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2016 Skurnik Wines Montalcino DI

2016 Skurnik Wines Montalcino DI
Each winter, the Italian portfolio has the great pleasure of offering our customers the new releases from Montalcino. This year, we are thrilled to bring you our lineup of 2011 Brunello and 2010 Brunello Riserva!  All of the great classic Skurnik imports are...

Axberg Vodka: Precision and Purity from Hans Reisetbauer

Axberg Vodka: Precision and Purity from Hans Reisetbauer
From the fields of Upper Austria to the Nicks & Noras of NY, Hans Reisetbauer and Skurnik Wines are proud to present Axberg Vodka! A true farm-to-bottle distillate, Axberg Vodka exhibits the precision and purity expected from the Mühlviertel Maestro....

Frantz Chagnoleau: Terroir-Driven Mâconnais Wines

Frantz Chagnoleau: Terroir-Driven Mâconnais Wines
Domaine Frantz Chagnoleau is a small estate run by two talented farmers and winemakers, Frantz Chagnoleau and his wife, Caroline Gon (winemaker at Héritiers du Comte Lafon). Frantz has a degree in oenology and cut his teeth working for Olivier...

January 2016 France, Austria, & Germany Tasting

January 2016 France, Austria, & Germany Tasting
Every January, Skurnik Wines hosts a trade tasting to present our German and Austrian selections. Last week, winemakers previewed their 2014 wines for Skurnik’s local and national customers at City Winery. The tasting also featured Daniel Johnnes’s French selections, as well as...

Winter Cocktails with Adam Schuman

Winter Cocktails with Adam Schuman
Team Skurnik is excited to finally have some snow on the ground, if only because we now have a proper excuse to dive into warming winter cocktails. Adam Schuman, our Spirits Portfolio Manager, recently filmed a video at Manhattan store 24...

Domaine Sigalas and the Magic of Santorini

Domaine Sigalas and the Magic of Santorini
Paris Sigalas began Domaine Sigalas out of his home in 1991. By 1998, production had grown enough that a brand new winery was constructed in Oia, on the northern end of Santorini. Paris is widely considered to be the top...

Mount Riley: A Family Winery in the Heart of Marlborough

Mount Riley: A Family Winery in the Heart of Marlborough
Marlborough is made up of a collection of valleys surrounding the city of Blenheim on the South Island of New Zealand. With lots of sunshine, diverse and well-draining stony soils, and diurnal temperature shifts, it is no wonder that Marlborough...

Sip This! A Brief History of Rum

Sip This! A Brief History of Rum
Since the beginnings of nautical exploration, conquistadors, and piracy on the high seas, sugarcane and its sweet, spiced, intoxicating spirit have always been intimately tied to a rich, molasses-hued history. The boozy dram of which we speak was bought, traded, stolen...

Champagne Doyard is a Master of Chardonnay

Champagne Doyard is a Master of Chardonnay
“Sophisticated and elegantly harmonious, Doyard’s wines number among the finest in the Côte des Blancs, demonstrating a remarkable personality and individuality. While they feel in keeping with the sensibilities of contemporary natural viticulture in their vitality and vinosity, there is...

Michel Tete Beaujolais Returns to Skurnik

Michel Tete Beaujolais Returns to Skurnik
“I have had the Juliénas many times and it always makes me smile. It is infectiously joyous: bright, juicy, pure, earthy and spicy.” – Eric Asimov, The New York Times We are very excited to welcome Domaine du Clos du Fief back...