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Pre-Auction Wine Tasting Events

Meet the specialists from the Fine Wines Department and taste highlights from the upcoming April 4th Fine Wines & Rare Spirits auction.

 Pre-Auction Wine Tasting

  Friday, March 29 | New York City | 5PM-7PM

  Join us to taste a selection of vintage white and      red Burgundy including Dauvissat Les Clos            1995, First Growth and Premier Grand Cru            Classe Bordeaux; Ch.… Read More

First Thursdays Wine Tasting Club

The Fine Wines team at Skinner would like to invite you to join us for the inaugural Skinner Wine Tasting Club on Thursday, February 7th at International Wine Vault (IWV), Framingham from 5-6:30PM. Come join us for a casual, open format tasting featuring the wines below and feel free to bring along a bottle from your personal collection to share with the group consistent with the month’s theme. Our first tasting will be 1960’s Bordeaux with an emphasis on the classic 1966 vintage.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

Meet the specialists from the Fine Wines Department and taste highlights from the upcoming November 5th Fine Wines & Rare Spirits auction.

  The Ultimate Wash-Ashore Dinner 

    Thursday, October 18 | Martha’s Vineyard | 7PM-10PM

    Beach Road Restaurant     79 Beach Road     Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 

    RSVP ONLINE

 

 

  Pre-Auction Wine Lunch

    Tuesday, October 30 | New York City | 12PM-2PM

    Vaucluse Restaurant     100 East 63rd Street     New York, NY 10065

    RSVP ONLINE

 

 

  Pre-Auction Wine Tasting

   Thursday, November 1 | Boston | 5PM-6:30PM

   haley.henry    45 Province Street    Boston, MA 02108

   RSVP ONLINE

 

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Fall Pre-Auction Wine Tasting | October 9

 

Fall Pre-Auction Wine Tasting

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 | 5PM – 6:30PM

RSVP ONLINE

Join Skinner specialists for a unique opportunity to taste and discuss wine from collections in our October Online auction (open for bidding October 9-18) at Lower Falls Wine Company

Wines to be poured include: Peter Michael Ma Belle Fille 2012 Peter Michael Mon Plaisir 2012 Araujo Altagracia 2004 Philip Togni 1994 Domaine Pegau Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Reservee 2009 Domaine de la Mordoree Chateauneuf du Pape La Rien des Bois 2012

Limited availability, first come first serve!Read More

Fine Wine Tasting | Monday, June 25

 

  Fine Wine Tasting

Branch Line, Watertown | Monday, June 25th from 5-7 PM 

Please join us for an evening wine tasting on Monday, June 25th at Branch Line in Watertown. Seasonal menu items from the team that established Eastern Standard and Island Creek Oyster Bar will be paired with exceptional wines selected by Skinner Specialists highlighting items in the upcoming June 26 Fine Wines & Rare Spirits Auction.… Read More

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

RSVP ONLINE

Monday, February 12 | Boston | 4PM

Troquet on South 107 South Street Boston, MA 02111

RSVP ONLINE

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

Berkshire Museum Wine Gala & Auction

Skinner Auctioneer Marie Keep will serve as auctioneer for the Berkshire Museum Wine Gala & Auction. The net proceeds from this biennial event which began in 1993 support the Berkshire Museum’s innovative education programs that provide more than 16,000 educational experiences in the arts and natural science for local schoolchildren each year.

The Art of Wine Tasting

Wine Tasting in Boston

Tasting notes can be fun

The other night, a client asked me how I approach tasting a wine. We were about to sit down to a dinner at Troquet and Chris Campbell, the wine director for the restaurant, had laid out what looked like a chess set worth of glasses for each diner. I’ve learned that the best way to keep track of wines at a dinner like this is to take semi-formal tasting notes.

There are several popular resources for tasting notes and each taster has his or her own way of doing things.… Read More