January 2011

San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival 2011: Call for Entries

San Diego Wine and Food Festival 2010 poster by David Tyrone Villa

The San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival, Southern California’s largest wine and food event has announced the call for entries for consideration to be the featured artist for the festival.  The deadline for submissions is February 15, 2011, so time is a wasting to create a sketch, draft, or concept rendering of your suggested […]

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Wine Cork Art: Call for Entries

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This contest hits all the right notes for the Wine Harlots.  The competition requires the artist to use wine corks as the primary source material to create the art, and the winner is awarded $500!  Are you interested yet? Premier Temecula Valley wine makers, Thornton Winery, is promoting the World of Wine Barrel Tasting on March […]

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San Diego Blood Bank

San Diego Blood Bank. Make a difference in life.

Welcome to the Philanthropy Thursday, where we profile people, products, and organizations that showcase the best nature of humankind. “Behold I do not give lectures or a little charity.   When I give, I give myself.”  —  Walt Whitman In these tough economic times philanthropic giving has taken a downturn.  And trust us, we understand.  […]

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Carruth Cellars – Winery on Cedros

Carruth Cellars, the Winery on Cedros in Solana Beach, California

Carruth Cellars wants you to be a thief.  A Wine Thief.  It’s the moniker for members of the Carruth Cellars wine club as well as the name of the tool used to siphon off wine from a barrel.  After tasting the wines at Carruth Cellars, you might just take up a life of crime.  Wine […]

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Cassandra – Evelyn de Morgan

Cassandra by Evelyn de Morgan. A flame-haired goddess in a blue dress and roses.

“Art is eternal, but life is short. I will make up for it now, I have not a moment to lose.”   —  Evelyn de Morgan

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Westwood Pinot Noir Sonoma Valley 2005

Beef jerky wrapped in chef's twine vertical on a white plate. Photograph by Donna Turner Ruhlman. A suprising pairing for Westwood Pinot Noir Sonoma Valley 2005

“Preconceived notions are the locks on the door to wisdom.”  —  Merry Browne Before we started writing about wine, we weren’t the biggest fan of pinot.  Didn’t hate it, were just indifferent to it.  When people were waxing rapturous about pinot, we simply didn’t get it.  Then Wine Harlots started getting wine samples of the […]

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Bruliam Wines

Bottles of Bruliam pinot noir. Burgundy labels with periodic symbol.  Copyright EatonAlive.

Welcome to the inaugural Philanthropy Thursday, where we profile people, products, and organizations that showcase the best nature of humankind. “In charity there is no excess.”  —  Sir Francis Bacon Bruliam Wines motto is: “Wine is elemental.”  So is philanthropy.  Bruliam Wines is a wholly philanthropic venture.  All of the profits (yes, all) will be […]

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Meiomi Pinot Noir 2008

bottle shot of wagner family vineyards meiomi pinot noir

“Life is a foreign language; all men mispronounce it.”  —  Christopher Morley Small confession.  Wine Harlots are monolingual wallflowers.  We have taken First Year Spanish.  Five times.  And the best we can do in the Spanish language is get a drink and shop.  (Which in retrospect, what more does a damsel need?)  Meiomi is pronounced […]

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Collio in Vespa

Collio in Vespa. Bright yellow Vespa emblazoned with the wines of Collio advertising campaign. Copyright EatonAlive 2010.

“The trail is the thing, not the end of the trail. Travel too fast and you miss all you are traveling for.”  —  Louis L’Amour Wine Harlots are a marketer’s dream.  If you’re a regular reader, you are already fully aware of how much we love promotional items, but this item has the Wine Harlots […]

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Wine Harlots Love Collio!

The airport in Trieste in Fruili Venezia Italy. Sign of the airport with a cobalt blue sky background.

Wine Harlots love Collio!  We spent a few enchanting days in the Collio in Italy, and we are forever changed.  The people were lovely, the places and sights were extraordinary, the wine was amazing, and the food was indescribably wonderful.  The first meal was the best of my life, and every meal thereafter was better than […]

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