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Beaune Wine Tasting – Episode #975

January 26, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 3 different Beaune reds from Burgundy, on the suggestion of a Vayniac. This region is in the heart of Burgundy and makes great values for a region known for its expensive wines.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Dubois Chorey Les Beaune Clos MargotBeaune White or Red play
1996 Maillard Savigny Les BeauneBeaune White or Red play
2008 Chateau De Chorey Beaune Les TeuronsBeaune White or Red

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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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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


Revisiting the 2007 Domaine Leflaive Batard Montrachet – Episode #931

October 12, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes the 2007 Domaine Leflaive Batard Montrachet a week after it was opened for episodes 927 and 928 with Josh Greene of Wine & Spirits.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Domain Leflaive Batard-Montrachet play review at cork'd


Head to Head 2007 St Veran Tasting – Episode #811

February 4, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 2 St Verans from Burgundy side by side with some interesting results…plus a small trip through Wine Library!

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    lines of the day – ‘Do you find me bashful’, ‘Give me a fish …” by luca bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Robert Denogent St Veran Les Pommards Vieilles VignesSt Veran play review at cork'd
2007 Verget Saint-veran DavayeSt Veran play review at cork'd

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2005 St. Joseph Tasting – Episode #805

January 27, 2010

Gary shares his knowledge of St. Joseph, a serious Northern Rhone appellation that doesn’t have much exposure.

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    line of the day – ‘Throw a steak on me – I’m talking Flintsto…” by luca bercelli

  • “Coke. Right down the road from ATL here in Augusta. Pepsi is booed ar…” by John Reese
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Domaine Courbis St. Joseph RoyeSt Joseph Rouge play review at cork'd
2005 Francois Villard Mairlant St Joseph St Joseph Rouge play review at cork'd

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2004 and 2006 Alsatian Riesling Tasting – Episode #804

January 26, 2010

Gary gets back to the Thunder Saddle after a very disappointing Jets loss. He tastes 2 vintages of Riesling from Alsace, a region that is underrepresented in many wine circles.

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    line of the day – ‘I reckon one day we’re going to have rock j…” by luca bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Schlumberger Riesling Les Princes AbbesAlsace Riesling play review at cork'd
2004 Leon Beyer Riesling Escaillers Alsace Riesling play review at cork'd

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Laid Back Friday with Some 2007 Chateauneuf du Papes – Episode #767

November 13, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk is back to the Laid Back Friday couch, tasting some value 2007 Chateauneuf du Papes.

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    line of the day – ‘It’s like Lebron – when he was a sophomore …” by luca bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Domaine Lafond Chat Du Pape Chateauneuf du Pape Rouge play review at cork'd
2007 Paul Autard Chateauneuf Du PapeChateauneuf du Pape Rouge 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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    Couldn’t agree more about the horrible packaging on the Pehu….” by luca bercelli

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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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    What an episode! For the last two minutse of this show I coul…” by luca bercelli

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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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    Phenomenal guest and phenomenal episode – really informative …” by luca bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

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

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