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30th Anniversary American Wine Tasting

30th Anniversary American Wine Tasting

Skurnik Wines began in 1987 (as Michael Skurnik Wines) with a portfolio of just six small California wineries. Thirty years later, in addition to today’s diverse, globe-spanning portfolio of wines and spirits, we proudly offer for sale selections from nearly one hundred American wineries. On January 24th, 2017 we celebrated our 30th anniversary by revisiting our … Read More

Zinfandel: American Heritage in a Glass

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Featured Image: The Ueberroth Vineyard in Paso Robles, planted in 1885, is the oldest of Turley’s Zinfandel holdings. These vines are ungrafted, head-trained, and dry-farmed. Since its earliest mentions in horticultural catalogs of the 1820s, Zinfandel has been claimed as America’s own wine variety. Long steeped in myth and speculation, its arrival to the United … Read More

This Must Be The Place: Homesteading with Favia Wines

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“The most trifling action, every little thing accomplished, has something of importance in the great cosmic household, and it is merely a question of being aware of this importance.” – Rudolf Steiner, Knowledge of the Higher Worlds and its Attainment, 1904 e·col·o·gy – late 19th century, from German Ökologie, from Ancient Greek οἶκος ‎(oîkos, “house”) Just east … Read More