Archive for December, 2008

Tasting wine with Maynard James Keenan of Tool in Arizona. Part 1 – Episode #592

December 8, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk visits Arizona and tapes an 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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  • “90/100

    line of the day – ‘I am actually in the room with Cardinal and…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Arizona makes some decent wines, they were a bit over priced back in 2…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Arizona Stronghold “Tazi” play review at cork'd
2007 Page Springs Cellars Vino de la Familia Blanca play review at cork'd
2007 Page Springs Cellars Landscape play review at cork'd

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George Taber Talks Wine and Drinks Some Too! – Episode #591

December 5, 2008

George Taber stops by the Thunder Show and talks wine and other things.

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  • “91/100

    line of the day – ‘Preach it George…SAY IT’

    The ‘Bottleshoc…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Have read both his books (one is autographed), great guest. Have trie…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Chalone Chalone Vineyard ChardonnayOther California Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2004 Freemark Abbey Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd

Links mentioned in today’s episode.

Pinotage Wine Tasting – Episode #590

December 4, 2008

South Africa is very proud of the Pinotage grape and today Gary Vaynerchuk tries 3 value driven Pinotage wines on the thunder Show to see how they fare.

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  • “90/100

    line of the day – ‘we want to continue to expand your palate n…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “South African wines have been real hit or miss for me. QOTD-night and…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

Nederberg PinotageSouth African Pinotage play review at cork'd
2007 Lion Hunt PinotageSouth African Pinotage play review at cork'd
2006 False Bay PinotageSouth African Pinotage play review at cork'd

Links mentioned in today’s episode.

2005 Bordeaux tasting- Blind – Episode #589

December 3, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk puts 4 Bordeaux wines from the classic 2005 Vintage to the test!

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  • “93/100

    line of the day – ‘this is farm city, Nebraska, USA’

    As with …” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Still prefer a Cali Cab vs French Cab, enjoy fruit more than dirt. QO…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Chateau CouspaudeSt Emilion play review at cork'd
2005 Chateau BrownGraves/Pessac-Leognan play review at cork'd
2005 Chateau CamensacOther Red Bordeaux play review at cork'd
2005 Chateau La ClemencePomerol play review at cork'd

Links mentioned in today’s episode.

Jorge Ordonez Spanish Wine Tasting – Episode #588

December 2, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk welcomes Jorge Ordonez a pioneer in the spanish wine industry and a man who has enormous passion for what he does.

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  • “92/100

    line of the day from guest – ‘the only thing I like is fishing…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Aragon in general seems to be a very nice underrated region. I’lls eek…” by Nick
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Wines tasted in this episode:

El Nido 2002 play review at cork'd
2005 Zabrin Atteca ArmasCalatayud play review at cork'd

What wine goes with Candy Bars? – Episode #587

December 1, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk has been working on this concept for a little while now and he is ready to unveil his 4 best wines with candy bars. Ever wonder what wine goes with a milky way or kit kat? Sit back and enjoy this very exciting episode of WLTV.

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  • “90/100

    Interesting oddball episode. Shame there weren’t any candy bar…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Have tried a couple of these wines.. QOTD-any dark chocolate. www.w…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Monteflores MerlotArgentine Merlot play review at cork'd
Cantus CarmenereChile Carmenere play review at cork'd
2007 Sottimano Bric Del Salto DolcettoDolcetto play review at cork'd
2004 Casali Di Bibbiano ArganteTOSCANA IGT play review at cork'd

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