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Gary is Sad but Not Too Sad to Bring Some Red Burgundy Thunder – Episode #561

October 20, 2008

Erwan Faiveley visits for a tasting of some very young Red Burgundies from the 2006 vintage.

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  • “90/100

    Nice guest, good Burgundy information. I’ll be trying to visit…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Good guest, have not had too many French Pinots due to the price point…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Domaine Faiveley Nuits-Saint-Georges play review at cork'd
2006 Domaine Faiveley Mercurey “Clos des Myglands” Premier Cru play review at cork'd
2006 Domaine Faiveley Beaune “Clos de l’Ecu” Premier Cru play review at cork'd

2005 Pommard Tasting – Episode #552

October 6, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk tries 3 Burgundian wines from the classic 2005 vintage and they all come from the wonderful little area of Pommard.

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  • “90/100

    line of the day – ‘like a deer running through a Smurf’s house…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “qotd: I’ve heard this one before. My friends…” by John__J
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Joseph Drouhin PommardPommard play review at cork'd
2005 Maillard Pommard ChanierePommard play review at cork'd
2005 Domaine Af Gros Pommard Les PezerollesPommard play review at cork'd

The Wines Of St Veran, Interesting Wines From Burgundy! – Epiosde #541

September 18, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk attacks the wines of St Veran and sees if there is anything worth while!

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  • “Qotd: Had one from the Arbois appellation that was really interesting,…” by John__J
  • “QOYD – Jean Claude Thevenet St. Veran vieilles vignes and Au Bon Clima…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Jean Saint Honore St VeranSt Veran play review at cork'd
2006 Verget Saint-veran ChataigniersSt Veran play review at cork'd
2006 Robert Denogent Pommards Saint VeranSt Veran play review at cork'd

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1969 Vintage Sauternes – Episode #515

August 8, 2008

Gary V loved the 2005 vintage, now let’s see how the 1969 Chateau Doisy Vedrines is holding up.

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  • “the three best were the 2001 Lafaurie Peraguey (94 pts) – loaded with …” by Paul C
  • “qotd: you’ll get the email when I taste it.

    We had a 1960 d’Yquem in …” by John__J

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Wines tasted in this episode:

Chateau Doisy Vedrines Sauternes 1969 play review at cork'd

A Vintage Bordeaux Tasting, 3 Heavyweights From 1988 – Episode #504

July 18, 2008

Back flying solo but still in Bordeaux, Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 1988 Cos d’Estournel, Margaux, and Latour.

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  • “1971 Chateau Latour…” by Joe Hernandez
  • “Congrats on your new office :-)
    I have tasted several Bordeaux from th…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

Chateau Cos D Estournel 1988 play review at cork'd
Chateau Margaux 1988 play review at cork'd
Chateau Latour 1988 play review at cork'd

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Bordeaux Tour Continues At Chateau La Tour Martillac – Episode #503

July 17, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk visits Chateau La Tour Martillac in Graves to taste 4 wines with owner Tristan Kressman, including Tristan’s first vintage: 1986.

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  • “qotd: soon as I can…” by John__J
  • “Quite a different label for French wines..good guest if you could hear…” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

Chateau Latour Martilliac Blanc 2006 play review at cork'd
Chateau Latour Martilliac Rouge 2004 play review at cork'd
Chateau Latour Martilliac Rouge 2000 play review at cork'd
Chateau Latour Martilliac Rouge 1986 play review at cork'd

Bordeaux Adventures Commence at Chateau Clinet – Episode #502

July 16, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk’s recent Bordeaux excursion brings him to Chateau Clinet in Pomerol, where he and the owner Ronan compare the historic 2005 to the unheralded 2006 vintage with some surprising results.

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  • “Great show, Gary! Yeah, I’m still watching WLTV episodes! God bless!

    …” by

  • “Interesting now that the 06 seems to be on closeout everywhere. WTSO h…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

Chateau Clinet Pomerol 2005 play review at cork'd
Chateau Clinet Pomerol 2006 play review at cork'd

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Sancerre With Oysters Are Still My Favorite Food And Wine Combo! – Episode #498

July 8, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk talks about the wine he loves to drink with his favorite west coast oysters.

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  • “All time favorite: Gewurztraminer and Spicy…let’s say Thai food. :)…” by Nora
  • “Sushis and Binner’ s Schlosberg riesling, it’s just so delicious!…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Roger Champault Sancerre Blanc PerrisSancerre Blanc play review at cork'd
2007 Mollet Florian Sancerre Roc De L’abbayeSancerre Blanc play review at cork'd
2006 Lucien Crochet Sancerre Le CheneSancerre Blanc play review at cork'd

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Pesquie Wine Tasting And Huge Contest Announcement – Episode #491

June 23, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk sits down with Fredrich Pesquie and talks wine and contests.

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  • “Good guest and show.

    QOTD: I’ve never been to France (unfortunately)….” by Hypersomnia

  • “Don't think I have had these wines. Very lovely Frenchie.. QOTD-d…” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2004 Chat Pesquie QuintessenceVentoux/Luberon/Nimes play review at cork'd
2004 Chateau Pesquie Cuvee ArtemiaVentoux/Luberon/Nimes play review at cork'd

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Rully Wines. Wines You Should Know From Burgundy! – Episode #460

May 7, 2008

The wines of Rully are very overlooked and today Gary Vaynerchuk takes a good hard look at them!

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  • “qotd: worst was your white zin show, even though I got to try it at wo…” by John__J
  • “Can't say I have had these wines. QOTD-best Sarah's Vineyard …” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Olivier Leflaive Rabource RullyRully/Mercurey/Givry Blanc play review at cork'd
2005 Jaeger Defaix Rully Rabouce BlancRully/Mercurey/Givry Blanc play review at cork'd
2005 Jaeger Defaix Rully Les Cloux BlancRully/Mercurey/Givry Blanc play review at cork'd

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