Monthly Archives: February 2010

The Vina Ventisquero wines have arrived

The value priced line up from Vina Ventisquero arrived into our warehouse on Wednesday and I went to pick up samples on Friday. The Rad Grapes crew will be out on Monday with samples in hand, tasting and selling the … Continue reading

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Home Cooking Radisic style

The snow is still falling and has been all day…very wet and heavy stuff. So…since I happen to be home, I have been given the assignment to cook dinner. With nasty and cold weather outside, my inclination is to go … Continue reading

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It sure looks pretty, but…

Another snow day for the kids….the adults still work to do, although today it is office work, given another winter storm. This one looks to be a big one too. For now here is a picture of our back yard … Continue reading

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More freakin’ snow? Geez!

I like all four seasons including winter, but we are at the point here in northern NJ where I think we have just about enough….an yet it seems we are going to get pounded again tomorrow. A classic Noreaster as … Continue reading

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Constellation still selling wine from convicted supplier, while greasing the skids…

Here is a great article from AFP I picked off Goggle, about the fake Pinot Noir Gallo was buying for their “La Byciclette” so called Pinot Noir and guess what?…one of the other mass producers of wine – Constellation – … Continue reading

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Tagaris Malbec 2007 and some IT work…

For those who may not know it, I am a serious tech geek. I am talking managing 3 servers and two networks type IT work. My wife thinks I missed my calling, but for me its just anther fun and … Continue reading

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Analysis of NY’s proposed “Wine in Supermarkets” Law…

N.Y. Governor Patterson has proposed a few changes in the current NY SLA law, to allow sales in supermarkets, it seems mainly in an attempt to raise extra funds through the additional licensing vs. for the sake of changing the … Continue reading

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NYC on a beautiful snowy afternoon

So many people shy away from the city on days when the forecasters announce heavy snow, that I love to come in and go see customers, be productive and enjoy the picturesque views. I have not had the tome to … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Honey…

Even though we sell wine throughout NY, we actually live in NJ. I am stating this because we usually dine out in the city, but once in a while we do frequent a few really good BYOB restaurants near us … Continue reading

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Puro Chile…con Vina Ventisquero…

Chile is hot baby! Yes, we are seemingly behind the times at Rad Grapes in adding great Chilean wines to our portfolio, but finding great quality, well made, value priced wines takes lots of searching and tasting. Lots… I have … Continue reading

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