In this year’s Thanksgiving Special, Mark reviews 3 wine suggested by his good friend Ceci Barretto of Vinously Speaking Wine Shop. She recently had a food and wine pairing for Thanksgiving at her shop and these were three of a group of wines she featured. Two wines are not typical Thanksgiving wines while the Pinot [...]
After about a 2 month hiatus, Mark is back with the 2013 Halloween Special. He reviews three Halloween-themed wines that one might bring to a Halloween party. Reviewed in this episode are the 2011 Vampire Vineyards Chardonnay, the 2010 Cryptic Red Wine, and the 2012 Poizin Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel.
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In this special episode of 1337 Wine TV, I get a chance to sit down with Craig Collins, Master Sommelier (MS). We were able to meet up the day after TEXSOM (Texas Sommelier Conference) at the Four Seasons Hotel & Resort in Las Colinas (Dallas), TX. I got the chance to get to know Craig [...]
In this episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark reviews two wines and reviews the recently released movie, SOMM. Wines reviewed are the 2010 Bogle Old Vine Zinfandel and the 2010 Rex Hill Willamette Valley Pinot Noir. In the 3rd segment, Mark talks about the movie SOMM. This is a movie he was very excited to [...]
In this special 4th Anniversary Episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark reviews 3 wines. The first wine is the first repeat label in the history of the show. He reviews the 2011 Noble Vines 337 Cabernet Sauvignon – The Wine That Started It All. 4 Years ago on 5/28/09 Mark reviewed an earlier vintage of [...]
After being away for several weeks I’ve returned. My mother passed away on April 27th; a few days after my return from vacation. I decided to return with an episode to explain my absence and to honor her memory. While my mother wasn’t a huge wine drinker, she did enjoy an occasional glass.
I chose two [...]
In this special episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark takes a quick trip up IH-35 to Austin to hang out with Advanced Sommelier, GM and Sommelier of Personal Wine and Red Room Lounge Bill Elsey. Mark and Bill talk about how Bill got into the industry, passing his Sommelier tests, and the Red Room Lounge [...]
In this special episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark heads over to his good friend Ceci Barretto’s wine shop Vinously Speaking for a night of Texas Wine Tweeting. We are joined by a few other San Antonio wine peeps. Robin English-Bircher, who is another wine blogger here in town and her husband “Mr. Bircher,” and [...]
In this special episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark interviews the first American to earn the title of Master Sommelier as awarded by the Court of Master Sommeliers. Eddie and Mark talk via Skype about how he got into wine, his experience in France, and what Power Entertaining is all about. Eddie graciously sent and [...]
In this special episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark finally rights some wrongs as the Foursquare Mayor of Max’s Wine Dive in San Antonio. He has been going to Max’s for almost two years and has never had two of their signature dishes – Fried Chicken and Pulled Pork Stuffed Peppers. Mark visited with Whitney [...]