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Villa Maria Pinot Noir “First Sip of Fall”

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“The first sip is joy, the second is gladness, the third is serenity, the fourth is madness, the fifth is ecstasy.” ― Jack Kerouac, The Dharma Bums Join Villa Maria for the “First Taste of Fall” Twitter event on Wednesday, November 4, 2015, at 8pm Eastern / 5pm Pacific to celebrate the harvest and chat […]

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Sauvignon Blanc Day

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The marketers and the social media have declared today #SauvBlanc day, and who are we, Wine Harlots, professional drinkers extraordinaire, to argue? Any day with a glass of wine in hand is a good day, in our opinion. Sauvignon blanc originated in France, but has packed it’s bags and traveled the world over to take […]

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Dashwood Sauvignon Blanc 2011

photograph of New Zealand's Dashwood Sauvignon Blanc with a glass of white wine in from of bamboo fronds and a bamboo screen

“All we need, really, is a change from a near frigid to a tropical attitude of mind.” — Marjory Stoneman Douglas Drinking the Dashwood Sauvignon Blanc will change your attitude to a tropical mindset. It’s a refreshing glass with flavors or limes and grapefruit with bracing acidity. It’s still has the same qualities as the […]

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Villa Maria Cellar Selection Sauvignon Blancs

wine bottle shot of New Zealand's Villa Maria Private Bin Sauvignon Blanc

“You must have been warned against letting the golden hours slip by; but some of them are golden only because we let them slip by.” — James M. Barrie Wine Harlots are big fans of leisure. You might say we’ve built an entire brand around lounging – or would that be sideways? Enough about us. […]

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Goldwater Sauvignon Blanc 2010

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 “Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water.” — W. C. Fields  If you’re going to live on water, make sure it’s Goldwater. Goldwater Sauvignon Blanc 2010 the water the Wine Harlots want on our hunger strike. The flavors are vibrant, but nuanced – peaches, passionfruit and […]

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Matua Valley Marlborough Pinot Noir 2008

Matua Valley Marlborough New Zealand pinot noir

“If you know how to spend less than you get, you have the philosopher’s stone.”  —  Benjamin Franklin If you’re buying Matua Valley Marlborough Pinot Noir 2008, you’ll be spending less, and getting a lot in return, maybe not the philosopher’s stone, but an elixir of life of the grape kind.  This is a great […]

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Kim Crawford Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2008

bottle shot of New Zealand's Kim Crwaford Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc a dry white wine

“Music is the wine that fills the cup of silence.”  —  Robert Fripp Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc is a great, dependable white wine.  You can pick it up virtually anywhere. (Hey, kinda like a Wine Harlot!)  It has a light straw color, a lovely floral nose, with a good flavor profile of tropical fruit and […]

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Kim Crawford New Zealand Unoaked Chardonnay 2007

bottle shot of Kim Crawford New Zealand Unoaked Chardonnay

“Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not. ”  —  Pablo Picasso The wine is an appealing straw color, with an alluring nose of sweet white peaches.  The palate was a delicious melody of fresh, bright crisp fruit.  This is a great stand-alone wine, which […]

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