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April 2011

Innocent Bystander Victoria Pinot Gris 2009

bottleshot of Innocent Bystander pinot gris. An impressionist rendering of a man in a hat, backlit and paint splatters

“Death is only going to happen to you once; I don’t want to miss it.” — Jim Morrison In the seconds before death, your life is supposed to flash before your eyes The last photo album of an innocent bystander. Some of us will be here for a long time. Others for just a good […]

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Château Tanunda Grand Barossa Riesling 2009

Bottleshot of Chateau Tanunda Grand Barossa Riesling from Australia

“From wine what sudden friendship springs!”  — John Gay If you’re bringing Château Tanunda Grand Barossa Riesling to the party, Wine Harlots can guarantee you’ll have many friends. Plus, you’ll be a trend-setter. Although Château Tanunda is one of the oldest wineries in the Barossa, Australia, this is the first time the wine has been offered […]

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Passaggio Wine New Generation Grande Cappello Rosé 2010

bottleshot of Passaggio Wine New Generation Grande Cappello Rosé 2010 the color is fresh raspberry juice

“Life is like a new hat. You don’t know if it suits you if you keep trying it on in front of your own mirror.” —  Shirley McLaine. Passaggio Wine New Generation Grande Cappello Rosé was inspired by winemaker Cynthia Cosco’s mother and her “big hat.”  Wine Harlots say hat’s off to Cynthia!  This is […]

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Iron Horse Ocean Reserve 2005

bottleshot of Iron Horse Ocean Reserve benefiting the National Geographic Society. The label is blue like the ocean and has a sea turtle

“All of us have in our veins the exact same percentage of salt in our blood that exists in the ocean, and, therefore, we have salt in our blood, in our sweat, in our tears. We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea — whether it is to sail […]

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QR = Technology as Art

QR Code (Quick Response) code for the artwork Liberty is a Wine Harlot

QR codes (the abbreviation of Quick Response) are two-dimensional matrix bar codes that can contain urls, texts or other information that can read by dedicated bar code readers or smart phones. Created in 1994 by Denso-Wave, QR codes have long been popular in Japan and have recently caught-on in the West. Wine Harlots simply love […]

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Wines of Chile

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photo credit: EatonAlive©

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Solace & Comfort

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Unexpectedly (was it expectedly, as it occurred so often as to be routine) she needed to stay late at the office, suffering the tyranny-of-the-day-job so often it became routine, but still irritating and demeaning. But, in this economy, it was a job, employment, a means of support, such as it was. She should be grateful. […]

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Wine Harlots Turn Two!

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“It has taken me years of struggle, hard work and research to learn to make one simple gesture, and I know enough about the art of writing to realize that it would take as many years of concentrated effort to write one simple, beautiful sentence.” — Isadora Duncan Today begins the third year of Wine Harlots. […]

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Keep Calm and Carry On…

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Wolf Blass Gold Label Barossa Shiraz 2008

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“As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words.” — William Shakespeare How do I love thee? More than words can say. The Wolf Blass Gold Label Barossa Shiraz 2008 is a dense and spicy pour for sure, with intense deep crimson, legs for days, with deep […]

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