July 2010

Foppiano Vineyards Estate Bottled Sauvignon Blanc 2009

photograph of a white sand beach and clear blue ocean and sky with palm trees by Tobias Alt

“In summer, the song sings itself.”  —  William Carlos Williams Wine Harlots can’t stop singing the praises of the sunny Foppiano Vineyards Estate Bottled Sauvignon Blanc 2009. This is everything a sauvignon blanc should be: fresh, crisp, bright; citrus and pineapple with a touch of apricot. The perfect pairing is Roasted Tilapia with Potato & Asparagus […]

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Blackberry Sage Lemonade

the melting pot logo for the blackberry sage lemonade recipe

I was at a social media meet-up at The Melting Pot/Gaslamp last week.  It was a great group of people, and the fondue was delicious and super-fun.  A perfect get-together for a group of girlfriends.  I’m obsessed with the Melting Pot Blackberry Sage Lemonade, (the Melting Pot has generously shared the recipe with the Wine […]

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Lange Twins Zinfandel 2008

photograph of Lange Twins Zinfandel with Recchiuti’s chocolates and M. Scott Gardner's cork portait frame. Copyright EatonAlive 2010

“All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.”  — Lord Byron You’ll be happy and joyful when you drink Lange Twins Zinfandel, and for karma’s sake, I suppose you ought to share it.  It’s a winner, with lush blackberry, raspberry and dark cherry notes with a subtle spice.  The perfect […]

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Scenes of July 1830 :: Léon Cogniet

Painting of Leon Cogniet's Scenes of July 1830 depicting the change of flags signifying the regime change of the July Revolution

Scenes of July 1830 by Léon Cogniet

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Put a Cork in It! – Part Sixteen: Holy Cow!

photo of a cork crafts made from corks a life-size cow covered in recycled corks

  Wine Harlots drink a lot of wine, and have a dilemma.  Not about the wine consumption, but what to do with all the cork closures.  Join us while we find uses for the leftover corks. This is hands-down the best use of wine corks Wine Harlots have seen.  The cork cow is named Ms. […]

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Put a Cork in It! – Part Fifteen: Trivet. Not Trivial.

photo of a cork triviet made from recycled corks, a great cork craft art project

  Wine Harlots drink a lot of wine, and have a dilemma.  Not about the wine consumption, but what to do with all the cork closures.  Join us while we find uses for the leftover corks. What would a round-up of craft ideas for wine corks be without a trivet?  Of course, our suggestion is […]

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Put a Cork in It! – Part Fourteen: A Place for a Vase

a photo of a vase filled with recycled corks, a great cork craft art project

  Wine Harlots drink a lot of wine, and have a dilemma.  Not about the wine consumption, but what to do with all the cork closures.  Join us while we find uses for the leftover corks. This was sent to us by our friend Dezel at My Vine Spot.  He uses spent corks in vases […]

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Put a Cork in It! – Part Thirteen: Call Me Names

name place holder made with recycled corks, a great cork craft art project

Wine Harlots drink a lot of wine, and have a dilemma.  Not about the wine consumption, but what to do with all the cork closures.  Join us while we find uses for the leftover corks.  C’mon!  How cute are these place card holders?  A perfect touch for your next wine dinner.  The wine cork place […]

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Put a Cork in It! – Part Twelve: Have You Seen My Keys?

photo of a cork craft project made from recycled corks, a great cork craft art project

  Wine Harlots drink a lot of wine, and have a dilemma.  Not about the wine consumption, but what to do with all the cork closures.  Join us while we find uses for the leftover corks. Wine Harlots are kinda grooving on this one, CorKey, a keychain using a recycled wine cork from RePlayGround, a […]

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Put a Cork in It! – Part Eleven: Table It

table with recycled corks art craft project

  Wine Harlots drink a lot of wine, and have a dilemma.  Not about the wine consumption, but what to do with all the cork closures.  Join us while we find uses for the leftover corks. Here’s a great idea for an end table.  Find a beautiful planter urn, fill it with wine corks and […]

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