Category Archives: Restaurants

One of the benefits of selling wine in NY is that you get to eat really well…

This is what I really do with customers all day…

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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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Wine losing on-premise sales

Once in a while I feel the need to systematically take apart arguments from folks who sound like they know the wine business, but are unfortunately not as clued in as they sound. One such instance is this article/post from … Continue reading

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Many businesses still struggling long after Sandy

Many, if not most of us that live and work in New York or New Jersey are still being affected by the aftermath of Sandy in one way or another. Most of us were affected with some kind of property … Continue reading

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Serbian wines, sold by a Serbian in New York

I was born in Serbia and come from a long lineage of proud Serbian descendants. For years now, I’ve been selling wines from all over the world and always dreamed of being able to represent and sell some great Serbian … Continue reading

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A belated welcome to Fiddletown Cellars

I knew as soon as I tasted it the first time that the Fiddletown Cellars Old Vine Zinfandel (hat tip to Tim Hogan for that opportunity) was something special the took Ray, Joe and Reno years to figure out. Good … Continue reading

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A Letter that all Chefs (and Anyone Who Eats) Need to Read…

First of all, Thanks to Mark Bittman for sharing this. Why do I find it so important to share? Well, for two very important reasons: Because I care about what I eat and feed my kids and we all should … Continue reading

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Why You Conspicuously Avoid the Cheaper Wine

I found this great little article in all places at Smart Money and thought it was totally worth sharing? Why? Because the article supports and reaffirms what Rad Grapes is all about – Quality always sells, especially when priced well. … Continue reading

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Follow Rad Grapes on Twitter…

I have really busy so far in September and not posting as much on the blog, as you can see….more posts coming soon I promise. In the meantime, if you are not following us on Twitter @Radgrapes, the you are … Continue reading

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How mobile technology is changing wine buying

From PRWeb… Order a Case On the Go With mobiWINE, A New Label Image Recognition Service By Mobius A customer enjoying a great bottle of red at a restaurant has a thought: “I need to remember this label and buy … Continue reading

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