Archive for August, 2008

Gary Tastes With Warnke And Shifrin – Episode #530

August 29, 2008

Gary sits down with 2 of his best friends in the world and tries their wines and be prepared for a lot of stories!

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  • “Fun episode I can’t even remember the QOTD…” by John__J
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Warnke Cellars Napa MerlotNapa Merlot play review at cork'd
2004 Warnke Cellars Napa Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd
2005 Shifrin Howell Mt ZinfandelNapa Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd

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Sippin’ Some Tequila With a Guest – Episode #529

August 28, 2008

A laid back tasting of 3 very different premium Tequilas.

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  • “Good episode fun guest

    Qotd: my dry dark sarcastic sense of humor esp…” by John__J

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Wines tasted in this episode:

Cabo Wabo Reposado play
Patron Reposado play
Corzo Reposado play

Six, yes SIX wines from Virginia – Episode #528

August 27, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 6 Virginia wines along with a crowd at the Winery at La Grange in Haymarket, VA.

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  • “qotd The wines, good cab francs’s and petite verdot’s for sure.

    I’m …” by John__J

  • “Virginia Cabernet Franc FTW!…” by dcpatton
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 La Grange Pinot Grigio play review at cork'd
2007 Pearmund Viognier play review at cork'd
2006 Rappahannock Cellars Cabernet Franc play review at cork'd
2007 King Family Cabernet Franc play review at cork'd
2004 Pearmund Cabernet Sauvignon play review at cork'd
2006 La Grange Snort – Fortified Red Wine play review at cork'd

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Barbaresco Battle Royal – Episode #527

August 26, 2008

Gary’s wine of choice is often the overlooked Barbaresco, today Gary tries 3 Barbaresco’s and sees what these awesome Italian red wines have to offer him!

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  • “’Tis a little late, but came here to do some after-market research. M…” by
  • “qotd: Don’t remember the name but it was the most tannic thing (big su…” by John__J
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2004 Icardi Barbaresco MontubertBarbaresco play review at cork'd
2004 Paitin Barbaresco Sori PaitinBarbaresco play review at cork'd
2005 Rocca Bric Ronchi BarbarescoBarbaresco play review at cork'd

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German Spatlese Rieslings – Episode #526

August 25, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk goes through 3 German Rieslings that have a little sugar in them, these sweeter Rieslings are not to be taken lightly!

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  • “Schmitt Sohne Riesling Auslese Blue Bottle is the last German Riesling…” by Nathan Braymen
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Dr Karl Christoffel Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling SpatleseGerman Riesling play review at cork'd
2006 Monchhof Urziger Wurzgarten Spatlese RieslingGerman Riesling play review at cork'd
2006 Robert Weil Kiedricher Turmberg Spatlese RieslingGerman Riesling play review at cork'd

Remirez De Ganuza Mini-Vertical – Episode #525

August 22, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes two vintages of this high end Rioja and observes how big a difference a year can make!

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  • “Hate the oakmonster in spanish wines.. Lots of them are overdone. I li…” by Nick
  • “Try it again – I think the 2002 is a very underrated vintage. The wine…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

Remirez De Ganuza Rioja 2002 play review at cork'd
2003 Remirez De Ganuza RiojaRioja play review at cork'd

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A Proper Welcome For Brett Favre – Episode #524

August 21, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk tries 3 wines that represent the Jets and their new Quaterback Brett Favre!

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  • “qotd: Capa Tempranillo. Although I can’t say I had any expectations wh…” by John__J
  • “Have had the Green Lion and Green and Red before. QOTD-2007 Osso Anna…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Delisio Quarterback RedAustralian Red Meritage play review at cork'd
2005 Green Lion Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd
2006 Green And Red Chiles Canyon ZinfandelNapa Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd

A Tasting Of Value Petite Sirah – Episode #523

August 20, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk tries 3 Petite Sirahs that are priced right and sees if he can find a good deal in the bunch!

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  • “cant wait to try the rosenblum! ckc @ Virginia Tech! …” by Krishna Patel
  • “love the wristbands! cant wait for you to come to Virginia Tech! …” by Krishna Patel
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Lot 205 Petite SirahOther California Petite Sirah play review at cork'd
Foppiano Petit Sirah Sonoma Russian RiverSonoma Petite Sirah play review at cork'd
2006 Rosenblum Petite Sirah Heritage ClonesOther California Petite Sirah play review at cork'd

After all this time, Moscato d’Asti on The Thunder Show – Episode #522

August 19, 2008

Will these sweet Italian sparklers shine?

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  • “qotd: Cant say i really have a fav…” by John__J
  • “Great episode! And fun to finally see Mott’s face! :) Made a note on m…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

Braida Moscato D’astiItalian Sweet play review at cork'd
2007 Elvio Tintero Moscato D’astiMoscato d\’Asti play review at cork'd
Ceretto S. Stefano Moscato D’ AstiMoscato d\’Asti play review at cork'd

Gary V Expands His Own Palate with Some Old World Wines – Episode # 521

August 18, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 2 Nebbiolo wines from Valtellina, a lesser known neighbor of Piedmont.

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  • “I’ve had those a couple times too, really like’em

    qotd: just has a Gr…” by John__J

  • “Have not had these wines. 2nd one sounded good. QOTD-not sure, enjoy …” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2003 Sandro Fay SassellaValtellina play review at cork'd
2005 Sandro Fay Sforzato ValtellinaSfursat di Valtellina play review at cork'd

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