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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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Lange Twins Centennial Zinfandel 2009

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“Black as the devil, hot as hell, pure as an angel, sweet as love.” — Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Perigord The Lange Twins Centennial Zinfandel is a devilish wine that the Wine Harlots love. It’s an intensely deep red, boarding on black, with rich blackberry flavors and a lush velvety texture. The wine is rich and complex enough to […]

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Naked Rebel

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“All I’m writing is just what I feel, that’s all. I just keep it almost naked. And probably the words are so bland.”  ― Jimi Hendrix You know Wine Harlots is all about Naked Rebel.  Rebels Without Clothes? Defiant nude mutineers, count us in. Being naked is being fearless. Being courageous enough to take a leap of faith […]

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Ottimino Zinfinity 2008

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“To infinity… and beyond!” – Buzz Lightyear Wine Harlots ♥ Ottimino Zinfinity. Ottimino focuses on zinfandel —  they only grape they produce is zinfandel, with their flagship offerings are significantly priced higher than the Zinfinity. With Zinfinity, Ottimino is producing a wine with their trademark quality for under $15. And Wine Harlots ♥ great values. […]

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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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Wente Double Decker Zinfandel 2010

Logo for the new Wente offering the Double Decker wines, and affordable and aspirational wine (rebranded from the Tomas wines). The image is of a London Double Decker bus bouncing down a cobblestone path

“There are three wants which can never be satisfied; that of the rich wanting more, that of the sick, wanting something different, and that of the traveler, who says, “anywhere but here.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson For the Wine Harlots, the perfect summer is a share by the beach, a good book and a bottle […]

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Plungerhead Lodi Zinfandel 2009

photograph of Don Sebastini and Sons The Other Guys Plungerhead Zinfandel Lodi. The shot has the bottle with the label of a male with a red bathroom plunger on his head and wine casks for legs. The bottle is placed next to a balloon wine glass filled with red zinfandel wine

“The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.” — Alan Watts Who you calling Plungerhead? You can call us that any day of the week, if you also pour Plungerhead Lodi Zinfandel while you’re mocking us. Want a wine that is fun […]

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Wine Guerrilla Sonoma County Zinfandel 2009

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“Women are natural guerrillas. Scheming, we nestle into the enemy’s bed, avoiding open warfare, watching the options, playing the odds.” — Sally Kempton One taste and you’ll be scheming on how to get more of Wine Guerrilla Sonoma County Zinafandel 2009. Fruit forward with blackberry jam, black cherry and raspberries with notes of pepper, vanilla […]

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Carruth Cellars Surfing Madonna Save the Ocean North Coast Cuvee

photograph of the mosaic stained glass art piece Surfing Madonna by Encinitas artist Mark Patterson Carruth Cellars Surfing Madonna Save the Ocean North Coast Cuvee the image is the image of the Blessed Virgin Guadalupe in a long robe or habit on a surfboard surfing on an azure coblat blue sea with the worlds

“Art is not to be taught in Academies. It is what one looks at, not what one listens to, that makes the artist. The real schools should be the streets.” – Oscar Wilde “Why shouldn’t things be largely absurd, futile, and transitory? They are so, and we are so, and they and we go very well together.” […]

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Zin 91

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“I begin with an idea and then it becomes something else.” — Pablo Picasso “An idea is salvation by imagination.” — Frank Lloyd Wright   “The value of an idea lies in the using of it.” — Thomas A. Edison   “Ideas can be life-changing. Sometimes all you need to open the door is just one more […]

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