Monthly Archives: August 2011

Rad Grapes welcomes Bodega Bouza

I am usually pretty good about staying on top of all the updates to the Rad Grapes website and even though I just posted some updates to the New Wines section the other day, I neglected to add the newly … Continue reading

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In honor of Irene’s visit…

This is an old classic and a killer Rock tune….Whatever you drink, enjoy & stay safe..

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Majority of Consumers Oppose Wine in Supermarkets, Study Reveals

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A survey of wine drinkers conducted by the University at Buffalo School of Management has found that 54 percent say they are opposed to a New York State proposal to sell wine in supermarkets. In a survey … Continue reading

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Still having intermittent blog server outages…

Please bare with me on this one folks…Lately you may attempted to check out Stonedwino, but the page would not load every once in a while. I have been having issues with DNS conflicts on the server in our office … Continue reading

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Sauvignon from Mother Rock, Chile’s Coastal Edge

Below is a great article featured in Wine & Spirits magazine, authored by Joshua Wesson, which is about Felipe Muller, the winemaker at Vina Tabali and the how and why his wines seem to be head and shoulders above the … Continue reading

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Some cautious about buying wine online

By DAN BERGER FOR THE PRESS DEMOCRAT Published: Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at 10:18 a.m. Most people buy wine conventionally. They go to a supermarket or a package store and peruse the shelves, lifting bottles, looking at labels, seeing what’s … Continue reading

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Tasting new releases from Dutton Estate

Rad Grapes represented the legendary Russian River wines from Dutton Estate in New York from mid 2005 until 2008, when we parted ways. I learned a long time ago that you don’t burn bridges (unless you really have to) in … Continue reading

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Higher alcohol wines will get you drunker…

Alcohol levels can make a big difference Michael Apstein, Special to The Chronicle (San Francisco Chronicle) Sunday, August 7, 2011 “I only had two glasses of wine.” It’s not an unreasonable amount to drink with dinner, yet how much you … Continue reading

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So long, sunscreen? Scientists suggest red wine helps prevent sunburn

(CBS) Think sunscreen is the only way to prevent sunburn? A new study suggests there’s another way besides a tube of sunscreen – and it can be found at your nearest grocery or liquor store. Spanish scientists discovered that grapes … Continue reading

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Talk about a tough business environment…

The NY wine market is so saturated with wine from all over the world and competitive, that it takes more time than ever to make new placements, sell wine, make new friends and grow brands. In order to establish some … Continue reading

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