Archive for March, 2006

Episode #23 – 2005 Bordeaux Futures vs. 2003 Bordeaux.

March 31, 2006

2003 Chat Haut Beyzac

2003 Chat Clos De Sarpe

2003 Chat Marojallia

Watch as Gary Vaynerchuk talks about the upcoming 2005 vintage from Bordeaux, and debates the value of the 2003 vintage versus the 2005s.

If you are going to be playing the 2005 Bordeaux futures game, this is a must-see episode!

Episode #22 – A tour of Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

March 29, 2006

2001 Kuleto Estates Cabernet Sauvignon

2003 Norton Ridge Napa Cabernet Sauvignon

2003 Robert Mondavi Napa Cabernet Sauvignon

2003 Stags Leap W.c. Artemis Cabernet Sauvignon

Gary Vaynerchuck explores 4 great napa valley cabernets.
Napa is California’s most famous wine-growing region, and Cabernet, it’s most famous grape.

Wine Library Tv Six Pack (6bt)

Gary also talks about the new Winelibrary TV 6-Pack, an opportunity for all of us to try the same wine, at the same time.

Episode #21 – Carmenere, an unknown wine.

March 27, 2006

2003 Ona Carmenere

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes an unusual wine varietal – Carmenere. One of the original Bordeaux grapes, Carmenere is slowly making a comeback.

Episode #20 – Old world wines vs. New world

March 24, 2006

1998 Collemattoni Brunello Di Montalcino Riserva Fontelontano

1999 Poggio Antico Altero Brunello Di Montalcino

Gary Vaynerchuk goes after a hot debate in wine – Old world versus New world. Watch as he tries two Brunellos made in very different ways!

Episode #19 – Remirez De Ganuza, a serious Rioja wine

March 23, 2006

2001 Remirez De Ganuza Reserva Rioja

Watch as Gary Vaynerchuk tastes and analyzes the 2001 Remirez De Ganuza Rioja. Made by world class winemaker Fernando Remirez De Ganuza. The 2001 Remirez scored 95 points from Steven Tanzer and 94 points from Robert Parker, let’s see what Gary thinks!

Decanting wine, what does it do? -Episode #18

March 22, 2006

2004 Amon Ra Shiraz

Watch as Gary Vaynerchuk demonstrates the value of decanting wines. Also we explore the wonderful wines of the Barrosa Valley (Australia’s “Napa valley”) with Amon Ra. Crafted by Ben Glatzer, Amon Ra stands among the greatest wines in the world.

Episode #17 – Screw Caps, New Zealand Sauvignon Blancs

March 21, 2006

2005 Governors Bay Sauvignon Blanc

2005 Babich Sauvignon Blanc

2004 The Crossings Sauvignon Blanc

2005 Kim Crawford Sauv Blanc

2004 Nobilo Sauv Blanc Icon

Gary talks about screw caps and explores five sauvignon blanc wines from New Zealand. Watch as Gary ventures through the Sauvignon Blancs of Marlborough and weighs in on the screw top debate in the wine industry.

Episode 16 – An unknown California cult wine.

March 20, 2006

2003 Egelhoff Cabernet Sauvignon

Today Gary explores the 2003 Egelhoff Napa Cabernet Sauvignon. Bob Egelhoff is one of the finest winemakers in all of California.

Episode #15 – Wine Ratings

March 17, 2006

2002 Seavey Merlot

2001 Arrowood Cabernet Sauvignon

2000 Castello Di Bossi Corbaia

1999 Leasingham Classic Clare Shirz

2003 Stolpman Syrah

Some suprising results as Gary tries 90 point wines.

Episode #14 – Our first guest Daniel Johnnes

March 15, 2006