UNFILTERED Archives: Japan

Meet The Next Generation of Sake Brewers

Meet The Next Generation of Sake Brewers
With US interest in sake growing, we’re excited to introduce new offerings from some of today’s best makers! Japan’s August heat slows down even this famously industrious corner of the world, and it is devoted either to vacations or shochu...

The Petite Portfolio Tasting: NYC 2023

The Petite Portfolio Tasting: NYC 2023
Nine tastings in nine cities in just four days! Our big event of the year took on a new form this 2023 with the launch of our Petite Portfolio Tasting(s)! Over 60 of our producers from all over the world...

How to Have the Perfect Raclette Party

How to Have the Perfect Raclette Party
There’s no quicker way to distract the entire Skurnik office than with that pungent, aromatic smell of melting cheese; trust us, we confirmed it with a photoshoot at our NYC headquarters. Raclette, for the unindoctrinated, refers to the both the...

Demystifying the Delicious: Learn About Shochu

Demystifying the Delicious: Learn About Shochu
Happy World Shochu Day! In this final installment of our Demystifying the Delicious series, we’re expanding our knowledge beyond sake to another favorite Japanese beverage: Shochu! This is the third and final part of our ‘Demystifying the Delicious’ series; view...

West to East: The 2022 Germany & Austria June Tour

West to East: The 2022 Germany & Austria June Tour
This June we hosted over 35 German, Austria, & Sake producers across sixteen cities, from SF to NYC (yes, West to East… it was as intense as ever!), to share as much Riesling, Grüner, Spatburgunder, and more, with YOU! It’s...

Five Years of Sake at Skurnik

Five Years of Sake at Skurnik
This year, 2022, marks the five-year anniversary of Skurnik’s Japanese Portfolio. Join us as we take a walk down memory lane and chart our journey with this fascinating portfolio. WHERE IT ALL BEGAN Five years ago, in the halcyon days...