Mark Stock

Mark Stock

Mark Stock is a writer from Portland, Oregon. He fell into wine during the Recession and has been fixated on the stuff since. He spent years making, selling, and sipping Pinot Noir in the Dundee Hills before a full return to his journalistic roots in 2016. He's helplessly tied to European soccer, casting for trout, and grunge rock. More of his work can be found at markastock.com.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Sherry Wine

To the fortified wine’s discredit, we can’t seem to divorce it from grandma’s cabinet. But it’s high time that we do.
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Flip Your Flavor Profiles and Enjoy Some of the Best Infused Beers Out Now

Need a craft beer that's just a little different? Check out this list of some of the best infused beers that are currently available.
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Understanding the Cult of Pliny the Elder Beer and Why People Can’t Get Enough

Ever wonder what makes a hard-to-find beer so hard to find?
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It’s Time to Meat The Best Red Wines for Barbecue

It doesn't matter if it's simple burgers or a slow-cooked brisket, these are the best red wines to pop open at a barbecue.
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Storied Past and Future Fun: How One Bar Owner is Getting into the Antique Game

It’s an elegant touch that very much echoes the age-old adage, “They don’t make ‘em like they used to.”
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How Jay Boberg Went From Managing Bands to Managing Barrels

Managing wine and managing bands aren't all that different when you think about it. Just ask Jay Boberg, because he's done both.