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May 2012

Domaine Serene Evenstad Reserve Chardonnay 2010

wine bottle shot of the inaugural bottling of Dundee Hills Domaine Serene Evenstad Reserve Chardonnay

“There has always been elegance to the application of excellence.” — Richard Diaz Elegance is always the watchword at Domaine Serene. With the debut of Domaine Serene Evenstad Reserve Chardonnay, the standard of excellence continues. The chardonnay is pale gold, with vibrant pear flavors with a whisper of minerality and a kiss of lemon, the […]

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Whole Foods Market Spanish Summer Wines

photograph of a Whole Foods Market black fabric six-pack wine carrier with a hot pink circular logo that says

“It’s a smile, it’s a kiss, it’s a sip of wine … its summertime!” ― Kenny Chesney Whole Foods Market hosted a virtual wine-tasting to showcase a half-dozen Spanish wines that are warm weather friendly to kick-off the summer season. What’s a virtual wine tasting? (Yes, actual wine is involved.) It’s when a group of drinkers take to […]

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Villa Maria Cellar Selection Sauvignon Blancs

wine bottle shot of New Zealand's Villa Maria Private Bin Sauvignon Blanc

“You must have been warned against letting the golden hours slip by; but some of them are golden only because we let them slip by.” — James M. Barrie Wine Harlots are big fans of leisure. You might say we’ve built an entire brand around lounging – or would that be sideways? Enough about us. […]

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Wente Double Decker Zinfandel 2010

Logo for the new Wente offering the Double Decker wines, and affordable and aspirational wine (rebranded from the Tomas wines). The image is of a London Double Decker bus bouncing down a cobblestone path

“There are three wants which can never be satisfied; that of the rich wanting more, that of the sick, wanting something different, and that of the traveler, who says, “anywhere but here.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson For the Wine Harlots, the perfect summer is a share by the beach, a good book and a bottle […]

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Parducci Small Lot Blend Chardonnay 2010

wine bottle shot of Parducci Small Lot Blend Chardonnay Mendocino County, California

“The beauty of daylight-saving time is that it just makes everyone feel sunnier.” — Edward Markey Memorial Day is the official kick-off for summer. Parducci Small Lot Blend Chardonnay is a wine that will make you feel sunnier (even if you’re stuck in the coastal grey of June Gloom). The wine is fresh with clear fruit […]

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Caves de Lugny Macon Lugny Les Charmes Chardonnay 2010

bottle shot of a white Burgundy Cave de Lugny Les Charmes Cin de Bourgogne Macon Lugny

“Through every rift of discovery some seeming anomaly drops out of the darkness, and falls, as a golden link, into the great chain of order.” — Edwin Hubbel Chapin Wine Harlots urge you to discover the alluring charms of Caves de Lugny Macon Lugny Les Charmes Chardonnay. It’s a unoaked white Burgundy with floral notes on […]

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photographs of the national wine of Argentina torrontes white wine

“I do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.” […]

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Sandeman Tawny 10 Year Old Port

photograph of a bottle of Sandeman Tawny 10 Port with a glass of amber port and a slice of chocolate caramel Snickers Cake

“The experience of this sweet life.” “L’esperienza de questa dolce vita.” — Dante Alighieri What wine to pair with dessert? It’s always a bit of a challenge, as most wines don’t have the residual sugar content to stand up to the sweetness. Wine Harlots go to is Sandeman Tawny Ten Year Old Porto, with it’s […]

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Adrienne Lecouvreur as Cornelia :: Antoine Coypel

oil painting of actress Adrienne Lecouvrer portraying Cornelia in Pierre Corneille’s the Death of Pompey a blue background with a woman with a black dress and and hair up with a gold crematorium urn in her hand with her eye raised to the heavens

Adrienne Lecouvreur as Cornelia by Antoine Coypel. (1723)

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