Since we’re doing more armchair traveling than actually getting on a plane these days, the Fine Wine & Rare Spirits department has compiled a list of our favorite reads that speak of drinks (of course) but also that encapsulate the world of our favorite subject—tying together all the elements that make it so diverse: travel, history, gastronomy, geography, and agriculture—with the hope that one might transport you from wherever you are safely staying into the colorful scenery of wines and spirits.… Read More
Tag Archives: wine
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
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
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4 | 5:30PM-7PM
Lower Falls Wine Co.2366 Washington Street, Newton, MA… Read More
Thursday, October 18 | Martha’s Vineyard | 7PM-10PM
Beach Road Restaurant 79 Beach Road Vineyard Haven, MA 02568
Pre-Auction Wine Lunch
Tuesday, October 30 | New York City | 12PM-2PM
Vaucluse Restaurant 100 East 63rd Street New York, NY 10065
Pre-Auction Wine Tasting
Thursday, November 1 | Boston | 5PM-6:30PM
haley.henry 45 Province Street Boston, MA 02108
Questions?… Read More
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
Monday, February 12 | Boston | 4PM
Troquet on South 107 South Street Boston, MA 02111
The event is comprised of two auctions: Fine Wines and Spirits, Auction 3050B, to be held in Boston at 63 Park Plaza at 6 PM on November 8; and Fine Wines, Rare Spirits, and Ales, Auction 3036T. This online-only timed auction will run from October 25 through November 3. Many of the collections from which the over 1800 lots have been drawn are represented in both auctions.
The Richard Elia collection includes a wide array of wines ranging from France to California to Madeira and points in between.… Read More
Book Reading & Signing
In Vino Duplicitas | Written by Peter Hellman
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 | 6-8PM
On Monday, September 25th at 6pm please join Skinner in welcoming our friend and author Peter Hellman for a reading, reception, and signing of his new book In Vino Duplicitas, The Rise and Fall of a Wine Forger Extraordinaire. Books are available for purchase at Harvard Book Store prior to and during the event.
The story of Rudy Kurniawan is an intricate behind the scenes true crime saga of wine forgery, elite tastings, renowned auction houses, and trade of the finest wines in the world.… Read More
Pre-Auction Wine Tasting
Wednesday, June 21 | 6:30PM – 8PM
Please join us for an after hours summer solstice wine tasting of highlights from the Fine Wine auction and chance to meet experts from Skinner’s Fine Wines department on Wednesday, June 21 from 6:30PM-8PM at Lower Falls Wine Company.
Limited availability, please RSVP.
2366 Washington Street Newton Lower Falls MA
Contact Us: firstname.lastname@example.org
BOSTON, MA – Skinner’s February Fine Wines online auction of over 700 lots features a broad range of cellars and styles from classic Claret to reigning Napa royalty and Pre-Prohibition American whiskey. Highlights include such luminaries as 1982 Cheval Blanc, 1990 Mouton Rothschild, 1990 A. Clape Cornas, an impressive selection of Colgin in original wood, 1919 Old Crow Rye, and Highland Park 1958 40 Year Old.