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It is impossible to tell the story of Skurnik Wines without uttering the name Cathy Corison. The first Napa Cabernet in our portfolio, Cathy’s wine has been – for thirty years – an unwavering testament to the power of restraint, elegance, and purity. “There was this wine in me that needed to get out,” Cathy … Read More
There has been nothing normal about the early part of the 2017 wine growing season in France. Those who want to deny that the climate is changing should follow the tales of our many friends in France who have suffered through an April with more frost alerts than any year they can remember. We have … Read More
Time to get real. Here at Skurnik Wines & Spirits, we may well be among the geekiest booze nerds around, sure – but sometimes, let’s face it, all we really want is a shot and a beer. Admitting that, however, we are also forced to admit – we can even get creative with that particularly … Read More
In loving wine, you soon learn this universe has no center. Wine is this great confluence of history and innovation – a snapshot of ancient geologic moments, a bottling of a time and place, and a canvas for daring risks in the vineyard and cellar. In truth, making wine, serving it, or drinking it often … Read More
Located just south of the Austrian border at Italy’s northernmost point, the region of Alto Adige has always existed as a cultural crossroads. Civilizations dating back to Roman times utilized this glacial valley as a passageway between Italy and the rest of continental Europe, making it a highly contested area for hundreds of years. Alto Adige … Read More
It’s been a wild ride! Special thanks to all our customers, winemakers and employees, without whom we wouldn’t be here today to celebrate this milestone!
Grüner Veltliner, like Riesling, is a grape that creates an incredible array of wines from long-aging, richly-dense, fruited wines to high-toned, electric, and racy versions. Its history begins in Austria where it is still the grape supreme. But for many American wine-drinkers Grüner Veltliner burst onto the scene in the early two-thousands. Forward-thinking restaurateurs and … Read More