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A Celebration of Women in Wine & Spirits

A Celebration of Women in Wine & Spirits
This past March, we had the privilege of hosting a live panel and networking event to celebrate Women’s History Month. We explored the experiences, challenges, and triumphs of being a woman in the wine and spirits industry. The evening was...

Unboxing “Batch Ceniza” from Distilería Santanera

Once a year, our friends at Santanera release a special, limited edition bottling of intensely terroir-specific blanco tequila. Each batch is produced from agave grown by the Santanera team in a unique parcel in Los Valles, fully certified organic in...

Welcome to the Portfolio, Pray Tell!

Welcome to the Portfolio, Pray Tell!
Pray Tell is the solo project of Tom Caruso, a young Oregon-based winemaker who produces beautiful, organically grown, low-intervention wines.   Tom grew up in South Philadelphia to an Italian immigrant family. His childhood frequently featured scenes of making Merlot...

The 2024 NYC Grand Portfolio Tasting

The 2024 NYC Grand Portfolio Tasting
Every two years we bring winemakers, brewers, and distillers together under one roof for our Grand Portfolio Tasting. This tasting presents an exceptional opportunity to taste over 900 spirits, wines, sakes, and ciders while meeting the artisans behind the bottles....

Spirited Resolutions: What We’re Drinking in 2024

Spirited Resolutions: What We’re Drinking in 2024
In the magically liminal last week of December, when anything seems possible just a few calendar squares from now, Skurnik Spirits team members from the East, West, and South look to the coming year, and it seems that wishes for...

Bodegas Barbadillo: Manzanilla by the Sea

Bodegas Barbadillo: Manzanilla by the Sea
Much of the storied history of Sherry, and Manzanilla in particular, sprung from the seaside town of Sanlúcar de Barrameda – and Bodegas Barbadillo is the benchmark producer that sets the standard here.   TERROIR BEYOND THE VINEYARD While the...

Meet The Next Generation of Sake Brewers

Meet The Next Generation of Sake Brewers
With US interest in sake growing, we’re excited to introduce new offerings from some of today’s best makers! Japan’s August heat slows down even this famously industrious corner of the world, and it is devoted either to vacations or shochu...

Torre Mora: Mount Etna is Never at Rest!

Torre Mora: Mount Etna is Never at Rest!
Nestled high on the slopes of the iconic Mount Etna in Sicily, Torre Mora Winery stands as a testament to the captivating synergy between volcanic terroir and winemaking excellence. The philosophy of Torre Mora is one grape variety, one terroir. ...

THE 2023 SKURNIK SPIRITS TOUR

THE 2023 SKURNIK SPIRITS TOUR
It’s the season to fall (even deeper) in love with the Skurnik Spirits Portfolio. This fall, Skurnik embarked on its most ambitious spirits showcase to date. We featured producers from across the globe and bottlings, both practical and precious, for...

Estate Argyros: Santorini’s Old-Vine Icon

Estate Argyros: Santorini’s Old-Vine Icon
Estate Argyros is a benchmark producer of gorgeous, structured Assyrtiko from the fabled island of Santorini. As the island’s largest owner of vineyards, Argyros has an unparalleled array of raw materials to work with. On top of that, the average...