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“No-one expects much from a wino…”

“No-one expects much from a wino…”   #GirlWithACorkscrew #GirlWithAWineTattoo #GirlWhoKnockedOverAWineBottle

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This is Not Food Photography

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A few years ago, Rain Creative Labs started a proof of concept project to showcase their graphic imaging capability with a tumbler named This Is Not Food Photography. The idea was to create food still-lives stitched together other photos to create the image. The original idea was to create several hundred images, but after a […]

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Time is More Complex Near the Sea…

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“Time is more complex near the sea than in any other place, for in addition to the circling of the sun and the turning of the seasons, the waves beat out the passage of time on the rocks and the tides rise and fall as a great clepsydra.” ― John Steinbeck, Tortilla Flat

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Star Wars Wine Bottle Stopper

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“These aren’t the droids you’re looking for…” — Obi-Wan Kenobi No Jedi mind-tricks here. Perhaps we may employ Wine Harlot mind-tricks, but we promise to use our palate for good, not evil. We may not have a lot of leftover wine, but we do love to make a statement, and getting or gifting a Star Wars Wine Bottle […]

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Drinking Alone With the Moon

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“Drinking Alone Under the Moon,” by Li Bo Among the flowers, a single jug of wine; I drink alone. No one close to me. I raise my cup, invite the bright moon; facing my shadow, together we make three. The moon doesn’t know how to drink; and my shadow can only follow my body. But […]

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International Women’s Day, Wine Harlot-style

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“Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.” ― Golda Meir In honor of International Women’s Day, Wine Harlots are celebrating five fabulous women. Gloria Steinem, who in […]

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The Hangover and the Memory of Love

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“Now I am sober and there’s only the hangover and the memory of love .” — Jalal ad-Din Rumi The image is a tear-sheet photographed at the domicile of Miss Vicky Wine in Bordeaux. Monsieur Vin, besides having excellent taste in wine, shares morning-after melancholy  from Rumi. Photo credit: EatonAlive ©2013 Original image courtesy of Cabernet […]

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Let Us Forget…

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“Let us forget, with generosity, those who cannot love us.” — Pablo Neruda The image is a tear-sheet photographed at the domicile of Miss Vicky Wine in Bordeaux. Monsieur Vin, besides having excellent taste in wine, proffers enlightened relationship advice from Neruda. Photo credit: EatonAlive ©2013 Original image courtesy of Cabernet d’Anjou.

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Mr. Churchill, You Are Drunk!

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Carpe Vinum

carpe vinum. seize the wine. and seize the day
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