Home of James Barlow’s Wine Blog!

James Barlow’s Accolades include:

Certified Wine Educator and Certified Specialist of Spirits through The Society of Wine Educators

Certified Sommelier through the Court of Master Sommeliers

Certified Bourgogne Wine Ambassador through the BIVB

James Barlow has worked for Spec’s Wines, Spirits and Finer Foods for close to 15 years.  He is currently the Southeast Texas Trainer and the State Riedel Sales Manager for the company.  As a wine salesperson who tries upwards of 2,000 wines per year, he started this blog about wines he tasted throughout the year.

Currently he posts two blogs, The ‘Thirteen’ Picks of the Month and ‘Twelve Under Twelve’.

The Thirteen Picks of the Month is geared around wines of all price points and regions of the world that James has been enjoying.

The Twelve Under Twelve highlights 12 wines under $12 that James considers excellent values to put on your table.

He also uses this blog as a way to promote specific Spec’s events throughout Houston.



6 Responses to About

  1. Mike Davis says:

    great wine tasting at Eastgate. Very educational.

  2. Susan Larson says:

    Please send me your schedule for the rest of the year. Thank you. Susan Larson

  3. Mark Risha says:

    How can I get on an email list of upcoming events?

  4. Chad Gauntt says:

    Love the site!

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