Archive for December, 2008

New Years resolution : Drink Value – Episode #602

December 31, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk is ringing in 2009 with a New Years resolution to drink more value wines on WLTV.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Petaluma RieslingAustralian Riesling play review at cork'd
2006 Catena ChardonnayArgentine Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2006 Kendall Jackson Grand Reserve ChardonnayOther California Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2005 Edmunds St John Rocks & GravelOther California Rhone Blends play review at cork'd
2006 La-peira Obriers Terrasses Du Larzac Coteaux LanguedocLanguedoc-Roussillon play review at cork'd

Italian Red Wine Tasting – Episode #601

December 29, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk tries 3 wines from Italy and tries to talk about the 2008 NY JETS season.

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    line of the day – ‘It’s like a bad hairpiece and the guy picks…” by Luca Bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Colosi Nero D’avolaSicilia IGT play review at cork'd
2006 La Spinetta Il Nero Di CasanovaTuscan Sangiovese play review at cork'd
2006 Gaja Ca’marcanda PromisSuper Tuscan play review at cork'd

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Christmas Wines and Episode 600..Secret Pack Time – Episode #600

December 24, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk gives the Vayner-Nation a huge announcement for them to watch on X-mas morning and tries the secret pack on this 600th episode.

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    line of the day – ‘Mott, your linking up and zooming in have b…” by Luca Bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Bob’s African Sauvignon BlancSouth African Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2005 Rhone Rebel GsmVentoux/Luberon/Nimes play review at cork'd
2005 Chateau Plain PointOther Red Bordeaux play review at cork'd
2004 Chateau Puech Haut Tete De Belier RougeLanguedoc-Roussillon play review at cork'd

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Ice Wines from Around the World – Episode #599

December 22, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk tries 3 Ice Wines from around the world the day after the Jets ripped his heart completely out of his body.

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    line of the day – ‘It’s almost like putting a condom on your t…” by Luca Bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Jackson-triggs Vidal IcewineCanadian Dessert Wines play review at cork'd
2006 Kiona Ice WineYakima Dessert Wine play review at cork'd
2006 Hafner Cuvee Ice WineSweet play review at cork'd

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Bubbles in the Snow – Episode #598

December 19, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk jumps into a snowstorm and tastes 4 Champagnes in time to give you a feel for New Years!

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    line of the day – ‘you are comparing a major league player wit…” by Luca Bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

Nicolas Feuillatte BrutFrench Brut Nonvintage play review at cork'd
Mumm Cordon Rouge Brut NvFrench Brut Nonvintage play review at cork'd
Varnier-fanniere Champagne Brut ‘grand Cru’French Brut Nonvintage play review at cork'd
Legras Brut Champagne Blanc De BlancsFrench Brut Nonvintage play review at cork'd

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What Wines go with Gingerbread Houses – Episode #597

December 15, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk tries 3 dessert wines in search of the perfect wine with gingerbread houses! Happy Holidays!

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    line of the day -there are loads of classic lines today but I …” by Luca Bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

Michele Chiarlo Nivole MoscatoItalian Sweet play review at cork'd
Tomasello Blueberry WineNew Jersey Dessert Wine play review at cork'd
2005 Chateau Rabaud PromisSauternes and Other Dessert play review at cork'd

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Wines from the island of Cyprus – Episode #596

December 12, 2008

Achilleas Georgiou a great friend of the Thunder Show sends Gary some wines and he tries them live on the Thunder Show!

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    line of the day – ‘I’m shockingly handsome and outrageously hu…” by Luca Bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Tsangarides Xinisteri play review at cork'd
2006 Tsangarides Cabernet Sauvignon play review at cork'd
2006 Tsangarides Mataro play review at cork'd

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Wines for Latin Cooking with Ingrid Hoffmann from Food Network – Part 2 – Episode #595

December 11, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk and Ingrid Hoffmann continue today having a blast exploring food and wine pairings.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Nieva Pie Franco VerdejoOther Spanish White Wine play review at cork'd
2006 Hijos De Juan Gil Juan GilJumilla play review at cork'd
2007 Fontanafredda Barbera D’alba BriccotondoBarbera d’Alba play review at cork'd

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Wines for Latin Cooking with Ingrid Hoffmann from Food Network – Part 1 – Episode #594

December 10, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk and Ingrid Hoffmann have a blast exploring food and wine pairings.

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    line of the day – ‘did you really believe in the magic wand’

    …” by Luca Bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Zmor GewurztraminerSonoma Riesling/Gewurztraminer play review at cork'd
2004 Zarate Tras Da Vigna AlbarinoSpanish Albarino play review at cork'd

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Tasting wine with Maynard James Keenan of Tool in Arizona. Part 2 – Episode #593

December 9, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk concludes his visit to Arizona with the second part of the episode with one of the most requested guests to appear on the Thunder Show – Maynard James Keenan he also is wowed by the knowledge and passion of winemaker Eric Glomski.

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    line of the day – ‘It’s like a 98 year old Eastern European gu…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “I’m a HUGE Tool and Perfect Circle fan for many years now, Tool being …” by Trey
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Caduceus Judith’s Cabernet play review at cork'd
2007 Caduceus Tempranillo “Sancha” play review at cork'd

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