Archive for January, 2008

Big Boy Wines On The Thunder Show – Episode #398

January 31, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk wants to have some fun, with some very serious explosive wines. Sit back and lets see how much “Thunder” these wines bring.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Mcprice Myers Grenache L’angeOther California Other Red Rho play review at cork'd
2001 Freemark Abbey Bosche Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd
2004 Delas Hermitage BessardsHermitage Rouge play review at cork'd
2005 Charles Cimicky Petite SirahOther Australian Red Wine play review at cork'd

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Wines For Peeps That Go Vegetarian – Episode #397

January 30, 2008

An episode for all those who don’t eat meat and want to “link it up” with what they do eat :)

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  • “Totally agree about the heat problem, would have had a great cab yeste…” by John__J
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Turkey Flat RoseAustralian Rose play review at cork'd
2006 Vinum Africa Chenin BlancSouth African Chenin Blanc play review at cork'd
2005 Barth Rene Roemerberg GewurztraminerAlsace Gewurztraminer play review at cork'd
2006 Denner ViognierOther California White Rhone V play review at cork'd

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Swiss White Wines From Chateau D’Auvernier With Sophie Grosjean – Episode #396

January 29, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk explores the white wines or Chateau D’Auvernier with the lovely Sophia Grosjean.

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  • “qotd: All I really know about is some of their wines, and the main rea…” by John__J
  • “Have not tried these wines..she reminds me of Heidi….QOTD-chocolate….” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Chateau D’Auvernier Neuchatel play review at cork'd
Chateau D’Auvernier Oeil de Perdrix play review at cork'd
2006 Chateau D’Auvernier Pinot Gris play review at cork'd

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AJ Vaynerchuk turns 21 and so….well you know…. – Episode #395

January 28, 2008

AJ Vaynerchuk comes and hangs with his bro on his 21st birthday and Gary opens a bottle he has been saving for him and answers the question all upcoming 21 year olds are thinking.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Schloss Gobelsburg Gruner Veltliner GobelsburgerAustrian Gruner Veltliner play review at cork'd
2005 Big House The Slammer SyrahOther California Syrah/Shiraz play review at cork'd
1987 Opus One play review at cork'd

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Sagrantino Di Montefalco and Heart to Heart! – Episode #394

January 25, 2008

Gary Addresses what’s going on with all this talk about ending the show and focuses on some amazing wine.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2003 Milziade Sagrantino Di Montefalco RossoSagrantino di Montefalco play review at cork'd
2003 Martinelli Sagrantino Di MontefalcoSagrantino di Montefalco play review at cork'd
2003 Paolo Bea Sagrantino Di Montefalco Pagliaro SeccoSagrantino di Montefalco play review at cork'd

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6 More Shows Of The Thunder Show And A Re Taste Of Yesterday’s Wines. – Episode #393

January 24, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk counts down the Thunder show with the wines from yesterday and a recommendation of one of his favorite little wines.

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  • “Gary, you've made a terrible mistake. On episode 392, you opened a…” by Renato Fonseca
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Leocadie Fernand AverouxLanguedoc-Roussillon play review at cork'd
2005 Achaval Ferrer MiradorArgentine Malbec play review at cork'd
2004 Torbreck Run Rig RedAustralian Shiraz/Syrah play review at cork'd

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Thoughts About Wine And Evaluating It – Episode #392

January 23, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk talks from the heart on todays thunder show! He specifically addresses the way he evaluates wine.

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  • “qotd: I kinda like to drink wine…” by John__J
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Achaval Ferrer MiradorArgentine Malbec play review at cork'd
2004 Torbreck Run Rig RedAustralian Shiraz/Syrah play review at cork'd

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The Wonderful World Of Petit Verdot – Episode #391

January 22, 2008

Oh boy Gary will be in a good mind set today as he gets to taste his boyhood love “Petit Verdot” :) Honestly a grape that is on the rise with global warming.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Pago del Vicario Petit Verdot Rosado play review at cork'd
2004 Murphy Goode River Ranch Petit Verdot 2004 play review at cork'd
2003 Stonegate Wappo Vineyard Petit Verdot play review at cork'd
2006 Pearmund Petit Verdot play review at cork'd

New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc Marathon! – Episode #390

January 21, 2008

Gary gets serious and goes through a bunch of NZ sauv blancs!

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  • “qotd: cant choose just 1
    Gary that nail polish remover smell you go…” by John__J
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Arona Sauvignon BlancNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2006 Tohu Sauvignon BlancNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2007 New Harbor Sauvignon BlancNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2007 Chasing Venus Sauvignon BlancNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2006 Nobilo Sauvignon Blanc IconNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2006 Discovery Sauvignon BlancNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2007 Kim Crawford Sauvignon BlancNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd

The Bonarda Grape Shines On Saturday – Episode #389

January 19, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk sheds some light on a very under the radar grape and get this it’s under $5, YES 5 bones!!!

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Altos Las Hormigas Bonarda Mendoza Colonia Las LiebresArgentine Bonarda play review at cork'd