Top of the Hill! Jean-Philippe Blot of Domaine de la Butte

Top of the Hill! Jean-Philippe Blot of Domaine de la Butte 3

The ever-youthful Jean-Philippe Blot turned 40 yesterday.  This talented and kind human has been working with his dad for almost twenty-four years, since he was sixteen. Back in January, Jean-Philippe Blot visited our NYC headquarters where we had the opportunity to sit down and talk about some of his remarkable 2018 releases from Bourgeuil, which … Read More

Take Me to Your LITER!

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These are strange times. People are stuck inside with their families, roommates, or by themselves and many of them need something easy, inexpensive, and a third larger than a normal bottle of wine to get them through. Here are literally the best options for the job.

Tariff Talk with Matt Licklider and David Hinkle

Tariff Talk with Harmon Skurnik & David Hinkle

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 … Read More

Tariff Talk with Harmon Skurnik & David Hinkle

Tariff Talk with Harmon Skurnik & David Hinkle

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 … Read More

Champagne’s Spécial Club: New Releases from Outstanding Growers

Champagne’s Spécial Club: New Releases from Outstanding Growers 11

We are excited to share with you the latest releases from Spécial Club growers Pierre Gimonnet, Mouzon-Leroux, Gaston Chiquet, Henri Goutorbe, Moussé & Fils, Marc Hébrart, & Arnaud Margaine.   Didier Gimonnet’s father was an original member of the Spécial Club and joined in 1971. Located in Cuis, the holdings at Gimonnet are almost all … Read More

Churchill’s: Port on a Human Scale

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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 … Read More

Bubbles 2019: Our NYC Fall Champagne Preview

Bubbles 2019: Our NYC Fall Champagne Preview

Thank you to all that could join our Fall Champagne Preview in NYC! We were thrilled to host fourteen of our growers from all over Champagne as they presented their current vintages and most recent disgorgements. We were able to share the range of our portfolio, with icons like Rodolphe Péters and Alexandre Chartogne, and … Read More

Spirits and Specters at the Plaza Hotel

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Every city is full of stories, written in the architecture of its streets and buildings. Some of these stories speak to the inspiration and ingenuity inherent in building a pulsing infrastructure of steel, stone, and human interaction. Equally inherent, however, are stories of a darker subject matter. Murder, mayhem, and misconduct are the themes with … Read More