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2014 – The Year Ahead

As I sit here in Jury Duty at the Bexar County Courthouse, I figured this is as good a time as any to talk about my plans for 2014 and 1337 Wine. And instead of doing a recap of 2013, I thought I’d rather look ahead to 2014.
2013 overall was a good year for the [...]

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The Test – Taking the Certified Sommelier Exam

Hello everyone. So in lieu of a video this week (and basically the month) I thought I’d write about my experience with the Certified Sommelier Exam from the Court of Master Sommeliers. And just because it’s a written post, don’t think it won’t take you an hour to read it I recently took [...]

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Surf and Turf in Rockport, TX

So, I went to Rockport, TX last week to get some isolation and get caught up on some wine reading. While you might not thing going to the coast (shore for those of you in Jersey) doesn’t seem like a place to go study in isolation, I can assure you it is. The condo I [...]

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Loki Pinot Noir

Loki Pinot Noir

Press Release 4/1/2013 – 1337 Wine
1337 Wine is proud to announce the upcoming release of Loki Pinot Noir. This will be the first of hopefully more wines to be released under the 1337 Wine label.
When asked why the name Loki for the wine Mark Fusco, owner of 1337 Wine, said, “the Pinot Noir grape [...]

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2013 – The Year Ahead

Each year this idea, this website, this property gets bigger and evolves. It grew out of an idea. An idea that there could be a wine for geeks. Not wine geeks, but a wine for geeks, nerds, etc. Wine geeks are a subset of that so, yes, for them too. Ever since that day in [...]

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My Adventures in France 2011 – Day 3 – Saint-Emilion and Pomerol

This is the 5th part in my series of blog posts about my trip to France.
My first really good night sleep on the trip has just happened. I left San Antonio on a Saturday and arrive in France Sunday morning. I don’t get to sleep until late that night and have to wake up early. [...]

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My Adventures in France 2011 – Day 2 – Pauillac

My Adventures in France 2011 – Day 2 – Pauillac

This is the 4th part in my series of blog posts about my trip to France.
Monday morning. 7AM. I wake up refreshed. Not an ounce of jet lag. No, really. I don’t get that at all. But then again, I have a weird body clock. I’m lucky to sleep more than 5 hours at a [...]

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My Adventures in France 2011 – Day 1 – The 26 Hour Day

This is part 3 (yes, it’s a year later I’m finally continuing this story) in my series of blog posts about my trip to France.
I’m leaving on a jet plane…..
All charged up and ready to go to France, I load up the car and head to the airport. I’ve got a backpack chock full of [...]

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SOPA and GoDaddy – Time to Move.

Below is a copy of what I posted on Facebook concerning SOPA. Bottom line is I’m moving my domains to a new registrar eventually. I have around 25 total domains, so this won’t be cheap by any means. I’ll move the primary domains first and over the next few months I’ll eventually move all of [...]

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My Adventures in France 2011 – Part 2 – Trip Planning II

This is part 2 in my series of blog posts about my trip to France.
Now that I got my travel arrangements made, I needed to do some more planning. Going to Bordeaux during harvest can be an exercise in frustration to say the least. First you need to pare down what Chateau you want to [...]

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