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Monster Chiller Thriller Wine V – Episode #313

Bwahahahaha. Happy Halloween everyone! In this special episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark pulls out all the stops and reviews 3 Halloween-themed wines. First is a wine everyone has probably seen on the store shelves, the 2012 Mosselland Riesling Cat Bottle – Black. Second is the 2013 Besieged Red Wine from Ravenswood. The last wine [...]

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Checking Out South Africa – Episode #301

In this episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark reviews two wines from South Africa. He starts with the 2012 Nguni Chenin Blanc (aka Steen). Next is the 2010 Tierhoek Grenache / Syrah. Both wines were purchased at Spec’s in San Antonio based upon their shelf-talkers. The third segment is a return of Wine 101 about [...]

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Epic Episode 300

In this Epic Episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark returns to Max’s Wine Dive in San Antonio to do a guided wine tasting in front of a live audience. He also attempted to stream the show live via justin.tv. While the video was great, the audio was horrible for the live stream. If you were [...]

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Syrah vs Petite Sirah – Episode #289

In this episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark compares two wines made from two different grapes that many people think are the same – Syrah and Petite Sirah. He reviews the 2010 La Combe Close Reserve from the Crozes Hermitage region of the Rhone in France. He also reviews the 2010 Stags’ Leap Petite Sirah [...]

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Visiting William Chris Wines – Episode #267

In this special episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark visits a winery in Hye, TX. A small community in the Texas Hill Country where some great wine is being made. He tastes 6 wines with Vineyard Master Matt Jaksik and Cellar Master Josh Fritsche. Wines tasted are the 2011 Mary Ruth, the 2011 Emotion, the [...]

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Visiting Pedernales Cellars – Episode #266

In this special episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark visits Pedernales Cellars in Stonewall, TX in the Texas Hill Country. He is joined by the owners Fredrik Osterberg, Julie Kuhlken, and David Kuhlken on their beautiful deck discussing three of their wines. The wines tasted are the 2012 Viognier, the 2010 Tempranillo, and the 2010 [...]

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Monster Chiller Thriller Wine III – Episode #258

In this special episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark scares up 3 wines for Halloween. He then pairs them with some traditional Halloween candy. The wines reviewed are the Non-vintage Dia De Los Blancos from South Coast Winery. I thought this was a World Market exclusive but maybe not. Finally found it on their website. [...]

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Wines and Wasps Don’t Mix – Episode #255

In this episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark visits Rockport-Fulton area of the Texas Gulf Coast for a few days and checks out the local wine scene. He reviews three wines bought at Lighthouse Liquors which is an eclectic wine shop located in Fulton. They try to get the less mainstream in wine and beer. [...]

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Bull’s Blood Back on the Shingle – Episode #252

In this episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark reviews the 2007 Vitavin Egri Bikaver (aka Bull’s Blood) Dry Red Wine from Hungary and the 2006 Shingleback Shiraz from South Australia. In the Wine 101 segment, he covers Sparkling Wine.
Links for today’s show:
Vitavin
Shingleback
Wine All-in-One For Dummies

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Davy Crockett, Daniel Boone, and Wine – Episode #251

In this episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark reviews the Non-Vintage Frontier Red from Fess Parker wines. Fess Parker was famous for portraying both Davy Crockett and Daniel Boone on TV. He started a winery after his success in TV and Film. Mark also reviews the 2011 Chateau d’Aqueria Rose from the Tavel region in [...]

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