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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 Silver […]

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Red Wine May Reduce Women’s Breast Cancer Risk

logo for the Los Angeles Hospital Cedars Sinai Medical Center. logo is the name of the hospital in red ruby block letters on a white background

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 rich […]

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Blithe and Bonny Eco Dish Soap

photograph of Blithe and Bonny Eco Dish Soap in a rustic kitchen setting at  Anthropologie

Looking for a perfect hostess gift? Look no further. Blithe And Bonny have created an environmentally friendly, bio-degradable dish soap that is packed in recycled wine bottles and sealed with wax. As elegant way to wash up after your next wine tasting. Perfect for your favorite oenophile. Choose between lavender and grapefruit scents. The soap […]

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CARE Enough to Kill HR 1161

logo for Stop HR 1161. An anti-protectionist trade group. Burgundy letters and numbers on white

“Take care to get what you like or you will be forced to like what you get.” — George Bernard Shaw Last year I asked you to take ten minutes and contact your congress person in House of Representatives to express your opposition to the CARE Act of 2010, a piece of junk legislation designed […]

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Zinfest 2011

Lodi Zinfest Poster. A flaxen-hair woman thirstily drink a glass of zinfandel wine in from of the blue waters of Lodi Lake

The Lodi Zinfest event gets a mention based on the poster alone. She clearly looks like a Wine Harlot to me! The Zinfest is billed as Lodi’s premiere wine tasting event and is being held on May 14th at Lodi Lake Park with advance tickets priced at $45 USD and $55 at the door. poster created […]

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One Day Without Shoes

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Welcome to Philanthropy Thursday Monday, where we profile people, products, and organizations that showcase the best nature of humankind. Join us tomorrow by spending One Day Without Shoes to heighten awareness of the challenging conditions the developing world experiences that we in developed nations take for granted. Not wearing shoes isn’t just painful, it can […]

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Fledgling Wine

fledgling wines benefit room to read, get a great pinot noir or chardonnay and help increase literacy in the third world

Welcome to Philanthropy Thursday, where we profile people, products, and organizations that showcase the best nature of humankind. “When you sell a man a book you don’t sell him just twelve ounces of paper and ink and glue – you sell him a whole new life.”  —  Christopher Morley Do good. Drink better. Wine Harlots […]

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Put a Cork in It! – Part Twelve: Have You Seen My Keys?

photo of a cork craft project made from recycled corks, a great cork craft art project

  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. Wine Harlots are kinda grooving on this one, CorKey, a keychain using a recycled wine cork from RePlayGround, a […]

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Wine Harlots are One!

photograph of a cupcake with a pink one birthday candle

The Wine Harlots love-child is one!  A year ago we published our first wine commentary where we declared, “If this wine was a man, I’d marry him.”  And the love endures.  It’s been a wild and wooly year.  We moved from the left coast to Below the Beltway and back again.  We’ve received more wine […]

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