Monthly Archives: September 2010

A little late night with some Straits

For those that may not know it, my favorite band is Dire Straits. Growing up in Europe I got hooked early, saw them in London in the early eighties and the rest as they is history. Best know for “The … Continue reading

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It was one of those days today…

I had a rather busy day, but boy did it turn out to be an odyssey…It started with a quick visit to the NJ office to place some orders and go over e-mails (both and my wife and I noticed … Continue reading

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Date night at home…

The Mrs. and I are home alone as the triplets are out on a play date. We just opened a bottle of Bodega UNO Tempranillo Roble and are chillaxing….”Hey Honey, what are we doing for dinner?”….That was a lay up, … 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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Saturday night tunes…

I really like Alicia Keys and loved the original song, but with the Jay-Z lyrics, the NY song is awesome, it just gives me goose bumps….I really can’t explain it any better than: “I’ve driven into and all over NY … Continue reading

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Doing my homework

I taste quite a few wines throughout the year…it is my belief that if we are to have a truly great selection of wines in the Rad Grapes portfolio, my palate and I must be very good at picking out … Continue reading

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Cooling off and getting busy

I’ve been working my tail off and adding a lot of miles to the Audi over the last four weeks and its showing. Sales are finally picking up nicely, so much so I am running out of some wines and … 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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The Jets agreed to terms with CB Darrelle Revis early this morning!

Holy cow!  The Jets are going to sign Revis! “I’m coming home baby!!! Revis Island,” Revis said on his Twitter account. “Let’s Go.” I’ve had a feeling this my have been part of Woody Johnson’s plan, along with the new … Continue reading

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Small business people making over $250,000 a year?

I just don’t believe the current argument being thrown around in political discourse lately regarding the fact that “small business” people will suffer dire consequences if we let the Bush tax cuts expire for the top tax brackets. I keep … Continue reading

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