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Our 2020 Grand Portfolio Tasting in Cincinnati

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It was truly a pleasure to gather with you in the Queen City, where over 60 esteemed suppliers joined us from all corners of the earth to share the fruits of their labor. Attendees were able to come taste their favorites, new releases, and expand their mind to new categories. We believe that every producer, … Read More

Welcome to The Roaring 20s: Our 2020 Grand Portfolio Tasting

Welcome to The Roaring 20s: Our 2020 Grand Portfolio Tasting

We were excited to kick off the new decade with our 2020 Grand Portfolio Tasting, and hope you were able to join us in NYC for our most abundant tasting of the year. Over 150 esteemed suppliers joined us from all corners of the earth to share the fruits of their labor. Attendees were able … Read More

Pour Yourself a (Jancis) Glass & Enjoy Our Top Posts of 2019

Pour Yourself a (Jancis) Glass & Enjoy Our Top Posts of 2019

Whatta year. We at Skurnik are endlessly proud of our Brand Management team, who, among seemingly hundreds of other responsibilities, are frequent contributors to the blog and our social media presence (shameless plug: catch us on Facebook, Instagram, & Twitter, if you don’t follow already…). Whether it’s an incredibly thoughtful yet approachable headline, a prose … Read More

Bubbles 2019: Our NYC Fall Champagne Preview

Bubbles 2019: Our NYC Fall Champagne Preview

Thank you to all that could join our Fall Champagne Preview in NYC! We were thrilled to host fourteen of our growers from all over Champagne as they presented their current vintages and most recent disgorgements. We were able to share the range of our portfolio, with icons like Rodolphe Péters and Alexandre Chartogne, and … Read More

The 2019 Fall Spirits Exhibition

The 2019 (Read: First EVER) Fall Spirits Exhibition 1

Never is the creative energy of the East Coast’s cocktailing community more palpable than in the Fall. The change in season cracks wide open the range of flavors that might catch an imbiber’s fancy, and tastemakers in every style of bar, restaurant, and retail shop are ready to oblige by offering dazzling elixirs showcasing recipes … Read More

2019 Grand Portfolio Tasting: Where It All Comes Together!

2019 Grand Portfolio Tasting: Where It All Comes Together! 1

It seems like our grand tasting gets even grander every year, which is why we’ve taken over the entire Met Pavilion. We wanted you to be able to explore all the sake, cider, wine, and spirits that we have to offer, in comfort. Our portfolio reaches every corner of the planet now, so we had … Read More

Booze & Bubbles: Meet the Men & Women Behind the Marques!

Booze & Bubbles: Meet the Men & Women Behind the Marques! 2

Skurnik’s Spirits Selections continues to grow in breadth and reputation. This past October, Spirits took the lead in a tasting appropriately titled, “Booze & Bubbles.” Customers had the opportunity to meet the men & women behind the marques, and now you do too! For those of you who were unable to attend and for those … Read More

Booze & Bubbles: A Skurnik Wines Tasting

Thank you to all that could join our Booze & Bubbles Tasting, our fall tasting where spirits are now a headlining act! Craft Spirits has remained our largest growth category for seven years running! We’ve been adding suppliers at a furious pace (600 SKUs available now). Actually, we do our best to say “no,” but … Read More

2018 Grand Portfolio Tasting: The Greatest Show On Earth

2018 Grand Portfolio Tasting

Our portfolios are bursting at the seams with the finest beverages ever made, and to make things more comfortable this year, we took over the entire Metropolitan Pavilion. More space meant more room to get around and luxuriate with your favorite growers. The array of wines available to taste this year was absolutely astonishing and we … Read More

Flavor For Every Palate: A Skurnik Wines Tasting

FLAVOR FOR EVERY PALATE: A Skurnik Wines Tasting

Thank you all so much for joining us for our first tasting of 2018! Thirty of our German and Austrian friends gave us a first look at the 2017 vintage and a chance to revisit the excellent 2016ers. We hope you enjoyed tasting wines from Auersthal to Zeltingen and everything from Alte Reben to Zweigelt. … Read More