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The Wine Illuminati – Episode #312

In this episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark reviews the 2005 Illuminati Riparosso Montepulciano d’Abruzzo from Italy.
Link for this episode:
Illuminati Wines

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Donna, Don’t Stop Believing – Episode #308

In this episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark reviews two more wines he purchased from Underground Cellar. First up is the 2011 Donnafugata Sedara Nero d’Avola. Second is the 2010 Finale Wines All Access Cabernet Sauvignon. This wine comes from Jonathan Cain, keyboardist with Journey.
Links for this episode:
Underground Cellar
Donnafugata
Finale Wines

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Tess and Barb – Episode #306

In this episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark reviews wine he purchased via Underground Cellar. Underground Cellar is an online wine service that offers deals with a time limit. The deal is one price that is equivalent to the least expensive wine in the deal with the chance of scoring an upgrade to a higher [...]

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Mezza Coronado – Episode #305

In this episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark reviews two wines donated or given to him. The first wine is the 2013 Mezzacorona Pinot Grigio. Mezzacorona kindly donated this wine for review after they saw their Pinot Noir reviewed in Episode #298 (Italian Pinot Noir?). The second wine is the Non-vintage Hotel del Coronado Cabernet [...]

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Italian Pinot Noir? – Episode #298

In this episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark reviews the 2011 Mezzacorona Pinot Noir from Italy. This episode is part of the series leading up to Episode 300 being live streamed on 4/28 from Max’s Wine Dive in San Antonio, TX. Below are links to watch the show live and to also attend the show [...]

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Boot Wine – Episode #293

In this episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark reviews the 2012 Stivali Sangiovese from Italy. Stivali means “boots” in Italian. This episode is part of the series leading up to Episode 300 on 4/28 at Max’s Wine Dive in San Antonio, TX.
Links for today’s show:
Sessi Wine – Importer of Stivali
Eventbrite – Go here to register [...]

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2013 New Year’s Eve Special – Episode #288

In this episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark reviews 3 sparkling wines for your New Year’s Eve celebration,. The wines are from 3 different countries, so there should be something for everyone. Wines reviewed in this episode are the Non-Vintage Borgoluce Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG, the 2010 Schramsberg Blanc de Blancs, and the Non-Vintage Moet [...]

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2013 Christmas Special – Episode #287

In this episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark picks 3 wines for Christmas. These may not be the first three wines that come to mind for Christmas, but they are interesting choices. All the wines were purchased at the newest wine merchant to enter the San Antonio market – Total Wine & More. Mark reviews [...]

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Tap the Brunello – Episode #286

In this episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark reviews a couple random wines he picked up this year. One wine is from several months ago at a visit to World Market – the 2009 The Tapas Collection Tempranillo. The other wine is a wine he got at Wine Library while on vacation in New Jersey. [...]

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Thanksgiving Special 2013 – Episode #285

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 [...]

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