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Limestone Pure: Introducing Domaine Ciringa

Stefan, Monika, & Armin Tement

The wines of Domaine Ciringa are Sauvignon Blancs unlike any we have tasted; they are deep, resonant wines that somehow defy gravity. Armin is one of the most dynamic and driven winemakers we’ve spent time with and we are delighted to represent this Domaine across the U.S. We met Armin Tement at a Wine Spectator

A Complete, 8-Item Set to Start Up or Refresh Your Sake Section

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As sake continues to move beyond Japanese restaurants, more customers are looking to their local retailer for a great bottle or cup to take home– which means now is the time to refresh and upgrade your sake section! Even if you are starting from scratch, the selections below can provide a good foundation to building

The Fall Spirits Showcase on Skurnik’s 9th Floor

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Earlier this month we hosted a celebration of all things brown and boozy in a time and space tailor-made for such an occasion: Fall in New York on Skurnik’s very own 9th Floor. This walk-around tasting featured every seasonally-suitable spirit that we could fit within the walls of HQ, along with a sampling of recently-added

Pairing Food with Cider: A Fresh Take on Fall Flavors


The air is crisp, the leaves are changing – folks we are in cider season. This past weekend we took home a few of our favorites to see how well they pair with food. The results were eye-opening (and delicious!) Cider is an oft-overlooked companion at the table, and pairs with a diverse range of

Pairing Candy with Cocktails: Spooky Edition!

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This Halloween, why not blow your inner 12-year-old’s mind by dovetailing the holiday’s most nostalgic candy flavors with complementary or contrasting spirits? These compelling flavor combinations can add dimension to classic cocktails and candies alike. And who doesn’t like to be startled by a new dimension on the scariest night of the year? It is

Fio: Everyday Avant-Garde

Fio: Everyday Avant-Garde

The name “Fio” means “thread” in Portuguese. This estate is a joint venture connecting two families: the Kettern family, who have been making wine in the Mosel for several hundred years, and the Niepoort family, led by Dirk Niepoort. The Niepoort name is famous in Portugal and now across the world for Dirk’s pioneering work

2021 Harvest Notes from France

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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