MollyDooker Blue Eyed Boy Shiraz 2011

We have a crush on a Blue Eyed Boy

“People felt themselves watching him even before they knew that there was anything different about him. His eyes made a person think that he heard things that no one else had ever heard, that he knew things no one had ever guessed before. He did not seem quite human.” ― Carson McCullers (The Heart is […]

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Monte Ducay Reserva 2009

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“One of the secrets of a happy life is continuous small treats, and if some of these can be inexpensive and quickly procured so much the better.” — Iris Murdoch Not one to bury the lead, let’s cut to the chase, shall we? This wine is a delicious red wine from Spain for $7 USD at Trader […]

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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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King Rabbit Malbec 2012

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“Once in a while it happens that I vomit up a bunny.” ― Julio Cortázar Well, it does happen on occasion to the best of us. If you have a hare caught in your throat, Wine Harlots suggest washing it down with a bottle of King Rabbit Malbec. King Rabbit hails from France, and isn’t […]

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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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Troublemaker Road Trip :: 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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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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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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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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