You say Food Grade, We say Wine Grade

A food grade drum is a container that is safe to use for the transportation and storage of ingredients and consumables…like wine! Food grade containers can come in a variety of shapes, sizes and materials, but at Skolnik, we stick to steel. Specifically, all Skolnik’s food grade and wine barrels are made with food grade […] Read More »

Return of the Amphorae

Retro is in. That shouldn’t come as any surprise, there’s always some sort of throwback trend making the rounds in fashion, music, movies, etc. The wine industry is no different. But when wine enthusiasts throw it back, they throw it way back. Remember once upon a time when we explained how ancient civilizations stored, aged […] Read More »

The Flexibility and Popularity of Red Blends

Cabernet is no doubt the favorite child of the red wine family, but according to Nielsen’s recent reports there’s a rising new favorite, and it isn’t a specific grape varietal at all. Red blends are currently sitting at number two according to Nielsen’s US measurements, but they have been steadily gaining steam and soon may […] Read More »

Fall into Fall with these Wines

One of the best things about wine is its versatility. With so many varieties, there will inevitably be a wine that perfectly fits every occasion! As we move forward from summer to fall in the coming months, it’s important to shift gears with the type of wine you’re getting as well. Here is a small […] Read More »