News Archives: New Zealand

“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. … 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

Burn Cottage: Excellence in Biodynamics & Pinot Noir

Burn Cottage: Excellence in Biodynamics & Pinot Noir 13

Burn Cottage is a 28 hectare vineyard, farm, and estate in the foothills of the Pisa range in Central Otago, New Zealand. The vineyard is owned by husband and wife Marquis & Dianne Sauvage, who purchased the unplanted property in 2002. It had been grazed by sheep for as long as can currently be remembered. … Read More

Mount Riley: A Family Winery in the Heart of Marlborough

Mount Riley: A Family Winery in the Heart of Marlborough 1

Marlborough is made up of a collection of valleys surrounding the city of Blenheim on the South Island of New Zealand. With lots of sunshine, diverse and well-draining stony soils, and diurnal temperature shifts, it is no wonder that Marlborough is the heart of New Zealand’s winegrowing area.  According to New Zealand Winegrowers, there are … Read More