Hire Mark to Speak

One of the most popular speakers in gastronomy, Mark brings the ruckus to audiences at major festivals, corporations, and institutions around the world.  From 12 straight years at the Aspen Food & Wine Classic to an endless array of Fortune 1000 companies to institutions that range from the 92Y to the Bohemian Club, Mark never fails to engage audiences with a style that is refreshingly tell-it-like-it is, irreverent, and infectious.

Sample keynote speeches and programs:

  • How to Drink Like a Billionaire
  • Superstar Values: Best Wines Under $20
  • How to Break the Rules of Wine

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“The hot ticket on the food festival line-up”

“Mark’s appearances are a five-star experience”

“Renowned in world wine circles as a deft and unconventional presenter”

“Mark is the ever-entertaining wine guru”

Harper's Bazaar Food & Wine The Guardian Miami Magazine

“The hot ticket on the food festival line-up”

“Mark’s appearances are a five-star experience”

Harper's Bazaar Food & Wine

“Renowned in world wine circles as a deft and unconventional presenter”

“Mark is the ever-entertaining wine guru”

The Guardian Miami Magazine

“The hot ticket on the food festival line-up”

Harper's Bazaar

“Mark’s appearances are a five-star experience”

Food & Wine

“Renowned in world wine circles as a deft and unconventional presenter”

The Guardian

“Mark is the ever-entertaining wine guru”

Miami Magazine

Book Soup

November 7, 2016
West Hollywood, CA

92Y

October 19, 2016
New York, NY

Food & Wine Festival in Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo

March 28, 2012
Mexico!

2012 Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival (both seminars SOLD OUT)

February 23, 2012
South Beach, FL

Boston Wine Expo (SOLD OUT)

January 22, 2012
Boston, MA

2011 Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival (BBQ seminar SOLD OUT)

October 1, 2011
New York, NY

Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival

September 23, 2011
Newport, RI

9th Annual Petite Sirah Symposium – KEYNOTE

July 26, 2011
Livermore, CA

James Beard House

June 29, 2011
James Beard House