July 2012

Beaujolais & Chicago Deep-Dish Pizza

illustration of a vintage chicago postacard with red script and sights of Chicago super-imposed on the card. This was the first stop on the Wines of France Across America Road Trip

Chicago deep-dish pizza is legendary. Ooey-gooey deliciousness that takes nearly an hour to bake and a single slice is a meal. After the Wines of France Across America Team descended on Chicago we made a bee-line for deep-dish. Of course, we were told when we phoned in the order, “twenty-minutes.” When we arrived a half-hour […]

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Why the Wines of France Across America Tour?

photograph of an iconic silver airstream trailer from the rear with wines of france across america wrap with facebook and twitter information teases

Wines of France has embarked on a tour of the Midwest promoting the wines of France, starting off in Chicago, with stops in Kansas City, Oklahoma City, Dallas and Houston, before rolling the iconic Airstream trailer in to New Orleans on the eve of the Tales of the Cocktail. A road trip is a quintessentially […]

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Intoxicase Plus iPhone Case & Bottle Opener In One

photograph of the intoxicase, a iphone case and beer bottle opener all in one. at $45 it's a steal at twice the price. get two they're small

Ever find yourself thirsty for a beer, and not have a bottle opener, a table edge, a lighter or even your teeth to pry the crown cap off the bottle? Never fear, the answer to your pressing problem has been solved by Intoxicase Plus, a case for your iPhone with a handy bottle opener attached […]

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Bastille Day

poster for the bastille day embassy in france july 12th 2008 with a red-haired woman with feathers in her hair with a gold and red dress with champagne bubbles on her décolletage

 

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Wines of France Across America Map

map of the wines of france across america summer tour 2012

“Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life.” – Jack Kerouac Where in the World are the The Harlots? Today we’re in Chicago, kicking off the Wines of France Across America tour. Click on the map and be transported to Snooth.com for […]

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Wines of France Across America Road Trip

poster of wines of france across america with iconic images of american landmarks mash-up with wine bottles

“I was going to be left alone on my butt at the other end of the continent. But why think about that when all the golden land’s ahead of you and all kinds of unforseen events wait lurking to surprise you and make you glad you’re alive to see?” – Jack Kerouac Road trips are an […]

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Fourth of July

U.S. Flag, Pikes Peak, and the Garden of the Gods. Colorado Photographer Jonathan Thorne 15 April 2007   The United States Flag, Old Glory, waving proudly with the backdrop of the majestic snow-capped Colorado Rockies in the background

When Freedom from her mountain height Unfurled her standard to the air, She tore the azure robe of night, And set the stars of glory there. Joseph Rodman Drake  U.S. Flag, Pikes Peak, and the Garden of the Gods. Colorado Photographer Jonathan Thorne 15 April 2007   Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.5 Generic

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Be Wise Don’t Play With Firecrackers

A New York City Department of Health poster using the face of a boy with an injured eye to warn of the dangers of playing with firecrackers:

“It’s all fun and games, until someone looses an eye…than it’s fun and games you can’t see anymore.” — James Hetfield New York City Works Progress Administration Federal Art Project Created in either 1936 or 1937 by artist Vera Bock. Available as a poster from Vintagraph.

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