Archive for the ‘chardonnay’ Category

Five Year Anniversary Tasting – Episode #989

February 21, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk tapes on the road from TastingRoom.com on the 5th Anniversary of WLTV and tastes through some of the contenders for the next wine sampler.

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    QoTD: Any time that y…” by pstonier

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Talley Rincon Vineyard Arroyo Grande Valley Chardonnay play
2008 La Follette Van Der Kamp Vineyard Sonoma Mountain Pinot Noir play
2007 Blackbird Vineyards Illustration Napa Valley Red Blend 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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  • “im and idiot i thought it was ep 997 not 957….” by
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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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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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  • “Trying this wine for the first time tonight. Great structure, awesome …” by Robert Burden
  • “QOTD:
    2% – White
    80% – Red
    1% – Rose
    3% – Sparkling
    14% – Dessert…” by billy cooke
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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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What Wines Pair with a Hot Dog? Episode #944

November 3, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk tackles one of the most pressing questions affecting wine drinkers…what pairs well with hot dogs?

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  • “Just mustard. I’ll add relish if I’m feeling crazy….” by John Reese
  • “Relish and ketchup… and onions unless I am not on a date….” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Beringer Private Reserve ChardonnayNapa Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2007 Luigi Bosca Reserva MalbecArgentine Malbec play review at cork'd
2006 Mas Jullien Coteaux Du Languedoc Mas JullienLanguedoc play review at cork'd


TastingRoom.com White Wine Sampling – Episode #939

October 27, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk is sampling many different wines to use for a new wine club venture and he grabs a hodgepodge of interesting white wines.

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  • “Are the 6 packs only 50 ml bottles? I thought you’d mentioned they wo…” by Mattmusi64l
  • “I love this concept, but is it worth the price?

    QOTD: Only Premium d…” by Geoalb

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Goosecross Carneros Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2007 Fess Parker “Ashley’s” Sta. Rita Hills Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2008 Amista Morningsong Vineyards Dry Creek Valley Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2009 Peterson Dry Creek Valley Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2009 Jacuzzi Family Vineyards “Gilia’s” Carneros Vernaccia play review at cork'd
2009 Whitehall Lane Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd

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California vs. French Chardonnay Tasting – Episode #932

October 14, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes two Chardonnays head to head, including a California Chardonnay and a White Burgundy.

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    The Ramey Hyde Vineyard 2007 is…” by

  • “QOTD: Oaky, Buttery style has it’s place matching with certain meals …” by alexander
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Kistler Les Noisetier ChardonnaySonoma Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2008 Louis Carillon Chassagne MontrachetChassagne Montrachet play review at cork'd


Laura Catena from Bodega Catena Zapata – Episode #929

October 8, 2010


Gary Vaynerchuk sits down with Laura Catena, from the famous Bodega Catena Zapata in Argentina. They try a Chardonnay and Malbec from Catena and some tasty treats.

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  • “OK, I hate, hate!!!! to comment on something that is dead, buried and …” by
  • “Side QOTD: $12

    …” by Hypersomnia

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Catena Alta ChardonnayArgentine Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2008 Catena MalbecArgentine Malbec play review at cork'd

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Blind Chardonnay Tasting – Episode #923

September 30, 2010


Gary Vaynerchuk blind tastes 3 different Chardonnays from all around the world.

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  • “88/100

    line of the day – ‘It’s a bit like being the prettiest girl a…” by luca bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Litaud St. Veran Les PommardsSt Veran play review at cork'd
2007 Peconic Bay Chardonnay La Barrique New York Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2008 Catena ChardonnayArgentine Chardonnay play review at cork'd

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Blind Tasting of Vin de Pays Wines – Episode #909

August 27, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk talks about a type of French wine, Vin de Pays, or ‘country wine’ generally provide good values on the marketplace. Gary tastes 3 different VDP wines, red and white, and gives his very honest appraisal of them.

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  • “90/100

    lines of the day – ‘This is the worst blind tasting show ever…” by luca bercelli

  • “thanks for calling it like it is! no qotd????!!!!…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2009 Domaine D’olivier ChardonnayVins de Pays play review at cork'd
Ferrandiere MalbecVins de Pays play review at cork'd
2006 V. Bouquet Cabernet SauvignonVins de Pays play review at cork'd


Supermarket Wine Week – California Chards – Episode #893

July 27, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk continues supermarket wine week with 3 California Chardonnay’s.

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  • “93/100

    Lines of the day, all three of them! ‘This wine is too legit …” by luca bercelli

  • “QOTD: Great value in the low $20s…2007 Foley Estates Chardonnay Ran…” by alexander
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Wines tasted in this episode:

Smoking Loon ChardonnayCalifornia Chardonnay play review at cork'd
Bogle ChardonnayCalifornia Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2008 Rombauer Carneros ChardonnayNapa Chardonnay play review at cork'd