Archive for January, 2008

Joanne From Rocket Boom Comes To Hang Out And Taste – Episode #388

January 17, 2008

Joanne Colan from Rocketboom comes to the WineLib and hangs with GV, Wine Library TV is looking forward to having more Web 2.0 Guests in 2008 and Joanne is our 1st guest! We picked 3 wines that we think might hit Joanne’s palate.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2004 Rousset Crozes HermitageCrozes Hermitage Rouge play review at cork'd
2004 Finca SandovalOther Spanish Red Wine play review at cork'd
2000 Legras St VincentFrench Brut Vintage play review at cork'd

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California Pinot Noir Tasting – Episode #387

January 16, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk notices a shocking trend and wonders what all the fuss is STILL about when it comes to the grape that Hollywood made famous

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  • “shut up amy shaffron…” by Ryan Dougherty
  • “can’t wait until you come to VT! …” by Amy Shaffron
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Coppola Director’s Cut Pinot NoirOther California Pinot Noir play review at cork'd
2006 Lily Sonoma Coast Pinot NoirOther California Pinot Noir play review at cork'd
2006 Patz & Hall Pinot Noir Sonoma CoastSonoma Pinot Noir play review at cork'd
2006 Breggo Pinot Noir Anderson ValleyOther California Pinot Noir play review at cork'd

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Wild White Wines – Episode #386

January 15, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk always says that white wines are dissed and deserve so much more credit for what they bring to the table! Gary today attacks some of the cooler whites in the shop!

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  • “Had a Palmina wine…it was horrible…. QOTD-foreign wine labels …” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Venge Family Bianco SpettroNapa Other White Wine play review at cork'd
2006 Palmina Tocai FriulanoOther California White Wine play review at cork'd
2006 St. Cosme Cotes Du Rhone BlancCotes du Rhone Blanc play review at cork'd

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Nero D’avola Wines – Episode #385

January 14, 2008

This is not Corvo people, Nero has taken a big jump in quality and today Gary Vaynerchuk tastes through 4 wines to see whats up.

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  • “qotd: Madeira, may be wishful thinking though…” by John__J
  • “Don't believe I have tried any of these wines.. QOTD-already did …” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Terre Borboniche Nero D’avolaSicilia IGT play review at cork'd
Regaleali RossoSicilia IGT play review at cork'd
Morgante Nero D’avolaSicilia IGT play review at cork'd
2002 Tasca D’almerita Rosso Del ConteSicilia IGT play review at cork'd

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An Update

January 10, 2008

Here’s an update from Gary.

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Laid back Friday with a Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc – Episode #384

January 4, 2008

Many of you know I am not the biggest Sauvignon Blanc fan when it comes from our wonderful Country, we lets see what this wine does on this VERY LAID BACK FRIDAY!

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  • “Have not had this wine, Sbragia Chard for sure and reds. Have had som…” by corkscrew
  • “qotd: took a job as wine director w another place.

    have to agre…” by John__J

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Sbragia Sauvignon BlancNapa Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd

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Best Buy Cabernet Sauvignon Under $10 And A Shout Out – Episode #383

January 3, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes some wines under $10 to see what he thinks all three are cabernet Sauvignons and it will be fun to see what the deal is.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

Excelsior Cabernet SauvignonSouth African Cabernet play review at cork'd
Rex-goliath Cabernet SauvignonOther California Cabernet Sauv play review at cork'd
2005 Cartlidge & Browne Cabernet SauvignonOther California Cabernet Sauv play review at cork'd

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Torrontes: The white wine of Argentina on Display – Episode #382

January 2, 2008

One of the great discoveries of 2007 for me and many Vayniacs was the Torrentes grape from Argentina.

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  • “Yea Hawaii got hammered by those UGA Bulldawgs!!!!! Big ups from a bul…” by John Reese
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    consumes its sha…” by bobbytiger
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Alamos TorrontesArgentine Torrontes play review at cork'd
2006 Navarrita TorrontesArgentine Torrontes play review at cork'd
2006 Monteflores TorrontesArgentine Torrontes play review at cork'd

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