Category Archives: Wine Apellations

New wines for Spring

I find it hard to write this today, after just digging ourselves out, as I look at a foot and a half of fresh snow in my yard from yesterday’s Nor’easter, but alas it must be done… Having parted ways … Continue reading

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This Rose craze…

You may reading or hearing about the rise in popularity of Rose, or you may be just unwittingly contributing to the recent craze just by drinking and enjoying some Rose wine. What’s going on? Why has Rose become so popular? … Continue reading

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Old friends coming back…

A few years back, and for several years Rad Grapes represented the Vina Amalia wines from Carlos Basso in NY. The line we originally sold included the Vina Amalia Malbec Reserva and the Vina Amalia Cabernet Reserva. These were not … Continue reading

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Only Piedmont’s finest can be Sassaia

Yes Virginia, we now sell some awesome Gavi, Barolo and Barbaresco too… Since I’ve been remiss in posting regularly about so many new happenings at Rad Grapes as mentioned in a recent post, I’m fixing that. Last Fall I added … Continue reading

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This is what I really do with customers all day…

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Welcoming La Villa Real wines from Spain

Rad Grapes is very happy and proud to welcome the La Villa Real wines from Bodegas La Remediadora. The winery was founded in 1946 and boasts great vineyards in Roda, near Albacete, located at over 700 meters above sea level. … Continue reading

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Missing the little things in life…

Why do we as human beings seem to take so many things for granted? Things that we love and enjoy and still take for granted…At least we take them for granted until we risk losing them or lose them for … Continue reading

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Winter trip to North Fork wine country

I just returned from another long day on the road. Drove all the way out to Greenport, all the way out on Eastern Long Island and visited several customers on the North Fork. Also enjoyed a great lunch at The … Continue reading

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Rose season

Being on the import and wholesale side of the business, I have to plan ahead. Most wineries in the Northern Hemisphere are releasing their 2014 Rose wines as we speak. That being said, we are getting ready for our Roses, … Continue reading

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What Would Jesus Drink? A Class Exploring Ancient Wines Asks #WWJD

Talk about a great question! Well then? “Inside the Boston Wine School, Jonathon Alsop places empty glasses and plates of figs and cheese before a small group of students. Alsop, who founded the school in 2000, is doing a test … Continue reading

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