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Chillable Reds for Summer

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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

Independence Day Reds, Whites, & Booze

Independence Day Reds, Whites, & Booze

A shortlist of some of our favorite wine, cider, and spirits from visionaries of our American portfolio. Below you will find hand-selected wine, spirits, and cider that not only hail from the U. S. of A., but are also distinctive in their own right: from the second licensed distillery in New York City since prohibition, to a small-batch,

Staff Picks for Summer – Magnum Edition!

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Think of this as our monthly answer to, ’so what have you been into lately?’ — fresh updates from Portfolio Managers with unfiltered intel on why we’re drinking what we are. There was a time during pandemic where half-bottles were a practical alternative to a full bottle, for those of us that were flying solo

May 19th Seminar with Julia Coney

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Thank you to all who could join us for the live discussion! Below you will find our May 19th Zoom seminar in its entirety, where Julia addressed issues of diversity, equity, and inclusivity in our industry by defining what these terms actually mean and providing specific examples of mis-steps that point to bias. She answers

Charlène & Laurent on the History of Domaine Pinson, Working as a Daughter-Father Duo, Climate Change, and the 2018 & ’19 Vintages

Charlène & Laurent on the History of Domaine Pinson, Working as a Daughter-Father Duo, Climate Change, and the 2018 & '19 Vintages 4

“2019 has really concentrated all the best qualities of our unique Kimmeridgian terroir into something very special. The vintage delivered great acidity, a density of fruit, and a perfect level of ripeness into an elegant and balanced package.” – Charlène Pinson Having a family that has farmed in the heart of Chablis since 1640, and now