Introducing Dehours & Fils: Meunier South of the Marne

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Jérôme Dehours farms 42 different vineyards in three distinct villages on the southern side of the Marne River. Jérôme’s 14.5 hectares are split between the villages of Mareuil-la-Port, Oeuilly, Cerseuil and Troissy, in this quiet corner of the Marne. This area is just south of the Marne river at Châtillon-sur-Marne and Cuisles, where Cédric Moussé … Read More

Clean Slate — the Galvanizing Godello of A Coroa

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We couldn’t be happier to announce the arrival of yet another stellar Galician collection—please welcome Adega A Coroa to Skurnik’s Spanish portfolio! This domaine, one of the key players in the appellation of Valdeorras, was founded in 1999 by the López Vicente family. After generations plying their trade as vine nurserymen, they saw that the … Read More

Introducing Braunewell: Rheinhessen

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We are very excited to introduce these unique Rieslings, Pinots and sparkling wines to the United States! Braunewell is located in the village of Essenheim, not far from Nierstein in the Rheinhessen hinterlands. Just 12km southwest of Mainz, Essenheim is in the Setztal, an area just south of the Rhein, which is marked by a … Read More

Alberico: The Legendary Wines of The Prince of Venosa!

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As happens all too often, the wines of Alberico passed into legend only after their creator, the prince of Venosa, had left this earthly world behind. The prince was an eccentric recluse who had planted Bordeaux varieties on his estate at the gates of Rome in Lazio in the late 1940s. To quote Eric Asimov … Read More

A Seven-Year-Old Eight-Year-Old Wine

A Seven-Year-Old Eight-Year-Old Wine

I know, I know…you’re supposed to drink the stuff at the height of its freshness. But remember the days when they used to say that about Muscadet? And then suddenly it became the ne plus ultra of cool to pour ten-year-old Clos des Briords by the glass? We should start by saying that this was not intentional. … Read More