Archive for January, 2009

College Humor stops by WLTV – Episode #615

January 30, 2009

The crew from College Humor stops by and pays Gary Vaynerchuk and the Thunder Show a visit.

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  • “93/100

    line of the day – ‘It basically smells like a car accident’

    R…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Couldn’t get past the 1st minute with those two….” by Hypersomnia
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Premiado TorrontesArgentine Torrontes play review at cork'd
2005 Bordeaux Bag In The BoxBordeaux play review at cork'd
2006 Palestra DouroOther Portuguese Red Wine play review at cork'd
2006 Selaks Ice WineNew Zealand Dessert Wine play review at cork'd

Links mentioned in today’s episode.

Chardonnay tasting featuring Australia, California and France – Episode #614

January 29, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk picks 3 Chardonnay wines to go head to head for a battle royal. Which of these 3 93 point scored Wine Spectator and Robert parker wines will win?

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  • “91/100

    line of the day – it was going to be – ‘In its day this was th…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Have not had these Chards.. QOTD-Kongsgaard www.winelx.com…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Louis Latour Morgeots Chassagne MontrachetChassagne Montrachet play review at cork'd
2006 Dehlinger Estate ChardonnaySonoma Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2007 Shaw And Smith M3 ChardonnayAustralian Chardonnay play review at cork'd

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Talking Food and Wine with Chef Michael Schlow – Episode #613

January 27, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk returns to Boston for a visit with one of the leading chefs in the United States.

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  • “Awesome episode I have to say Lucca but I will visit your place and gi…” by Alos Diallo
  • “95/100

    line of the day – ‘the porn industry wants a bailout’

    Tremend…” by Luca Bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Movia Ribolla Gialla play review at cork'd
2002 Bressan Pinot Nero play review at cork'd
2004 Terriccio Tassinaia play review at cork'd

Links mentioned in today’s episode.

ZAP! (Zinfandel Advocates & Producers) – Episode #612

January 23, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk is among the first to taste a Zinfandel from the most diverse vineyard imaginable.

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  • “85/100

    line of the day – ‘Mott link it up…and don’t make faces’

    Ve…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Love Zin, not had this one.. QOTD-outside of WL’s annual event at The…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Heritage Vineyards Zinfandel play review at cork'd

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Oh, Canada! Oh, kanagan! – Episode #611

January 21, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 4 wines from Okanagan with a visitor who graciously brought these wines to the thunder show!

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  • “90/100

    Good guest and show. Shame Canadian wines are so hard to find….” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Good guest and show. I haven’t had any Okanagan wines but I’ve visite…” by Hypersomnia
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Tantalus Riesling play review at cork'd
2007 Road 13 Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2006 Quail’s Gate Pinot Noir play review at cork'd
2006 Jackson-Triggs Shiraz play review at cork'd

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A Wine From Puglia Made With Negroamaro – Episode #610

January 19, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes a value play on the thunder show and talks about the direction of the show!

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  • “88/100

    line of the day – ‘Mott, have you ‘done’ a lot of white pepper…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Gary I am so happy you tried and described this wine from my region, P…” by Puglia4Foodies
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Tormaresca NepricaCastel del Monte play review at cork'd

Petite Sirah – Episode #609

January 16, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk dedicates this show to the biggest Petite Sirah fan he knows!

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  • “90/100

    Highlight of the show is the $100 bet with Mott that the Oak M…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Love Petite Sirah, the Bogle is very good QPR, have not had the others…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

Bogle Petite SirahNorth Coast Petite Sirah play review at cork'd
2006 David Bruce Petite Syrah Central CoastCentral Coast Petite Sirah play review at cork'd
2005 Lolonis Orpheus Petite SirahNorth Coast Petite Sirah play review at cork'd
Psychedelic Rooster StickyNapa Dessert Wine play review at cork'd

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The Wines of Bierzo Spain. – Episode #608

January 15, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk explores the wines of Bierzo and so that means a lot of Mencia grape talk!

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  • “89/100

    Good wines, low key episode…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “awesome episode. Very underrated region. Good that you make us expand …” by Nick
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 La Mano Roble MenciaBierzo play review at cork'd
2006 Bodegas Adria The Pilgrimage MenciaBierzo play review at cork'd
2006 Descendientes De Jose Palacios Bierzo PetalosBierzo play review at cork'd

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Double Blind, Other 46 Tasting. – Episode #607

January 14, 2009

Watch Gary Vaynerchuk try 6 wines double blind from states around the country not known for their wine making ability, watch this one, it gets WILD!

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  • “94/100

    two lines of the day – ‘this is like your best friend in the w…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Might as well drink these blind since you would not buy them otherwise…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2002 Pontchartrain Rouge Militaire play
Dove Valley Cabernet Franc play
Pinnacle Ridge Traminette play
2006 Heritage Station Estate Syrah play
Fieldstone St. Croix play
2007 St J Riesling play

A Huge Announcement – Episode #606

January 13, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk has a very Big announcement and tastes a few value wines as well!

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  • “91/100

    line of the day – ‘Jay Miller was smoking tremendous Chronic w…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Like Cotes Du Rhone wines, have had the Don Nicanor, enjoy ST’s. QOTD…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Chateau St.jean Plan Dieu Cote Du RhoneCotes du Rhone Villages play review at cork'd
2006 Don Nicanor BlendArgentine Malbec play review at cork'd
2006 Castellani La CatturaSuper Tuscan play review at cork'd

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