Archive for July, 2009

Brice Jones, founder of Sonoma-Cutrer – Episode #712

July 31, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk interviews Brice Jones, a true entrepreneur a California wine legend.

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  • “93/100

    Great episode; most notable for the worst wine story ever (tol…” by luca bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Emeritus Russian River Valley Pinot Noir play review at cork'd
2006 Emeritus Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast – William Wesley Vineyard play review at cork'd

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A Serious German Wine Show with the Wine Queen! – Episode #711

July 30, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk visits Paul Grieco’s Terroir to taste with the German Wine Queen, Marlies Dumbsky.

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  • “89/100

    lines of the day – ‘point to that Supernerd over there’ and ‘I…” by luca bercelli

  • “Not a big Riesling fan but would drink with her anytime..go down to a …” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Kloster Eberbach Steinberg Riesling Trocken play review at cork'd
2005 Schmitt’s Kinder Riesling Spatlese play review at cork'd
1993 Zilliken Saarburger Raush Riesling Auslese

play review at cork'd

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Mailing List Potential – Episode #710

July 27, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 4 of the hotter California wines to come across our radar to see whether you should consider joining their mailing lists.

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  • “90/100

    line of the day – ‘like someone shot a purple paint gun in her…” by luca bercelli

  • “Kanzler is good stuff.. QOTD-Altamura-great stuff www.winelx.com…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Cobb Pinot Noir Rice Spivek Sonoma CoastSonoma Pinot Noir play review at cork'd
2006 Kanzler Pinot Noir Sonoma CoastSonoma Pinot Noir play review at cork'd
2006 Keever Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet

play review at cork'd
2005 Dancing Hares Red Blend play review at cork'd

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Pic St Loup – Episode #709

July 23, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes two wines from Pic St Loup in the Languedoc, one of the most undervalued wine regions in the world.

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  • “88/100

    The sound recording was a bit dodgy in this episode but since …” by luca bercelli

  • “Love Languedoc, and some friends from Nimes and Montpellier clued me i…” by Alexandre Savoie
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Chateau La Roque Pic St LoupPic St Loup play review at cork'd
2005 Domaine De L’hortus Grand Cuvee RougePic St Loup play review at cork'd

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Expanding Palates in Omaha – Episode #708

July 22, 2009

Back in May, Gary Vaynerchuk opened the festivities at Big Omaha 2009 with this live version of the Thunder Show

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  • “91/100

    line of the day, ‘This wine tastes like lipstick’

    Love the li…” by luca bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Naia Verdejo play review at cork'd
Anselmi Fruiliano play review at cork'd
2008 Altos Las Hormigas MalbecArgentine Malbec

play review at cork'd
2007 Verduguez VolverSpanish Red Wine play review at cork'd

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Chilean Cabernet Sauvignon Tasting – Episode #707

July 21, 2009

Many Chilean Cabernets are still well priced… will these 3 examples bring some thunder?

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  • “89/100

    lines of the day – ‘There’s a little bit of stinkiness going o…” by luca bercelli

  • “Have had the Montes and Marquis many times..QOTD-as much as you Gary …” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2004 Unico Cabernet SauvignonChilean Cabernet Sauvignon play review at cork'd
2006 Concha Y Toro Cabernet Marquis De CasaChilean Cabernet Sauvignon play review at cork'd
2007 Montes Alpha Cabernet SauvignonChilean Cabernet Sauvignon

play review at cork'd

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A California Zinfandel Wine Tasting – Episode #706

July 20, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk grabs 3 serious Zinfandels and sees what he can come up with. The Russian River and Pagani Ranch are on display.

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  • “91/100

    line of the day – ‘Kinda like Holyfield -right? A really good …” by luca bercelli

  • “*Nice Niche….not nice sn!t¢h, right?…good, GV.

    QOTD – least fav …” by

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Porter Bass ZinfandelSonoma Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd
2006 Neyers Zinfandel High Valley.Napa Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd
2004 St Francis Pagani ZinfandelSonoma Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd

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Arizona Wine Show – Episode #705

July 15, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 3 Arizona wines in honor of our Phoenix native Nathan the Intern.

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  • “89/100

    Solid episode in which GV asks Mott for his opinion, and then …” by luca bercelli

  • “Have been to Arizona and had their wines, some were good, most were ov…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 2005 Kokoelli Private Reserve Shiraz play review at cork'd
2006 Pillsbury Roan Red play review at cork'd
2005 Callaghan Z5 play review at cork'd

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LocalWineEvents.com Founder Eric Orange – Episode #704

July 14, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk is joined by Eric Orange to taste 3 Muscat wines from around the world.

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  • “88/100

    line of the day – ‘This is almost like spiked cider’

    Pretty l…” by luca bercelli

  • “Have only had a couple Muscats before..get Eric’s emails, somewhat use…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Adega De Pegoes Dry MuscatOther Portuguese White Wine play review at cork'd
2004 Barth Rene MuscatAlsace Muscat play review at cork'd
2007 Heidi Schrock MuscatNeusiedlersee White play review at cork'd

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Chardonnay Blind Wine Tasting – Episode #703

July 13, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk goes in a few different directions to find a few good men or Chard’s.

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  • “95/100

    lines of the day – ‘I just used the word ‘play’ 9 times in the…” by luca bercelli

  • “ 5 has always been my favorite but 9 is starting to creep in.
    2008 Grg…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Gunn Estate Unoaked ChardonnayNew Zealand Chardonnay review at cork'd
2007 Defaix Chablis Cote De LechetChablis review at cork'd
2006 Jean Chartron Chassagene Montrachet Les BenoitesChassagne Montrachet review at cork'd
2007 Hamilton Russell ChardonnaySouth African Chardonnay review at cork'd
2006 Dunham Lewis ChardonnayColumbia Valley Chardonnay review at cork'd
2005 Mount Eden Estate ChardonnayNorth Coast Chardonnay review at cork'd
2006 Catena Alta ChardonnayArgentine Chardonnay review at cork'd

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