Archive for the ‘Chilean’ Category

Chilean Carmenere Tasting – Episode #822

February 25, 2010

Gary introduces a grape that’s made a splash in Chile and brings some great value to the table.

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    On the downside this is the first show I can think of where G…” by luca bercelli

  • “I credit (or blame) Carmenere for pulling me into wine and away from j…” by EmbeGo
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Wines tasted in this episode:

Vina Chocalan Carmenere 2008Chile Carmenere play review at cork'd
2008 Tamaya CarmenereChile Carmenere play review at cork'd
2006 Vina San Pedro 1865 CarmenereChile Carmenere play review at cork'd


Chilean Cabernet Sauvignon Tasting – Episode #707

July 21, 2009

Many Chilean Cabernets are still well priced… will these 3 examples bring some thunder?

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    lines of the day – ‘There’s a little bit of stinkiness going o…” by luca bercelli

  • “Have had the Montes and Marquis many times..QOTD-as much as you Gary …” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2004 Unico Cabernet SauvignonChilean Cabernet Sauvignon play review at cork'd
2006 Concha Y Toro Cabernet Marquis De CasaChilean Cabernet Sauvignon play review at cork'd
2007 Montes Alpha Cabernet SauvignonChilean Cabernet Sauvignon

play review at cork'd

Links mentioned in todays episode.

3 White Wines that Everyone is Talking About – Episode #687

June 10, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk returns to the thunder seat to taste 3 wines and hopes they live up to the hype!

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    line of the day – ‘let’s call a spade a spade, this wine is bo…” by luca bercelli

  • “Have had the Nobilo and Tolosa before.. QOTD-just watched Salt..not b…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Simone Sauvignon BlancChilean Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2008 Nobilo Sauvignon Blanc IconNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2006 Tolosa Chardonnay Edna ValleyCentral Coast Chardonnay play review at cork'd

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Kosher Wine Tasting for Passover – Episode #655

April 8, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk is joined by his dad Sasha to pair some Kosher wines with Matzoh and Gefilte fish.

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  • “91/100

    line of the day – ‘perception is bullshit’

    Hilarious. I doubt…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Not a huge Kosher wine fan..Always love Sasha on the show.. www.winel…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

Barkan Reserve ChardonnayIsraeli Kosher Wine play review at cork'd
Don Alfonso Cabernet SauvignonChilean Kosher Wine play review at cork'd
2004 Galil Mountain YironIsraeli Kosher Wine play review at cork'd


A Master Sommelier From Germany Stops By To Talk Wine – Episode #605

January 7, 2009

Master Sommelier Hendrik Thoma from Germany stops by and chats wine, german wine and shows us his great personality.

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  • “I think you two should do more shows together. I had a BLAST watching …” by Jacqui Nichols
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    line of the day – ‘it’s like when you see a 9-Y-O girl dressed…” by Luca Bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

1992 Zilliken Saarburger Rausch Spatlese RieslingGerman Riesling play
2007 Cartagena GewurtztraminerOther Chilean White Wine play
2006 Becker Pinot NoirOther German Varieties play
2006 Donnhoff Oberhauser Brucke Riesling AusleseGerman Riesling play

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Knitting and Sauvignon Blanc – Episode #577

November 13, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk welcomes a guest to show us a little knitting action and he shows her a few Sauvignon Blancs from Chile, New Zealand and California.

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    line of the day – ‘I’d eat poop with cheese, that’s how much I…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Have had the Simi before.. QOTD-funny to read all those who bought in…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Glazebrook Sauvignon BlancNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
Simi Sauvignon BlancSonoma Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2006 Vina Leyda Garuma Sauvignon BlancChilean Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd

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We’re bringing Merlot back. A Merlot wine tasting event! – Episode #565

October 27, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk tries a couple of different Merlot wines from around the globe.

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    line of the day – ‘like giving a big burly guy a dandelion’

    G…” by Luca Bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Casa Lapostolle Cuvee Alexandre MerlotChilean Merlot play review at cork'd
2005 Mercer Merlot Horse Heaven HillsColumbia Valley Merlot play review at cork'd
2005 Bravante Howell Mountain MerlotNapa Merlot play review at cork'd

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Alex Bartholomaus from 2 Brothers is here to share his passion – Episode #486

June 16, 2008

Alex Bartholomaus and his brother Erik have created a project worthy of the thunder show. In what is going to be one of the best episodes of WLTV ever we are pleased to show what wine and life is all about!

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  • “qotd: weening my mother off of white zin was moment to rejoice…” by John__J
  • “Have not tried this wine..looks like the Saints insignia. Good guy, g…” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Two Brothers Cabernet Sauvignon ReserveChilean Cabernet Sauvignon play review at cork'd

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Chilean Cabernet Sauvignon, Any Opportunities? – Episode #466

May 15, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk explores the Cabernet Sauvignon from CHILE and chats some with the Vayniacs at the end of the taping!

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  • “qotd: most surprising to me is how many people I see still drinking th…” by John__J
  • “Like most wines from Casa Lapostelle… QOTD-enjoying wineries discoun…” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

Walnut Crest Cabernet SauvignoChilean Cabernet Sauvignon play review at cork'd
Santa Rita 120 Cab SauvChilean Cabernet Sauvignon play review at cork'd
Casa Lapostolle Cabernet SauvignonChilean Cabernet Sauvignon play review at cork'd
2005 Montes Alpha Cabernet SauvignonChilean Cabernet Sauvignon play review at cork'd

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Chilean Carmenere Makes An Appearance – Episode #465

May 14, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk explores the very interesting grape that has many buzzing in the wine industry.

Update: The 10 wristbands have been claimed.

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  • “qotd: I’ve had quite a few, but I can’t remember the last 1, it’s been…” by John__J
  • “Have had Chono Cab, interesting grape, smells like roasted meats. QOT…” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

Concha Y Toro CarmenereChile Carmenere play review at cork'd
2005 Chono CarmenereChile Carmenere play review at cork'd
2006 Errazuriz Carmenere Single VineyardChile Carmenere play review at cork'd