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Bargain Alert!
$7 Red from Portugal

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“No nation is drunken where wine is cheap.” — Thomas Jefferson Run as fast as you can to your local Trader Joe’s and stock up on the Tuella Douro red. It’s juicy, unpretentious and delicious — and with the price of $7, we recommend stocking up for summer entertaining. And it’s delicious. (Did we already say that? […]

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Sauvignon Blanc Day

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The marketers and the social media have declared today #SauvBlanc day, and who are we, Wine Harlots, professional drinkers extraordinaire, to argue? Any day with a glass of wine in hand is a good day, in our opinion. Sauvignon blanc originated in France, but has packed it’s bags and traveled the world over to take […]

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Oregon Advent: Day 18
Union Wine Co.
Underwood Pinot in a Can

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“Reminds me of my safari in Africa. Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days we had to live on nothing but food and water.” — W. C. Fields No corkscrew? Union Wine Co. Underwood Pinot in a Can to the rescue!  Union Wine Co. was based on the premise that rejected the construct that […]

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Monte Ducay Reserva 2009

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“One of the secrets of a happy life is continuous small treats, and if some of these can be inexpensive and quickly procured so much the better.” — Iris Murdoch Not one to bury the lead, let’s cut to the chase, shall we? This wine is a delicious red wine from Spain for $7 USD at Trader […]

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Rey Santo Verdejo 2013

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“She turned to the sunlight And shook her yellow head, And whispered to her neighbor; “Winter is dead.” ― A.A. Milne When We Were Very Young Raise a glass to surviving winter and welcome the warmth of spring the sunlight of summer. Open a bottle of Rey Santo Verdejo and pour out liquid sunshine. Bright […]

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Jean-Luc Colombo Cape Bleue Rosé 2013

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“Drinking wine was not a snobbism nor a sign of sophistication nor a cult; it was as natural as eating and to me as necessary.” ― Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast Don’t get caught up in the chase for the shiny new cult wines. The hunt for the “best” is an fruitless quest; Ego Wines […]

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King Rabbit Malbec 2012

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“Once in a while it happens that I vomit up a bunny.” ― Julio Cortázar Well, it does happen on occasion to the best of us. If you have a hare caught in your throat, Wine Harlots suggest washing it down with a bottle of King Rabbit Malbec. King Rabbit hails from France, and isn’t […]

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Pepi Wines

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 “For the first six months, all she wanted was honest labor, finely crafted novels, and surf.” — Eve Babitz Pepi Wines are for casual wine drinkers in casual situations. If you happen to be deeper on the path of your wine journey, Pepi is not the destination for you. I personally didn’t find there was […]

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Blue Fish Riesling 2011

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“It was the blue of the sky that caught him first: a rapturous, painfully pure spike of color that hooked his eyes like fish and reeled them upward into the heights.” — Josh Ritter Blue Fish Riesling is a perfect wine for summer, ideal for sipping while lazily lounging around the swimming pool, or for those sorry […]

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Dashwood Sauvignon Blanc 2011

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“All we need, really, is a change from a near frigid to a tropical attitude of mind.” — Marjory Stoneman Douglas Drinking the Dashwood Sauvignon Blanc will change your attitude to a tropical mindset. It’s a refreshing glass with flavors or limes and grapefruit with bracing acidity. It’s still has the same qualities as the […]

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