Archive for the ‘Head to Head’ Category

Head to Head California Chardonnay Tasting – Episode # 819

February 19, 2010

Gary picked out 2 Chardonnays that had high scores and tasted them side by side to see if they lived up to the hype.

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  • “90/100

    Good show with delicious sounding wines. Even Mott comes to t…” by luca bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Highland Estates Camelot Highlands ChardonnayCentral Coast Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2006 Maldonado Chardonnay Los OlivosNapa Chardonnay play review at cork'd

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Head to Head Barolo Tasting- Blind – Episode #786

December 15, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk blind tastes 2 Barolos side by side and talks about how this region will be a major player in the coming years with wine connoisseurs.

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  • “89/100

    line of the day – ‘seemed a little conservative, then got a l…” by luca bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2004 Germano Barolo CerrettaBarolo play review at cork'd
2004 Camerano Barolo Cannubi San LorenzoBarolo play review at cork'd

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Head to Head Viognier Tasting – Blind – Episode #782

December 8, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk blind tastes two Viogniers, an interesting white wine varietal.

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  • “89/100

    Line of the day is Mr Mott’s 189th mention of ‘heat on the ba…” by luca bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

Ferrandiere ViognierVins de Pays play review at cork'd
2007 Revolution ViognierAustralian Viognier play review at cork'd

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Meursault Taste Off – Episode #755

October 19, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 2 Meursaults from the same producer, but different vineyards.

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  • “88/100

    I like these tighter, shorter shows but this one is possibly …” by luca bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Boyer Martenot Meursault CharmesMeursault play review at cork'd
2007 Boyer Martenot Meursault GenevrieresMeursault play review at cork'd

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2004 Brunello di Montalcino Taste Off – Episode #752

October 13, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk faces a battle royale between 3 Brunellos from the highly acclaimed 2004 vintage to celebrate the release of Crush It!

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  • “92/100

    line of the day – ‘this is definitely more of a dude with, lik…” by luca bercelli

  • “Im not a wine expert but living on eastern long island has made wine c…” by Jonny Mitchell
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2004 La Colombina Brunello Di MontalcinoBrunello di Montalcino play review at cork'd
2004 Frescobaldi Brunello Di Montalcino CastelgiocondoBrunello di Montalcino play review at cork'd
2004 Il Poggione Brunello Di MontalcinoBrunello di Montalcino play review at cork'd

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California vs Washington State Syrah Showdown – Episode #461

May 8, 2008

Today in a head to head confrontation Gary Vaynerchuk pits 2 Syrahs against each other, one from Washington State and the other from California.

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  • “Whats this Gary V? I always have to remember to turn my volume down i…” by Joe Price
  • “30 bones…kinda expensive for the CKC crowd. lol. but regardless than…” by Krishna Patel
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Rhapsody3 Syrah play review at cork'd
2005 Gramercy Cellars Walla Walla Valley Syrah play review at cork'd

New Zealand vs France Syrah Showdown – Episode #419

February 29, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk concludes the head to head showdown today with a classic battle pitting New Zealand against France.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2004 Craggy Range Le Sol SyrahNew Zealand Syrah play review at cork'd
2004 Puech Haut Clos Du PicLanguedoc-Roussillon play review at cork'd

Malbec vs Malbec – Episode #417

February 27, 2008

It’s the new world vs the old world as Gary Vaynerchuk continues with the head to head battle of Malbecs from France and Argentina.

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  • “qotd: had a goat cheesecake that was awesome recently…” by John__J
  • “Have had the Punto Riserva.. QOTD-ice cream or vanilla layer cake. …” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2004 Origine CahorsCahors play review at cork'd
2006 Punto Final Classico MalbecArgentine Malbec play review at cork'd

Australia vs France In A Chardonnay Battle – Episode #415

February 25, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk takes a look at two Chardonnay wines, one from Aussy and one from Burgundy, who will win?

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  • “qotd: when I tasted some white burgundies yesterday actually…” by John__J
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2003 Vincent Girardin Meursault Poruzot DessusMeursault play review at cork'd
2005 Tapanappa Chardonnay TiersAustralian Chardonnay play review at cork'd