Archive for November, 2010

Moscato d’Asti Tasting – Episode #946

November 8, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk jumps into a category that’s been getting a lot of buzz in the hip hop world, Moscato d’Asti. Gary tastes 3 Moscatos from the Piedmont region in Italy.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2009 Elio Perrone Clarte MoscatoMoscato d’Asti play review at cork'd
Bug Juice MoscatoMoscato d’Asti play review at cork'd
2009 La Spinetta Moscato D’asti Bricco QuagliaMoscato d’Asti play review at cork'd

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Blind Zinfandel Tasting – Episode #945

November 4, 2010

With Thanksgiving around the corner, Gary Vaynerchuk blind tastes four bottles of Zinfandel at a variety of price points.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

Bogle ZinfandelCalifornia Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd
2008 Seghesio Sonoma ZinfandelSonoma Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd
2006 Louis Martini Monte Rosso Zinfandel Gnarly VinesNapa Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd
2007 Outpost Zinfandel Howell MountainNapa Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd


What Wines Pair with a Hot Dog? Episode #944

November 3, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk tackles one of the most pressing questions affecting wine drinkers…what pairs well with hot dogs?

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  • “Just mustard. I’ll add relish if I’m feeling crazy….” by John Reese
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Beringer Private Reserve ChardonnayNapa Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2007 Luigi Bosca Reserva MalbecArgentine Malbec play review at cork'd
2006 Mas Jullien Coteaux Du Languedoc Mas JullienLanguedoc play review at cork'd


Tasting with Sommelier Rajat Parr Part 2 – Episode #943

November 2, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk and Rajat Parr conclude their tasting with some grower’s Champagne and talk more about the wine business.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

Chartogne Taillet Cuvee St AnneFrench Brut Nonvintage play review at cork'd

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Tasting with Sommelier Rajat Parr – Episode #942

November 1, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk sits down to taste some Pinot Noirs and a Champagne with Rajat Parr, the sommelier at RN74 in San Francisco. Rajat speaks about his new book “Secrets of the Sommeliers”, and his time into the wine world.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Fourrier Cherbaudes Gevrey ChambertinGevrey Chambertin play review at cork'd
2008 Evening Land Pinot Noir La SourceWillamette Pinot Noir play review at cork'd

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