Monthly Archives: October 2011

Labor Wines 2009 Willamette Valley Pinot Noir

The wine business can be a struggle, as it has been for the last few years, but I am seeing the light at the end of the tunnel…there is some catching up still to do, but we are making headway … Continue reading

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New arrival…Le Grand Cheneau Macon-Verze 2010

It has been quite some time since we have added as many new wines to the Rad Grapes portfolio as we have this fall. Due to many factors including the downturn in the economy and change in consumer behavior and … Continue reading

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You palate will never lie to you…

Thanks to the Wine Curmudgeon for an extremely well thought out well written post about how the millenials and how they are changing the wine business for the better in my view. It is about what YOU like and what … Continue reading

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I Support the Occupy Movement

Hat Tip to Barry Ritholtz at the Big Picture for the heads up on the “I Support the Occupy Movement” banner from Jeff Couturier. I totally agree with the premise of the movement. Even though I may not be able … Continue reading

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Spanish Grape Prices Climb as Wine Output May Fall, Ciatti Says

from Bloomberg Businessweek… By Rudy Ruitenberg Oct. 17 (Bloomberg) — Spanish grape prices increased 15 percent to 20 percent as wine production in the country is set to decline this year, U.S. wine broker Ciatti Co. said. Wine output in … Continue reading

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Weekend tunes with il Volo…

Great day after a busy week. Business has been picking up a little, thank God…but we all need some down time. We had a successful garage sale today on what was a spectacular fall day, after which the whole family … Continue reading

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