Archive for December, 2007

New Years Eve Wine Tasting With No Champagne – Episode #381

December 31, 2007

Gary Vaynerchuk has one last episode in 2008 and thanks all of you for the support and for being a part of the Thunder show.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Cartuxa Pera Manca WhiteOther Portuguese White Wine play review at cork'd

Washington State Wines On Display Again – Episode #380

December 28, 2007

Everyone knows what Gary thinks of Washington State wines so you can imagine his excitement to do this show!

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2004 Woodward Canyon Cabernet Sauvignon Artist SeriesWashington Cabernet Sauvignon play review at cork'd
2003 Nicholas Cole Cellars CamilleWashington Red Meritage play review at cork'd
2004 Chat.st Michelle Ethos SyrahWashington Syrah play review at cork'd
2003 Cougar Crest Syrah ReserveWashington Syrah play review at cork'd

A Grab Bag Of Wines On The Thunder Show – Episode #379

December 27, 2007

Gary Vaynerchuk sits down and tastes through a few wines and gives you his thoughts.

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  • “Just got 2 750ml of the 2008 j.j. prum spat. One for now and one in fi…” by Thomas L
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Spice Route PinotageSouth African Pinotage play review at cork'd
2005 Black Wing ShirazAustralian Shiraz/Syrah play review at cork'd
2003 Chat La Tour CarnetOther Red Bordeaux play review at cork'd
2004 J.j. Prum Wehlener Sonnenuhr Spatlese RieslingGerman Riesling play review at cork'd

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Beaujolais And Steak Plus Gary Rants About Individuality – Episode #378

December 26, 2007

Beaujolais and Steak are not 2 things that come to mind but today Gary pairs them up to see what happens and draws the winner of the Silver Oak 6 liter bottle.

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    Loved hearing about the Matassa, gonna have to see…” by John__J

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Jadot Moulin A Vent Chateau St. JacquesCru Beaujolais play review at cork'd
2006 Matassa Cuvee Marguerite BlancSouthwest France play review at cork'd

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Christmas Wine Tasting Episode – Episode #377

December 24, 2007

The Christmas pack of wine is here, sit back relax and enjoy this very special Thunder Show with Gary Vaynerchuk.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Chateau De Callac Graves BlancOther White Bordeaux play review at cork'd
2005 Chateau De Lavagnac RougeOther Red Bordeaux play review at cork'd
2005 Chateau Moulin De LavaudPomerol play review at cork'd
2005 Chateau Callac Prestige RougeGraves/Pessac-Leognan play review at cork'd

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Power Friday Tasting, Buckle Up! – Episode #376

December 21, 2007

Gary Vaynerchuk sits down with some of the most anticipated wines of the year. These cult and sought after wines make for an awesome Friday Show!

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Mahi Sauvignon BlancNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2005 Fisher Whitneys ChardonnayNapa Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2005 Quinta Do Crasto Douro Reserva Old VinesOther Portuguese Red Wine play review at cork'd
2005 El Nido ClioOther Spanish Red Wine play review at cork'd
2004 Quintessa RedNapa Red Meritage play review at cork'd

Merlot, Now What? Serious Merlot On The Thunder Show – Episode #375

December 20, 2007

Bashed by Hollywood a few years ago and seemingly finding it’s footing Gary checks up on some Merlot today!

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Wines tasted in this episode:

1999 Clarendon Hills Brookman MerlotAustralian Merlot play review at cork'd
2001 Newton Epic MerlotNapa Merlot play review at cork'd
2002 Engel Family MerlotNapa Merlot play review at cork'd

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Jeffrey Davies Talks About French Wines – Episode #374

December 19, 2007

Today Gary Vaynerchuk sits down with THE Jeffrey Davies and talks about France, Life and value in Bordeaux. This is a great episode and shows the respect Gary has for JD.

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  • “qotd: I can't imagine why not, I'm definitely a decant and pou…” by John__J
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2004 Aiguilhe QuerreOther Red Bordeaux play review at cork'd
2004 Chateau FaizeauSt Emilion play review at cork'd
2002 Chateau BellevueOther Red Bordeaux play review at cork'd
Legras Brut Rose ChampagneFrench Brut Rose

play review at cork'd

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Wines From Ribera Del Duero In Spain – Episode #373

December 18, 2007

Today Gary explores the wines of Ribera one of the most exciting regions in the world!

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  • “Interesting wines on the table! Will look for the last two and try the…” by Nick
  • “Have had the Urban..was okk, love the Emilio Moro. QOTD-just had a Syr…” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2004 Urban RiberaRibera Del Duero play review at cork'd
2004 Emilio Moro Ribera Del DueroRibera Del Duero play review at cork'd
2001 Bodegas Aster CrianzaRibera Del Duero play review at cork'd

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Steak And Wine Episode – Episode #372

December 17, 2007

Gary Vaynerchuk tries a few wines that go with steaks and looks for the right deal!

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Tapestry ShirazAustralian Shiraz/Syrah play review at cork'd
2005 Tir Na Nog GrenacheAustralian Grenache play review at cork'd
2004 Piedra Hill Purple Label Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd
2002 D’arenberg Noble RieslingAustralian Dessert Wine

play review at cork'd

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