Tag Archives: Bordeaux

Between Merlot & Xino – Episode #342

In this episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark reviews his last two wines from Somm Select. First is the 2012 Cru Monplaisir from Bordeaux. The second wine is the 2010 Alpha Estate Xinomavro from Greece. Links for the show: Martine’s Wines, Inc. – Importers of Cru Monplaisir to the U.S. Alpha Estate

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Do You Know The Way to Santiago – Episode #338

In the episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark finally reviews some wines he purchased from Somm Select. Somm Select is an online retailer started by Master Sommelier Ian Cauble that has daily deals. In this show he reviews the 2011 Chateau Teyssier from Saint-Emilion and the 2008 l’Hospitalet de Gazin from Pomerol. Links for the […]

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Of Course, JP – Episode #326

In this episode of 1337 TV, Mark is back to reviewing wine! These are wines he purchased through a Wall Street Journal Wine Club offer. The first wine is the 2013 Corsiero Nero from Apulia Italy. The second wine is the 2010 J-P Moueix Private Reserve Bordeaux. Links for the show: Laithwaite’s Wine – Pretty […]

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I’ve Got The Old Cure – Episode #311

In this episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark reviews a wine that was supposed to be for Cabernet Day, but ended up being a Merlot based wine. He reviews the 2001 Chateau La Vielle Cure from Fronsac. Fronsac is on the Right Bank of Bordeaux just north of Libourne. Link for this episode: Chateau La […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Live from Australia With Sam Scarpari – Episode #256

Part 1: Part 2: Part 3: In this special episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark shares wine with Sam Scarpari of Seraphim Wines via Skype. Sam is 8800 miles away and 16 hours ahead in Australia. He and Mark are just a couple of blokes drinking wine and chatting. They each have three wines they […]

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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 […]

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Cabernet Day – Episode #254

In this episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark does a Google Hangout of One. Thursday 8/30/12 was #CabernetDay on Twitter where people from all over got together on Twitter to drink Cabernet-based wines. These could be Cabernet Sauvignon or Cabernet Franc (one of the parents of Cabernet Sauvignon). I had joined a Hangout earlier that […]

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Choco Loco – Episode #223

In this video wine review, Mark reviews the Non Vintage Choco Vine Chocolate Wine. This is a product from Holland where they take French red wine and add chocolate and cream to it. It’s really more like a chocolate liqueur rather than a wine with chocolate. Link for today’s show: ChocoVine

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