Archive for May, 2010

Laid Back Friday with a Friend and a 1991 Port – Episode #869

May 28, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk chills this Friday before the long weekend with good friend of the show, Colin Devroe, who works at Viddler. They share a glass of Port and talk about the history of WLTV.

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  • “88/100

    Pretty average episode apart from a great quote of the day; ‘…” by luca bercelli

  • “ca-chey is not a word….” by John O’Boyle
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Wines tasted in this episode:

1991 Dow’s PortVintage Port play review at cork'd

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Tasting California Wines with a Longtime Vayniac – Episode #868

May 26, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk sits down with a long time fan of the show, Glen DiGirolamo (aka WineCrazy) to taste through some high end California reds.

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  • “90/100

    I expected the worst when i found out that the guest was a com…” by luca bercelli

  • “Alright, somebody had to leave 750!!!! Winecrazy is definitely best c…” by Joshua Fagans
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Ambullneo Pinot Noir Canis MajorSanta Barbara Pinot Noir play review at cork'd
2005 Casa Dalla Valle Napa RedNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd
2007 T-vine Petite SirahNapa Petite Sirah play review at cork'd

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Interesting Italian Wine Tasting with a Guest – Episode #867

May 25, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes with Michael Malanga, who used the examples of Crush It to get on WLTV. Michael wants to spread the word about the Mario Batali Foundation that raises money for children. They taste two esoteric Italian wines, one from Umbria and another from Lombardy.

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  • “85/100

    I hate to say this but that was one of the worst episodes eve…” by luca bercelli

  • “sweet, I’ll start the download now, go out and roto-till, and then wat…” by rolex replica
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Paolo Bea SanvalentinoUmbria IGT play review at cork'd
2005 Rainoldi Inferno RiservaValtellina play review at cork'd

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Expanding Palates with Greek Wines – Episode #866

May 24, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 3 different Greek wines with Markus Stolz, a “Greek wine insider” and talk about the wine scene in Greece.

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  • “90/100

    line of the day – ‘If you’re watching this in 2030 – can you …” by luca bercelli

  • “Greek wine has improuved enormously. Wine makers study in France. Old …” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2009 Tetramythos Malagousia play review at cork'd
2008 Nostos Alexandra’s play review at cork'd
2007 Uranos Xinomavro play review at cork'd

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Laid Back Friday with a Vin Jaune – Episode #865

May 21, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk is back on the couch for a Laid Back Friday with a very interesting wine, Vin Jaune. This wine is made from 100% Savagnin and aged for 6 years under a veil of yeast.

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  • “88/100

    line of the day, -’These wines are massively Nerd City USA’

    …” by luca bercelli

  • “Thanks a landlord it! I acquired yet some insight. Life is so colorful…” by nike shox
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2000 Berthet Bondet Chateau Chalon Vin JauneJura play review at cork'd


Gourmet Library Cheese Tasting with Wine Pairings – Episode #864

May 19, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk mixes it up and tastes some cheeses, picked by Gourmet Library’s manager Justin Novello. They pair the cheeses with three different wines.

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  • “89/100

    Solid episode. Favourite cheese. Cheddar….from Cheddar. Tha…” by luca bercelli

  • “Justin is a good guy, love cheese…have has the X before, and Neyers …” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 X-winery White XNapa White Meritage play review at cork'd
2009 Southern Right Sauvignon BlancSouth African Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2007 Neyers Merlot NapaNapa Merlot play review at cork'd

Cheese mentioned in todays episode.

If you’d like additional help with the above item or would just like to know a little bit more, please email Justin Novello ( jnovello@gourmetlibrary.com ).


Tasting C.G. Di Arie Wines – Episode #863

May 17, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk interviews Chaim Gur-Arieh, the creator of Cap’t Crunch Cereal, to taste through his wines from C.G. Di Arie Winery.

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  • “91/100

    Great show. It’s good to see a winemaker so obviously delight…” by luca bercelli

  • “Gottta love the guy for inventing Cap’t Crunch…glad he named it that…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2009 C. G. Arie Sauvignon Blanc Shenandoah Valley play review at cork'd
2006 C. G. Arie Zinfandel Shenandoah Valley play review at cork'd
2007 C. G. Arie Petite Sirah play review at cork'd


Cinderella Wine in the Spotlight- Tasting the Most Talked About Wines – Episode #862

May 13, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk retastes three different wines that were some of the most loved and controversial from Wine Library’s sister site, Cinderella Wine

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  • “90/100

    Really enjoyable show. I can’t make my mind up about this one…” by luca bercelli

  • “Had to watch this show again, the Elias is great, the Clos De Sixte wa…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Alain Jaume Lirac Clos De SixteLirac play review at cork'd
2005 Les Cretes Coteau La Tour Valle d’Aosta play review at cork'd
2005 Gran Elias Mora ToroSpanish Red Wine play review at cork'd

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Wine for a Cause- Fighting Breast Cancer with Cleavage Creek Winery – Episode #861

May 10, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes three of Cleavage Creek’s wines with Budge Brown. Budge donates 10% of the gross sales to breast cancer research.

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  • “Question is would you buy just for the bottle….Gary you just dripped…” by
  • “I’ve been holding on to a couple of bottles that I ordered immediately…” by BurroBoy
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Tracy Hill Merlot-Shiraz play review at cork'd
2007 Tracy Hills Secret Red play review at cork'd
2007 Napa Valley Reserve Petie Sirah play review at cork'd


Rocking with Red Burgundy – Episode #860

May 7, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk sits down with Miles Zuniga from the band Fastball to talk about music, the band, and Miles’ love of wine. They focus on red Burgundy, one of Miles’ favorite wine regions.

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  • “87/100

    This guest is probably okay but Jesus…does he like talking …” by luca bercelli

  • “He was looking for a comb right before the show….had to look on You-…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Meurger Bourgogne RougeBourgogne Rouge play review at cork'd
2006 Fourrier Gevrey Chambertin Vieilles VignesGevrey Chambertin play review at cork'd