Archive for the ‘French’ Category

Head to Head Sancerre Tasting – Episode #995

March 7, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes one of his favorite white wines, Sancerre. See which producer wins this head to head tasting!

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  • “QOTD – Probably the 2003 St. Jean Du Barroux L’Oligocen, I really enjo…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2009 Pascal Jolivet Sancerre Les CaillotsSancerre Blanc play
2009 Clos Riffault Sancerre Les BoucaudsSancerre Blanc play

Puligny Montrachet Tasting – Episode #986

February 15, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk talks about his love of White Burgundies, specifically the wines of Puligny-Montrachet. He tastes 3 different Pulignys and shares his thoughts on them.

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  • “hey gary, you should read “Healing back pain” by John Sarno, it will f…” by Eddy Naim
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Dujac Fils Pere Puligny MontrachetPuligny Montrachet play
2008 Larue Le Trezin Puligny MontrachetPuligny Montrachet play
2008 Paul Pernot Puligny Montrachet Les PucellesPuligny Montrachet play

Tasting with Sommelier Michael Madrigale from Bar Boulud – Episode #965

January 11, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes with Michael Madrigale of Bar Boulud in New York City and they speak about the wine industry and how Michael became a sommelier. They discuss and taste two wines from Michael’s by the glass program, where he opens up older vintages of large format bottles and charges his cost.

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  • “Fantastic show and I plan to be in NYC soon. I’ve wanted to eat at one…” by
  • “Love this episode – I really like the idea of big bottles that are pri…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2004 Bernard Morey et Fils Chassagne Montrachet Morgeot Premier Cru play review at cork'd
1990 Domaine Clusel Roch Cote Rotie Les Grandes Places play review at cork'd

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Loire Valley Cabernet Franc Tasting – Episode #961

December 20, 2010

On the advice of a Vayniac, Gary Vaynerchuk sits down to pay hommage to one of his favorite grapes, Cabernet Franc. He tastes three Cab Francs from the Loire Valley- including 2 Chinons and 1 Saumur.

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  • “Hey Gary, fun show! Love that barnyard-y bouquet you referred to! Disq…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Roches Neuves Saumur Champigny Terres Chaudes RougeSaumur-Champigny play review at cork'd
2006 Jean-maurice Raffault Chinon Clos Des CapucinsChinon play review at cork'd
2005 Herault Heraut’ik ChinonChinon play review at cork'd

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Beaujolais Cru Tasting with Ray Isle from Food & Wine Magazine – Episode #949

November 12, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk sits down with Ray Isle to taste three different cru Beaujolais wines. They talk about Ray’s journey into the wine and how he ended up at Food & Wine Magazine!

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  • “Had some morgon cote de Py 2008, from Foillard last summer and it comp…” by Alexandre Savoie aka Sniffysix
  • “Gary, you mentioned Eataly and their wine shop on the show. I can tel…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2009 Georges Dubeouf Jean Descombes Morgon play review at cork'd
2009 Marcel Lapierre MorgonCru Beaujolais play review at cork'd
2008 Charly Thevenet Regnie Grain & Granit Cru Beaujolais 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

  • “Love love 100% Pinot Meunier. Pronouced Munnnyeah! No r. But french i…” by Sydney Krueger
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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


2006 Nuits St. Georges Tasting – Episode #882

June 28, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk sits down and focuses in on this interesting Burgundy appellation of Nuits St Georges and tastes 3 different wines from the area.

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  • “90/100

    line of the day – ‘I need you to put your snoz right in there…” by luca bercelli

  • “Gary, sooooo far behind. Crikee.
    For the 4th weekend I went to my b…” by Mike in C-town
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Daniel Rion Nuits St Georges Vieilles VignesNuits Ste Georges play review at cork'd
2006 Montille Nuits St Georges Aux ThoreyNuits Ste Georges play review at cork'd
2006 Mugneret-gibourg Chaignots Nuits St GeorgesNuits Ste Georges play review at cork'd

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Rocking with Red Burgundy – Episode #860

May 7, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk sits down with Miles Zuniga from the band Fastball to talk about music, the band, and Miles’ love of wine. They focus on red Burgundy, one of Miles’ favorite wine regions.

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  • “87/100

    This guest is probably okay but Jesus…does he like talking …” by luca bercelli

  • “He was looking for a comb right before the show….had to look on You-…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Meurger Bourgogne RougeBourgogne Rouge play review at cork'd
2006 Fourrier Gevrey Chambertin Vieilles VignesGevrey Chambertin play review at cork'd


2005 St Emilion Tasting – Episode #832

March 15, 2010

Gary revisits some 2005 Bordeaux wines from the St Emilion appellation. These wines are predominantly Merlot-based and usually have Cabernet Franc as well, a classic Right Bank blend.

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  • “90/100

    line of the day – ‘I just got mesmerised for a second’

    The …” by luca bercelli

  • “QOTD: Been watching The Office seasons lately thx to Netflix. Were tho…” by Max Murrey
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Chateau Grand MuraillesSt Emilion play review at cork'd
2005 Chateau LynsolenceSt Emilion play review at cork'd
2005 Chateau Beausejour DuffauSt Emilion play review at cork'd

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Laid Back Friday with Some 2007 Gigondas – Episode #831

March 12, 2010

Gary returns to the couch for a laid back Friday episode and talks about the cool appellation of Gigondas in the Southern Rhone.

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  • “89/100

    line of the day – ‘text yourself, write it down, smoke signals…” by luca bercelli

  • “drinking a little james basket press wright now…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Arnoux Gigondas Vieilles VignesGigondas play review at cork'd
2007 Bosquets Gigondas Gigondas play review at cork'd