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2004-2006 Vintage Barbaresco Tasting – Episode #904

August 13, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk continues his focus on Nebbiolo, this time tasting 3 Barbarescos.

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  • “Gary I’m drinking the Abrigo as my Super Bowl wine right now. My girlf…” by Matt Rust
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Stefano Farina BarbarescoBarbaresco play review at cork'd
2004 Abrigo Barbaresco Vigna MontersinoBarbaresco play review at cork'd
2005 Produttori Barbaresco Rabaja RiservaBarbaresco play review at cork'd


Nebbiolo Tasting – Episode #903

August 11, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk wants to share one of his favorite under the radar grapes- Nebbiolo. This grape is big in the Piedmont, which most people have had as Barbaresco or Barolo. He tastes 3 entry level Nebbiolos.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Malvira Nebbiolo LangheLanghe play review at cork'd
2007 Paitin Nebbiolo Ca VejaNebbiolo d’Alba play review at cork'd
2007 Osvaldo Barberis Nebbiolo D’albaNebbiolo d’Alba play review at cork'd


Tasting the Sopranos Wine – Part II – Episode #876

June 17, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk focuses on the Chiantis from the Sopranos wine and tastes with Dominic Chianese and Mark Gonsalves.

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  • “Love it!

    QOTD : 7 counties – Galway, Roscommon, Tipperary, Laois, Wes…” by Simply Wines

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 The Sopranos Chianti play review at cork'd
2007 The Sopranos Chianti Classico play review at cork'd
2005 The Sopranos Chianti Classico Riserva play review at cork'd
2007 The Sopranos Cab/Merlot/Sangiovese Blend play review at cork'd

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Interesting Italian Wine Tasting with a Guest – Episode #867

May 25, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes with Michael Malanga, who used the examples of Crush It to get on WLTV. Michael wants to spread the word about the Mario Batali Foundation that raises money for children. They taste two esoteric Italian wines, one from Umbria and another from Lombardy.

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  • “85/100

    I hate to say this but that was one of the worst episodes eve…” by luca bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Paolo Bea SanvalentinoUmbria IGT play review at cork'd
2005 Rainoldi Inferno RiservaValtellina play review at cork'd

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An Interesting Grape from the Piedmont- Dolcetto – Episode #801

January 15, 2010

Gary tastes 3 Dolcettos, a cool varietal from the Piedmont in Italy.

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  • “89/100

    line of the day ‘This is borderline undrinkable’…” by luca bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Camerano Dolcetto D’albaDolcetto d’Alba play review at cork'd
2007 Massolino Dolcetto D’albaDolcetto d’Alba play review at cork'd
2007 Aldo Conterno Dolcetto MasanteDolcetto d’Alba play review at cork'd


Barbaresco Tasting – Episode #794

December 30, 2009

Gary shares one of his favorite wine regions, Barbaresco, a serious Italian wine to check out!

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  • “90/100

    line of the day -’functified, a little Earth, Wind and Fire ac…” by luca bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Ronchi BarbarescoBarbaresco play review at cork'd
2004 Cigliuti Barbaresco Vigna ErteBarbaresco play review at cork'd
2004 Roagna Barbaresco Monte FicoBarbaresco play review at cork'd


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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    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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Serena Altschul from CBS News stops by WLTV – Episode 785

December 14, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes three wines that have a lot of buzz in the wine world, with CBS correspondent Serena Altschul.

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    lines of the day – ‘Bunny Sniffs’ and ‘On the tart-o-meter th…” by luca bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Yealands Sauvignon Blanc New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2006 Boekenhoutskloof SemillonOther South African White Wine play review at cork'd
2001 Il Molino Di Grace Il Margone Chianti Classico RiservaChianti Classico 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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Dolcetto Wine Tasting – Episode #748

October 5, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 3 wines made from the Dolcetto grape, hoping to find a winner.

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  • “90/100

    line of the day – ‘this is like a kangaroo bounced its way to…” by luca bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Roagna Dolcetto D AlbaDolcetto d’Alba play review at cork'd
2006 Gillardi Dolcetto CursaletDolcetto d’Alba play review at cork'd
2007 Pelissero Dolcetto D’alba MunfrinaDolcetto d’Alba play review at cork'd

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