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“You are never strong enough that you don’t need help.” ― César Chávez As you are aware, the largest earthquake to hit Northern California in 25 years occurred last Sunday, with the epicenter in Napa. Injuries were minimal, but the economic losses are estimated to be more than a billion dollars and potentially up to […]

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St. Supéry Élu 2007

bottle shot of Napa Valley's St Supery Elu red wine a meritage blend primarily of cabernet sauvignon. The label has a woman (or an angel) wrapped in a crimson red cloak.

“A man does not have to be an angel in order to be saint.” — Albert Schweitzer You don’t have to be an angel or a saint to enjoy the good works of St. Supéry Élu 2007. The color is a cloak of purple tipped in red with intoxicating aromas of blackberry which follow on […]

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Wine Improves Computer Hacking Ability

still from the NBC television program Chuck. Where the hero, Chuck is engaged in a computer hacker hack-off he uses Rombauer chardonnay to his competitive advantage

“I’m not much of a drinker, but there’s something about hacking and white wine. Hey, even Popeye had his spinach.” — Chuck Bartowski Wine improves computer hacking ability. At least that’s what was opined on the low rated, cult-favorite NBC television program Chuck. Chuck Bartowski, a hapless wage-slave at a computer store turned endearing super-spy […]

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Clos Pegase Mitsuko’s Vineyard Chardonnay 2009

bottle shot of Clos Pegase Mitsuko's Vineyard Chardonnay 2009 with a green bottle with golden liquid and a gold leaf border label with an image of pegasus, the winged horse of Greek mythology

“The air up there in the clouds is very pure and fine, bracing and delicious. And why shouldn’t it be? It is the same air the angels breathe.“ — Mark Twain “When once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there […]

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Caymus Vineyards Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

a photograph of Caymus Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 with a full decanter of red wine and a wine glass filled with cabernet sauvignon and paired with an Animal-style Double-Double from In-And-Out Burgers and a side of French fries.

“Life is a cabaret” – Master of Ceremonies from Cabaret “Life is a cabernet.” – The Wine Harlot Whether you believe life is a cabaret or a cabernet – drink it up! And drinking Caymus Vineyards Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 is the life. Caymus is the pinnacle of winemaking, a wine so delicious it’s a challenge […]

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Zin 91

bottle shot of Zin 91 by Opici Wines and Vinum. The label has a man in a suit and white shirt and black tie with

“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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Stepping Stone by Cornerstone Red Rocks! 2010

Photograph courtesy of Ian Riley from Brentwood, TN, USA Shot through two large rocks in Garden of the Gods, Colorado. September 2003, Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2point5 Generic

A rolling stone gathers no moss. — Publilius Syrus Don’t let the moss grow under your feet if you want to quaff Stepping Stone by Cornerstone Red Rocks! 2010. Made in limited quantities and a new blend every year, the Red Rocks! will knock your socks off with its exuberant style. It’s an unusual blend […]

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Stepping Stone by Cornerstone White Rocks! 2010

photograph of wine crate with the words unconventional. the coolest whites we’ve ever had in script Stepping Stone by Cornerstone White Rocks! 2010 copyright EatonAlive.

“The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: Initiative, Imagination, Individuality and Independence.” — Edward Vernon Rickenbacker In a word, it rocks! Stepping Stone by Cornerstone White Rocks! is not your conventional California white wine, and that’s exactly the point. Cornerstone Napa is known for their elegant (and expensive) cabernets. Last […]

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Passaggio Wine New Generation Grande Cappello Rosé 2010

bottleshot of Passaggio Wine New Generation Grande Cappello Rosé 2010 the color is fresh raspberry juice

“Life is like a new hat. You don’t know if it suits you if you keep trying it on in front of your own mirror.” —  Shirley McLaine. Passaggio Wine New Generation Grande Cappello Rosé was inspired by winemaker Cynthia Cosco’s mother and her “big hat.”  Wine Harlots say hat’s off to Cynthia!  This is […]

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Stepping Stone by Cornerstone Syrah 2008

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“You will find something more in woods than in books. Trees and stones will teach you that which you can never learn from masters.” —  Saint Bernard There is a cliché that New World wines aren’t drinkable after being open for a day. And largely, in the Wine Harlots experience, this is true. But there […]

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