How the Wine Industry is Reacting and Adapting in Response to COVID-19

Between the shuttering of bars and restaurants, everyone in self-quarantine having virtual happy hours and the vineyards being unstaffed, the wine industry is in a very strange place. Wine sales have been an understandable roller coaster – retail is booming but with restaurants closed the wholesale market is down. And then you have the vines, […] Read More »

A Message from Skolnik President, Dean Ricker, Regarding COVID-19

As we all continue to navigate and respond to the current COVID-19 situation and figure out what it means for us, our families, communities and clients, Skolnik remains open, manufacturing and supplying industries at the forefront of the response. Our top priority remains the health and safety of our employees, suppliers, and customers. And we […] Read More »

What Would You Do if Wine Flowed from Your Faucets?

This year, the Italian town of Castelvetro di Modena may have taken ‘wine on tap’ a bit too far when wine was running through their home faucets and taps. On the morning of March 4, twenty lucky(?) homes awoke to find wine rushing into their home sinks, showers and tubs. According to a report in […] Read More »

Wine & Chocolate: A Perfectly Complex Pair

It’s Valentine’s Day season, aka wine and chocolate season, aka You Forgot About Valentine’s Day and Are Running Out To Grab Whatever Is At The Corner Store Season, but a Charlotte sommelier wants to remind you that you can’t just grab a two dollar bottle of wine and standard heart shape box and call it […] Read More »