Archive for December, 2010

Blind Tasting of Southern French White Wines – Episode #963

December 23, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk recently asked for show suggestions on the WLTV forums and ran with Weston’s idea to taste more Southern French whites. One of Jimkay’s suggestions come through as well! Gary decided to make it more interesting and taste blind!

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2009 St. Cosme Cotes Du Rhone BlancCotes du Rhone Blanc play review at cork'd
2008 Janasse Blanc Chateauneuf Du PapeChateauneuf du Pape Blanc play review at cork'd
2007 Chateau La Roque Blanc Clos Des BenedictinsPic St Loup play review at cork'd

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Cava Tasting – Episode #962

December 22, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk has long been a fan of Cava, sparkling wine from Spain, as an alternative to expensive Champagne. Cava comes from the Barcelona region in Spain and ring in at nice price points.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

Cavas Hill BrutSpanish Brut Nonvintage play review at cork'd
One + One Three BrutSpanish Brut Nonvintage play review at cork'd
Codorniu OriginalSpanish Brut Nonvintage play review at cork'd
2007 Gramona Gran CuveeSpanish Brut Vintage play review at cork'd


Loire Valley Cabernet Franc Tasting – Episode #961

December 20, 2010

On the advice of a Vayniac, Gary Vaynerchuk sits down to pay hommage to one of his favorite grapes, Cabernet Franc. He tastes three Cab Francs from the Loire Valley- including 2 Chinons and 1 Saumur.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Roches Neuves Saumur Champigny Terres Chaudes RougeSaumur-Champigny play review at cork'd
2006 Jean-maurice Raffault Chinon Clos Des CapucinsChinon play review at cork'd
2005 Herault Heraut’ik ChinonChinon play review at cork'd

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Tasting with Jimmy Stafford of Train – Episode #960

December 16, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk meets with Jimmy Stafford of the band Train, a huge fan of wine. They talk about how Jimmy got into wine, his band’s wine club, and discovering new regions and grapes!

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Leeuwin Artist Series RieslingAustralian Riesling play review at cork'd
2008 K-vintners Morrison Lane SyrahColumbia Valley Syrah play review at cork'd

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St Chinian Tasting – Episode #959

December 10, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk sits down to discuss St Chinian wines, interesting values plays from the South of France.

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  • “The Serrottes is a blend of Syrah and Malbec….almost 50/50. Thats on…” by Jeroen de Zeeuw
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2009 Clos Bagatelle St Chinian Tradition Saint Chinian play review at cork'd
2006 Le Grange De Quatre Sous Les SerrottesSaint Chinian play review at cork'd


Barolo Blind Tasting – Episode #958

December 8, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk is back with another blind tasting show on a category that’s been bringing the thunder lately- Barolo.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Cordero Di Montezemolo Barolo MonfalletoBarolo play review at cork'd
2005 Vietti Barolo CastiglioneBarolo play review at cork'd
2005 Azelia Barolo San RoccoBarolo play review at cork'd


A Short Video Today On My Thoughts

December 7, 2010

Not too much to say today after the Jets loss. Here is the video.

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Blind Tasting of Chardonnay From All Over the World – Episode #957

December 6, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk is back with a blind tasting show of Chardonnay from all over the world and he makes his official Jets prediction against the Patriots.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

L.a. Cetto Chardonnay ReserveMisc Country Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2009 Evening Land Bourgogne BlancBourgogne Blanc play review at cork'd
2008 Chalone Chalone Vineyard ChardonnayCalifornia Chardonnay play review at cork'd

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