Archive for the ‘cabernet’ Category

Tasting with the Vayniacs – Episode #997

March 9, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk meets up with the second group, including Smokenmirrors, SS Chris, Kahuna, and Brooklyn Paul. They all picked Napa Cabernets and tasted through these four high end reds. This is the second of four shows.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Tamber Bay Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play
2007 Kathryn Hall Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play
2008 Caymus Special Select Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play
2004 Karl Lawrence Reserve MorisoliNapa Red Meritage play

Tasting with Tim and Carrisa Mondavi from Continuum Part 2 – Episode #994

March 4, 2011

The concluding part, including the tasting of the 2006 and 2008 Continuum with Tim and Carissa Mondavi. Gary, Tim, and Carissa speak more about the California wine business, vineyards, and winemaking.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Continuum play
2008 Continuum play

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High End Kosher Reds Tasting – Episode #988

February 17, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes two new releases of Kosher wine from Spain and the United States and talks about the upcoming Kosher Food and Wine Experience in New York City.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Capcanes La Flor del Flor de Primavera play
2008 Herzog Clone Six Edition Cabernet play

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Head to Head Tasting of 2007 Napa Cabernets – Episode #983

February 9, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk mixes it up and tastes 2 Napa Cabs head to head from the acclaimed 2007 vintage.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Fuse Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play
2007 Louis Martini Napa Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play


Blind 2007 Napa Cabernet Tasting with a Very Special Guest – Episode #980

February 3, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk blind tastes three of the wines that were recently scored in the newest Wine Advocate. Wine Library TV’s favorite guest, Sasha Vaynerchuk tastes with Gary.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Obsidian Ridge Half Mile RedNorth Coast Red Blend play
2007 Ilaria Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play
2007 Shafer Cabernet Sauvignon One Point Five Napa Cabernet play

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Brave New World of Wine Part 2 – Episode #967

January 13, 2011

Concluding the tasting with Gary Vaynerchuk and author of Brave New World of Wine, Mark Oldman.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Karl Lawrence Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd
1933 V.J.H. Justino Henriques MALMSEY Madeira play review at cork'd

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Tasting of New California Arrivals – Episode #954

November 23, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk tries 4 Californian reds that have just arrived at Wine Library and also received massive scores in the press. He tastes them to see if they live up to the hype.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Luna Napa MerlotNapa Merlot play review at cork'd
2007 Flora Springs TrilogyNapa Red Meritage play review at cork'd
2008 Lewis Cellars Alec’s BlendNapa Rhone Blends play review at cork'd
2008 Lewis Napa Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd


Tasting with Tim Spear from Clos Mimi Part 2 – Episode #952

November 18, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk and Tim Spear conclude the tasting of the Clos Mimi wines.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Clos Mimi Mcginley Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon play review at cork'd
2004 Clos Mimi Mcginley Vineyard Syrah play review at cork'd

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California Chardonnay and Cabernet Tasting – Episode #950

November 15, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk sits down for a traditional WLTV, with 2 Chardonnays and a Cabernet from California. Also, Gary makes an announcement for this year’s Thanksgiving Secret Pack!

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Rusack ChardonnaySanta Barbara Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2008 Falcone ChardonnayPaso Robles Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2007 Obsidian Ridge Cabernet SauvignonNorth Coast Cabernet Sauvignon play review at cork'd

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TastingRoom.com Red Wine Sampling – Episode #940

October 28, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk continues trying new wines, this time focusing on a grab bag of reds.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Swanson Oakville Merlot play review at cork'd
2007 L’Aventure Paso Robles Estate Cabernet Sauvignon play review at cork'd
2007 Acorn Alegría Vineyards Russian River Valley Medley Red Blend play review at cork'd
2004 Ackerman Family Vineyards Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon play review at cork'd
2007 DeLoach Maboroshi Vineyard Pinot Noir play review at cork'd
2007 Storybook Napa Estate Eastern Exposures Zinfandel play review at cork'd

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