Archive for November, 2008

Thanksgiving Wine Episode – Episode #586

November 27, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk talks about the 4 wines in the secret pack that many of you got. Sit back and enjoy.

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    line of the day – ‘a little junk in the trunk action’

    The las…” by Luca Bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Poesia TorrontesArgentine Torrontes play review at cork'd
2006 Thunder Napa WhiteNapa White Meritage play review at cork'd
2006 Christophe Buisson Bourgogne RougeBourgogne Rouge play review at cork'd
2005 Shifrin Howell Mt ZinfandelNapa Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd

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Clio and Dolce. The Serious Wine Epiosde – Episode #585

November 26, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk tries 2 of the hottest selling wines of the year and wines that people look to during the holidays!

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    line of the day – ‘this wine makes me think of Beyonce’

    Great…” by Luca Bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 El Nido ClioOther Spanish Red Wine play review at cork'd
2005 Dolce Liquid GoldNapa Dessert Wine play review at cork'd

2 Vintages of a Wine From Fronsac – Episode #584

November 25, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk welcomes a guest who is a long time Vayniac and very passionate about French wine.

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  • “K murph is hot. Would totally marry her!…” by andy strong
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    line of the day – ‘I’m like a beautiful bird that you see all …” by Luca Bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2002 Chateau Couraze play review at cork'd
2000 Chateau Couraze play review at cork'd

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Zinfandel tasting – Blind. – Episode #583

November 24, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk is sky high after a huge Jets wine and his beard is getting thicker and thicker as he tries 6 California Zinfandels BLIND right before Thanksgiving.

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  • “93/100

    line of the day – ‘like a big, serious tyre was just stuffed i…” by luca bercelli

  • “Love a good Zin, have tried all except the Thomas Henry, these are all…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Sebastiani Dry Creek ZinfandelSonoma Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd
Coppola Diamond ZinfandelOther California Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd
2005 Thomas Henry ZinfandelSonoma Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd
2006 Outpost Zinfandel Howell MountainNapa Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd
2006 Rosenblum Richard Sauret ZinfandelOther California Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd
2006 Ravenswood Napa ZinfandelNapa Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd

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A Tannat tasting. A Grape From The Madiran – Episode #582

November 21, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk talks about a grape that he is always excited about and does well in Uruguay but calls the Madiran home.

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    line of the day – ‘even when I own the Jets maybe at half time…” by luca bercelli

  • “Have not had this wine, have had Tannat in blends before. www.winelx….” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Laplace MadiranMadiran play review at cork'd

5 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon wines – BLIND! – Episode #581

November 19, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk tries 5 wines blind and sees which tickle his palate, as we continue the Napa Cabernet theme this week!

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  • “92/100

    line of the day – ‘a flabby lame duck that went 70 yards’

    I’v…” by luca bercelli

  • “Really enjoy the blind tastings, great lineup of Cabs, have tried most…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2004 Beringer Napa Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd
2005 Barnett Cabernet Sauvignon Spring MountainNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd
2004 Steltzner Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Barrel SelectNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd
2005 Newton Unfiltered Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd
2005 Cliff Lede Stag’s Leap District Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd

Another Napa Valley Cabernet Wine – Episode #580

November 18, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk tries a Cabernet from Napa and sees what he thinks of it!

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    line of the day – ‘this gets a little Big Boy on ya, and I’m n…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Have not had this wine. QOTD-most recent in that range was Andrew Geo…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Volta Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley play review at cork'd

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Napa Cabernet and Chocolate – Episode #579

November 17, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk welcomes Suzanne Phifer Pavitt to the Thunder Show for some Cabernet and chocolate.

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    line of the day – ‘in real life I like a bit of love handle ac…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Chocolate and wine..perfect together…she’s kinda Meg Ryan..ish QOT…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Phifer Pavitt Date Night play review at cork'd
2006 Phifer Pavitt Date Night play review at cork'd

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It’s Gary’s Birthday – Episode #578

November 14, 2008

An episode prepared without knowing the outcome of Thursday night’s enormous Jets – Patriots game.

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    line of the day – ‘after the Jets win 5 Superbowls I’ll sell t…” by Luca Bercelli

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Knitting and Sauvignon Blanc – Episode #577

November 13, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk welcomes a guest to show us a little knitting action and he shows her a few Sauvignon Blancs from Chile, New Zealand and California.

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    line of the day – ‘I’d eat poop with cheese, that’s how much I…” by Luca Bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Glazebrook Sauvignon BlancNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
Simi Sauvignon BlancSonoma Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2006 Vina Leyda Garuma Sauvignon BlancChilean Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd

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