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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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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 4
Kramer Vineyards Celebrate! Müeller-Thurgau Sparkling 2013

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“This new resolve gave her a sort of light-headed self-confidence: when she left the dinner-table she felt so easy and careless that she was surprised to see that the glass of Champagne beside her plate was untouched. She felt as if all its sparkles were whirling through her.” ― Edith Wharton, The Mother’s Recompense Kramer […]

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Sundays in Venice Cocktail

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Nothing is better than relaxing on a Sunday, with a newspaper and a cocktail on a table-side cafe and watching the world go by. Unless, of course, the cafe is in Venice.  Mason Shaker mixes up a twist on the classic bellini, swapping the traditional peach nectar for fresh pears. Photo credit: Joshua Williams ©2013

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Golden Globes® Moët Golden Night Cocktail

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This Sunday marks the 71th Golden Globes® awards by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and will be broadcast on NBC. The Golden Globes are the Wine Harlots favorite awards show, because the Champagne starts flowing, and Hollywood under the influence is a sight to see. Last year, hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler created the […]

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Champagne Twitter Chat with Evite and BevMo!

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Nothing says “holidays” to the Wine Harlots like sparkling wine. Opening a bottle of bubbles is an instant party, whether it’s a fancy soiree with caviar and foie gras, or a casual gathering with pizza, sparkling wine sets the right festive tone. Evite and BevMo! are hosting a Twitter Chat this Thursday, December 19th at […]

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#ChampagneDay

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Tomorrow is #ChampagneDay, a global social media event to promote and celebrate the magnificence that is Champagne. Spearheaded in the USA by the Champagne Bureau, a lobbying group who’s mission is to convey the message that Champagne only comes from Champagne, France. While other sparkling wines can be delicious, The Champagne Bureau and Wine Origins […]

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The Bellini

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The mimosa is a brunch staple, but for the Wine Harlots, we think mimosa’s suck. Too acidic, and quite frankly, a waste of sparkling wine. But Bellini’s are a whole different story. The Bellini was created by Giuseppe Cipriani, founder of the legendary Harry’s Bar in Venice, Italy, and the drink was popularized by Ernest Hemingway (but […]

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Montauk Mule Cocktail

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If you live in a beach town, as I do, you breathe a sign of relief when September arrives and the Summer People abandon the beaches and return to their urban lives leaving the sand and the surf to the natives. The Mason Shaker Montauk Mule made with prosecco is a wonderful cocktail to sip while […]

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