Monthly Archives: May 2009

What a hatch!

One of my long time passions – among the top three – is fly fishing for trout, but I seldom get the chance to wet a line lately. Tonight was the exception. There is a nice stretch of the Ramapo … Continue reading

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Upcoming tasting events

The Rad Grapes portfolio and our wines are relatively unknown to most wine drinkers, but when  are consumers are able to taste our wines, they are very impressed and tend to buy the wines.  In order to give fans of … Continue reading

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Kudos to farmers

I’ve got to tell ya…our property is about 2/3 of an acre and I spent all weekend doing yard work: mowing the lawn; trimming branches and bushes; raking out mulch beds; running to the recycling center to dump the stuff … Continue reading

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Why real men do drink Rose…

Let me start of  by saying that Rose can be rather bland and boring. The most popular Roses in the world are from the Provence and even though there are some very good Roses from Provence, my experience has been … Continue reading

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Blog comments made easier for all

I have not been blogging for long, but I have noticed that I was getting more spam comments than real comments. Up until now, anyone who wanted to post a comment on Stoned Wino had to register, because I thought … Continue reading

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Romancing the wine…

Almost everyone I talk to is in awe and jealous of the fact that I am in the wine business. I count my blessings for the fact that I was smart enough to pursue a career in something I love … Continue reading

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Don’t cry for me Argentina…

I guess you can say I am catching up on posting, given the lack of posting for close to a month. It has been a yucky weekend and I’ve had more face time with my laptop than usual, so… We … Continue reading

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Testing Google Adsense…

I am in the process of learning how Google Adsense works, so if you stumble onto the blog and it looks kind of funny, it is just me dealing with a little bit of a learning curve figuring out how … Continue reading

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The new Cavas are here!

Rad Grapes had some really good quality Cavas for a while, but for a number of reasons it did not work out with that particular winery in the long run. Well, it took some time and I did get help. … Continue reading

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I must be nuts…

It’s not like my life is not busy enough or that I have all this extra time after working 12 hours a day on selling wine and developing business for Rad Grapes on top of family obligations…no, that’s not it. … Continue reading

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