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Blind Tasting of Pinot Noirs from Around the World – Episode #992

March 2, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk blind tastes 3 Pinot Noir wines from 3 different continents.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 L’arlot Petit Arlot Nuits St. GeorgesNuits Ste Georges play
2008 Mt Difficulty Pinot Noir Central OtagoNew Zealand Pinot Noir play
2008 Lachini Pinot Noir EstateWillamette Pinot Noir play

Blind Tasting Chianti – Episode #979

February 2, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk blind tastes 3 different Chiantis with some interesting results.

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  • “I am huge fan but do readily admit that the styles/types can be confus…” by af
  • “sniffy sniffy…. haha!

    http://www.thefreewineblog.com/…” by Steve Mulligan

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Wines tasted in this episode:

Carpineto Chianti ClassicoChianti Classico play
2007 Felsina Chianti Classico RiservaChianti Classico play
2007 Ricasoli Chianti Classico BrolioChianti Classico play

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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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Brown Bag Challenge – Malbec – Episode #847

April 16, 2010

Gary finishes the week by blind tasting challenge with 2 Malbecs.

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  • “87/100

    line of the day – ‘three straight shows where I’ve pissed on …” by luca bercelli

  • “Enjoy Malbecs, Catena single vineyards are very good. QOTD-Either Cat…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Crios De Susana Balbo MalbecArgentine Malbec play review at cork'd
2005 Chateau Cayrou CahorsCahors play review at cork'd


Brown Bag Challenge – Pinot Noir – Episode #846

April 15, 2010

Gary continues on this brown bag blind tasting week with 2 Pinot Noirs.

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  • “89/100

    line of the day – ‘a little truck driver armpit on the nose’
    …” by luca bercelli

  • “Not familiar enough with this variety to brown bag it, sound like pazz…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Domaine Parent Bourgogne RougeBourgogne Rouge play review at cork'd
2006 Andre Neveu Sancerre Rouge Le Grand FricambaultSancerre Rouge play review at cork'd


Pinot Noir Blind Tasting – Episode #809

February 2, 2010

Gary blind tastes 4 different Pinot Noirs from around the world, with an interesting twist.

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    line of the day – ‘give me a pig snout and some pig feet …a…” by luca bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Valli Gibbston Pinot NoirNew Zealand Pinot Noir play review at cork'd
2006 Roco Pinot NoirWillamette Pinot Noir play review at cork'd
2006 Tandem Pinot Noir Auction BlockSonoma Pinot Noir play review at cork'd
2006 Testarossa Niclaire Pinot NoirCentral Coast Pinot Noir play review at cork'd

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Another Merlot Blind Tasting – Episode #803

January 20, 2010

Gary revisits Merlot in this blind tasting of wines around the world, with some interesting results.

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    line of the day – ‘this is like your old five and dime; candy …” by luca bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Chateau La BienfaisanceSt Emilion play review at cork'd
2007 Bellanotte MerlotFriuli Venzia-Giulia IGT play review at cork'd
Segal’s Fusion RedIsraeli Kosher Wine play review at cork'd
2007 Osso Anna MerlotNapa Merlot play review at cork'd

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Head to Head Sancerre Tasting – Blind – Episode #781

December 7, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 2 Sancerres side by side and ups the ante by tasting them blind!

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  • “89/100

    line of the day – ‘it’s like two twins that are very very diff…” by luca bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Gerard Boulay Monts Damnes SancerreSancerre Blanc play review at cork'd
2006 Henry Natter SancerreSancerre Blanc play review at cork'd

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American Merlot Blind Tasting – Episode #718

August 11, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk blind tastes 6 American Merlots to see if it is time to be drinking F*cking Merlot.

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  • “90/100

    line of the day – ‘where is this from…Romania?’

    As always …” by luca bercelli

  • “Great show, just what I was looking for!…” by Claudine Balthrop
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Summers Reserve MerlotSonoma Merlot play review at cork'd
2007 Flying Fish MerlotColumbia Valley Merlot play review at cork'd
2006 Woodward Canyon MerlotColumbia Valley Merlot play review at cork'd
2006 Duckhorn Merlot NapaNapa Merlot play review at cork'd
2006 Robert Karl MerlotColumbia Valley Merlot play review at cork'd
2005 Sebastiani Sonoma MerlotSonoma Merlot play review at cork'd

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Chardonnay Blind Wine Tasting – Episode #703

July 13, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk goes in a few different directions to find a few good men or Chard’s.

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    lines of the day – ‘I just used the word ‘play’ 9 times in the…” by luca bercelli

  • “ 5 has always been my favorite but 9 is starting to creep in.
    2008 Grg…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Gunn Estate Unoaked ChardonnayNew Zealand Chardonnay review at cork'd
2007 Defaix Chablis Cote De LechetChablis review at cork'd
2006 Jean Chartron Chassagene Montrachet Les BenoitesChassagne Montrachet review at cork'd
2007 Hamilton Russell ChardonnaySouth African Chardonnay review at cork'd
2006 Dunham Lewis ChardonnayColumbia Valley Chardonnay review at cork'd
2005 Mount Eden Estate ChardonnayNorth Coast Chardonnay review at cork'd
2006 Catena Alta ChardonnayArgentine Chardonnay review at cork'd

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