Adventures in Wine Advent Calendars

Is it too early to talk about advent calendars? We don’t think so – particularly because the advent calendars we want to talk about are going to fly off of the shelves before it might be more appropriate to discuss the winter holidays. There are advent calendars that treat you with chocolate as you draw […] Read More »

Stainless Steel Stemware

Here at Skolnik, we’re constantly preaching the benefits of stainless steel in the wine world. Sure, we are a little biased because we manufacture stainless steel wine barrels, but stainless steel and wine’s relationship isn’t just a passing phase. Stainless steel fermentation tanks have been a staple of winemaking for a long, long time, but […] Read More »

Spooky & Sweet Wine Pairings

We’ve written about wine and food pairings from time to time, but not like this. October is upon us and with Halloween on the horizon, it’s time to talk Halloween candy and wine pairings. Yup. If you want to indulge in Halloween candy this season, don’t let your adulthood hold you back. Instead, dress up […] Read More »

Oaking Beyond the Barrel

It’s no wonder that oak barrels have a long history in winemaking; oak emparts a rich flavor onto wines, a flavor that, for some palates, is synonymous with wine itself. However, since stainless steel wine barrels and other containers have risen in popularity, oaked wine hasn’t gone anywhere. That’s because there are plenty of ways […] Read More »