Monthly Archives: January 2011

Wine Discounting Is Not the Problem

I know consumer preferences for wine have changed somewhat and that the high end of the market, perceived as the luxury end has taken a beating…and I am one of those people that look for and pick great values for … Continue reading

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“Best in Show” for Tabalí Reserva Especial Syrah 2008 from the Limarí Valley

Congratulations to Felipe Mueller and the Vina Tabali team for winning the “Best in Show” award in the 8th Annual Best of Chile Awards, with the Tabali Reserva Especial Syrah 2008…like we say, “How Rad are your Grapes?” Pretty Rad … Continue reading

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World’s oldest wine making operation discovered

This is gnarly man!….from the NY Times Scientists have reported finding the oldest known winemaking operation, about 6,100 years old, complete with a vat for fermenting, a press, storage jars, a clay bowl and a drinking cup made from an … Continue reading

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Wine, oil prices both driven by economy, study finds

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Both wine and oil prices are chiefly driven by economic factors, a study released by the International Monetary Fund shows, demonstrating how factors like speculation, monetary policy and even grape quality have little to do with the … Continue reading

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What happens to wineries when they are bought by Corporate interests?

At Rad Grapes we feel that the best wines are made by small family owned producers, because they make the best quality artisanal and hand-crafted wines, with a specific identity, image and most of all taste and character. Rad Grapes … Continue reading

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