Archive for October, 2010

Revisiting the 2007 Domaine Leflaive Batard Montrachet – Episode #931

October 12, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes the 2007 Domaine Leflaive Batard Montrachet a week after it was opened for episodes 927 and 928 with Josh Greene of Wine & Spirits.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Domain Leflaive Batard-Montrachet play review at cork'd


US vs. NZ Sauvignon Blanc – Episode #930

October 11, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk starts a few head to head blind tastings, trying US wines versus international competitors. He tastes two Sauvignon Blancs and gives his unbiased thoughts!

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  • “Funny the NZ SB was from up a mountain?! imagine this in France – ok F…” by Rewi Stewart
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    QOTD: I am not sure about SB. Bought…” by Jason Armes

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Mt Difficulty Sauvignon Blanc OtagoNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2008 Matanzas Creek Sauvignon BlancSonoma Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd


Laura Catena from Bodega Catena Zapata – Episode #929

October 8, 2010


Gary Vaynerchuk sits down with Laura Catena, from the famous Bodega Catena Zapata in Argentina. They try a Chardonnay and Malbec from Catena and some tasty treats.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Catena Alta ChardonnayArgentine Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2008 Catena MalbecArgentine Malbec play review at cork'd

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Wine & Spirits Top 100 Wines of 2010 – Part 2 – Episode #928

October 7, 2010


Gary Vaynerchuk and Josh Greene, editor of Wine & Spirits conclude the tasting of the Top 5 Wines of 2010.

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  • “Can’t you just bring back the show once a year for this occasion? Woul…” by Michael Heinrich
  • “Gonna go out and find the tondonia at next weekends degustation. Great…” by Nick
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Hirsch Vineyard Pinot Noir play review at cork'd
1987 Lopez De Heredia Tondonia Rioja Reserva play review at cork'd
2007 Domain Leflaive Batard-Montrachet play review at cork'd

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Wine & Spirits Top 100 Wines of 2010 – Part 1 – Episode #927

October 6, 2010


Josh Greene, editor of Wine & Spirits magazine, returns to taste the Top 5 Wines of 2010 with Gary Vaynerchuk. They taste through 5 very interesting and different bottles from all around the world!

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  • “Excellent start. I loved the episodes with Josh Greene the last time….” by
  • “Excellent guest – glad you got him back on the show.. he is definitely…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Hirsch Vineyard Pinot Noir play review at cork'd
2007 Andrew Will Champoux Vineyard RedColumbia Valley Red Blend play review at cork'd

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Spain and South America Tasting with Michael Schlow – Episode #926

October 5, 2010





Gary Vaynerchuk sits down with his friend, chef Michael Schlow from Boston. Gary and Michael taste through 3 different red and white wines from Spain and South America.

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  • “Great guest. Need to bring him on another time.

    QOTD: no good pizza p…” by Nick

  • “great guest!!

    QOTD: grimaldis…” by

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Do Ferreiro AlbarinoAlbarino play review at cork'd
2008 Durigutti Malbec ClassicoArgentine Malbec play review at cork'd
2007 Catena Cabernet SauvignonArgentine Cabernet play review at cork'd

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2004 and 2007 Cote Rotie Tasting – Episode #925

October 4, 2010





Gary Vaynerchuk takes up a suggestion and talks about Cote Rotie, famous Syrah-based wines from the Northern Rhone. He tastes 3 different wines from 2 producers.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2004 Rostaing Cote RotieCote Rotie play review at cork'd
2007 Villard Gallets Blanc Cote RotieCote Rotie play review at cork'd
2007 Villard Brocarde Cote RotieCote Rotie play review at cork'd

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Grenache Blind Tasting – Episode #924

October 1, 2010





Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 3 different Grenache-based wines from all around the world.

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  • “great show gary
    love the brown bags
    when u coming back?
    mjr
    tokyo…” by MJ
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Barroche Signature Chateauneuf Du PapeChateauneuf du Pape Rouge play review at cork'd
2007 Unti GrenacheSonoma Red Rhone Varieti play review at cork'd
2004 Rudderless GrenacheAustralian Grenache play review at cork'd

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