Monthly Archives: July 2010

What a great weekend…

What a great weekend so far….last night we all went to hang out with my brother and family at his restaurant, Flirt Sushi and had a great time drinking some of the newly arrived Paige 23 Rose. Flirt has the … Continue reading

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Very tough business environment

I’ve been at this wine thing for over 20 years and have not seen a summer as tough as this one when it comes to business. The wine business is somewhat cyclical, just like most any other business, with ups … Continue reading

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The Paige 23 Wines have arrived

Well, we finally have some of the Paige 23 Wines in stock. My wife and I have been enjoying the 2009 Syrah Rose, 2007 Delia Marie Syrah, 2006 Santa Barbara Cabernet Sauvignon and the 2007 Santa Barbara Pinot Noir all … Continue reading

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Grapes are peaking earlier than ever

The extended hot weather streak affects many things, including the way grapes grow locally, like out on Long Island. I ran into this great article from the Riverhead News Review that covers the early veraison out on Long Island this … Continue reading

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Would you like a job selling wine?

Rad Grapes is hiring! Would you like a job selling wine? Sounds interesting?I absolutely love what I do… If you have any experience selling wine in Metro New York and are looking for a new opportunity, Rad Grapes is looking … Continue reading

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Why is the economy taking forever to recover…

Corporate America’s Pile-O-Cash from the Big Picture…..hat tip to Invictus….fenomenal post with research to back it up….I keep on saying that the shit has hit the fan and our economy suffers from a massive miss-allocation of capital. If consumers and … Continue reading

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Why Rad Grapes?

Yeah, why Rad Grapes? What is so special and different about us compared to all those other wine companies? Well….because we are really good at sourcing the best value priced, artisanal, hand-crafted and estate bottled wines directly from the world’s … Continue reading

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Summertime home grown meal…

I have been spending a good amount of time on the road, popping corks and tasting wine with customers all over NY State, so I am not home for dinner as often as I’d like during the week, but tonight … Continue reading

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11 Red Values from Washington

I don’t often tout the awesome press and ratings that Rad Grapes wines receive, but I should. Below is and excerpt from a Wine Spectator article dated June 25th that highlights a number of great values from Washington State, including … Continue reading

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