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Beached Wine – Episode #278

In this episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark heads to the beach in Rockport, TX for a study break. He brings 3 beach friendly wines, aka box wines. These are great since it’s usually a bad idea to bring glass to a beach. He samples the Non Vintage Vendange Pinot Grigio, the Non Vintage Vendange [...]

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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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TXWine Twitter Night With Some Friends – Episode #274

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 [...]

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Visiting Messina Hof Bryan – Episode #271

In this special episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark visits the Messina Hof Winery in Bryan, TX. This is where it started for Messina Hoff in the 1970s. He sits down with Paul the VI and Paul the VII Bonarrigo (Father and Son) to taste 6 different wines in a private room at their restaurant [...]

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Visiting Duchman Family Winery – Episode #268

In this last episode of Mark’s December tour of Texas Hill Country wineries, he visits Duchman Family Winery. He meets with winemaker Dave Reilly and tastes two of their wines. The 2010 Vermentino and the 2010 Aglianico. Both Italian varietals that are doing well in Texas.
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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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Visit at Messina Hof Fredericksburg – Episode #265

In this special episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark visits the new tasting and B&B facility for Messina Hof in Stonewall (Fredericksburg), TX. While the actual winery is in Bryan, TX, they built a facility in the Hill Country to showcase their wines since this area is the most visited wine area in Texas. It’s [...]

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Visit at Becker Vineyards – Episode #264

In this special episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark visits Becker Vineyards for a tour and tasting. Nichole Dembele, Public Relations & Tasting Room Coordinator at Becker Vineyards. Nichole and Mark talk about Becker and taste 3 wines. They are the Non Vintage Viognier, the 2010 Claret, and the 2010 Raven. For more information about [...]

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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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