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Allegrini Amarone Classico DOC 2006

Allegrini Amarone Classico DOC 2006 imported by Winebow and sold by Wine Chateau with a red arrow  emphasising the name with amarone with

  “A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say.” — Italo Calvino  Allegrini Amarone Classico is a wine that is a classic, and is never finished saying what it has to say, even after the bottle is emptied; the Amarone lingers and haunts your memories forever. The wine […]

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Champagne Delamotte Blanc de Blancs 1999

bottle shot of champagne delamotte blance de blanc 1999, an emerald green bottle with a gold label and gold foil

“I….., a resident in Paris, write this melancholy paper in my doleful cell in the Bastille, during the last month of the year 1767. I write it at stolen intervals, under every difficulty. I design to secrete it in the wall of the chimney, where I have slowly and laboriously made a place of concealment […]

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Caymus Special Selection Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

a bottle of Camus Special Selection Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

“Beware the ides of March.” — Soothsayer (William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar Act 1, scene 2, 15–19) Who hasn’t been stabbed in the back? Two millennia ago Caesar was betrayed by sixty of his closest colleagues. And you thought you had it bad, but have times really changed? Wine Harlots say today is the day to […]

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Surround Yourself in Wine

Photographs of a hotel room made out of a giant wine cask

Looking for a gift for the oenophile in your life who has everything?  Wine Harlots suggest surrounding the recipient in wine, with a reservation to De Vrouwe van Stavoren in the Netherlands, where the guest rooms are converted wine casks.  The high season rate range is €52.15 – €139.50 with off-season discounts ranging from 25-75%.  The […]

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Put a Cork in It! – Part Three: Christmas in July

Photograph of a wreath created by using recycled wine corks with a grape bunch decoration

Wine Harlots drink a lot of wine, and have a dilemma.  Not about the wine consumption, but what to do with all the cork closures.  Join us while we find uses for the leftover corks. No holiday is complete for the self-respecting wino without a deluge of wine, here’s a great way to repurpose those […]

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Cornerstone Cellars Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2006

photograph of Cornerstone Cellars Napa Cabernet Sauvignon

“I’ll live a lush life in some small dive.”  — Billy Strayhorn Lush is the perfect word for Cornerstone Cellars Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon.  Perfect is also apt.  Words fail, as this is such a beautiful drop.  The wine is plush, lush and berry crush.  Sublime and divine.  Mesmerizing and enchanting.  Complex but approachable.  Captivating.  […]

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eat. drink. read.

Image of the San Diego Literacy Councils benefit event, Eat. Drink. Read.

“Through literacy you can begin to see the universe.  Through music you can reach anybody.  Between the two there is you, unstoppable.”   —  Grace Slick If you can read this, we need your help for those who cannot.  Reading is very near and dear to the Wine Harlots, and we invite you to help […]

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Wine Glasses (Literally)

recycled green glass tumbler repurposed from used wine bottles. the ecologically friendly drinking glasses have been etched with a map of the Earth

“Creativity can solve almost any problem. The creative act, the defeat of habit by originality, overcomes everything.”  —  George Lois Here’s a great gift for your favorite tree-hugging wino.  These glasses have been reclaimed and repurposed from discarded wine bottles.  They’re and fun and funky.  The tumblers above are from Bodhicitta and retail for $52 […]

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