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Dirty + Rowdy at 18 Reasons

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Now this is how to throw a winemaker dinner. And this how to make wine. Last night in the Mission at 18 Reasons, Dirty and Rowdy held their annual chicken dinner, and what a playful and irreverent evening it was. It started with a (very) welcome glass of sparkling which was paired with a retro-cool […]

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Jean-Luc Colombo Cape Bleue Rosé 2013

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“Drinking wine was not a snobbism nor a sign of sophistication nor a cult; it was as natural as eating and to me as necessary.” ― Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast Don’t get caught up in the chase for the shiny new cult wines. The hunt for the “best” is an fruitless quest; Ego Wines […]

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Twisted Oak River of Skulls 2010

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“I have absolutely no pleasure in the stimulants in which I sometimes so madly indulge. It has not been in the pursuit of pleasure that I have periled life and reputation and reason. It has been the desperate attempt to escape from torturing memories, from a sense of insupportable loneliness and a dread of some […]

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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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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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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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Westwood redFOUR 2005

the wine label of Westwood Red Four wine. the label is white with a line drawing of tim burton type rangy oak tree with many branches and with leaves. A blend of syrah, mourvèdre, grenache, tannat.  Appellation: Sonoma.  The price is $23.50

“The smack of California earth shall linger on the palate of your grandson.”  —  Robert Louis Stevenson This Rhône blend rocks it.  Westwood redFOUR 2005 is a dark red bing cherry hue that swirls in glass in an enticing manner revealing gorgeous legs.   It has a berry nose with cherry on the palate and a lingering […]

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