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Take the Fair Face of Woman :: Sophie Gengembre Anderson

Sophie Gengembre Anderson 1823–1903 Take the Fair Face of Woman, and Gently Suspending, With Butterflies, Flowers, and Jewels Attending, Thus Your Fairy is Made of Most Beautiful Things

  oil painting by Sophie Gengembre Anderson.  Take the Fair Face of Woman, and Gently Suspending, With Butterflies, Flowers, and Jewels Attending, Thus Your Fairy is Made of Most Beautiful Things. private collection.

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Where are the Wine Harlots?

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San Diego International Wine Show

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In San Diego this weekend? Need plans? Do what the Wine Harlots are doing, attending the San Diego International Wine Show at the Del Mar Fairground Paddock, April 26-27 from 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm. The ticket prices are $55 USD per day, $80 for both days with advance purchase, or $65 at the door. […]

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Sites We Like :: Sunday Suppers

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“If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat with him — the people who give you their food give you their heart.” –- Cesar Chavez Sunday Suppers is a communal cooking center in Williamsburg Brooklyn, created four years ago from the outgrowth of meals served to friends at their […]

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Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over

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Message from the National Highway Transportation Safety Board

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Happy Bitch :: Lucky Bastard

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“Sometimes being a bitch is all a woman’s got to hold on to.” ― Stephen King “Farewell, bastard.”  ― William Shakespeare How about a Valentine’s Day tale? Where a Happy Bitch meets a Lucky Bastard and they live happily ever after? Dream on dumbasses. This is the real world. You only get a happy ending if you pay […]

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Sauvignon Blanc: Tale of Two Countries

photograph of two bottles of white wine in front of a cord board backdrop with bottles of Baron de Rothschild Lafite Reserve White Bordeaux Los Vasocs Suavgnon Blanc and Los Vascos Sauvginon Blanc

 “You looked like the sun I was the only one Who could stare until you were done shining on me And as we drank our wine and let the world fade away The sunrise tried to end it while we tried to stay” Joshua Radin Sauvignon blanc says summer like no other wine. Lemony and […]

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Mer Soleil Silver Unoaked Chardonnay 2009

bottle shot of Wagner Family of WInes Mer Soeil Silver Chardonnay packed in a grey ceramic bottle with a backdrop of a stone wall

“Being naked approaches being revolutionary; going barefoot is mere populism.” — John Updike “Facts which at first seem improbable will, even on scant explanation, drop the cloak which has hidden them and stand forth in naked and simple beauty.” — Galileo Galilei   Naked? On the rocks? If that’s how you like it, Mer Soleil […]

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Red Wine May Reduce Women’s Breast Cancer Risk

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A nice red might be what the doctor ordered. It is generally accepted that alcohol consumption increases the risk of breast cancer in women. But a Cedars Sinai study suggests that moderate red wine drinking may aid in reducing women’s breast cancer risk. The study will be published in the April 2012 edition of the Journal […]

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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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