Archive for April, 2006

Episode #39 – Dessert wine… better than you think?

April 27, 2006

2001 Peter Lehmann Barossa Late Harvest Noble Semillon

Bv Muscat De Beaulieu

1998 Chateau Filhot Sauternes

2000 Chateau Henye Tojaki Aszueszencia

Today Gary Vaynerchuk tastes through 4 very different dessert wines. The wines from Australia,Hungary,Calfornia and Bordeaux(sautern) are evaluated. A very serious episode today that will make you start thinking about sweet wines in a different way!

Episode #38 – Mixed bag of California red wines

April 26, 2006

2004 Bad Fish Pinot Noir Reserve

Bogle Cabernet Sauvignon

2002 Lunada Cabernet – Merlot Sonoma County

2003 Franciscan Cabernet Sauvignon

2003 Girard Petite Syrah

Today Gary vaynerchuk tastes through 5 different red wines from California. Watch as Gary spits through 1 Pinot Noir,2 Cabernets,1 meritage and a Petite Sirah.

Episode #37 – Hogue Cellars from Washington State:Guest David Forsyth

April 25, 2006

Today Gary Vaynerchuk welcomes David Forsyth Director of Winemaking of Hogue. Gary finds the Cabernet and Riesling very exciting and ponders the Syrah.

Episode #36 – Chinon and Vacqueyras Tasting

April 24, 2006

Watch as Gary Vaynerchuk tastes three wines from the lesser known wine regions of Chinon and Vacqueyars. These are two of the lesser-known high-quality wine areas in France.

2003 Jean-maurice Raffault Chinon Les Picasees

2003 Montirius Le Clos Montirius Vacqueyras

2003 Noblaie Chinon Rouge

Episode #35 – Guest Star Tony Coturri wows Gary with his latest Wines

April 21, 2006

We are very lucky to have Tony Coturri of the legendary Coturri wines here with us today. Gary Vaynerchuk tastes through these “true” wines and is stunned by them. Coturri winery is very famous for their farming and the approach to vineyards.

Episode #34 – Amarone wines from Veneto

April 19, 2006

2000 Cecilia Beretta Amarone Terre Di Cariano

1998 Bertani Amarone

2000 Allegrini Amarone

Gary Vaynerchuk explores some of his favorite wines today when he tastes through some amazing or not so amazing Amerone’s. Watch as Gary tastes through the Allegrini Amarone 2000, Bertani Amarone 1998 and the Cecilia Beretta Amarone Terre Di Cariano 2000. This is a wonderful episode and Gary even touches on the mid palate.

Episode #33 -2005 Bordeaux: 1st taste out of barrel tasting.

April 18, 2006

Watch today as Gary Vaynerchuk tastes the 1st barrel samples maybe in the US! The 2005 vintage has a real chance of being the vintage of the decade. Gary tastes the Sansonnet, Clos L’Eglise and the Haut Bergey.

Episode #32 – California red wines. Gary Vaynerchuk jumps in!

April 12, 2006

Liberty School Cabernet Sauvignon

2002 Ravenswood Sonoma Merlot

2002 Bv Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon

2001 Quixote Panza Stag’s Leap Cabernet Sauvignon

Watch as Gary Vaynerchuk tastes through 4 wines from California. The 3 Cabernet Sauvignon’s and 1 Merlot are well known wines that have all had their share of highs! Please share your thoughts on the episode by adding a comment.

Episode #31 – Viognier, the other white wine.

April 11, 2006

2004 Beringer Viognier

2004 Pikes Viognier

2005 Melville Estate Viognier

Gary Vaynerchuk sinks his palate into one of the lesser known white wines: Viognier. The 3 wines range in flavors and profiles, sit back and enjoy.

Episode #30 – Pinot Noir goes Sideways…in Chile????

April 10, 2006

2003 Agustinos Pinot Noir Reserve

Watch this amazing episode as Gary Vaynerchuk from Wine Library finds that Chile can make world class Pinot Noir for under $20 a bottle. This is a great episode to prove if you look hard enough there are some great deals out there.