News Archives: Austria

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

Take Me to Your LITER!

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These are strange times. People are stuck inside with their families, roommates, or by themselves and many of them need something easy, inexpensive, and a third larger than a normal bottle of wine to get them through. Here are literally the best options for the job.

“Building A Legacy: The Skurnik Family Creates A Force In Wine”

"Building A Legacy: The Skurnik Family Creates A Force In Wine" - Market Watch 2

We are honored to be recognized on the cover of Market Watch to kick-off 2020.⁠ The full story highlights our Long Island beginnings, recent growth in distribution to include three new states, insights from the distribution and imports side of the business, and what’s on the horizon for our next 33 years in the biz.

Tariff Talk with Matt Licklider and David Hinkle

Tariff Talk with Harmon Skurnik & David Hinkle

The perspective of American vintners is such an important piece of the conversation. In this Tariff Talk, we sat down with Matt Licklider of LIOCO Wine Company to discuss potential impacts that are on the horizon, touching on: The absence of up-to-date information on this topic The synergy between American and European producers in the