June 2010

The Drunkard’s Progress

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Digital Bang: The 2010 Sub Pop Sampler For Amazon

Graphic for the Sub Pop Records Digital Bang Free Music Summer Sampler

Free is a good price.  And Wine Harlots love great music.  You get both with the Digital Bang: The 2010 Sub Pop Sampler For Amazon.  Wine Harlots are enjoying the dreamy summer single “Lemonade” from CocoRosie, who will be appearing at San Diego’s Belly Up on Thursday, July 1st.  Also notable is “Falling From the […]

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Foppiano Estate Rosé 2009

photograph of Foppiano Estate Rose with stemless wine glass and cork photo frame by M Scott Gardner. Copyright Eaton Alive 2010

“One swallow does not make a summer.”  — Aristotle Here’s a great wine to celebrate the first day of summer, and will serve you well into the sweltering dog-days of August and September.  A rosé is a rosé is a rosé, and the Foppiano Estate Rosé 2009 is perfect wine for summer.  The raspberry color is […]

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Cornerstone Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2009

photograph of spring in bloom. grassy fields, spring flowers, sun shining and a gentle breeze whispering through the grass

“Nothing is so beautiful as spring – when weeds, in wheels, shoot long and lovely and lush; Thrush’s eggs look little low heavens, and thrush through the echoing timber does so rinse and wring the ear, it strikes like lightning to hear him sing.”  — Gerard Manley Hopkins Nothing is as beautiful as the Cornerstone […]

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Klein Beverage Tool: The Right Tool for the Right Job

photograph of a Klein tool -- a rubber handle like a screw-driver, but with a bottle opener attached.

Here’s a perfect gift for your favorite do-it-yourself handyman.  Klein states their Beverage Tool (a.k.a. bottle opener) is “professionally designed and rigorously tested by an expert team to handle both foreign and domestic applications.”  Pair it with a six-pack, and you’ve got a fantastic housewarming gift for the fixer-upper.  At the price of $6.50, you […]

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