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Laid Back Friday With A Playmate And Some Cheese – Episode #437

April 4, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes an Aussy red blend with a racy name. Gary also gobbles some cheese!

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Fetish PlaymatesAustralian Red Meritage play review at cork'd

Cheese mentioned in todays episode.

  • Cornish Yarg – Neals Yard
  • Gubbeen Neal’s Yard

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Australian Wines On The Thunder Show, These Should Bring The Thunder! – Episode #433

March 31, 2008

Gary tries 4 wines from down under and talks about the unfair bashing he has given these wines at times and explains why.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Water Wheel Shiraz BendigoAustralian Shiraz/Syrah play review at cork'd
2005 Boarding Pass ShirazAustralian Shiraz/Syrah play review at cork'd
2006 Mitolo Gam ShirazAustralian Shiraz/Syrah play review at cork'd
2006 Glaetzer AnaperennaAustralian Red Meritage play review at cork'd

Will these wines rock? A Mixed Bag Of Stuff – Episode #420

March 3, 2008

Gary is in the mood to try a few different wines and goes with a mixed bag of wines.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Lynmar Russian River ChardonnaySonoma Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2006 Altesino Rosso Di AltesinoTOSCANA IGT play review at cork'd
2006 Mike Weir Cabernet/ MerlotCanadian Other Red Wine play review at cork'd
2005 D’arenberg 28 Road MourvedreAustralian Mourvedre play review at cork'd

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Big Boy Wines On The Thunder Show – Episode #398

January 31, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk wants to have some fun, with some very serious explosive wines. Sit back and lets see how much “Thunder” these wines bring.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Mcprice Myers Grenache L’angeOther California Other Red Rho play review at cork'd
2001 Freemark Abbey Bosche Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd
2004 Delas Hermitage BessardsHermitage Rouge play review at cork'd
2005 Charles Cimicky Petite SirahOther Australian Red Wine play review at cork'd

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Wines For Peeps That Go Vegetarian – Episode #397

January 30, 2008

An episode for all those who don’t eat meat and want to “link it up” with what they do eat :)

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Turkey Flat RoseAustralian Rose play review at cork'd
2006 Vinum Africa Chenin BlancSouth African Chenin Blanc play review at cork'd
2005 Barth Rene Roemerberg GewurztraminerAlsace Gewurztraminer play review at cork'd
2006 Denner ViognierOther California White Rhone V play review at cork'd

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6 More Shows Of The Thunder Show And A Re Taste Of Yesterday’s Wines. – Episode #393

January 24, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk counts down the Thunder show with the wines from yesterday and a recommendation of one of his favorite little wines.

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  • “Gary, you've made a terrible mistake. On episode 392, you opened a…” by Renato Fonseca
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Leocadie Fernand AverouxLanguedoc-Roussillon play review at cork'd
2005 Achaval Ferrer MiradorArgentine Malbec play review at cork'd
2004 Torbreck Run Rig RedAustralian Shiraz/Syrah play review at cork'd

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Thoughts About Wine And Evaluating It – Episode #392

January 23, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk talks from the heart on todays thunder show! He specifically addresses the way he evaluates wine.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Achaval Ferrer MiradorArgentine Malbec play review at cork'd
2004 Torbreck Run Rig RedAustralian Shiraz/Syrah play review at cork'd

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A Grab Bag Of Wines On The Thunder Show – Episode #379

December 27, 2007

Gary Vaynerchuk sits down and tastes through a few wines and gives you his thoughts.

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  • “Just got 2 750ml of the 2008 j.j. prum spat. One for now and one in fi…” by Thomas L
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Spice Route PinotageSouth African Pinotage play review at cork'd
2005 Black Wing ShirazAustralian Shiraz/Syrah play review at cork'd
2003 Chat La Tour CarnetOther Red Bordeaux play review at cork'd
2004 J.j. Prum Wehlener Sonnenuhr Spatlese RieslingGerman Riesling play review at cork'd

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Merlot, Now What? Serious Merlot On The Thunder Show – Episode #375

December 20, 2007

Bashed by Hollywood a few years ago and seemingly finding it’s footing Gary checks up on some Merlot today!

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Wines tasted in this episode:

1999 Clarendon Hills Brookman MerlotAustralian Merlot play review at cork'd
2001 Newton Epic MerlotNapa Merlot play review at cork'd
2002 Engel Family MerlotNapa Merlot play review at cork'd

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Steak And Wine Episode – Episode #372

December 17, 2007

Gary Vaynerchuk tries a few wines that go with steaks and looks for the right deal!

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Tapestry ShirazAustralian Shiraz/Syrah play review at cork'd
2005 Tir Na Nog GrenacheAustralian Grenache play review at cork'd
2004 Piedra Hill Purple Label Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd
2002 D’arenberg Noble RieslingAustralian Dessert Wine

play review at cork'd

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