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2021 Harvest Notes from France

2021 Harvest Notes from France 1

The last year or so has been a difficult one for us all. This has also been the case for our friends in France for what was an incredibly challenging growing season that is culminating with the 2021 harvest that is underway, almost a full month later than in 2020. Having just returned from a week

Harmon Skurnik Joins MJ Towler on The Black Wine Guy Experience!

Harmon Skurnik Joins MJ Fowler on The Black Wine Guy Experience!

THE BLACK WINE GUY EXPERIENCE It Takes Two to Make a Thing Go Right: Harmon Skurnik on the Importance of Tasting and Talent Season 2, Ep. 25 Harmon brings four wines to the table while he and MJ talk candidly about the past, present, and future of Skurnik, sharing stories that take us back to the beginning and

Chillable Reds for Summer

Summer Lovin': Greenmarket Cocktail Tips & Techniques 8

It’s August and it’s hot outside! The combination of a chilled, light red wine and your favorite fare charred on the grill is one of the great gifts of summer. For anyone looking to beat the heat with something red & refreshing, look no further — Skurnik has an enticing selection of reds from around

Introducing Zorah: Ethereal Offerings from the Armenian Mountains

Introducing Zorah: Ethereal Offerings from the Armenian Mountains

It was Zorik Gharibian’s first trip to Armenia in 2000, which served as his initial inspiration for Zorah. A successful venture between Zorik and his wife, Yeraz Thomassian, in Milan’s fashion industry had finally led them to visit their shared ancestral homeland of Armenia. Despite the Soviet Union’s dissolution in 1991, the paradoxical effects of

Pomona – The Goldilocks Terroir of Castellina in Chianti

Pomona – The Goldilocks Terroir of Castellina in Chianti

ABOVE: Monica Raspi with her dachshund Zoe, as featured in Wine Spectator’s New-Generation Chianti Classico, Part 3: Pomona’s Monica Raspi. There are many extremes in the Chianti Classico appellation—from the heights of Radda with its muscular and high-toned wines, to the warmth and lushness of Panzano and the Conca d’Oro—but in between these two extremes, in

Pomona – The Goldilocks Terroir of Castellina in Chianti

Pomona – The Goldilocks Terroir of Castellina in Chianti

ABOVE: Monica Raspi with her dachshund Zoe, as featured in Wine Spectator’s New-Generation Chianti Classico, Part 3: Pomona’s Monica Raspi. There are many extremes in the Chianti Classico appellation—from the heights of Radda with its muscular and high-toned wines, to the warmth and lushness of Panzano and the Conca d’Oro—but in between these two extremes, in

Pomona – The Goldilocks Terroir of Castellina in Chianti

Pomona – The Goldilocks Terroir of Castellina in Chianti

ABOVE: Monica Raspi with her dachshund Zoe, as featured in Wine Spectator’s New-Generation Chianti Classico, Part 3: Pomona’s Monica Raspi. There are many extremes in the Chianti Classico appellation—from the heights of Radda with its muscular and high-toned wines, to the warmth and lushness of Panzano and the Conca d’Oro—but in between these two extremes, in