Archive for June, 2008

The Other 46 – Episode #495

June 30, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes a few wines generously contributed by some Vayniacs who stopped through after visiting wineries in the mid-Atlantic. Gary was excited to try these 3 reds from some of “The Other 46″ states and wants to taste more!

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  • “You can’t mark Maryland off that list yet Gary, that wasn’t a Maryland…” by John__J
  • “Have had the Chaddsford, was ok..overpriced. The ground the wine grows…” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Chaddsford Due Rossi play review at cork'd
2005 Linden Petit Verdot play review at cork'd
2005 Basignani Cabernet Sauvignon play review at cork'd

Expanding Sara’s Palate – Episode #494

June 27, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk tries to expand Sara Leib’s palate, she was the wonderful lady that made that amazing song of WLTV!

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  • “qotd: how can you pick just 1?…” by John__J
  • “boons and opus one!…” by Valentin65
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Walter Hansel Sauvignon Blanc Russian RiverSonoma Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2004 Callabriga DouroOther Portuguese Red Wine play review at cork'd
2006 Alain Corcia Creme La Creme Chateauneuf Du PapeChateauneuf du Pape Rouge play review at cork'd
2002 Astrale E Terra Arcturus.Napa Red Meritage play review at cork'd

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Live Thunder in Boston – Episode #493

June 26, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk’s book tour rolls through Boston, as Gary tastes 4 wines available in Massachusetts before a live audience at the Hotel Commonwealth near Boston University.

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  • “qotd: the history…” by John__J
  • “what crappy wines to drink along with… QOTD-other than being born th…” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Vina Aljibes White play review at cork'd
2007 Vina Aljibes Rose play review at cork'd
2006 Sur do los Andes play review at cork'd
2005 Palacio Quemado play review at cork'd

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What Would Gary Recommend To You If You Stopped By – Episode #492

June 24, 2008

Today Gary gets visited by Vaun, one of the 1st winners of a contest on WLTV, the 1st widget contest back in December. Heâ??s here and here we go. Letâ??s taste some wine.

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  • “qotd: a fruit bomb
    qotd: sure why not-…” by John__J
  • “Have tried Killibinbin, Alamos and I think the Roberrt Karl, not a fan…” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Valli Waitaki Pinot NoirNew Zealand Pinot Noir play review at cork'd
2006 Alamos Seleccion MalbecArgentine Malbec play review at cork'd
2004 Killibinbin Cabernet/shiraz Cellar Release The Blend #2Australian Red Meritage play review at cork'd
2004 Robert Karl Cabernet SauvignonWashington Cabernet Sauvignon play review at cork'd

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Pesquie Wine Tasting And Huge Contest Announcement – Episode #491

June 23, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk sits down with Fredrich Pesquie and talks wine and contests.

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  • “Good guest and show.

    QOTD: I’ve never been to France (unfortunately)….” by Hypersomnia

  • “Don't think I have had these wines. Very lovely Frenchie.. QOTD-d…” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2004 Chat Pesquie QuintessenceVentoux/Luberon/Nimes play review at cork'd
2004 Chateau Pesquie Cuvee ArtemiaVentoux/Luberon/Nimes play review at cork'd

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Oklahoma Wine Tasting With Shocking Results – Episode #490

June 20, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk tried 4 wines from OKlahoma and really gets into this show. Gary is hoping more people around the country from these 2nd and 3rd tier wine growing States send in wine for the Thunder Show!

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  • “Just watched this episode on Oklahoma wines, thought I’d give you a he…” by Jason Weiesnbach
  • “qotd: had quite a few actually, the new job I got, the double certific…” by John__J
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Sand Hill Cabernet Sauvingnon play review at cork'd
Chapel Creek Cabernet Sauvingnon Meritage Reserve play review at cork'd
2006 Woods & Waters Shiraz play review at cork'd
2007 The Range Skipping Stone Vignoles play review at cork'd

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Clos La “Gets Their” Chance Wines On The Thunder Show – Episode #489

June 19, 2008

Today Gary Vaynerchuk tastes through 3 wines from the Santa Cruz Mountains and from 1 winery and gives his thoughts

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  • “qotd: constantly questioning everything…” by John__J
  • “Might have tried some Clos wines at a tasting..these seemed like big p…” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Estate Viognier play review at cork'd
2005 Estate Grenache play review at cork'd
2004 Special Select Series Meritage play review at cork'd

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Austrian Red Wine Tasting – A Battle Of 2 Unknowns – Episode #488

June 18, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk dives head 1st into 2 wines that would not be at the top of everyones wine vocabulary, the Kartauserhof estate was originally built in 1380 as the wine estate of the Carthusian Monastery in Aggsbach, hence the name and then he St. Laurent grape is on display and this should be a very interesting episode to say the least!

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  • “qotd: What is the most unique wine you’ve ever had, and what’s the mos…” by John__J
  • “his name is Bronner
    created some new varieties too…” by Gottfried
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2004 Johanneshof Reinisch St LaurentAustrian St Laurent play review at cork'd
2005 Kartauserhof DecimoAustrian Red Meritage play review at cork'd

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An Italian Brunello Blind Tasting, Brown Bags And Fun! – Episode #487

June 17, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk tries 3 Brunello wines from Italy, The Brunello Di Di Montalcino wines are some of the most Sought after in the world!

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  • “qotd: don’t have one worth braggin about…” by John__J
  • “Love Brunello's..have not had these….do have the La Rasina in ce…” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2001 Ruffino Brunello Di Montalcino Greppone MazziBrunello di Montalcino play review at cork'd
2003 Fanti Brunello Di MontalcinoBrunello di Montalcino play review at cork'd
2003 La Rasina Brunello Di MontalcinoBrunello di Montalcino play review at cork'd

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Alex Bartholomaus from 2 Brothers is here to share his passion – Episode #486

June 16, 2008

Alex Bartholomaus and his brother Erik have created a project worthy of the thunder show. In what is going to be one of the best episodes of WLTV ever we are pleased to show what wine and life is all about!

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  • “qotd: weening my mother off of white zin was moment to rejoice…” by John__J
  • “Have not tried this wine..looks like the Saints insignia. Good guy, g…” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Two Brothers Cabernet Sauvignon ReserveChilean Cabernet Sauvignon play review at cork'd

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