Anselmo Mendes is, simply put, one of Portugal’s most revered winemakers. A native son of Monção (which, along with neighboring Melgaço, where his cellar is located, is one of the top Alvarinho crus in the country), he hails from an agricultural family that, like most in the area, dabbled in wine for household production. It
As our partnerships with dynamic, compelling producers in the key regions of Portugal continue to expand, one box has long remained unchecked: the Alentejo. There’s no shortage of wine—it flows freely from this most Mediterranean of Portugal’s major wine districts—but the pitilessly hot and dry conditions and lack of cohesive identity (twenty thousand hectares of
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.
The perspective of American vintners is such an important piece of the conversation. In this Tariff Talk, we sat down with Matt Licklider of LIOCO Wine Company to discuss potential impacts that are on the horizon, touching on: The absence of up-to-date information on this topic The synergy between American and European producers in the
There is so much misinformation out there regarding the tariff threat that is looming over our industry. We sat down with Harmon Skurnik for a second ‘Tariff Talk’ to discuss where we are today in the ONGOING fight against tariffs on all EU wines and spirits. Excuse the 🚨, we’re filming from NYC! This video
In July 2019, we announced our acquisition of Vintner Select, a Cincinnati, Ohio-based fine wine distributor. With this acquisition, we have increased our direct wholesale distribution network to eight states, adding Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana to our existing stable of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and California. Established in 1989 by Gordon and Doris
We here at Skurnik pride ourselves on devotion to a certain Iberian fortified wine, so it only seems fitting that we now look up from the chalky knolls and Moorish courtyards of Jerez and turn our gaze northwest towards that other great fortified wine of the peninsula: port! We are proud to announce our partnership