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Monster Chiller Thriller Wine IX – Episode #423

In this special episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark returns as the Grim Reaper for Monster Chiller Thriller Wine IX! In the ninth installment of his Halloween special he reviews two wines donated by his friends at Creative Palate. These wines come from Casillero del Diablo which is made by Concha y Toro. They market […]

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Yo, I’m Frank From Italy – Episode #415

In this episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark reviews a wine purchased from Underground Cellar. A different sort of offering from an Italian producer – Cabernet Franc. He reviews the 2012 La Montecchia Godimondo Cabernet Franc. This wine is actually produced from the Conte Emo Capodilista estate. A fairly grandiose estate that includes the winery, […]

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Alex’s Forlorn Hope – Episode #351

In this episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark reviews 2 more wines he bought from Underground Cellars. The first is the 2013 Alexander Valley Vineyards Cabernet Franc. Next is the 2007 Forlorn Hope Gascony Cadets Petit Verdot. Links for the show: Alexander Valley Vineyards Forlorn Hope Wines

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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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Turn The Page – Episode #324

In this special episode of 1337 Wine TV, I get the chance to interview Bryan Page of Page Wine Cellars and Rick Ramos or Alberico’s Fine Wine. After not recording an episode since the NYE show, and thinking I couldn’t equal the amazing interview with Brian Sullivan of Caduceus Cellars; along comes Bryan Page. The […]

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Visiting Benziger Family Winery – Episode #321

In this special episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark sits down with Jeffrey Landolt, Viticulturist at Benziger Family Winery. Jeffrey was kind enough to give us a very detailed tour of the property describing the entire biodynamic ecosystem they use at the winery. We only had time to taste one wine, but it was worth […]

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Cabernet Day 2014 – Episode #309

In this episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark participates in Cabernet Day. This is the video from the Google Hangout On Air he did on Thursday, August 28, 2014. Since he was planning on having other guests on the Hangout, he didn’t record the show as per usual on his camera and audio recorder. As […]

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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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Tokara kara – Episode #302

In this episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark reviews two wines kindly sent by one of his followers, Dr. Carl Semencic. These wines are also from South Africa like Episode #301. These wines are from Tokara in Stellenbosch. First up is the 2011 Tokara Director’s Reserve White. The second wine is the 2010 Tokara Director’s […]

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