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Winter Fine Wines & Rare Spirits Auction at Skinner

[BOSTON], MA – January 28, 2019 In the first department offering of 2019, the January auction (open for bidding January 30-February 7) features a New England Cellar, a single-owner collection largely accumulated and curated upon release from local retailers. This pedigreed compilation features storied vintage Champagne (Krug, Cristal, Eric Rodez), pristine lots of First Growth Bordeaux (Chateau Lafite Rothschild, Chateau Margaux, Chateau Cheval Blanc), Burgundy (Comtes Lafon, Meo Camuzet), a deep strain of exemplary Italian producers (Sassicaia, Valdicava’s Madonna del Piano and Rinaldi) and California darlings Kistler and Peter Michael.… Read More

Winter Wine Events | January & February

Pre-Auction Wine Tasting

Tuesday, January 29 | Newton, MA | 5PM-7PM

Join Skinner’s Fine Wine Specialists for a unique opportunity to taste and discuss the wine from the collections in our upcoming online auction at Lower Falls Wine Company. Limited availability, please RSVP. Bottles poured on a first come, first served basis. Wines to be poured:

– Eric Rodez Rose Champagne – Kistler McCrae 2014 – Guigal Hermitage Blanc 1981 – Chateau Gruaud Larose 1966 – Luigi Baudana Barolo Baudana 2008 – La Spinetta Barolo Campe Vursu 2001 – Castello di Rampollo Sammarco 2011 – Tenuta Argentiera Bolgheri Superiore Argentiera 2011 – Lopez de Heredia Tondonia Reserva Blanco 1991 – Lopez de Heredia Tondonia Reserva 2001 – Dow’s 1997

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Pre-Auction Wine Tasting Events | New York & Boston

Pre-Auction Wine Tasting Events

Thursday, February 8 | New York | 5:30PM

The Cosmopolitan Club The Sun Room 122 East 66th Street New York, NY 10065

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Monday, February 12 | Boston | 4PM

Troquet on South 107 South Street Boston, MA 02111

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Meet the specialists from the Fine Wines Department and taste highlights from the two pillars of our upcoming February 15th auction – Winter’s Collection and The Nantucket Cellar.… Read More

Skinner to Host Whisky, Spirits & Ales Online Auction

10-day Sale Features Wide Variety of Scotch, Whisky, Bourbon and More

BOSTON, Mass– May X, 2015 – Following the success of its first-ever online auction devoted to Whisky and Spirits in January, Skinner, Inc. is pleased to announce a Whisky, Spirits & Ales – Online auction, beginning Tuesday, May 5, at 10:00 A.M. ET, with the first lots scheduled to close on Thursday, May 14, at 4:00 P.M. ET.

Marie Keep, Director of Fine Wines said, “With over 550 exceptional lots to choose from and replete with marquee names, this auction covers a broad variety of options for the discerning collector or casual drinker.”

Scotch & Whisky

Scotch represents the vast majority of this auction, with over 300 lots of single malt offerings hailing from import

ant distilleries representing all of the regions of Scotland.… 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

Skinner to Host Its First Auction Dedicated to Whisky, Spirits & Ales

10-day Online Sale Features Choice Selections of Pappy Van Winkle, Old Overholt & More

BOSTON, Mass– January 8, 2015 –Stock your liquor shelves for the new year or add to a collection – from the convenience of home – during Skinner, Inc.’s first-ever auction dedicated to Whisky, Spirits & Ales. The online-only sale will begin on January 13, 2015 at 12:00 P.M. ET and conclude on January 22, 2015 at 4:00 P.M. ET. Featuring nearly 300 lots of whisky, cognac, bourbon, ales, vintage rums, gins and more, with many items at accessible price points, this auction has something for every collector or enthusiast.… 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

The Story of Pappy Van Winkle and the Appeal of Rare Bourbon

Pappy Van Winkle bourbon has popped up recently in articles extolling its desirability and scarcity. There is even a documentary film, Chasing Pappy, about one man’s quest for the elusive libation. Long considered one of the finest bourbons available, this beverage is complex, smooth and a bit sweeter than most others on the market thanks to the inclusion of wheat in the mash. The third-generation company crafts this bourbon from a family recipe developed by Julian “Pappy” Van Winkle.… Read More