Archive for March, 2008

Australian Wines On The Thunder Show, These Should Bring The Thunder! – Episode #433

March 31, 2008

Gary tries 4 wines from down under and talks about the unfair bashing he has given these wines at times and explains why.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Water Wheel Shiraz BendigoAustralian Shiraz/Syrah play review at cork'd
2005 Boarding Pass ShirazAustralian Shiraz/Syrah play review at cork'd
2006 Mitolo Gam ShirazAustralian Shiraz/Syrah play review at cork'd
2006 Glaetzer AnaperennaAustralian Red Meritage play review at cork'd

Louis Martini Cabernet Sauvignon Wines From The 60′s – Episode #432

March 28, 2008

Louis Martini is a legend in California wine history and today Gary Vaynerchuk gets to visit some 40 year old Cabs. This is a special episode and Gary even brought his thunder down a tad out of respect.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

1964 Louis Martini Cabernet Sauvignon play review at cork'd
1965 Louis Martini Cabernet Sauvignon play review at cork'd
1967 Louis Martini Cabernet Sauvignon play review at cork'd
1968 Louis Martini Cabernet Sauvignon play review at cork'd
1969 Louis Martini Cabernet Sauvignon play review at cork'd

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Random Bag Of Wines From Around The World – Episode #431

March 27, 2008

Gary’s wine choices for a gloomy day in March here in New Jersey.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Tolosa Chardonnay No OakOther California Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2006 Rustenberg ChardonnaySouth African Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2006 Edmeades Mendocino ZinfandelOther California Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd
2005 Clos Du PrieurOther French Red Wine play review at cork'd

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Italian Ripasso Wines From The Veneto – Episode #430

March 26, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 3 Ripasso wines and gives his thoughts and MOTT had to “link up” a lot today. Gary seemed to get down to business today!

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Campagnola Le Bine Valpolicella Classico SuperioreValpolicella play review at cork'd
2005 Accordini Ripasso ValpolicellaValpolicella play review at cork'd
2005 Zenato Ripassa ValpolicellaValpolicella play review at cork'd

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Canadian Wines From Pelee Island In The Middle Of Lake Erie – Episode #429

March 24, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk still thinks that Canada is one of the hot up and coming areas in the world and puts a few wines to the test from a pretty cool area!

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Pelee Island Gewurztraminer Reserve play review at cork'd
2005 Pelee Island Shiraz play review at cork'd
2006 Pelee Island Cabernet Franc play review at cork'd

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Laid Back Friday With A Wine That Last Year Stole Gary’s Heart – Episode #428

March 21, 2008

Gary tried the 2004 vintage of a wine that rocked the thunder show few months ago. Enjoy the show and have a great weekend!

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2004 Saint Jean Du Barroux L’oligoceneVentoux/Luberon/Nimes play review at cork'd

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A Chateauneuf Du Pape tasting. Wines from the Southern Rhone – Episode #427

March 20, 2008

Chat Du Pape wines rock and Gary Vaynerchuk puts a few of them through the thunder chamber. PS: Gary feels this is one of his best shows of all time!…..Seriously!

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Pere Caboche Chat Du Pape Elisabeth Chambellan VvChateauneuf du Pape Rouge play review at cork'd
2005 Pere Caboche Mirande Chateauneuf Du PapeChateauneuf du Pape Rouge play review at cork'd
2005 Domaine Chante Perdrix Du PapeChateauneuf du Pape Rouge play review at cork'd
2005 Torbreck Steading RedAustralian Red Meritage play review at cork'd

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The Thunder Returns And 3 Wines Get Put To The Test – Episode #426

March 19, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk returns and tries 3 wines and has a lot to talk about and keeps MOTT very busy with lots of “link it ups.”

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  • “LOVIN the ENERGY GV!!! Rock it out man! QOTD: Mounton Cadet – 10 bones…” by Mike Speer
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Luna Freakout ReserveNapa White Meritage play review at cork'd
Hedges Columbia Red CmsWashington Red Meritage play review at cork'd
2001 Bodegas Balcona Partal 1Other Spanish Red Wine play review at cork'd

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Something To Hold You Over

March 18, 2008

Just when you thought that nothing new was going to be on WLTV until Gary returns, OmarG comes to the Vayniacs rescue. Make sure you give it up for Omar who came to Wine Library to personally deliver this episode for you!

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Some Updates

March 17, 2008

Gary needs to get some house cleaning done with the Vayniac Cab, the March 29th party and the Taste of Washington event.

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