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Tracing the “Roots” of the Red Bitter

Tracing the “Roots” of the Red Bitter
It’s no secret that the sub-category of ruby-hued, Italian aperitivi known as Red Bitters is adored by day-drinkers and bartenders alike. Though we may never know the exact recipes of many red bitters, our own appreciation and creativity may be...

Introducing: Bucciarelli of Castellina in Chianti

Introducing: Bucciarelli of Castellina in Chianti
An aura of mystery surrounds Bucciarelli: We found the wines deeply transporting and utterly transfixing. Enticed again and again for another taste, their aromatics beguiled us as layers of complexity enveloped our palates and left us thinking that Michelangelo had...

Piedmont Harvest Report: A Return to the Classics

Piedmont Harvest Report: A Return to the Classics
Every year many wine-lovers eagerly await the release of the current Piedmont vintage. The 2018 Barolos and 2019 Barbarescos are out and we’re here to tell you everything you need to know! Days of Tar & Roses While Barolo and...

West to East: The 2022 Germany & Austria June Tour

West to East: The 2022 Germany & Austria June Tour
This June we hosted over 35 German, Austria, & Sake producers across sixteen cities, from SF to NYC (yes, West to East… it was as intense as ever!), to share as much Riesling, Grüner, Spatburgunder, and more, with YOU! It’s...

Five Years of Sake at Skurnik

Five Years of Sake at Skurnik
This year, 2022, marks the five-year anniversary of Skurnik’s Japanese Portfolio. Join us as we take a walk down memory lane and chart our journey with this fascinating portfolio. WHERE IT ALL BEGAN Five years ago, in the halcyon days...

The June Price Guide: Ohio Trade Tastings!

The June Price Guide: Ohio Trade Tastings!
It’s been several years since our last tour, and we’re thrilled to have more than thirty of the finest producers from Germany and Austria visiting us! This June we’ll welcome back old friends, introduce new ones, and present the superb...

Skurnik Spirits 101: The Magic of Modifiers

Skurnik Spirits 101: The Magic of Modifiers
The Magic of Modifiers Sugar doesn’t have to be a dirty word in the world of cocktailing when you’re using well-made ingredients in proper proportion, and Skurnik represents a veritable rainbow of gorgeous liqueurs, aperitifs, digestifs, and fortified wines that...