Archive for the ‘Champagne’ Category

Episode 1,000

March 14, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk has finally made it to episode 1,000 of Wine Library TV! It’s been an amazing ride since that day in February 2006, with great guests, amazing (and sometimes awful) wines, as well as a lot of Jets talk. Today, the main focus is a huge thank you to all the Vayniacs who helped make this community…and a huge announcement from Gary.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Jerome Prevost La Closerie Les Beguines BrutFrench Brut Vintage play

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Tasting with Sommelier Rajat Parr Part 2 – Episode #943

November 2, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk and Rajat Parr conclude their tasting with some grower’s Champagne and talk more about the wine business.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

Chartogne Taillet Cuvee St AnneFrench Brut Nonvintage play review at cork'd

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Head to Head Tasting of Growers Champagnes – Episode #891

July 16, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk picks 2 under the radar, small production grower’s Champagnes for a side by side tasting.

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  • “92/100

    line of the day – ‘I feel like I’m drinking a cloud’

    Really…” by luca bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

Moutardier Brut Nature Pure MeunierFrench Brut Nonvintage play review at cork'd
Jose Dhondt Blanc De BlancFrench Brut Nonvintage play review at cork'd


Tasting Some Bubbles with Brian Solis – Episode #838

March 26, 2010

Gary sits down with Brian Solis during South by Southwest in Austin. They taste through 4 different Champagnes to celebrate his newly released book, “Engage”.

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    line of the day – ‘At 40 US dollars this is borderline ‘I sto…” by luca bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

Duval Leroy BrutFrench Brut Nonvintage play review at cork'd
Alfred Gratien Brut French Brut Nonvintage play review at cork'd
Charles Heidsieck Brut ReserveFrench Brut Nonvintage play review at cork'd
Philipponnat Royale Reserve BrutFrench Brut Nonvintage play review at cork'd

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Bubbles on New Years Eve – Episode #795

December 31, 2009

Gary tastes 3 different and interesting Champagnes on New Years Eve. Happy New Year Vayniacs!

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    Nice end to the year, happy, happy Gary…” by luca bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2003 Pierre Peters BrutFrench Blanc de Blancs play review at cork'd
2000 Lassalle Cuvee Angeline BrutFrench Brut Vintage play review at cork'd
1985 Clicquot Rose ReserveFrench Brut Rose play review at cork'd


The Vayniac Cabernet has Finally Arrived – Episode #790

December 21, 2009

Gary tastes the finished product of the Vayniac Cab and also shares a special Champagne befitting the occasion.

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    Mott comes out of his shell bigtime in this episode and his ‘…” by luca bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

1996 Legras St VincentFrench Brut Vintage play review at cork'd
2007 Vayniac Napa Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd

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2002 Champagne Tasting – Episode #758

October 23, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes two different Champagnes from the incredible 2002 vintage.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2002 Legras Brut Champagne Presidence VvFrench Brut Vintage play review at cork'd
2002 Pehu Simonet BrutFrench Brut Vintage play review at cork'd

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A Master of Wine Stops By for a Champagne Experiment ? Part 2 ? Episode #757

October 22, 2009

Gary and Jennifer conclude their exploration of decanted bubbly… stay tuned for a surprise finish!

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Wines tasted in this episode:

1995 Charles Heidsieck Blanc De Millenaire play review at cork'd

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A Master of Wine Stops By for a Champagne Experiment – Part 1 – Episode #756

October 21, 2009

Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan, the newest American women to get her Master of Wine, sits down with Gary to do a decanting experiment with Champagne.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

1995 Charles Heidsieck Blanc De Millenaire play review at cork'd

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Wine & Spirits Top 100 – Part 1 – Episode #741

September 23, 2009

Joshua Greene, Editor of Wine & Spirits Magazine, visits to give a sneak peak at their Top 100 Wines of 2009.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Quinta Da Aveleda Vinho Verde play review at cork'd
2002 Louis Roederer Cristal play review at cork'd

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