Archive for December, 2007

Friday With A Twist – Episode #371

December 14, 2007

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 3 wine selected by his very special guest on the thunder show today. Gary also makes a huge annoucement!

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2003 Rouquette E Cazes XistoOther Portuguese Red Wine play review at cork'd
2001 Pian Cornello Riserva Brunello Di MontalcinoBrunello di Montalcino

play review at cork'd
2004 Chateau Clos L`eglise PomerolPomerol play review at cork'd

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Tasting Some Bubbly At Blue Ribbon – Episode #370

December 13, 2007

Wrapping up the NYC wine tour Gary Vaynerchuk pays a visit to the Blue Ribbon Wine Bar.

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  • “qotd: I like the old world and new world styles, but overall my heart …” by John__J
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Wines tasted in this episode:

Gaston Chiquet play review at cork'd
Pierre Peters Cuvee ReserveFrench Brut Nonvintage

play review at cork'd
Jean Milan play review at cork'd

New York City Wine Tour Day 2 – Episode #369

December 12, 2007

Continuing with the NYC wine tour Gary Vaynerchuk stops by the Cafe Carlylse and tastes some wines with William Rhodes.

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  • “A local grocer had it for $7 too, so you can’t beat that. I’ll be at a…” by lacoste outlet
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Wines tasted in this episode:

1990 Aigle Vouvray play review at cork'd
2004 Ici/ La- Bas Les Reveles Pinot NoirOther California Pinot Noir

play review at cork'd
2004 The Carlyle play review at cork'd
2002 Grand Puy Lacoste

play review at cork'd

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New York City Wine Tour – Episode #368

December 11, 2007

The Thunder Show goes on the road again on a wine tour of New York City. Gary’s first stop is Shelly’s and tastes some wine with Andre Mack.

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  • “Qotd: Antrim's 1844, over 2,300 selections and I'm surprised a…” by John__J
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Wines tasted in this episode:

Once Pinot Noir play review at cork'd
2004 Sandro Fay Rosso di Valtellina

play review at cork'd
2002 La Spinetta Barbaresco play review at cork'd

Box Wine Tasting – Episode #367

December 10, 2007

Can box wine be good? That is a question that maybe taking a very interesting spin in a new direction, as more and more under 25 year old wine drinkers enter the wine market wineries are thinking of new ways to brand to that demo and today Gary Vaynerchuk tastes some of the newer efforts in the market.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Bandit Pinot Grigio play review at cork'd
2006 Bota Box Chadonnay

play review at cork'd
2004 Cuvee de Pena play review at cork'd
2005 Thirsty Lizard Shiraz

play review at cork'd

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New Zealand White Wine And A Book – Episode #366

December 7, 2007

Gary Vaynerchuk has a very special guest on the thunder show and we talk about NZ wines!

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  • “qotd: jellyfish…” by John__J
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Allan Scott RieslingNew Zealand Riesling play review at cork'd
2006 Hunters Sauvignon BlancNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc

play review at cork'd
2006 Sherwood Sauvignon BlancNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd

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Valpolicella Wines From Italy – Episode #365

December 6, 2007

Italian red wines are always among the most sought after however these wonderful efforts from the Venato go very unnoticed!

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  • “Haven't had any Valpolicella's by those wineries, I do have an…” by John__J
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Wines tasted in this episode:

Allegrini ValpolicellaValpolicella play review at cork'd
2003 Mazzi Valpolicella PoiegaValpolicella

play review at cork'd
2005 Zardini Valpolicella SuperioreValpolicella play review at cork'd

Wine Racks, Coolers And Rooms All On Display Today – Episode #364

December 5, 2007

Gary Vaynerchuk goes on tour and shows the viewers out there a few different options on how to store your wines.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

1992 Louis Latour Corton Charlemagne play review at cork'd
1988 Chateau Certan de May

play review at cork'd

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Gary’s Wines Of Choice If He Had Gone Shopping – Episode #363

December 4, 2007

This could be a lot of fun, Gary Vaynerchuk breaks down into consumer mode and picks out a few things he would have picked if he went into a wine shop in another city like Madison, Wisconsin or San Fran.

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  • “Already drink a lot of Carmenère. Finding out Albarino right now!…” by Nick
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Nora AlbarinoSpanish Albarino play review at cork'd
2006 Vina Chocalan CarmenereChile Carmenere

play review at cork'd
2002 Marques De Grinon Petit VerdotOther Spanish Red Wine play review at cork'd

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Kosher, South West France And Spanish Wine On This Monday – Episode #362

December 3, 2007

Gary has 3 wines that he has promised to taste so on this glorious Monday after a huge Jets win and a great weekend with the Vayniacs at Crushpad he tastes away! Also a Huge Contest announcement!

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2003 Yarden Cabernet SauvignonIsraeli Kosher Wine play review at cork'd
2004 Castano SolaneraOther Spanish Red Wine

play review at cork'd
2003 Saint Jean Du Barroux L’oligoceneVentoux/Luberon/Nimes play review at cork'd

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