Archive for August, 2010

Victory Brewing Tasting- Part I – Episode #911

August 31, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk interviews Bill Covaleski from Victory Brewing in Pennsylvania. They discuss the beer world and start the first beer flight.

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Beers tasted in this episode:

St Bernardus Tripel play
Golden Monkey play


Savennieres Tasting – Episode #910

August 30, 2010

Gary Vayerchuk dishes out some serious info on this small appellation in the Loire Valley that makes nerdy white wines.

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    Not too sure about the five minute format…seems a bit too s…” by luca bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Chateau D’epire SavennieresSavenniere play review at cork'd


Blind Tasting of Vin de Pays Wines – Episode #909

August 27, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk talks about a type of French wine, Vin de Pays, or ‘country wine’ generally provide good values on the marketplace. Gary tastes 3 different VDP wines, red and white, and gives his very honest appraisal of them.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2009 Domaine D’olivier ChardonnayVins de Pays play review at cork'd
Ferrandiere MalbecVins de Pays play review at cork'd
2006 V. Bouquet Cabernet SauvignonVins de Pays play review at cork'd


South African Sauvignon Blanc Blind Tasting – Episode #908

August 26, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes through 3 different Sauvignon Blancs from South Africa, a grape that is quickly becoming more and more popular in that country.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

Fair Valley Sauvignon BlancSouth African Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2007 Constantia Glen Sauvignon BlancSouth African Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2009 Mulderbosch Sauvignon BlancSouth African Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd


Licorice and Wine Pairing – Episode #907

August 25, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk wanted to share his love of licorice by trying out some new wine pairings. He tries a white Rioja, an Italian Primitivo, and a Californian Zinfandel with Panda Licorice, with some interesting results!

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2000 Lopez De Heredia GravoniaRioja play review at cork'd
2008 Traturri Primitivo Di SalentoSalento Rosso play review at cork'd
2008 Neal Family ZinfandelNapa Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd


Small Production California Pinot Noir Tasting – Episode #906

August 24, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 3 California Pinot Noirs with very small productions- all under 500 cases total- to find some new gems.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

  • 2007 Kosuge Pinot Noir Manchester RidgeSonoma Pinot Noir
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    2008 Bedrock Rebecca’s Pinot NoirSonoma Pinot Noir play review at cork'd
    2007 Kosuge Pinot Noir The ShopSonoma Pinot Noir play review at cork'd

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    Sancerre Blind Tasting – Episode #905

    August 23, 2010

    Gary is back and blind tasting 3 Sancerres with a special surprise.

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    Wines tasted in this episode:

    2008 Andre Neveu Sancerre Les Monts DamnesSancerre Blanc play review at cork'd
    2009 Vieux Pruniers SancerreSancerre Blanc play review at cork'd
    2009 Gerard Boulay Chavignol SancerreSancerre Blanc play review at cork'd

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    2004-2006 Vintage Barbaresco Tasting – Episode #904

    August 13, 2010

    Gary Vaynerchuk continues his focus on Nebbiolo, this time tasting 3 Barbarescos.

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    Wines tasted in this episode:

    2006 Stefano Farina BarbarescoBarbaresco play review at cork'd
    2004 Abrigo Barbaresco Vigna MontersinoBarbaresco play review at cork'd
    2005 Produttori Barbaresco Rabaja RiservaBarbaresco play review at cork'd


    Nebbiolo Tasting – Episode #903

    August 11, 2010

    Gary Vaynerchuk wants to share one of his favorite under the radar grapes- Nebbiolo. This grape is big in the Piedmont, which most people have had as Barbaresco or Barolo. He tastes 3 entry level Nebbiolos.

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    Wines tasted in this episode:

    2005 Malvira Nebbiolo LangheLanghe play review at cork'd
    2007 Paitin Nebbiolo Ca VejaNebbiolo d’Alba play review at cork'd
    2007 Osvaldo Barberis Nebbiolo D’albaNebbiolo d’Alba play review at cork'd


    Coleman Nicole Wine Tasting with Brandon Miller – Episode #902

    August 9, 2010

    Gary Vaynerchuk invites a long time Vayniac, Brandon Miller, who started making wine in California to come on the show and taste his wines.

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    Wines tasted in this episode:

    2008 Coleman Nicole Rosé of Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast play review at cork'd
    2009 Coleman Nicole Rosé of Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast play review at cork'd
    2008 Coleman Nicole Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast play review at cork'd
    2009 Coleman Nicole Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast play review at cork'd

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