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A Tasting of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano – Episode #544

September 23, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 4 examples of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, not to be confused with Montepulciano d’Abruzzo or Brunello di Montalcino

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  • “89/100
    Line of the day – ‘punch me in the neck’

    Classic Gary and wel…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “awesome wines. Love them a lot…” by Nick
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Cerro Vino Nobile Di MontepulcianoVino Nobile di Montepulciano play review at cork'd
2004 Dei Vino Nobile MontepulcianoVino Nobile di Montepulciano play review at cork'd
2004 Torcalvano Vino Nobile Di MontepulcianoVino Nobile di Montepulciano play review at cork'd
2005 Poliziano Vino Nobile Di MontepulcianoVino Nobile di Montepulciano play review at cork'd

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Barbaresco Battle Royal – Episode #527

August 26, 2008

Gary’s wine of choice is often the overlooked Barbaresco, today Gary tries 3 Barbaresco’s and sees what these awesome Italian red wines have to offer him!

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  • “qotd: Don’t remember the name but it was the most tannic thing (big su…” by John__J
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2004 Icardi Barbaresco MontubertBarbaresco play review at cork'd
2004 Paitin Barbaresco Sori PaitinBarbaresco play review at cork'd
2005 Rocca Bric Ronchi BarbarescoBarbaresco play review at cork'd

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After all this time, Moscato d’Asti on The Thunder Show – Episode #522

August 19, 2008

Will these sweet Italian sparklers shine?

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  • “qotd: Cant say i really have a fav…” by John__J
  • “Great episode! And fun to finally see Mott’s face! :) Made a note on m…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

Braida Moscato D’astiItalian Sweet play review at cork'd
2007 Elvio Tintero Moscato D’astiMoscato d\’Asti play review at cork'd
Ceretto S. Stefano Moscato D’ AstiMoscato d\’Asti play review at cork'd

Gary V Expands His Own Palate with Some Old World Wines – Episode # 521

August 18, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 2 Nebbiolo wines from Valtellina, a lesser known neighbor of Piedmont.

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  • “I’ve had those a couple times too, really like’em

    qotd: just has a Gr…” by John__J

  • “Have not had these wines. 2nd one sounded good. QOTD-not sure, enjoy …” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2003 Sandro Fay SassellaValtellina play review at cork'd
2005 Sandro Fay Sforzato ValtellinaSfursat di Valtellina play review at cork'd

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An Exciting Day: Contest Winners, UStream, and Wine – Episode #506

July 22, 2008

Gary announces who will accompany him in Napa this weekend and the winners of the trip to France!

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  • “qotd: Most recently, a Chateau la Nerthe, Chateauneuf du Pape…” by John__J
  • “This was an epic ep!

    QOTD: I've had a bottle close to 100$…” by A dumb Rhein king

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 SassicaiaTOSCANA IGT play review at cork'd
2003 Penfolds GrangeAustralian Shiraz/Syrah play review at cork'd

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An Italian Wine Tasting Of The Dolcetto – Episode #497

July 7, 2008

Gary still thinks the Dolcetto wines are some of the best values out there and these little wines from Piedmont bring serious thunder.

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  • “qotd: Domaine Weinbach Cuvee Theo Riesling was the best, Valdivieso Ch…” by John__J
  • “Have only had a few Dolcetto's, something different but good. QOT…” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Grimaldi Dolcetto D’albaDolcetto d’Alba play review at cork'd
2005 Pietro Rinaldi Dolcetto D’albaDolcetto d’Alba play review at cork'd
2006 Azelia Dolcetto D’albaDolcetto d’Alba play review at cork'd

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An Italian Brunello Blind Tasting, Brown Bags And Fun! – Episode #487

June 17, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk tries 3 Brunello wines from Italy, The Brunello Di Di Montalcino wines are some of the most Sought after in the world!

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  • “qotd: don’t have one worth braggin about…” by John__J
  • “Love Brunello's..have not had these….do have the La Rasina in ce…” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2001 Ruffino Brunello Di Montalcino Greppone MazziBrunello di Montalcino play review at cork'd
2003 Fanti Brunello Di MontalcinoBrunello di Montalcino play review at cork'd
2003 La Rasina Brunello Di MontalcinoBrunello di Montalcino play review at cork'd

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Lagrein Wines From Alto Adige – Episode #479

June 5, 2008

Lagrein is a grape variety that a lot of people ar enot fimiliar with and today Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 3 of them to see what he thinks of them.

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  • “It is worth trying…! …” by Stephan Göttlicher
  • “QOTD: I never had a Lagrein. …” by mrzitro
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 H.lun Lagrein SudtirolCaldaro or Lago di Caldaro play review at cork'd
2005 Kellerei Gries Lagrein Grieser RiservaCaldaro or Lago di Caldaro play review at cork'd
2006 De Silva LagreinCaldaro or Lago di Caldaro play review at cork'd

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Greco Di Tufo Wine Tasting – Episode #449

April 22, 2008

Gary’s wine book is on pre sale and he talks about his street team and talks about a white wine he is passionate about the classic, crisp wines from Campania the Greco Di Tufo.

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  • “qotd: not yet
    qotd2: cortese…” by John__J
  • “Can't say I have tried these wines. Will seek one out. QOTD-too …” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Torricino Greco Di TufoGreco di Tufo play review at cork'd
2005 Aminea Greco Di TufoGreco di Tufo play review at cork'd
2006 Petilia Greco Di TufoGreco di Tufo play review at cork'd
Vesevo Greco Di TufoGreco di Tufo play review at cork'd

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LAID BACK FRIDAY – 1 more show to 400 – Episode #399

February 1, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk tries a wine that everyone has been yapping at him to try and answers some questions!

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  • “qotd: being able to appreciate new world wines more than I used to…” by John__J
  • “Have not tried this wine..QOTD-not really, still drinking good wine, t…” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Falesco SangioveseUmbria IGT play review at cork'd

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