Archive for January, 2011

Taurasi Wine Tasting – Episode #977

January 31, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk delves into the subject of Taurasi, an Aglianico based red wine from the Campania region of Italy.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Mastroberardino Radici TaurasiTaurasi play
2004 Terredora TaurasiTaurasi play

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Tasting Some New South American Wines – Episode #976

January 27, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes three wines from Argentina and Chile that interested him from the shop and also talks about a cool new Pinot Noir from Chile.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2009 Ben Marco MalbecArgentine Malbec play
2009 Bodega Noemia A LisaArgentine Red Blend play
2006 Cousino Macul LotaChilean Red Blend play

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Beaune Wine Tasting – Episode #975

January 26, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 3 different Beaune reds from Burgundy, on the suggestion of a Vayniac. This region is in the heart of Burgundy and makes great values for a region known for its expensive wines.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Dubois Chorey Les Beaune Clos MargotBeaune White or Red play
1996 Maillard Savigny Les BeauneBeaune White or Red play
2008 Chateau De Chorey Beaune Les TeuronsBeaune White or Red

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Oregon Reds and Whites Tasting – Episode #974

January 25, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk has heard a lot of buzz about the Big Table Farm wines and wanted to try them out. He tastes two of the Big Table Farm wines from the 2009 vintage, as well as two others also from Oregon.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2009 Big Table Farm Brooks Estate Vineyard Riesling play
2009 Penner Ash ViognierWillamette Viognier play
2009 Big Table Farm Cattrall Brothers Pinot Noir play
2007 Archery Summit Pinot Noir Premier CuveeWillamette Pinot Noir play

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Down in the Dregs with Some Bourbon – Episode #973

January 24, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk is back from Pittsburgh with his heart broken after the Jets loss. He drinks some Bourbon to ease his pain.

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Bourbon tasted in this episode:

Tuthilltown Hudson Four Grain Bourbon play


Grab Bag Tasting of a Brunello and a Bordeaux – Episode #972

January 20, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk picks two reds that have intrigued him, a Brunello from a favorite producer of his and a Bordeaux from the Cotes de Castillon.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Barbi Brunello Di MontalcinoBrunello di Montalcino play
2003 Clos Les LunellesRed Bordeaux play


Barbera d’Alba Tasting – Episode #971

January 19, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes two Barbera wines from the Alba region in the Piedmont. These Italian reds are from two highly respected producers in the region.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Cigliuti Barbera D’alba CampassBarbera d’Alba play
2007 Vietti Barbera D’alba Scarrone Barbera d’Alba play


Expanding Palates with a Teroldego Tasting – Episode #970

January 18, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk explores an interesting wine varietal from Italy, Teroldego.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Devescovi Teroldego RotalianoTeroldego Rotaliano play


Torrontes Tasting – Episode #969

January 17, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 2 Torrontes wines, interesting value plays from Argentina.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2009 Tomero TorrontesArgentine Torrontes play
2008 Altivo Classic TorrontesArgentine Torrontes play

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Spanish and Argentinean Wine Tasting with a Special Guest – Episode #968

January 14, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk invites Ian Adelstein to the show, a Vayniac who’s a huge wine and food lover who received his sommelier certification at the age of 21. They taste an interesting lineup of Spanish and Argentinean reds and talk about how he got on the show.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2001 Muga Prado Enea Gran ReservaRioja play
2007 Palacios Les TerrassesPriorat play
2008 Bodegas Renacer Enamore Other Argentine Red Wine play

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