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November 2012

Wine Harlots Holiday Gift Wish List 2012

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“I don’t know what’s in the box, but I love it. Unopened gifts contain hope.” ― Jarod Kintz Here’s a few items that have caught my eye that I would love to see under the Wine Harlots Christmas tree this year. Extravagant and unrealistic? Sure. But isn’t that what a gift wish-list is all about? Travel […]

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A Question of Taste (Catando Vino)

infogram infographic of wine tasting and drinking by spanish graphic artist Adolfo Arranz for the South China Morning Post

“Genius creates, and taste preserves. Taste is the good sense of genius; without taste, genius is only sublime folly.” — Alexander Pope This extraordinary wine infographic, A Question of Taste (Catando Vino) originally appeared in the South China Morning Post, created by Spanish graphic artist, Adolfo Arranz. Click on the image to travel to Mr. Arranz’ website […]

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Karer See :: John Singer Sargent

watercolor painting Kaser See by John Singer Sargent, circa 1914

“I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson Watercolor painting, Karer See by John Singer Sargent (1914)

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What to Drink for the Holidays?

photograph of mumm champagne sparkling white wine being poured into a shallow coupe cocktail stemmed wine glass

“Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” — Leo Tolstoy Families. Love ‘em or hate ‘em, you can’t fix ‘em or change them, try as you might, it’s futile. Granta, the literary magazine, once devoted a whole edition to the subject: The Family: They Fuck You Up. Which pretty much […]

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Best Lip Balm for Wine Drinkers

photograph of dr bronner's all-in-one organic lip balm in naked. a purple tube of lip hyrdration

The quest for the perfect lip balm is never-ending. It’s always something in the product that rules it out – too hard, too soft, weird texture, odd packaging, too expensive, you can’t buy it in the USA, etc. Also thrown into the mix is the reluctance to use petrochemicals in skincare, and outright refusal to […]

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Snooth’s People’s Voice Awards Epicurean Edition

photograph of a caprese salad. tomato, mozzarella, basil salad. copyright wine harlots

Admittedly, Wine Harlots are total wino’s but we do know our way around the kitchen. To wit, four of our recipes were selected a nominees for the Snooth’s People’s Voice Awards Epicurean Edition. Check out the different recipes, and download your favorites to try in your own test kitchen. If you’re so inclined, vote for your […]

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Montes Purple Angel Carmenère 2008

label from the Montes Purple Angel carmenere from the colchagua valley chile

“I confess without shame that I am tired and sick of war. Its glory is all moonshine. It is only those who have neither heard the shrieks and groans of the wounded, who cry aloud for more blood, more vengeance, more desolation. War is hell.” — General William Tecumseh Sherman This Montes Purple Angel has a special […]

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Harlot’s Harvest Pike Pumpkin Ale :: Pike Brewing Company

label of the Pike Brewing Company's season ale The Harlots Harvest A Pike Pumpkin Ale

“If a woman hasn’t got a tiny streak of harlot in her, she’s a dry stick as a rule. ” — D. H. Lawrence An ale created just for a humble harlot! How can I resist the temptation? Below is the words crafted by the Pike Brewing Company to explain the newest release: “It’s big bold and […]

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Four More Beers :: White House Beer Recipe

the great seal of the united states of america, the presidential seal, e pluribus unum

“Give me a woman who loves beer and I will conquer the world.” — Kaiser Wilhelm  Now that the election is behind us, I say we look forward to the future — four more beers. They say anyone in America can be President, I don’t know if that’s really true, but now you can quaff in […]

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#TempranilloDay Twitter Chat

promotional poster for tempranillo day. black background with red writing and a multicolor wineglass overflowing with wine

 “I like on the table, when we’re speaking, the light of a bottle of intelligent wine.” Pablo Neruda For intelligent wine conversation, join me, your favorite Wine Harlot on Twitter this Thursday, November 8, 2012, at 5:00 pm PST / 8:00 pm EST for a Twitter chat to celebrate the second annual Tempranillo Day. All […]

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