Category Archives: Wine Stores

NY SLA issues cease and desist order to Wine Library

Wow…this is pretty big actually. The Wine Library is a very successful and large NJ wine retail operation that has been shipping wine to a lot of NY consumers, which is against NY State law and irking lots of NY … 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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Smartphones revolutionizing wine sales for Millennials

Millennials have become huge consumers of wine. From what I’ve seen they drink more, better wine, are more adventurous and willing to try new wines and invariably shop and buy wine their own way. It is imperative for guys like … Continue reading

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There indeed is a difference between wine and toilet paper

See, this is one of those thing that irks me so bad…I did Tweet about this, but felt the need to elaborate…its things like these that made me start Rad Grapes and keep me going during the darkest of times … Continue reading

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New Rad Grapes from Spain

It has literally been years since I have imported new wines from Spain. There have been a number of reasons for that, but what’s important is that after several logistical and shipping delays, our new wines from Spain are finally … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day…

At home enjoying a little Seriously Sticky Syrah and relaxing after a long, yet productive and fun day in the big city on St. Paddy’s Day…Met up with my friend Shari who will be opening a really cool wine store … Continue reading

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A fun day in NYC with Michiel Eradus

I love what I do! I am truly blessed and very lucky to have had great career advice early on from my father and that I actually listened to that advice. Dad taught me early on, ” Find something you … Continue reading

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What are those in-store tastings about?

If you lurk on this blog, you may have noticed that I post and talk about pouring wines on a regular basis at retail wine stores that buy and feature Rad Grapes wines. Yesterday I poured for the second time … Continue reading

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Short week my ass…

What does my schedule look like for this “short” week?…. The busy season is here for us winos….this morning I pick up the car from being serviced at the dealer and off to Manhattan for four appointments, including 10 Downing … Continue reading

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I gotta tell you, these Queulat wines are really good!

Well, today was the first day we have been out showing the Ventisquero Queulat Gran Reserva wines and they are showing beautifully. I really like them….and by the way, Queulat is the name of a beautiful glacier in the Andes … Continue reading

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