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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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Hanging at the Red Room Lounge – Episode #275

In this special episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark takes a quick trip up IH-35 to Austin to hang out with Advanced Sommelier, GM and Sommelier of Personal Wine and Red Room Lounge Bill Elsey. Mark and Bill talk about how Bill got into the industry, passing his Sommelier tests, and the Red Room Lounge […]

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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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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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Visiting Driftwood Estate Winery – Episode #201

Mark visits with Gary Elliott of Driftwood Estate Winery in Driftwood, TX. The chat about the winery and 2 freshly bottled white wines. The 2011 Cuvee Blanc and the 2011 Muscat Canelli. Link for today’s show: Driftwood Estate Winery

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