Australia

Halloween Candy Pairing

The Wine Harlots Halloween ritual is booze, candy and a movie. (Which is our basic move every day of the year, too. Boring? No! Call us consistent.) Since the main caveat on dessert pairings is that the wine needs to be at least a sweet as the food. With candy, this eliminates most table wines […]

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MollyDooker Blue Eyed Boy Shiraz 2011

We have a crush on a Blue Eyed Boy

“People felt themselves watching him even before they knew that there was anything different about him. His eyes made a person think that he heard things that no one else had ever heard, that he knew things no one had ever guessed before. He did not seem quite human.” ― Carson McCullers (The Heart is […]

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Layer Cake Shiraz 2009

Bottle shot of Layer Cake Wines Shiraz from South Australia - white label with a three-tier chocolate layer cake

“Let them eat cake.” – Marie Antoinette “Let them drink Layer Cake.” – The Wine Harlot Wine Harlots say drink Layer Cake. The Layer Cake Shiraz 2009 is a delicious drop of wine. This is a big wine, but it’s not an over-blown shiraz, the fruit is tempered by the oak. The color is a […]

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Château Tanunda Grand Barossa Shiraz

bottle shot of Chateua Tanunda Grand Barossa Shiraz

“He felt that his whole life was some kind of dream and he sometimes wondered whose it was and whether they were enjoying it.” — Douglas Adams Whether you’re having a dream life or a rough life, make it a good life by drinking good wine. We suggest quaffing Château Tanunda Grand Barossa Shiraz, a […]

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Innocent Bystander Victoria Pinot Noir 2009

label of Innocent Bystander pinot noir. An impressionist rendering of a man in a hat, backlit with paint splatters.

“I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naïve or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman.” — Anaïs Nin The Innocent Bystander Victoria Pinot Noir 2009 may […]

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Innocent Bystander Victoria Pinot Gris 2009

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“Death is only going to happen to you once; I don’t want to miss it.” — Jim Morrison In the seconds before death, your life is supposed to flash before your eyes The last photo album of an innocent bystander. Some of us will be here for a long time. Others for just a good […]

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Château Tanunda Grand Barossa Riesling 2009

Bottleshot of Chateau Tanunda Grand Barossa Riesling from Australia

“From wine what sudden friendship springs!”  — John Gay If you’re bringing Château Tanunda Grand Barossa Riesling to the party, Wine Harlots can guarantee you’ll have many friends. Plus, you’ll be a trend-setter. Although Château Tanunda is one of the oldest wineries in the Barossa, Australia, this is the first time the wine has been offered […]

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Wolf Blass Gold Label Barossa Shiraz 2008

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“As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words.” — William Shakespeare How do I love thee? More than words can say. The Wolf Blass Gold Label Barossa Shiraz 2008 is a dense and spicy pour for sure, with intense deep crimson, legs for days, with deep […]

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Coldstream Hills Pinot Noir Yarra Valley 2008

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“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than exposure.” — Helen Keller Australian pinot noir? Who knew? This was my first pinot, and I, the daring adventurer that […]

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(Red)

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Welcome to Philanthropy Thursday, where we profile people, products, and organizations that showcase the best nature of humankind. Say what you will about (Project) Red, but the Wine Harlots love it. It doesn’t replace charitable contributions, of course, but it brings awareness to a social issues, and forces our consumer culture to think about what […]

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