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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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No Merit in Procrastination – Episode #291

In this episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark reviews two wines. No Wine 101 today. This first wine is a somewhat randomly chosen wine from his local grocery store, HEB, the 2012 Procrastination Sauvignon Blanc. It is from the DC Flynt MW Selections. Wine #2 is the 2009 Lyeth Meritage. This wine is a blend […]

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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 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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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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Little Stars and Striped Bass – Episode #261

In this episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark reviews 3 wines rather than 2 and a Wine 101 Segment. Since the Christmas tree is up right now, the green screen is taking a rest, so no Wine 101 for the rest of the year. Wines reviewed are the Non Vintage Chateau Petit du Thouars Rose […]

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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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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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House of Bouza – Episode #247

In this episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark reviews the 2009 House Wine Red from Magnificent Wine and the 2010 Bouza Albarino from Uruguay. In the 3rd segment, Mark covers the “Rules of Wine Pairing.” Links for today’s show: Magnificent Wine – Makers of House WinePrecept Wine Brands – Parent company of Magnificent WineBouza Bodega […]

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