Carignan

Hecht & Bannier Languedoc 2007

Bottle shot of Hecht & Bannier Languedoc 2007 with a green glass bottle and a white label with the image H & B

“I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald   Here’s a great red for summer (and be sure to buy enough of it so it can linger on through autumn). Hecht & Bannier Languedoc 2007 is blackberries, cherries and currents with herbal and pepper notes, […]

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The Federalist Zinfandel 2008

label of the Federalist Zinfandel with the face of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton on the labellabel of the Federalist Zinfandel with the face of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton on the labellabel of the Federalist Zinfandel with the face of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton on the labellabel of the Federalist Zinfandel with the face of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton on the labellabel of the Federalist Zinfandel with the face of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton on the labellabel of the Federalist Zinfandel with the face of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton on the labellabel of the Federalist Zinfandel with the face of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton on the labellabel of the Federalist Zinfandel with the face of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton on the labellabel of the Federalist Zinfandel with the face of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton on the label

“The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or musty records. They are written, as with a sunbeam, in the whole volume of human nature, by the hand of the divinity itself; and can never be erased.” — Alexander Hamilton Alexander Hamilton, Founding Father of the United States of […]

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Wine Guerrilla Conte Vineyard Russian River Valley Zinfandel 2008

Wine Guerrilla Conte Vineyard Russian River Valley Zinfandel 2008

“The first duty of a revolutionary is to get away with it.” — Abbie Hoffman ¡Viva la Revolución! After being indoctrinated by a bottle of Wine Guerrilla Conte Vineyard Russian River Valley Zinfandel, you’ll be eager to join the insurrection. If the lush blackberry bramble and leather notes don’t convert you to the revolutionary cause, […]

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Ten Mile The Broken Road 2006

label for 10 Mile Wines The Broken Road

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I — I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.”  — Robert Frost Ten Mile The Broken Road Proprietary Red is named in honor of the pioneers who made their way to California in the belief of Manifest Destiny and to find fortune […]

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Seven Daughters

Bottleshot of Seven Daughters wines

“Beloved, you are my sister, you are my daughter, you are my face; you are me.”   — Toni Morrison The Seven Daughters wines are fun.  Easy drinking, eminently quaffable; the wines you open when you want to just drink wine, not over-evaluate your beverage.  These are playful little table wines, perfect for big parties […]

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Terra Adina Altos Carménère-Carignan 2007

“I generally avoid temptation unless I can’t resist it.” — Mae West Yield to temptation and try Terra Adina Altos Carménère-Carignan 2007. An unusual blend of carménère and carignan the wine is wildly complex, with plummy black currants, meaty notes, white pepper and spice with firm tannins. Perfect for a pepper steak or barbequed ribs. […]

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La Ferme Julien

label of la ferme julien (the trader's joe's version of la vieille ferme). The label has a picture of a goat perrin family

“No nation was ever drunk when wine was cheap.” — Thomas Jefferson In the spirit of these recessionary times, the Wine Harlots have tasted numerous bottles of four and five dollar wines, searching out the best buys for your limited resources.  It has not been fun.  We have been disappointed much more than we have […]

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