Archive for April, 2009

Alsatian White Wine Tasting – Episode #657

April 13, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk and an enthusiastic guest taste a Pinot Blanc, a Riesling, and a Gewurztraminer from Alsace.

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  • “90/100

    line of the day – ‘It’s like appreciating a good looking guy’
    …” by Luca Bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Ostertag Pinot Blanc BarriquesAlsace Pinot Blanc play review at cork'd
2004 Meyer Fonne Pfoeller RieslingAlsace Riesling play review at cork'd
2005 Albert Mann Gewurztraminer Vieilles Vignes play review at cork'd

Easter wines. 1 Red and 1 White – Episode #656

April 10, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk tries 2 wines on the Thunder Show that may pair well for your Easter dinner. He also drops an easter egg ;)

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  • “89/100

    line of the day – ‘I’d be a jerk not to mention the apple flav…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Have had the Renwood before.. QOTD-not sure yet, will pull something …” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2004 Paul Jaboulet Chevalier Sterimberg Hermitage BlancHermitage Blanc play review at cork'd
2005 Renwood Fiddletown ZinfandelSonoma Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd

Links mentioned in today’s episode.

Kosher Wine Tasting for Passover – Episode #655

April 8, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk is joined by his dad Sasha to pair some Kosher wines with Matzoh and Gefilte fish.

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  • “91/100

    line of the day – ‘perception is bullshit’

    Hilarious. I doubt…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Not a huge Kosher wine fan..Always love Sasha on the show.. www.winel…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

Barkan Reserve ChardonnayIsraeli Kosher Wine play review at cork'd
Don Alfonso Cabernet SauvignonChilean Kosher Wine play review at cork'd
2004 Galil Mountain YironIsraeli Kosher Wine play review at cork'd


Discussing Cork vs. Screwcaps during a Grab Bag Wine Tasting – Episode #654

April 7, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk and Liza “The Wine Chick” Zimmerman taste 3 totally different wines and debate the relative merits of cork and screwcap enclosures.

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    line of the day – ‘you should spend a year doing blind tasting…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Not tried these, Greek wines hit or miss,mostly miss. She looks like B…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Mythic River Sauv BlancGreek White Wine play review at cork'd
2006 Bleasdale Langhorne Crossing Shiraz/ CabernetAustralian Red Meritage play review at cork'd
2007 Descendientes De Jose Palacios Bierzo PetalosBierzo play review at cork'd

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New Zealand Sauvingon Blancs including Cloudy Bay – Episode #653

April 6, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes three higher end New Zealand Sauvignon Blancs and talks about the history and trends of the region.

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  • “88/100

    Solid show, nothing crazy.
    To be honest Sauvignon Blanc gets …” by Luca Bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Allan Scott Sauvignon BlancNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2008 Chasing Venus Sauvignon BlancNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2007 Cloudy Bay Sauvignon BlancNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd

Links mentioned in today’s episode.

March Madnesss: 5 College Wineries Battle it Out! – Episode #652

April 3, 2009

Before the NCAA Final Four weekend, Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 5 wines submitted by college wineries.

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  • “94/100

    line of the day – ‘It’s like putting make-up on an alien’

    Cla…” by Luca Bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Spartan Cellars Bordeaux Blend
Chapel Creek Cab Sauv Meritage Reserve
2007 Santa Rosa Junior College Russian River Merlot
2005 College Cellars of Walla Walla Syrah
2006 Northwest Wine Academy Merlot

Links mentioned in today’s episode.

Wine on a Plane – Episode #651

April 1, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk tries a Cabernet Sauvignon on a Southwest flight!

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  • “I would love to sit next to GV on a plane ride. I could talk to him fo…” by John Reese
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    line of the day – ‘if you’re wondering where the thunder went,…” by Luca Bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

Vendange Cabernet SauvignonCalifornia Cabernet Sauvignon play review at cork'd