Event

Kansas City Carnival

photograph of a branded Go Vino lexan stemless wineglass imprinted with the Wines of France logo with a rose from Alsace with gourmet cheese and tomato salad

“These images in vivid and violent tones have resulted from crystallization of memories of the circus, popular tales or travel.” — Henri Matisse The Wines of France Kansas City Carnival was held in the historic City Market with the Kansas City skyline as the back drop. Chef Alex Pope of Vagabond created a modern upscale twist […]

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Wines of France Across America Chicago Picnic

photograph of the Wines of France Across America Tour Chicago picnic with participants sitting on the grass on a picnic blanket with french wines

At Prairie Productions in Chicago, the Wines of France Across America Team converted the space into a seminar run by the incomparable Master of Wine, Sheri Sauter Morano; an elegant VIP room; and the main event, a park carved out of an urban jungle with grass, picnic benches and the oh-so-popular Wines of France Across America […]

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LA Wine Fest

image of the LAWineFest Los Angeles Wine Festival June 9-10 2012

LA Wine Fest is the largest educational wine event in Los Angeles. The seventh edition of the event will be held June 9-10 2012 at historic Raleigh Studios. There will be more than 350 international vendors offering their wines to the thirsty crowds, from Chile to Solvinia, from Napa to Santa Barbara, winemaker’s will be […]

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Cheers!

photograph of a blank wine bottle with a silver metal tag hanging off the neck of the bottle reading

“Celebrate what you want to see more of.” — Thomas J. Peters photo credit: EatonAlive ©2011

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Occupy Syrah

photo of the wine grape syrah, shiraz, Rhone

Que syrah shiraz. Syrah is one of the most delicious and approachable red wine available, but retailers are hesitant to make larges purchases of syrah, as it languishes on store shelves, unappreciated, unloved and unpurchased. To show support for syrah, Bill Eyer of Cuvee Corner, rabble rouser that he is, has organized a grass-roots event […]

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San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival 2011 Ticket Contest

Logo for the 8th Annual San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival the biggest and best wine an food event in Southern California

One of the Wine Harlots favorite consumer wine events, the San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival is nearly here! It’s held every year the week before Thanksgiving, and it’s a great kick-off to the holiday season. This year it runs November 16-20, 2011 with a series of dinners, seminars and tasting events culminating in […]

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San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival

the poster for San Diego Bay Wine and Food Festival 2011 Poster from an oil painting, A Merry Gathering, copyright by Michael Summers SDBW&FF

Last year I was a first-timer at the San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival, Southern California’s biggest wine tasting event. As I looked out the window the morning of the event, the melody of Albert Hammond’s It Never Rains in Southern California was coursing through my head. The normally perfect San Diego weather had […]

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Yes, Virginia is for Wine Lovers

logo of the Virginia state motto

The Wine Harlot spent most of the last week in Virginia for the North American Wine Bloggers Conference held in Charlottesville. I enjoyed it so much, I’m contemplating a longer sojourn in the South. Well, except for the weather. As someone raised in the Pacific Northwest, I’m a complete weather-wimp, my climatic temperature range sweet-spot […]

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Chardonnay Symposium

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What are you doing the weekend of July 22-23? If you’re not going to be in Charlottesville, Virginia for the Wine Bloggers Conference or in San Diego for Comic Con, Wine Harlots suggest heading to bucolic Santa Barbara for the Chardonnay Symposium. Chardonnay isn’t just America’s favorite white grape, it’s the United States favorite wine, outselling […]

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Engraved Wine Glasses

Photograph of Thomas Bwarie Hand Engraved Wine Glass etched with the name Wine Harlots

Having your wine glasses hand engraved is a fantastic idea for events. Wine Harlots got our wine glass engraved while we were at the Family Winemakers of California tasting event in San Diego at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. At this event the glasses were engraved by Thomas Bwarie of Bwarie Gift Baskets, he did a […]

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