Pinot Noir

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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Gloria Ferrer
Glorious 4th of July

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Sponsored Post Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards wants you to #BeGlorious on the 4th of July, so they hired Wine Harlots to talk about how we celebrate Independence Day — with Gloria Ferrer, naturally! Red, white and blue — and bubbles, too! As kids we always liked the fireworks on the 4th — we gravitated to […]

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International Women’s Day, Wine Harlot-style

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“Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.” ― Golda Meir In honor of International Women’s Day, Wine Harlots are celebrating five fabulous women. Gloria Steinem, who in […]

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Oregon Advent: Day 18
Union Wine Co.
Underwood Pinot in a Can

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“Reminds me of my safari in Africa. Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days we had to live on nothing but food and water.” — W. C. Fields No corkscrew? Union Wine Co. Underwood Pinot in a Can to the rescue!  Union Wine Co. was based on the premise that rejected the construct that […]

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Oregon Advent: Day 16
Mouton Noir Oregogne (Rogue)
Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 2012

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“I want to create my wine, my art, my life on my own terms. And part of those terms is that I don’t see wine as a status symbol, or some type of an exclusive club. I see wine as art, geography, history. A condiment to life. My mission is to make wine more accessible […]

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Oregon Advent: Day 14
Lumos Pinot Noir Temperance Hill 2012


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“Strange to say, the luminous world is the invisible world; the luminous world is that which we do not see. Our eyes of flesh see only night.” — Victor Hugo “I believe that there is luminosity hiding in the shadow of the mundane. And things that hover at the periphery of our vision. If that’s […]

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Oregon Advent: Day 13
Argyle Vintage Brut 2011

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“I drink to separate my body from my soul.” ― Oscar Wilde Argyle Brut was the first Oregon wine we ever had, a pre-party quaff before we ventured out somewhere disreputable on New Year’s Eve, long, long, ago on a rainy night in Seattle on the last day of the year. The label is different […]

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Oregon Advent: Day 12
Domaine Drouhin Oregon
Dundee Hills Pinot Noir 2012

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“I’ve known rivers: I’ve known rivers ancient as the world and older than the flow of human blood in human veins. My soul has grown deep like the rivers.” ― Langston Hughes French soul. Oregon soil. It’s the motto of Domaine Drouhin Oregon. The French are cooler than we are. It’s that whole savoir faire, […]

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Oregon Advent: Day 11
Adelsheim Vineyards
Elizabeth’s Reserve Pinot Noir 2011

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“Wine enters through the mouth, Love, the eyes. I raise the glass to my mouth, I look at you, I sigh.” ― W.B. Yeats Iconic wine. Iconic label. The image on the label is the Adelsheim’s daughter, Lizzie, drawn by her mother, Ginny. Her father, David, talks about the origin of the labels, branding and […]

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Oregon Advent: Day 6
Siduri Chehalem Mountains Pinot Noir 2012

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“Something is always born of excess: great art was born of great terror, great loneliness, great inhibitions, instabilities, and it always balances them.” ― Anaïs Nin Wine Harlots profess, excess is best. When we reached out to Adam Lee of Siduri for a single bottle of Oregon pinot for the project, this is what he […]

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