Tag Archives: Fine Wines

Selections from An Important Bordeaux Collection

While each lot in An Important Bordeaux Collection is remarkable in their own right, here are a few selections that should not be missed.

Chateau Latour 1966 (5 bottles)

For a vintage largely overlooked, “[T]he 1966 Latour remains an exemplar of the vintage, certainly one of the best, if not the best Left Bank wine of the vintage,” (N. Martin for TWA, 96 pts. 10/16). In fact, 1966 was rated four stars in Michael Broadbent’s Vintage Wine who wrote “[O]ne of my favourite vintages which I have always described as a lean, long distance runner,” with the Latour as “the slowest maturing of all the ‘66s” and “a flavoury, beautifully textured wine, with time in hand.” (10/00)

Lot 1019, Estimate: $1,800-3,000.… Read More

Wines to Open Now:

Wines to Open Now:

Wine certainly seems to be a key player during this strange time of quarantine. Never have so many people been talking about and drinking wine; parents deserve it after a long day of simultaneous homeschooling and work, friends are drinking it throughout Zoom hangs, and it seems like we all are pouring ourselves a glass when the clock strikes 5PM and we close our computers for the day. While we work through bean recipes and sourdough starters, now is the perfect time to dive into the wine reserves.… Read More

‘Starter Cellars’ to Start your Wine Collection

Building a wine collection from scratch can be a daunting undertaking, which is why Skinner is introducing ‘Starter Cellars,’ giving bidders the resources to build an impressive wine list from the ground up.

Starter cellars are designed to fit within your interests and your cellar and are curated to allow for exploration, education and growth. The collections vary in bottle size, regions and vintages, giving you the flexibility to decide what type of collection you would like to build and the advantage of having bottles already aged ready to open and others to lie down and appreciate in value and drinkability.… Read More

Pre-Auction Wine Tasting | Tuesday, November 5

Pre-Auction Wine Tasting

Tuesday, November 5 | 5:30PM – 7PM

Join Skinner Fine Wine Specialists Marie Keep and Anna Ward for a tasting of selected lots from the upcoming Fine Wine & Rare Spirits auction on Tuesday, November 5, from 5:30  7PM at Shy Bird in Cambridge, MA.

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Questions? Contact Us:finewines@skinnerinc.com

Shy Bird390 Third St.Cambridge, MA 02142 … Read More

First Thursdays | Skinner Wine Tasting Club

First Thursdays are back at International Wine Vault in Framingham, MA!

Beginning this year, First Thursdays will be meeting on a quarterly basis, not monthly. With the additional time to plan tasting line ups, we will be asking for an admission cost of $50, which can be contributed as a comparable bottle for the tasting. We ask that you include which bottle you plan to bring when signing up so that we can properly prepare for the tasting, making First Thursdays the truly collaborative, exciting group we have always intended it to be.… Read More

Stock up for Summer during Skinner’s Fine Wines Online Auction

BOSTON, MA – June 19, 2015 Skinner, Inc. is pleased to announce a Fine Wines – Online auction, beginning Wednesday, June 17th and running through June 24th. Find wonderful wines, spirits and ales to re-stock your cellar, supply a weekend getaway or savor at a dinner party with friends this season, among more than 500 selections from around the world to suit any budget, taste or occasion.

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Skinner invites buyers to take a tour through the world’s best wine-growing regions; the auction begins in Champagne, moves steadily through Bordeaux, Burgundy and the Rhone, leaving France for Italy, Germany, Spain and the New World.… Read More

Outstanding Offering of Bordeaux Leads Fine Wines Auction at Skinner

March Sale also Features Excellent Variety of Spirits and Ales

BOSTON, MA – February 24, 2015 –Skinner presents a curated selection of more than 300 lots of fine wines, spirits and ales during a live auction on March 3 and an online-only auction taking place March 2 through March 11. Marie Keep, Director of Fine Wines at Skinner noted, “Collectors and enthusiasts will find a dynamic medley of wines to savor now or later, at a range of price points.… Read More

Two-day Live Fine Wines Auction Features The Doctor’s Collection

Auction launches the new Whisky & Spirits division

BOSTON, Mass. – October 2, 2014 – Skinner, Inc. announces a two-day live auction of Fine Wines in Boston on Tuesday and Wednesday, October 28 and 29, presented in conjunction with Lower Falls Wine Company. On the first evening, Skinner presents The Doctor’s Collection, a private cellar that cuts a swath through some of the world’s most storied vineyards, vintages that elicit superlatives, and producers that have long reigned at the top of their classifications.… Read More

Celebrate Summer with Bordeaux, Champagne, Spirits & More

10-Day Auction Showcases Fine Wines

BOSTON, Mass– June 10, 2014 – Skinner, Inc. will hold a Fine Wines – Online auction beginning June 17, 2014 at 10:00 AM EST and concluding on June 26, 2014 at 4:00 PM EST. With over 900 lots of wines, beer, and spirits from across the globe, the auction offers an approachable and exhilarating selection. New and seasoned collectors will find excellent options to lay down alongside celebratory single bottles perfect for graduations, weddings, and other personal milestones.… Read More

Skinner to Auction Fine Wines, Ales & Spirits on February 25

BOSTON, Mass. – February 10, 2013 – Skinner, Inc. will offer nearly 600 lots sure to please any palate during its Fine Wines auction on Tuesday, February 25. Presented in conjunction with Lower Falls Wine Company, this sale will offer both fledgling and experienced oenophiles the opportunity to bid on extraordinary selections of Bordeaux, Rhone, Burgundy, and more. For beer connoisseurs, an exceptional section of Fine Ales will be available, in addition to a choice selection of spirits.… Read More

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