Archive for April, 2008

Tempranillo From 3 Different Countries – Episode #455

April 30, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk tries 3 wines from three different countries made from the same Grape. Gary goes to Argentina, Spain and America to find out what he thinks about this grape.

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  • “I just got a 100% tempranillo wine that was low in price and rated hig…” by mcheyms
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 La Linda TempranilloArgentine Tempranillo play review at cork'd
2004 Arzuaga Pago FlorentinoOther Spanish Red Wine play review at cork'd
2004 Country Roads TempranilloOther California Red Wine play review at cork'd

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Cornas Wines From The Rhone – Episode #454

April 29, 2008

It is UNREAL to me that we are covering Cornas for the 1st time on the THUNDER show since it is one of my favorite wines!

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  • “Love the wines from Cornas
    qotd: you’re doing it. More barely heard ab…” by John__J
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Paris Cornas Granit 60Cornas play review at cork'd
2003 Jean Luc Colombo Cornas LouveeCornas play review at cork'd
2005 Tardieu Laurent Cornas VvCornas play review at cork'd

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Gruner And A South African White Blend – Episode #453

April 28, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk tries out some white wines and lets the vayniacs know what he thinks about GV’s and a wild blend from South Africa

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  • “qotd: haven’t had a ton from either, and there’s a lot of Austrian win…” by John__J
  • “Have found most South Africian wines real hit or miss..more misses. Q…” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Berhard Ott Fass 4 Gruner VeltlinerAustrian Gruner Veltliner play review at cork'd
2006 Meinhard Forstreiter Gruner Veltliner TaborAustrian Gruner Veltliner play review at cork'd
2006 Sadie Family PalladiusOther South African White Win play review at cork'd

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Recommendation DAY! Kosher Wine With Matzah And Washington State Wine And More – Episode #452

April 25, 2008

Not so laid back today….Gary talks about passion and recommends some good stuff…cause this time he has had em!

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  • “How I Love Sangria Red Wine,And Make This Page For Sangria Recipes Red…” by Luscaly Wolo
  • “qotd: Alcyone Dessert wine (100% Tannat) from Uruguay. …” by John__J
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Baron Herzog Russian River Chardonnay Special ReserveOther California Kosher play review at cork'd
2005 Shaya Red play review at cork'd
2005 Pomum Syrah play review at cork'd

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Date Night Wines – Episode #451

April 24, 2008

What wines should you drink on a date! Gary Vaynerchuk hopes he has the answers.

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  • “hell yea … good work solider …” by ???? ????
  • “qotd something out of the ordinary…” by John__J
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Artadi Artazuri Garnacha Rosato NavarraOther Spanish Blush Wine play review at cork'd
2006 Treana White MeritageOther California White Meritag play review at cork'd
2006 Elio Perrone Barbera D’astiBarbera d’Asti play review at cork'd

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Wines That Don’t Hurt Your Wallet! – Episode #450

April 23, 2008

Gary tries some wines that are great for anyone on a budget and all these wines are adored by the press, lets see if Gary likes em!

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  • “qotd: Assyritiko…” by John__J
  • “Have had the Evil, not the others. QOTD-Keesha Petite Sirah-good stuff…” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Anselmo Mendes Andreza LoureiroOther Portuguese White Wine play review at cork'd
2006 Evil Cabernet SauvignonAustralian Cabernet Sauvignon play review at cork'd
2006 Castano MonastrellOther Spanish Red Wine play review at cork'd
2003 Taja Jumilla ReservaOther Spanish Red Wine play review at cork'd

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Greco Di Tufo Wine Tasting – Episode #449

April 22, 2008

Gary’s wine book is on pre sale and he talks about his street team and talks about a white wine he is passionate about the classic, crisp wines from Campania the Greco Di Tufo.

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  • “qotd: not yet
    qotd2: cortese…” by John__J
  • “Can't say I have tried these wines. Will seek one out. QOTD-too …” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Torricino Greco Di TufoGreco di Tufo play review at cork'd
2005 Aminea Greco Di TufoGreco di Tufo play review at cork'd
2006 Petilia Greco Di TufoGreco di Tufo play review at cork'd
Vesevo Greco Di TufoGreco di Tufo play review at cork'd

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California Zinfandel Death Match – Episode #448

April 21, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk explores 3 very serious Zinfandels on the thunder show and talks a little more about his new book!

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  • “qotd too late for both, but any varietal or region you haven’t had on …” by John__J
  • “Have had Neyers and Ridge before, love Zin, St Francis Reserves, Rober…” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2004 Tres Sabores Rutherford ZinfandelNapa Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd
2005 Neyers Zinfandel High ValleyOther California Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd
2005 Ridge Lytton Springs ZinfandelSonoma Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd

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Hanging Out With Justin On A Laid Back Friday – Epsiode #447

April 18, 2008

Gary hangs out with Justin Isosceles 2005 on this wonderful Friday. The Isosceles is one of the most requested wines of the year!

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  • “qotd: it’s a Weds for me and I’m going to have a 1998 Zind Humbrecht R…” by John__J
  • “Justin, good stuff, visited winery a few yrs ago, great wineries in ce…” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Justin IsoscelesOther California Red Meritage play review at cork'd

Chassagne Montrachet 2005 Tasting – Episode #446

April 17, 2008

Gary’s wine of choice when he goes towards White Burgundy is often the wonderful Chassagne Montrachet’s, watch today as he tries 3 from the exciting 2005 vintage.

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  • “Going to have to try some white burgundy now. Atta lad Gary…” by Aidan Connolly
  • “qotd: either a Bouzeron (Aligote varietal) or a St. Bris (Sauvignon Bl…” by John__J
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Louis Jadot Chassagne MontrachetChassagne Montrachet play review at cork'd
2005 Lamy-pillot Caillerets Chassagne MontrachetChassagne Montrachet play review at cork'd
2005 Fontaine Gagnard La Romanee Chassagne MontrachetChassagne Montrachet play review at cork'd

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