Archive for June, 2010

2009 Dry Rose Tasting – Episode #883

June 30, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk takes the hype out of rose and tastes 4 different wines from the 2009 vintage from all around the world.

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  • “How ’bout a movie that NEVER got good in the first place, as you watch…” by disqus_xp4GYx7DZk
  • “QOTD: Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, just went on forever!…” by Josh Everitt
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2009 Vrac RoseVins de Pays play review at cork'd
2009 Muga RoseSpanish Blush Wine play review at cork'd
2009 Copain Rose Tous EnsembleCalifornia Rose/Blush/W.Zin play review at cork'd
2009 Terrebrune Bandol RoseBandol play review at cork'd

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2006 Nuits St. Georges Tasting – Episode #882

June 28, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk sits down and focuses in on this interesting Burgundy appellation of Nuits St Georges and tastes 3 different wines from the area.

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  • “Gary, sooooo far behind. Crikee.
    For the 4th weekend I went to my b…” by Mike in C-town
  • “Love Burgs, love back-to-basics, love GV calling 'em as he see …” by zach58
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Daniel Rion Nuits St Georges Vieilles VignesNuits Ste Georges play review at cork'd
2006 Montille Nuits St Georges Aux ThoreyNuits Ste Georges play review at cork'd
2006 Mugneret-gibourg Chaignots Nuits St GeorgesNuits Ste Georges play review at cork'd

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Dry German Riesling Tasting – Episode #881

June 25, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk nerds it up with some very interesting and high end Rieslings from Germany.

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  • “Any Riesling fans, if they have not already, should go out and get and…” by
  • “QOTD: Time and Place make such a difference…

    1996 Ratzenberger…” by amm3rd

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Heymann Lowenstein Schieferterrassen RieslingMosel Riesling play review at cork'd
2009 Leitz Riesling Alte Reben Rudesheimer Berg KaisersteinfelsRheingau Riesling play review at cork'd
2008 Keller Klaus Westhofen Kirchspiel Riesling Trocken GgMosel Riesling play review at cork'd

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California Pinot Noir Tasting with a Guest ? Part 2 ? Episode #880

June 24, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk concludes the tasting with Michelle Turnbull of David Family Wines and they bring out some limited edition labels!

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2009 David Family Pinot Noir Williams Ranch play review at cork'd

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California Pinot Noir Tasting with a Guest – Part 1 – Episode #879

June 23, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk sits down with Michelle Turnbull from David Family Wines and tastes through these Pinots, including 2 barrel samples.

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  • “D&G skirts are internationally renowned and oozing with quality an…” by Believetrade
  • “This episode is very disingenuous. Gary, as if you are going to bad mo…” by Tjgrace
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 David Family Pinot Noir Santa Lucia play review at cork'd
2009 David Family Pinot Noir Mission play review at cork'd

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Thai Food and Wine Pairing – Episode #878

June 21, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk shares some food and wine pairing advice. Today he eats some Thai food and pairs it with a Gruner Veltliner and a Gewurztraminer.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Loimer Gruner Veltliner TerrassenWachau White play review at cork'd
2008 Nals Margreid GewurztraminerAlto Adige play review at cork'd

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Jets Uncorked Tasting – Episode #877

June 18, 2010

Yes, this is for real! Gary Vaynerchuk travels to the new stadium to taste the new Jets Uncorked wine with the winemaker (and Napa legend), Marco DiGiulio.

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  • “Man, that was another awesome show! Definitely a lot of Thunder in Jet…” by Philip Kasavan
  • “you were on that side with Gretzky…” by Marc Ditcham
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Jets Uncorked play review at cork'd

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Tasting the Sopranos Wine – Part II – Episode #876

June 17, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk focuses on the Chiantis from the Sopranos wine and tastes with Dominic Chianese and Mark Gonsalves.

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  • “Love it!

    QOTD : 7 counties – Galway, Roscommon, Tipperary, Laois, Wes…” by Simply Wines

  • “Ohh my gosh Gary you had to endure a lot. You pretended to be suprised…” by Valentin
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 The Sopranos Chianti play review at cork'd
2007 The Sopranos Chianti Classico play review at cork'd
2005 The Sopranos Chianti Classico Riserva play review at cork'd
2007 The Sopranos Cab/Merlot/Sangiovese Blend play review at cork'd

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Tasting The Sopranos Wine – Episode #875

June 16, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk meets with Vincent Pastore and Mark Gonsalves, where they try out some of the new Sopranos white wines.

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  • “95/100

    line of the day – Sal’s question of the day…’How big is J L…” by luca bercelli

  • “Great show – very entertaining. Not sure I would ever think about buyi…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 The Sopranos Pinot Grigio play review at cork'd
2008 The Sopranos Friuli play review at cork'd
2008 The Sopranos Prosecco play review at cork'd

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Head to Head Merlot Blind Tasting – Episode #874

June 14, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk continues the blind tasting theme and tries out two Merlots with some interesting results.

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  • “QOTD: Marco Felluga Merlot “Varneri” Collio 2007, personal score 86, p…” by Gabriele Raineri
  • “Currently drinking Firefly Ridge 2008 Merlot. It’s fine… a little me…” by Trevor Murphy-Mannix
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Cakebread MerlotNapa Merlot play review at cork'd
2006 Stags Leap W.c. MerlotNapa Merlot play review at cork'd

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