February 1, 2008
Gary Vaynerchuk tries a wine that everyone has been yapping at him to try and answers some questions!
qotd: being able to appreciate new world wines more than I used to
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Italian, red, review, Umbria, Video, wine, wines
you are the man……. in the world of wine!!!! robert parker is killing everything because the old world is trying to please his pallet by making all wines taste the same,michel rolland is pleasing the winemakers with his talent in order to please parker plus, his friends with parker…come onnnnnnnnnnnn spear me, wine spectator is to afraid to go against the trend but………….you!!! take on the hole world from a different angle….i look up to you man !!!!. don’t stop being you!!!!
QOTD…just bought a wine cooler holding 100+ bottles and started watching WLTV and searching Wine Library daily for various wines
Hi! I am a big fan of WLTV from Singapore. Loved all your shows. Appreciate your honesty and keeping it REAL. Not only have you shared with us your vast knowledge, you demystify the “impenetrable” wine world! THANK YOU!!!!
Yes U RULE !!!!!!!!!!!!!! 4 long time the wines from Falesco have gotten great points from Parker and Speculator For the $ they are ok try the Marrietta old vine red same sorta thing big red wine buncha stuff blended together to taste basicly the same every year bang for the buck sorta stuff
anyway been watching you for a long time I run a wine shop as well and try alot of the stuff you put on your show and for the most part have a pallet close to yours so its funny to watch you say the things that i cant say to the winemaker or guy who owns the vineyard keep at it speak your mind it makes the show so so good
The Wine Shop
QOTD i went to a vintage Krug, Grand Dam,Dom pouring put on and I have never looked at bubles the same way
You have been th biggest change in my wine world. I learn so much with each show and the forum is another means to increase my knowledge.
getting out of college and being able to afford MORE WINE!
You can tell big bear is a alcoholic, he has a permanant happy glazed look in the eyes.
QOTD: The biggest change in my wine life is that in the last six months i have been forcing myself to remember smells. Had a wine the other day that smelled like the dried ketchup left as a crust on the top of the bottle. Fair to say the wine was not that good.
QOTD: Biggest change is searching out Spanish & Argentinian wines. I had a great cheap wine, Borsao this weekend. It was $7 and got better over the weekend. PnP on Friday night, not very exciting. Saturday w/dinner of pasta w/bacon & sausage & it was really good. Tasted like black plums & tannin, but a great wine for the money.
QOTD: Easily, since watching WLTV, just being more open to new wines and “trusting my palate” baybeeeee….
QOTD: I finally got a wine rack to get all the boxes of wine off the floor.
QOTD: What’s changed? I think I finally GET the old world French wines! I was a Napa fruit-bomb guy and now I love, love, love the CDP and Bordeaux… And I used to drink Beaujolais-Noveau and think it was pretty good stuff.
I still don’t get Italian wines tho. Still a mystery to me.
-Paul in VA-
Thanks for pronouncing Paso Robles correctly. Don’t you run into a lot of folks that don’t?
Whoa, way off on the prediction. But since you were rooting for the Giants I guess you won. But then again you were also watching for the commercials, which sucked, so I guess you could also count it as a loss.
Biggest change…I stopped buying wine…because I have too much!
I’m with you on the oak, I used to love the over oaked fruit bombs, but as my tastes have evolved and matured I’m often turned off by most of them.
Q – In the last six months I have gotten on the biggest Italian wine kick!!
Your prediction on the Super Bowl was very much like everyone else’s.
Who’d a thunk that Eli Manning would be the hero?
QOTD – the most interesting experience for me in the past 6 months was the Boston Wine Expo where I saw you! I haven’t had a lot of experiences recently, but that was the largest tasting I had ever been too and it was great to meet you and Sasha!
Damn Gary, when you trash a wine you TRASH it. You just have me rolling in laughs half the time. QOTD: You. Yes thats such a kiss-ass answer but its true. I got lucky and stumbled upon you on youtube and now here I am. Id never know about half the stuff I own without you there to at least point me in the direction. Thank you.
QOTD: I feel that I can better evaluate wine now that I have begun to educate my palette.
Have not tried this wine..QOTD-not really, still drinking good wine, trip to Napa this past March? http://www.winelx.com
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