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Masút Pinot Noir 2012

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“The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.” ― John Muir Masút is a tribal word for “rich, dark earth.”  The inaugural vintage of Masút from brothers Ben and Jake Fetzer is like being enveloped in a rain forest. It’s rich dark cherries wrapped by dusky earthiness — elegant and primal simultaneously. […]

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Drink Like a Pilgrim for Thanksgiving

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“The king and high priest of all the festivals was the autumn Thanksgiving. When the apples were all gathered and the cider was all made, and the yellow pumpkins were rolled in from many a hill in billows of gold, and the corn was husked, and the labors of the season were done, and the […]

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Twisted Oak River of Skulls 2010

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“I have absolutely no pleasure in the stimulants in which I sometimes so madly indulge. It has not been in the pursuit of pleasure that I have periled life and reputation and reason. It has been the desperate attempt to escape from torturing memories, from a sense of insupportable loneliness and a dread of some […]

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3CV Bank 2010

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“A night of exhilaration, of boredom and terror, in which the merest of sounds took on other forms – grew large in the expanse of darkness. After several hours the sheep gradually stopped calling to each other from across the river banks, and a brittle quiet descended. I desperately wanted to walk down to the […]

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Pepperwood Grove The Little Green Box Pinot Grigio

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If there were no schools to take the children away from home part of the time, the insane asylums would be filled with mothers. — Edgar W. Howe This week starts the annual back-to-school routine in most places, and not a moment too soon, or the insane asylums would be doing brisk business. If your […]

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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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River Road 2012 Nouveau

River Road Vineyards 2012 Nouveau Rose of Pinot Noir Russian River Valley Sonoma County

“I know I am but summer to your heart, and not the full four seasons of the year.” ― Edna St. Vincent Millay Rosé is a summer wine. Sure, I love rosé year-round. It’s an unexpected pairing for Thanksgiving dinner, and lovely chilling in white snow-drift. I love drinking rosé as the tender crocus and daffodils […]

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Wente Louis Mel Sauvignon Blanc 2011

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“Music is the wine that fills the cup of silence.” ― Robert Fripp Wine Harlots highly recommend the Wente Louis Mel Sauvignon Blanc as your summer porch wine. Priced at $13, it provides a lot of value for your money. The wine is crisp and bright with fresh limes and tropical fruit. The flavors aren’t cloying […]

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Sierra Madre Block 216 Pinot Noir 2009

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“Hold the bottle up to the light; you will see your dreams are always at the bottom.” – Rob Hutchison Sierra Madre Block 216 Pinot Noir is a dreamy bottle of wine. The pinot is fruit forward with tart cherries and black plums with a smooth and elegant finish. Wine Harlots favorite perfect pairing with pinot […]

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La Rochelle Pinot Noir

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“The rivalry is with yourself. I try to be better than is possible. I fight against myself, not against the other.” – Luciano Pavarotti In the La Rochelle Pinot Noir family, there’s no sibling rivalry between the wines, just good healthy competition. No black sheep in family here. The La Rochelle Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir […]

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