Archive for July, 2009

Jul 31 2009

Just Grapes’ Favorite Summer Cocktails!

Published by under News and Trends,Savvy Sip Tips

by Brett Ashley McKenzie The store may be called “Just Grapes,” but if you’re under the impression that wine is our only offering, you’re mistaken! You’ve already read about our new summer beers, but we also offer a wide array of refreshing summer spirits, which can make for the perfect backyard or BBQ cocktail. One […]

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Jul 29 2009

Don Sritong Audition Tape for the “Winemakers” Reality Show!

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Here is Just Grapes’ owner/managing partner Don Sritong’s audition for a Casting Call for Season 2 of The Winemakers (PBS) being filmed in Rhone Valley, France. One of the 16 finalist will be chosen by popular vote; the person whose video receives the most “views” wins a role on the show.  So don’t delay, view […]

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Jul 23 2009

The “Gris” Area

By Brett Ashley McKenzie With summer well underway, more and more Just Grapes customers are spending their time in the store perusing our whites and rosés. But there is one category that some shoppers don’t seem to know how to approach: Pinot Gris. “What is this?” people will ask, bringing up a bottle of the […]

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Jul 06 2009

A Glass of Wine a Day…

By Brett Ashley McKenzie I spent my Fourth of July weekend laid up on the couch with a terrible cold, a fever, and a puppy who was understandably furious that a patriotic romp at Montrose Dog Beach was simply not in the cards. With the national holiday closing doctors’ offices and even local pharmacy counters, […]

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Jul 02 2009

Everything’s Coming Up Rosés

By Brett Ashley McKenzie Nothing seems to make certain wine drinkers cringe like the words “pink wine.” For some, it conjures memories of sickly sweet concotions consumed at college cook outs. For others, “pink wine” is synonymous with “white zinfandel” (which isn’t a bad thing for white zin lovers). Just like “all Riesling is sweet” […]

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