News Archives: Austria

Limestone Pure: Introducing Domaine Ciringa

Stefan, Monika, & Armin Tement

The wines of Domaine Ciringa are Sauvignon Blancs unlike any we have tasted; they are deep, resonant wines that somehow defy gravity. Armin is one of the most dynamic and driven winemakers we’ve spent time with and we are delighted to represent this Domaine across the U.S. We met Armin Tement at a Wine Spectator

The 2020 Austria Vintage Report

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Above: Ludwig Hiedler of Weingut Hiedler in the Kamptal. After spending the better part of January interviewing growers from all over Germany and Austria, we have a good feeling for the growing conditions of the vintage and what this points to in terms of the general character of the wines. Of course, without traveling, we have

Thanksgiving Mis en Place: Our Picks from Germany, Austria, & Champagne

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  The major holidays that make a meal the centerpiece and reason for celebration are our favorites. While this years’ holidays are likely going to look different at all of our houses next week, there will always be wine. Thanksgiving, with its warm, roasted flavors, heavy with plenty of cream and richness of all kinds,

The 2019 Austria Vintage Report

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Each year in early May we take an annual trip to Austria to taste the new vintage with our nineteen growers. The start of Spring is a wonderful time in Austria: asparagus is everywhere, wine country is lush and green, and tasting the new vintage against this backdrop is a pleasure. This year’s tasting trip

5 Things We Drank While Working From Home This Week

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It’s May 8th, 2020, and the end of our eighth full week working from home. Today we’re sharing how five of our Skurnik staff finished their days with life’s simplest pleasures: meals made with love and special wines that we can think of no better reason to open. Reporting from five different ‘bunkers’ – Jared,

5 Things We Drank While Working From Home This Week

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It’s April 24th, 2020, and the end of our sixth full week working from home. We’re drinking transitional whites and rosés (both ’18s and ’19s!) to compliment seasons changing across the nation. Today we’re sharing how five of our Skurnik staff finished their days with life’s simplest pleasures: meals made with love and special wines