Christmas

Wine Harlots 13 Favorite Christmas Movies (With Beverage Pairings For Your Viewing Pleasure)

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Tired of the same old Christmas movie suggestions and are looking to the Wine Harlots for that special twist? Here’s a dozen of our favorite holiday movie classics, shaken and stirred, and served up with twist. The beverage selections are on the house. Wine Harlots are not recommending It’s A Wonderful Life. It’s the most depressing movie, […]

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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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Wine Harlots Holiday Gift Wishlist

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They say the best gifts are the one’s you want for yourself. Here’s a few items Wine Harlots would love to see under the tree at Wine Harlots World Headquarters. Sunglass of the Month Club. This doesn’t exist, but it really should. Wine Harlots misplace a pair of shades about once a month, so having […]

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Jeffrey Morgenthaler’s Clyde Common Egg Nog

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Egg nog is the liquid version of fruitcake. You either love it or loathe it. Wine Harlots fall into the latter category, and just contemplating a glass of egg nog makes us queasy. But if we are going to fall into the dairy dark-side of the holiday punch bowl, the nog Jeffrey Morganthaler created for […]

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Merry Christmas and Look Out for the Wall!

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“In the old days, it was not called the Holiday Season; the Christians called it ‘Christmas’ and went to church; the Jews called it ‘Hanukkah’ and went to synagogue; the atheists went to parties and drank. People passing each other on the street would say ‘Merry Christmas!’ or ‘Happy Hanukkah!’ or (to the atheists) ‘Look […]

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Wine Harlots Holiday Gift Wish List

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“I don’t know what’s in the box, but I love it. Unopened gifts contain hope.” ― Jarod Kintz Here’s a few items that have caught my eye that I would love to see under the Wine Harlots Christmas tree this year. Extravagant and unrealistic? Sure. But isn’t that what a gift wish-list is all about? Travel […]

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Wine Bottle Cozies

photograph of wine bottle jackets to cover wine for presentation. this ia the black tie set with a tuxedo and a little black dress wine cozies

Yeah, we know Wine Harlots is supposed to be too edgy or sophisticated for tacky wine bottle covers, but these wine wraps are hilarious. We haven’t decided if we like the black tie wine tuxedo jacket or the tacky Christmas sweater cozy best. What’s your thoughts? If you’re with us in thinking these wine bottle […]

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What to Drink for the Holidays?

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“Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” — Leo Tolstoy Families. Love ‘em or hate ‘em, you can’t fix ‘em or change them, try as you might, it’s futile. Granta, the literary magazine, once devoted a whole edition to the subject: The Family: They Fuck You Up. Which pretty much […]

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The Little Match Girl :: Hans Christian Andersen

color illustration for  The Little Match Girl story  by Hans Christian Andersen written in 1845 The drawing was created in 1922 by Honor C. Appleton for the Hans Christian Andersen book Fairy Tales. It is a dreamy picture with golden hues of a child freezing to death in the snow having hallucinations of warmth and happiness and being reunited with her dead grandmother.

Most terribly cold it was; it snowed, and was nearly quite dark, and evening — the last evening of the year. In this cold and darkness there went along the street a poor little girl, bareheaded, and with naked feet. When she left home she had slippers on, it is true; but what was the […]

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Gloria In Excelsis :: Evelyn De Morgan

oil painting titled Gloria in Excelsis by Evelyn Pickering De Morgan two arch angels serenading the world  on high with a chorus of angels overhead

painting Gloria In Excelsis by Evelyn De Morgan (1893) oil on canvas in the permanent collection of the De Morgan Centre, London, England

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