Archive for July, 2008

Ohio Wines Part 2 – Reds – Episode #511

July 30, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk makes an ENORMOUS announcement and tastes some red wines from Ohio.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Hapersfield Pinot Noir play review at cork'd
2004 Harmony Hill Rhapsody play review at cork'd
2005 Kinkead Petit Verdot play review at cork'd

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One of the “Other 46″: Ohio White Wines – Episode #510

July 28, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 4 white wines from Ohio. Will they bring thunder?

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Harpersfield Pinot Gris play review at cork'd
2007 Harmony Hill Woodwind play review at cork'd
2007 Kinkead Ridge Revelation play review at cork'd
2006 Kinkead Ridge Viognier/Roussanne play review at cork'd

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The Single Malt Scotch Episode – Episode #509

July 25, 2008

WordPress creator Matt Mullenweg visits and Gary Vaynerchuk delivers the Scotch Episode he’s been saving for just this occasion.

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  • “I had the Balvenie 15 – Year and was underwhelmed. Very smooth, but no…” by Rob Delisa
  • “It’s not the best, but it’s way better than your every day drinking bl…” by Nike Air Max 90
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Wines tasted in this episode:

Balvenie 17yr Sherry Cask play
Talisker 175th Anniversary play
Laphroaig Malt 86 10yr play

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Interesting Wine Packaging and Some VERY Interesting Wines – Episode #508

July 24, 2008

A special guest picked these 3 wines based on their packaging but stumbled into a few fascinating wines worthy of attention on this edition of The Thunder Show.

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  • “Nice work by Alex. Good informative episode….” by Nick
  • “I enjoy Alex Grey’s work. Maybe that a little cliche coming from a too…” by Ugg Classic Tall
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Nun Vinya Dels TausSpanish Priorat play review at cork'd
2006 J Mourat Fiefs Vendeens Collection RedOther Loire Red Wine play review at cork'd
2005 John Anthony Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd

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Grange And Sassicaia 24 Hours Of Decanting Later – Episode #507

July 23, 2008

Gary explores whether the wines from yesterday’s episode have changed after 24 hours of decanting!

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  • “Grt show as always…your right about the pedegri stuff from the last …” by Nike Air Max 90
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 SassicaiaTOSCANA IGT play review at cork'd
2003 Penfolds GrangeAustralian Shiraz/Syrah play review at cork'd

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An Exciting Day: Contest Winners, UStream, and Wine – Episode #506

July 22, 2008

Gary announces who will accompany him in Napa this weekend and the winners of the trip to France!

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  • “qotd: Most recently, a Chateau la Nerthe, Chateauneuf du Pape…” by John__J
  • “This was an epic ep!

    QOTD: I've had a bottle close to 100$…” by A dumb Rhein king

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 SassicaiaTOSCANA IGT play review at cork'd
2003 Penfolds GrangeAustralian Shiraz/Syrah play review at cork'd

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Gigondas:Rhone’s Little Secret – Episode #505

July 21, 2008

Gigondas is a wine that really has the ability to bring thunder at a solid price points. Gary also has a crap load of shout outs and announces the finalists for the Bottle Shock Contest!

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2004 Montirius GigondasGigondas play review at cork'd
2004 Guigal GigondasGigondas play review at cork'd
2004 Tardieu Laurent Gigondas VvGigondas play review at cork'd

The 3 Finalists for the Bottle Shock Contest (Cast your vote in the comments. Vote by number)

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A Vintage Bordeaux Tasting, 3 Heavyweights From 1988 – Episode #504

July 18, 2008

Back flying solo but still in Bordeaux, Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 1988 Cos d’Estournel, Margaux, and Latour.

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  • “1971 Chateau Latour…” by Joe Hernandez
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    I have tasted several Bordeaux from th…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

Chateau Cos D Estournel 1988 play review at cork'd
Chateau Margaux 1988 play review at cork'd
Chateau Latour 1988 play review at cork'd

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Bordeaux Tour Continues At Chateau La Tour Martillac – Episode #503

July 17, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk visits Chateau La Tour Martillac in Graves to taste 4 wines with owner Tristan Kressman, including Tristan’s first vintage: 1986.

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  • “qotd: soon as I can…” by John__J
  • “Quite a different label for French wines..good guest if you could hear…” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

Chateau Latour Martilliac Blanc 2006 play review at cork'd
Chateau Latour Martilliac Rouge 2004 play review at cork'd
Chateau Latour Martilliac Rouge 2000 play review at cork'd
Chateau Latour Martilliac Rouge 1986 play review at cork'd

Bordeaux Adventures Commence at Chateau Clinet – Episode #502

July 16, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk’s recent Bordeaux excursion brings him to Chateau Clinet in Pomerol, where he and the owner Ronan compare the historic 2005 to the unheralded 2006 vintage with some surprising results.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

Chateau Clinet Pomerol 2005 play review at cork'd
Chateau Clinet Pomerol 2006 play review at cork'd

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