfrey Bagrationi 1882 Reserve was the first Georgian wine we’ve had, and it was a knockout. Never had one either? Well watch out and be wowed.  Georgia is the oldest wine producing region in Europe, with 7000 […]

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Bearboat Pinot Noir 2006

bottle shot of Bearboat pinot noir with a label with two talking bears in a row boat.

“Electricity is actually made up of extremely tiny particles called electrons, that you cannot see with the naked eye unless you have been drinking.”” — Dave Barry The Bearboat Pinot Noir was naked hit at the Harlot Household, there was barely enough for seconds. This is a gorgeous ruby color with a medley of berry […]

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Domaine Ste. Michelle Brut

“We shall find peace. We shall hear the angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.”   —  Anton Chekhov As a Seattle natives, we’ve been loving this domestic sparkler for years. It’s a stealth value that rivals much pricer quaffs.   The Wine Trials found that 70% of blind tasters preferred Domaine Ste. […]

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Freakout

“I don’t judge others. I say if you feel good with what you’re doing, let your freak flag fly.” — Sarah Jessica Parker “We may freak out globally, but we suffer locally.” — Jonathan Franzen “When you’re born you get a ticket to the freak show. When you’re born in America, you get a front […]

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G3 – Goose Ridge Vineyards

“What is sauce for the goose may be sauce for the gander but is not necessarily sauce for the chicken, the duck, the turkey or the guinea hen.” – Alice B. Toklas And what lovely sauce this is! The G3 from from Washington’s Goose Ridge Vineyards, is really good juice.  It has a blackberry, cherry, black current […]

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I’m Ready For My Close-up!

In case you missed it, we hit the big time.  Wine Harlots sat down and had an interview with Sacre Bleu Wine.  Here’s the direct link: Wine Harlots Revealed.  And while you’re there, check out the other profiles Sacre Bleu has done on other prominent oenophiles and web stars.

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Repeal Day

a vintage photograph of an Automobile Club female member wearing a fur coat proudly displaying the spare tire wheel cover emblaseioned with the words repeal the 18th Amendment

“Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water.”  — W.C. Fields Repeal Day is the Wine Harlots favorite holiday.  Repeal Day is today, December 5, 1933, the day the 21st Amendment was ratified by the Great State of Utah, repealing the debacle that was the 18thAmendment. Not only are we big fans […]

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Home Grown Family Harvest Red 2007

“The leaves fall, the wind blows, and the farm country slowly changes from the summer cottons into its winter wools.”  —  Henry Beston This is a great little wine.  No big deal, just a quaff of rustic deliciousness.  Blueberries and a subtle earthiness.  Perfect for the days when you just want to drink some wine, […]

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