In this episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark reviews two wines from South Africa. He starts with the 2012 Nguni Chenin Blanc (aka Steen). Next is the 2010 Tierhoek Grenache / Syrah. Both wines were purchased at Spec’s in San Antonio based upon their shelf-talkers.
In this episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark reviews only Chardonnay and does an educational segment on Chardonnay. The first wine is the Non Vintage Cul-de-Sac Chardonnay which is the HEB house brand. The second wine is one he has been very eager to taste
Sommelier School Lesson 29 – Australia Part 1 Yellow Tail. Australian for Wine. Ok, I can’t be the first to come up with that. Anyway, welcome to the next lesson on Australia. I hope to educate you about the great wines coming from here
Sommelier School Lesson 28 – South America South America. Another place that started making wine thanks to the Spanish missionaries. Since 1531 wine grapes have been grown here. It is also considered the second most important wine producing continent. Even so, South American wine
Author: Mark V. Fusco San Antonio, TX Mark talks about his recent CSW and Introductory Sommelier exams and what’s next for 1337 Wine. Links for today’s show: Society of Wine Educators – This is for the Certified Specialist of Wine Exam (CSW) Court of Master
Sommelier School Lesson 27 – The Rest of the Big 4 This week we will cover the rest of the “Big 4”; Oregon, Washington, and New York. These 3 states combined still don’t approach the output of California, but they are significant when talking about
Sommelier School Lesson 26 – The Rest California As I look over the information for the rest of California, I have decided to push through and cover the rest of the state this week. Well will cover the Central Coast, South Coast, and Central Valley
Sommelier School Lesson 25 – California – North Coast So now that you’ve had a few weeks to digest Lesson 24, it’s now time to delve into California. By far, California is the most important wine state in the U.S. 90% of the
Part 1 Part 2 Sommelier School Lesson 24 – Introduction to the United States The United States of America. 50 years ago, if you were talking about wine, this country would barely register a blip. However, wine has been made here for centuries.
Part 1 Part 2 Sommelier School Lesson 23 – Portugal This week we are going to tackle all of Portugal. Home of Port, one of the most famous wines in the world. It is also home to Madeira wine. In addition to these to