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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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How to Go Wine Tasting (Like a Pro)

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SPONSORED POST Are you going to the sold out A Wine & Food Affair — Tasting Along the Wine Road this weekend? It’s The Wine Road Northern Sonoma County’s premiere event, and it’s jam-packed with wine and food tasting opportunities. If you haven’t been wine tasting, this quick video has a few pro-tips that will […]

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The Wine Road, Northern Sonoma County

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SPONSORED POST September is California Wine Month and the Wine Road, Northern Sonoma County asked me to share some the resources they have available to visitors to Northern Sonoma County. The Wine Road is an association of wineries and lodgings in the Alexander, Dry Creek, and Russian River Valleys of Northern Sonoma County. There are […]

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St. Francis “Naughty or Nice” Valentine Day Gift Pack

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“I am good, but not an angel. I do sin, but I am not the devil. I am just a small girl in a big world trying to find someone to love.” — Marilyn Monroe I’m no angel. Some would say I am devil. And I’m certainly not Marilyn Monroe! But as small girls in […]

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Buena Vista Carneros Chardonnay 2009

photograph of a blue tile wall with a bottle of Buena Vista Winery CaRNEROS cHARDONNAY with a wine glass of the golden vino to the right

“All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost; The old that is strong does not wither, Deep roots are not reached by the frost. From the ashes a fire shall be woken, A light from the shadows shall spring; Renewed shall be blade that was broken, The crownless again […]

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St. Francis Sonoma County Old Vines Zinfandel 2008

gonzo wine pairing at it's best photograph of california's st francis sonoma county old vines sin with a tin of Cogenhagen straight cut chewing tobacco

“Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming “Wow! What a Ride!”  ― Hunter S. Thompson Sometimes you just have to go […]

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Iron Horse Chinese Cuvée 2007

bottle shot of Iron Horse Vineyard initial release of Chinese Cuvee a sparkling wine designed to celebrate the Chinese New Year -- Year of the Dragon. The bottle is emerald green with a gold label and red capsule of the Chinese flag with a lucky fan with the chinese kanji for dragon

“The dragons begin to speak. Ying and Yang are commingled.” The Yuan Kien Lei Han Welcome the Dragon! Today is the first day of Year of the Dragon, which is considered the luckiest year in the Chinese zodiac. Wine Harlots were born in the year of the Dragon, so this year portends to be an […]

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Foppiano Vineyards Estate Bottled Russian River Valley Chardonnay 2010

bottle shot of Foppiano Vineyards Estate Bottle Chardonnay from the Russian River Valley in Sonoma, California, USA. The bottle is golden with a white label and flowing script

“Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own; and from morning to night, as from the cradle to the grave, it is but a succession of changes so gentle and easy that we can scarcely mark their progress.” — Charles Dickens During nature’s darkest season, bring a little light into the […]

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Roth Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

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“To find the universal elements enough; to find the air and the water exhilarating; to be refreshed by a morning walk or an evening saunter… to be thrilled by the stars at night; to be elated over a bird’s nest or a wildflower in spring – these are some of the rewards of the simple […]

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