EP 568 A Wine Tasting with Jancis Robinson

Today Gary Vaynerchuk welcomes wine legend Jancis Robinson to the show.

Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Argyros Estate White AssyrtikoOther Greek White Wine
2006 Ridge Geyserville RedSonoma Red Zinfandel
La Guita ManzanillaSpanish Sherry

Links mentioned in today’s episode.

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Luca Bercelli

95/100

line of the day – ‘my professor of video is Chris Mott’ in reply to Jancis’ – ‘my professor of sherry is….’

Loved the show. I found the chemistry between the two really worked. It was nice to see someone totally confident in their observations no matter what Gary thought, and you could see Gary really enjoying the knowledge Jancis brought to the show. I laughed a lot during the episode, especially at Gary’s winks to the camera and his ‘Bee in my bonnet’ comments. Superb.

Tags: cabernet, california, Greek, Jancis Robinson, red, red wines, review, Sherry, Spanish, Video, white, white wines, wine, wines, zinfandel

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  • Matt

    ahem…Gary I think you should go to England for a follow up show!

  • Matt

    ahem…Gary I think you should go to England for a follow up show!

  • http://jerez-xerez-sherry.blogspot.com/ Justin Roberts

    QOTD: Very good idea Jancis!

  • http://jerez-xerez-sherry.blogspot.com/ Justin Roberts

    QOTD: Very good idea Jancis!

  • Roland

    Hi Gary

    It was a great idea.The british need to get out of the box and just the writing about wine.The internet has opened new areas for people to learn and love wine.The british need to get into video blogging more.Th is is the new media and yes writing will always have a good market but video is very powerful.

  • Roland

    Hi Gary

    It was a great idea.The british need to get out of the box and just the writing about wine.The internet has opened new areas for people to learn and love wine.The british need to get into video blogging more.Th is is the new media and yes writing will always have a good market but video is very powerful.

  • Phil M’Glassup

    I’ve been saving this file for a long time until I had the forty-five minutes to devote to watchig the ep and yes, Jancis, this was a good idea. Easily, the best of the more than 700 episodes of WLTV. The back and forth between Gary and Jancis was engaging, a lot of excellent info was imparted, a love of wine was affirmed and the time flew by. Would that you could have her on annually for an update.
    Every wine enthusiast should see this show. Congratulations!

  • Phil M’Glassup

    I’ve been saving this file for a long time until I had the forty-five minutes to devote to watchig the ep and yes, Jancis, this was a good idea. Easily, the best of the more than 700 episodes of WLTV. The back and forth between Gary and Jancis was engaging, a lot of excellent info was imparted, a love of wine was affirmed and the time flew by. Would that you could have her on annually for an update.
    Every wine enthusiast should see this show. Congratulations!

  • http://www.twitter.com/winegeeknz Mark Shaw

    That was a great show with two of the top personalities in the wine world. Really enjoyed the conversation about Sherry and the general wit and intelligence that came out of Gary and Jancis.

  • http://www.twitter.com/winegeeknz Mark Shaw

    That was a great show with two of the top personalities in the wine world. Really enjoyed the conversation about Sherry and the general wit and intelligence that came out of Gary and Jancis.

  • http://t.v.winelibrary.com/ paula z

    It was an excellent idea. Thanks, Gary.
    Jancis, you are charming and passionate.
    Thank you for the shout out to the $8 – $20 category of wine.
    This was a very informative and enjoyable episode. Could have been a few hours longer.

  • http://t.v.winelibrary.com paula z

    It was an excellent idea. Thanks, Gary.
    Jancis, you are charming and passionate.
    Thank you for the shout out to the $8 – $20 category of wine.
    This was a very informative and enjoyable episode. Could have been a few hours longer.

  • http://bghenry.com/ Benry

    It was an excellent idea. Thank you for this.

  • http://bghenry.com Benry

    It was an excellent idea. Thank you for this.

  • Bill B

    It was a great idea. As a wine neophyte (regular Gary watcher now since May of this year), I did not know who Ms. Robinson was. Now I not only know who she is, I know where I can find even more opinions and information about wine (on her web site). I’m sure Ms. Robinson just harvested a whole bunch of new wine enthusiasts from this patch that has been lovingly sown and cultivated by Mr. Vaynerchuck. Kudos on the NYT piece, by the way Gary.

  • Bill B

    It was a great idea. As a wine neophyte (regular Gary watcher now since May of this year), I did not know who Ms. Robinson was. Now I not only know who she is, I know where I can find even more opinions and information about wine (on her web site). I’m sure Ms. Robinson just harvested a whole bunch of new wine enthusiasts from this patch that has been lovingly sown and cultivated by Mr. Vaynerchuck. Kudos on the NYT piece, by the way Gary.

  • hollisdevillo

    i have a crush on jancis now.

  • hollisdevillo

    i have a crush on jancis now.

  • http://www.vinisfera.com/ Carlos Valenzuela

    It was a great idea!! although we can read a lot from Jancis, I don’t think we get the opportunity too often to see her as casual as here. Thanks to you both, great show!!

  • http://www.vinisfera.com/ Carlos Valenzuela

    It was a great idea!! although we can read a lot from Jancis, I don’t think we get the opportunity too often to see her as casual as here. Thanks to you both, great show!!

  • richardvinifera

    QOTD: No doubt!

  • richardvinifera

    QOTD: No doubt!

  • Beeper

    QOTD: uh huh

  • Beeper

    QOTD: uh huh

  • Thurston Howell IV

    Finally got around to viewing this episode. Gary and Jancis balance each other wonderfully, like Jacques Pepin & Julia Child. Bring her back soon, and often!
    Thanks, Jancis!

  • Thurston Howell IV

    Finally got around to viewing this episode. Gary and Jancis balance each other wonderfully, like Jacques Pepin & Julia Child. Bring her back soon, and often!
    Thanks, Jancis!

  • http://www.walksofspain.com/ andris

    I enjoyed the programme and was thrilled by all the talking about Sherry. Right decision Jancis!

  • http://www.walksofspain.com andris

    I enjoyed the programme and was thrilled by all the talking about Sherry. Right decision Jancis!

  • C-Shorty

    Fantastic idea! Great Show!

  • C-Shorty

    Fantastic idea! Great Show!

  • TommyB

    QOTD Belated: Of course it was a good idea and Jancis; anyone on your website forum who thought it was a silly idea needs to rethink their philosophies on wine and life in general – Gary – you know what I’m talking about.

  • TommyB

    QOTD Belated: Of course it was a good idea and Jancis; anyone on your website forum who thought it was a silly idea needs to rethink their philosophies on wine and life in general – Gary – you know what I’m talking about.

  • http://www.twitter.com/SNDRFKKS Sander

    I think this is my fav show. Seriously. A brilliant balance between pure, unbeatable knowledge from Jancis and the power of Gary. Jancis got more casual and Gary somewhat more nerdy. Really, really loved it.

  • Cubatobaco (Ray)

    This was a fantastic episode! I had never seen an interview with Jancis Robinson, and after she opened up a little, I found her to be delightful. Great show, brother!!!

    QOTD – Very good idea, Jancis! Thank you for all of your insight. Come back to the Vayniak Nation when you can!

  • pian0_player

    Why is this not posted in favorite episodes? This definitely deserves it.

  • jparadise

    Officially the first WLTV episode I have watched 3 times. This should be up in the favorite episodes section. I was checking out some of Jancis' 3-minute wine classes on the WSET site and was reminded of this episode and wanted to check it out again.

    QotD: YES!!

  • Alexandre-CF

    this must go to favorite episodes.

    QOTD : great idea

  • WesMcAllister

    Um Wow. So how is this not on the wall of fame????? I had to watch all the way to epesoide 568 to know that JR was going to rock out on WLTV? Crazy.

    Yes it was a great idea. I like getting to know the personalities behind the book that I read. Thanks so much Jancis.

  • http://twitter.com/JParadisee Jparadisee

    4 times…

  • http://www.ipdove.com ipdove

    I loved this. great fun and informative too.

  • http://www.facebook.com/Wine2Three Kendall Harris

    Definitely a GREAT idea for Jancis to come on the show! Loved this episode GaryVee — VERY interesting about Sherry, I jumped on Wiki to get some additional background info & will try some this week! Jancis is classy, lovely, extremely experienced, and I agree with you Gary, she’s a true wine legend! http://www.facebook.com/Wine2Three

  • John__J

    Qotd: Yes as these are the episodes that are among my fav

  • Anonymous

    Have had the Ridge before, not the other two. She looks great for her age.. QOTD-Very good idea. almost 1000 comments…

  • http://vixandmore.blogspot.com/ Bill Luby

    Great to have you on the show, Jancis. Interesting banter about sherry, Draper, Greece, etc. Would have loved to hear another hour or so, particularly if someone pulled the spit bucket…

    I can’t believe I somehow missed this show the first time around, but I am glad to have finally tracked it down.

    Who is going to be the 1000th commenter?

    QOTD: I think it was a good idea to immerse yourself in Gary’s idiosyncratic world for 45 minutes. Sometime you have to get out of your comfort zone and embrace madness, especially if it is a madness of the personable kind.

  • Hypersomnia

    QOTD: It was a good idea.

    Great guest, great episode.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=630276710 Luca Bercelli

    95/100

    line of the day – ‘my professor of video is Chris Mott’ in reply to Jancis’ – ‘my professor of sherry is….’

    Loved the show. I found the chemistry between the two really worked. It was nice to see someone totally confident in their observations no matter what Gary thought, and you could see Gary really enjoying the knowledge Jancis brought to the show. I laughed a lot during the episode, especially at Gary’s winks to the camera and his ‘Bee in my bonnet’ comments. Superb.

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