Mark Spivak is an award-winning writer specializing in wine, spirits, food, restaurants and culinary travel. He was the wine writer for the Palm Beach Post from 1994-1999, and since 2001 has been the Wine and Spirits Editor for the Palm Beach Media Group, as well as the restaurant critic for Palm Beach Illustrated. His work has appeared in National Geographic Traveler, Robb Report, Ritz-Carlton, Continental, Art & Antiques, Newsmax, Dream of Italy and Arizona Highways. From 1999-2011 he hosted Uncorked! Radio, a highly successful wine talk show on the Palm Beach affiliate of National Public Radio.
Mark began writing Iconic Spirits after becoming fascinated with the untold stories behind the world's greatest liquors. As a writer, he's always searching for the unknown details that make his subjects compelling and unique.
Join Mark Spivak on Quench! each week for an irreverent and entertaining glimpse into the worlds of wine and the cocktail culture. You'll hear Bizarre Beverage News (a roundup of the week's quirky alcohol stories), Viewer Mail (email sent in by listeners who enjoy watching their iPods), interviews with cutting-edge winemakers, distillers and sommeliers, and new ideas on how to pair wine and spirits with food. Enter a pretense-free zone where you can explore concepts for researching, buying and drinking your favorite libations. Quench! will restore and refresh your passions for drinking.
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