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Join the Trouble

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“Trouble is my business.” – Raymond Chandler Trouble is the Wine Harlots middle name. (Yeah, it looks weird on the passport, but trouble is our birthright.) So when I heard the Troublemaker was coming to town, I brought out the A Game. (And lined up a couple of bail bondsmen. When you bring the A […]

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Château d’Aquéria Tavel Rosé 2011

Château d’Aquéria Tavel Rosé 2011 Chateau d'Aqueria Travel Rose

“You’re here!” Isabelle danced up to them in delight, carrying a glass of fuchsia liquid, which she thrust at Clary. “Have some of this!” Clary squinted at it. “Is it going to turn me into a rodent?” “Where is the trust? I think it’s strawberry juice,” Isabelle said. “Anyways, it’s yummy. Jace?” She offered him […]

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Whole Foods Market Spanish Summer Wines

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“It’s a smile, it’s a kiss, it’s a sip of wine … its summertime!” ― Kenny Chesney Whole Foods Market hosted a virtual wine-tasting to showcase a half-dozen Spanish wines that are warm weather friendly to kick-off the summer season. What’s a virtual wine tasting? (Yes, actual wine is involved.) It’s when a group of drinkers take to […]

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Hahn Winery Central Coast GSM Red Wine Blend 2009

Hahn Winery GSM Red Wine Blend Central Coast 2009

“Sorrow can be alleviated by good sleep, a bath and a glass of wine.” — Thomas Aquinas  Wine Harlots can attest to the restorative power of sleep and a shower. Our position on wine is abundantly clear. Alleviate any sorrow you might be experiencing with a bottle of Hahn Winery GSM Red Wine Blend Central Coast […]

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Campo Viejo Rioja Crianza 2007

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“Life can’t be all bad when for ten dollars you can buy all the Beethoven sonatas and listen to them for ten years.”  — William F. Buckley, Jr. And to paraphrase William F. Buckley, Jr., life isn’t all bad if you can buy a delicious wine for a ten-spot. The Campo Viejo Rioja Crianza 2007 […]

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M. Chapoutier Belleruche Côtes-du-Rhône Rosé 2010

M. Chapoutier Belleruche Côtes-du-Rhône Rosé 2010 Copyright EatonAlive bottleshot of a salmon pink rose wine with a filled glass next to it.

“The cure for anything is salt water — sweat, tears, or the sea.” — Isak Dinesen Hot summer nights. Beach. Bonfires. Driving down the 101 with the top down. Chapoutier Belleruche Côtes-du-Rhône Rosé evokes all the classic summertime memories. Perfect on its own while watching the sunset or pair it with a Watermelon, Feta & Olive […]

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Andrew Murray Vineyards Espérance 2008

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“I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.” — Dalai Lama  Find hope in a bottle. Andrew Murray Vineyards Espérance 2008 is a wine to drink if you’ve lost hope, don’t despair, it will restore lost faith. Espérance is the French word for hope. […]

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Hecht & Bannier Languedoc 2007

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“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, dusky […]

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La Vieille Ferme Rouge

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“Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.” — Warren BuffettYou don’t have to pay much to get tasty fermented grape juice. La Vieille Ferme proves that year in and year out. For just over a five-spot you can get a bottle of delicious table wine. Not pretentious, just delicious. The La Vieille […]

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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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