Archive for April, 2008

Chenin Blanc Taste Off. A Grape That Deserves More Respect – Episode #445

April 16, 2008

Chenin Blanc is a little grape that can make some very fun and even serious wines, Please search out a little Chenin and sit back and see what Gary Vaynerchuk thinks!

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  • “great show gary. funny funny & good wine…” by Mike Russell
  • “I couldn’t help but mention/comment on a misnomer you mentioned. I alw…” by Samuel Ahn
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Wines tasted in this episode:

Dry Creek Chenin BlancNapa Chenin Blanc play review at cork'd
2006 Francois Chidaine Touraine BlancTouraine play review at cork'd
2007 Cederberg Chenin BlancSouth African Chenin Blanc play review at cork'd

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A Celebration Due To A Big Announcement: CHAMPAGNE Time! – Episode #444

April 15, 2008

Today Gary makes a HUGE announcement and celebrates with some Champagne!

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  • “qotd already have it…” by John__J
  • “Have a signed copy of book..not a bubbies fan. QOTD-see first sentenc…” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

Luigi Bosca La Linda BrutOther Countries Brut Nonvintag play review at cork'd
Lallement Brut ReserveFrench Brut Nonvintage play review at cork'd
1998 Legras Chardonnay De Vieilles VignesFrench Brut Vintage play review at cork'd

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2004 Barolo Tasting – Episode #443

April 14, 2008

Gary’s wine of choice many times is the wonderful wines of Barolo and in todays episode he tries 3 wines from the exciting 2004 vintage.

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  • “qotd: that’s like picking a fav wine, I don’t know how you could pick …” by John__J
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2004 Marengo Barolo Bricco Le VioleBarolo play review at cork'd
2004 Renato Corino Barolo ArborinaBarolo play review at cork'd
2004 Grimaldi Barolo Le CosteBarolo play review at cork'd

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Washington Wine Library TV – Episode #442

April 11, 2008

Part 2 of the Taste Washington WLTV seminar. Today Gary Vaynerchuk tastes Washington red wines.

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  • “Qotd: Mom…” by John__J
  • “Think have tried the Nick Cole..Gatti…done as a fighter. QOTD-my so…” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Gramercy Cellars Syrah play review at cork'd
2004 Nicholas Cole Cellars Camille play review at cork'd
2004 Boudreaux Cellars Cabernet Reserve play review at cork'd

Washington Wine Library TV – Episode #441

April 10, 2008

Live (kinda) from the Taste Washington seminar Gary Vaynerchuk tastes off Washington wines.

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  • “Love the honesty, especially when the winemaker’s are potentially pres…” by John__J
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Harlequin Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2006 Cougar Crest Viognier play review at cork'd
2006 Nefarious Cellars Riesling play review at cork'd

Washington vs New York Riesling Taste Off – Episode #440

April 9, 2008

The Thunder Show is on the road! Coming to you today from Qwest Field in Seattle WA, Gary Vaynerchuk has a taste off between Washington State and New York State Rieslings. Does the home team hold the field for a victory or do the visitors come in and take one on the road?

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  • “would like to see a show featuring Dr. Loosens Riesling from Mosel. It…” by
  • “qotd not yet…” by John__J
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Herman Wiemer Semi Dry RieslingNew York Riesling play review at cork'd
2006 OS Winery Champoux Vineyard play review at cork'd
2006 Dr. Frank Dry RieslingNew York Riesling play review at cork'd
2006 Long Shadows Poet’s Leap Riesling play review at cork'd
2006 Sheldrake Dry Riesling play review at cork'd
2006 Chateau St Michelle Eroica RieslingWashington Riesling play review at cork'd

Sangiovese Taste Off – Episode #439

April 8, 2008

Sangiovese is a grape that has thrived in Italy and we are seeing many California wineries take to the grape as well, who will win this battle ROYAL?

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  • “QOTD- Rosenthal import, La Tore Toscano. …” by
  • “qotd: just bought one outta McLaren Vale. I’ll be curious to see how t…” by John__J
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Casanova Di Neri Rosso Di MontalcinoRosso di Montalcino play review at cork'd
2005 Luna Napa SangioveseNapa Italian Varieties play review at cork'd

A 2004 Bordeaux Tasting With Some Friends – Episode #438

April 7, 2008

Gary tries 3 2004 Bordeaux’s with the Vayniacs at the March 29th WLTV Party.

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  • “Tough qotd…” by John__J
  • “Have not tried these wine, have the Sansonnet in cellar. It's goo…” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2004 Chat Lyonnat Lussac St EmilionSt Emilion play review at cork'd
2004 Chateau SansonnetSt Emilion play review at cork'd
2004 Clos St MartinSt Emilion play

Laid Back Friday With A Playmate And Some Cheese – Episode #437

April 4, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes an Aussy red blend with a racy name. Gary also gobbles some cheese!

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  • “qotd: your family…” by John__J
  • “Have had Fetish, liked it. QOTD-Thank Sasha for buying a wine store. …” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Fetish PlaymatesAustralian Red Meritage play review at cork'd

Cheese mentioned in todays episode.

  • Cornish Yarg – Neals Yard
  • Gubbeen Neal’s Yard

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Sauvignon Blanc Taste Off – Episode #436

April 3, 2008

Gary tries a California Sauvignon Blanc vs a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc…head to head in a Death Match!

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  • “QOTD – Nothing nerd worthy, Quivira Sauvignon blanc. I like it. …” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Spy Valley Sauvignon BlancNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2007 Hanna Sauvignon BlancSonoma Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd

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