Archive for September, 2008

Secret Pack Tasting after a Jets Offensive Explosion – Episode #548

September 29, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk selected 4 wines he had previously tasted for this Secret Pack. Please leave comments with your notes if you are tasting along!

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  • “90/100

    line of the day – ‘this is like someone shot me with a rusty n…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “I added the 2004 Le Mura Saracene to my restaurants wine list just rec…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Finca Arantei AlbarinoSpanish Albarino play review at cork'd
2005 Saison Des Vins Syrah L’hiverOther California Syrah/Shiraz play review at cork'd
2003 Goretti Le Mura Saracene Sagrantino Di MontefalcoSagrantino di Montefalco play review at cork'd
Le Gourmand RivesaltesRivesaltes play review at cork'd

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Restaurant Wine List Review #2 – Wynn Las Vegas – Episode #547

September 26, 2008

Gary V has been traveling but took a moment during lunch to share his thoughts on a classic Vegas wine list.

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  • “87/100

    line of the day – N/A

    Episode didn’t work too well as hushed …” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Qotd: the one at Antrim 1844 located north of Baltimore. It’s one of t…” by John__J
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Live from New York, It’s the Thunder Show! – Episode #546

September 25, 2008

Live before a boisterous audience at Webster Hall, Gary Vaynerchuk evaluates 3 Pinot Noirs that the crowd tasted at Wine 2.0 in New York.

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  • “92/100

    line of the day – ‘exploding in my nose piece’

    Quality show -…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Qotd: hard to say when I dont know how many people are there…” by John__J
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Veramonte Pinot Noir Reserva play review at cork'd
2006 C. Donatiello Russian River Pinot Noir play review at cork'd
2006 Fulcrum Pinot Noir play review at cork'd

Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon Go Together Like Peas and Carrots – Episode #545

September 24, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 3 whites that feature this classic grape combination.

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  • “89/100 – line of the day ‘smells like a tyre on fire’

    Solid….” by Luca Bercelli

  • “hope us wine lovers at Virginia Tech get to meet you soon! …” by Krishna Patel
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Wines tasted in this episode:

Steenberg Sauvignon BlancSouth African Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2007 Cadaretta Sauvignon Blanc/ SemillonColumbia Valley White Meritage play review at cork'd
2006 Volker Eisele GeminiNapa White Meritage play review at cork'd

A Tasting of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano – Episode #544

September 23, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 4 examples of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, not to be confused with Montepulciano d’Abruzzo or Brunello di Montalcino

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  • “89/100
    Line of the day – ‘punch me in the neck’

    Classic Gary and wel…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “awesome wines. Love them a lot…” by Nick
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Cerro Vino Nobile Di MontepulcianoVino Nobile di Montepulciano play review at cork'd
2004 Dei Vino Nobile MontepulcianoVino Nobile di Montepulciano play review at cork'd
2004 Torcalvano Vino Nobile Di MontepulcianoVino Nobile di Montepulciano play review at cork'd
2005 Poliziano Vino Nobile Di MontepulcianoVino Nobile di Montepulciano play review at cork'd

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Put A Zork In It! – Episode #543

September 22, 2008

The Zork wine bottle enclosure announces its presence with authority on the Thunder Show.

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  • “89/100
    Solid episode introducing a wine gadget I’d never heard of…” by Luca Bercelli
  • “qotd: I dig the zork, I’ve had quite a few wines w them, carried a few…” by John__J
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Muse Genie play review at cork'd
2006 Hey Mambo Red play review at cork'd
2007 Red Knot Cabernet Sauvignon play review at cork'd

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Cheese Library TV – Episode #542

September 19, 2008

Gary V and our resident cheese expert Everett dive into some very special cheeses that just reached Wine Library.

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  • “93/100
    Really good episode. Rare though it is, it’s nice to see Gary l…” by Luca Bercelli
  • “Great episode, great guest, i love cheese, won’t have a really good bo…” by John__J
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Cheese tasted in this episode:

Cowgirl Creamery Mt Tam play
Cowgirl Pierce Point

play
Cowgirl Creamery Red Hawk play

If you’d like additional help with the above item or would just like to know a little bit more, please email Justin Novello ( justin@winelibrary.com ).

The Wines Of St Veran, Interesting Wines From Burgundy! – Epiosde #541

September 18, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk attacks the wines of St Veran and sees if there is anything worth while!

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  • “Qotd: Had one from the Arbois appellation that was really interesting,…” by John__J
  • “QOYD – Jean Claude Thevenet St. Veran vieilles vignes and Au Bon Clima…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Jean Saint Honore St VeranSt Veran play review at cork'd
2006 Verget Saint-veran ChataigniersSt Veran play review at cork'd
2006 Robert Denogent Pommards Saint VeranSt Veran play review at cork'd

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Napa Cabernet And A Guest Live From NY – Episode #540

September 17, 2008

Live from the New York Television Festival, Gary Vaynerchuk tastes some 2005 vintage Napa Cabs that can be found around the country.

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  • “some of these qotd’s don’t age well…” by John__J
  • “Did GV drop a Notre-Dame-ous instead of Nostradamus?!? Classic…” by Grill Factor
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Snowden The Ranch Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd
2005 Chappellet Signature Napa Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd
2005 Raymond Reserve Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd
2005 Turnbull Cabernet Sauvignon NapaNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd

A Blind Tasting of California Zinfandel – Episode #539

September 15, 2008

Gary V investigates the enigmatic Zinfandel grape with submissions from 4 different appellations in California

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  • “qotd: never really got any real high end zin’s, I remember liking the …” by John__J
  • “Have had the Lust (was very good), Adobe Rd Syrah.. QOTD-St Francis R…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Bourassa Zinfandel play review at cork'd
2005 Adobe Road Zinfande play review at cork'd
2005 Michael David Lust Zinfandel play review at cork'd
2003 Agua Dulce Aneas Reserve Zinfandel play review at cork'd