News Archives: Vintage Reports

The 2020 Austria Vintage Report

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Above: Ludwig Hiedler of Weingut Hiedler in the Kamptal. After spending the better part of January interviewing growers from all over Germany and Austria, we have a good feeling for the growing conditions of the vintage and what this points to in terms of the general character of the wines. Of course, without traveling, we have … Read More

Pour Yourself a (Jancis) Glass & Enjoy Our Top Posts of 2020

Pour Yourself a (Jancis) Glass & Enjoy Our Top Posts of 2019

FIND OUR JANCIS GLASSWARE CATALOGUE HERE. WHATTA YEAR. We at Skurnik are endlessly proud of our Portfolio Management team, who, among seemingly hundreds of other responsibilities, are frequent contributors to the blog and our social media presence (shameless plug: catch us on Facebook, Instagram, & Twitter, if you don’t follow already…). Whether it’s an incredibly … Read More

The 2019 Germany Vintage Report

The 2019 Germany Vintage Report

2019 is an exceptional vintage in Germany. It’s a vintage that has both excellent ripeness and bright, crisp acidity. It was not the easiest vintage on our grower’s nerves; the weather patterns were more extreme than previous years and varied from region to region and even village to village. The harvest required quick decision making … Read More

The 2019 Austria Vintage Report

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Each year in early May we take an annual trip to Austria to taste the new vintage with our nineteen growers. The start of Spring is a wonderful time in Austria: asparagus is everywhere, wine country is lush and green, and tasting the new vintage against this backdrop is a pleasure. This year’s tasting trip … Read More

Pour Yourself a (Jancis) Glass & Enjoy Our Top Posts of 2019

Pour Yourself a (Jancis) Glass & Enjoy Our Top Posts of 2019

Whatta year. We at Skurnik are endlessly proud of our Brand Management team, who, among seemingly hundreds of other responsibilities, are frequent contributors to the blog and our social media presence (shameless plug: catch us on Facebook, Instagram, & Twitter, if you don’t follow already…). Whether it’s an incredibly thoughtful yet approachable headline, a prose … Read More

The Golden Age of French Wine is Now (Despite Threats of Tariffs!)

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Today may very well be the Golden Age of French wine, full stop. There has been no better stretch of great vintages or more exceptionally talented growers at the height of their powers than TODAY. 2019 is, as we speak, shaping up to be another glorious vintage in France. Every grower we spoke to views … Read More