Tag Archives: Tuscany

The Other Masi – Episode #465

In this episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark reviews two free samples from his friends at Creative Palate. First is the 2018 Renzo Masi Chianti. Next is the 2017 2017 Renzo Masi Erta e China. Renzo Masi has no connection with the Masi wines from the Veneto. That winery’s Masi name stems from vineyards in […]

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The Not Valentine’s Day Special – Episode #348

In this NOT Valentine’s Day Special, Mark reviews 3 Italian wines, 2 of which were samples sent by distributors for review. The first wine is the 2012 Colle Massari Rosso Riserva Montecucco DOC. Next is the 2011 Nipozzano Riserva Chianti Rufina. The last wine is the 2012 Tenuta Luce della Vita LaVite Lucente. The Colle […]

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Harry’s Corona – Episode #335

In this episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark reviews two wines that coincidentally have a mutual connection via the Antinori family. The first wine is the 2012 Haras de Pirque Carmenere which the Antinori family is a partner in. The second wine is the 2008 Tenuta dei Pianali Coronato which is part if the Antinori […]

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The Inaugural Collection – Episode #327

In this episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark introduces his new gadget, the Coravin; a wine preservation system that allows you to enjoy wine by the glass without opening the bottle. He also reviews two wines. The first wine is the 2013 Collezione di Paolo Chianti. Wine number two is the 2013 The Inaugural R […]

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2013 Christmas Special – Episode #287

In this episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark picks 3 wines for Christmas. These may not be the first three wines that come to mind for Christmas, but they are interesting choices. All the wines were purchased at the newest wine merchant to enter the San Antonio market – Total Wine & More. Mark reviews […]

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Tap the Brunello – Episode #286

In this episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark reviews a couple random wines he picked up this year. One wine is from several months ago at a visit to World Market – the 2009 The Tapas Collection Tempranillo. The other wine is a wine he got at Wine Library while on vacation in New Jersey. […]

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Tasting Brunello With Kevin Zraly – Episode #270

In this special episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark makes the long overdue trek to Houston, TX to attend a tasting of Brunello di Montalcino sponsored by the Consorzio Vino Brunello di Montalcino. 30 producers from Tuscany (Toscana) were brought to the United States to show their 2008 vintage. Only two cities were chosen – […]

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Sacs and Cuts – Episode #259

In this episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark reviews another Cul-De-Sac wine he bought at HEB. This time it’s the Merlot. He then reviews the Sonoma Cutrer Sonoma Coast Chardonnay. This week’s Wine 101 is about the difference between Super Tuscan and Chianti. Here are the links for today’s show, OK, so it’s just one […]

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Not a Fiasco – Episode #237

In the video wine review, Mark reviews the 2009 Bell’Agio Chianti from Tuscany, Italy. This is a DOCG wine. The straw bottle is the “classic” look of a Chianti bottle and is called a Fiasco. According to the winery’s website, Bell’Agio means easygoing lifestyle. Really not able to confirm that elsewhere, but hey they’re the […]

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