Wine at a BBQ? Vino connoisseur Mark Oldman helps you pick the right one for your menu…
About Mark Oldman
Mark Oldman is one of the most recognizable wine personalities in the United States. Oldman’s style is described as "winespeak without the geek" and he’s lauded for being extremely knowledgeable and passionate about wine while keeping things simple for fans.
Oldman has written two books, Oldman’s Guide to Outsmarting Wine and most recently, Oldman’s Brave New World of Wine, described by The Wall Street Journal as "the perfect book for someone who's just caught the bug, or would like to."
Oldman is a judge on PBS’s "The Winemakers" and is a frequent guest on Martha Stewart Radio’s "Living Today."
Oldman founded Stanford Wine Circle as a student in 1990. He graduated from Stanford University with a B.A., M.A., and J.D.
In addition to his interest in wine, Oldman specializes in innovating aspects of education and consumer advocacy and co-founded Vault.com in 1997. He was the career portal’s president until it was sold in 2007.