Archive for the ‘malbec’ Category

Loire Valley Malbec Tasting – Episode #982

February 8, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk mixes it up and tastes one very interesting wine- a Malbec (aka Cot) from the Loire Valley in France.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Merieau Cot Cent VisagesLoire Red Wine play

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Tasting Some New South American Wines – Episode #976

January 27, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes three wines from Argentina and Chile that interested him from the shop and also talks about a cool new Pinot Noir from Chile.

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  • “What’s wrong, Hans, you can’t take a little criticism? Assuming you ar…” by Grand Puba
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2009 Ben Marco MalbecArgentine Malbec play
2009 Bodega Noemia A LisaArgentine Red Blend play
2006 Cousino Macul LotaChilean Red Blend play

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Thanksgiving Wine Episode – Episode #955

November 24, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk talks about the 3 wines in the Thanksgiving Secret Pack that many of you received. Sit back and enjoy with your friends and family. Happy Thanksgiving!

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  • “Hey Gary, our Canadian Thanksgiving was AGES ago, but I enjoyed a BC w…” by
  • “My Thanksgiving wines were a 1982 Chateau Margaux, 1985 Pichon Lalande…” by Dave
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Studert-prum Graacher Himmelreich Riesling SpatleseMosel Riesling play review at cork'd
2006 Patrick Lesec Les Galets Blonds Chateauneuf Du PapeChateauneuf du Pape Rouge play review at cork'd
2007 Monteviejo Lindaflor MalbecArgentine Malbec play review at cork'd


What Wines Pair with a Hot Dog? Episode #944

November 3, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk tackles one of the most pressing questions affecting wine drinkers…what pairs well with hot dogs?

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  • “Just mustard. I’ll add relish if I’m feeling crazy….” by John Reese
  • “Relish and ketchup… and onions unless I am not on a date….” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Beringer Private Reserve ChardonnayNapa Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2007 Luigi Bosca Reserva MalbecArgentine Malbec play review at cork'd
2006 Mas Jullien Coteaux Du Languedoc Mas JullienLanguedoc play review at cork'd


Laura Catena from Bodega Catena Zapata – Episode #929

October 8, 2010


Gary Vaynerchuk sits down with Laura Catena, from the famous Bodega Catena Zapata in Argentina. They try a Chardonnay and Malbec from Catena and some tasty treats.

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  • “OK, I hate, hate!!!! to comment on something that is dead, buried and …” by
  • “Side QOTD: $12

    …” by Hypersomnia

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Catena Alta ChardonnayArgentine Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2008 Catena MalbecArgentine Malbec play review at cork'd

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Spain and South America Tasting with Michael Schlow – Episode #926

October 5, 2010


Gary Vaynerchuk sits down with his friend, chef Michael Schlow from Boston. Gary and Michael taste through 3 different red and white wines from Spain and South America.

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  • “Great guest. Need to bring him on another time.

    QOTD: no good pizza p…” by Nick

  • “great guest!!

    QOTD: grimaldis…” by

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Do Ferreiro AlbarinoAlbarino play review at cork'd
2008 Durigutti Malbec ClassicoArgentine Malbec play review at cork'd
2007 Catena Cabernet SauvignonArgentine Cabernet play review at cork'd

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Blind Tasting of Vin de Pays Wines – Episode #909

August 27, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk talks about a type of French wine, Vin de Pays, or ‘country wine’ generally provide good values on the marketplace. Gary tastes 3 different VDP wines, red and white, and gives his very honest appraisal of them.

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  • “90/100

    lines of the day – ‘This is the worst blind tasting show ever…” by luca bercelli

  • “thanks for calling it like it is! no qotd????!!!!…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2009 Domaine D’olivier ChardonnayVins de Pays play review at cork'd
Ferrandiere MalbecVins de Pays play review at cork'd
2006 V. Bouquet Cabernet SauvignonVins de Pays play review at cork'd


High End Barbaresco, Malbec, and Cabernet Tasting – Episode #901

August 6, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 3 premium reds from all around the world.

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  • “92/100

    line of the day ‘If Mike Tyson collided into James Bond and b…” by luca bercelli

  • “Togni rules! …” by Ehatch3721
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Mendel Finca Remota Argentine Malbec play review at cork'd
2001 Bruno Giacosa Barbaresco AsiliBarbaresco play review at cork'd
2007 Philip Togni Spring Mt Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd


Vertical Tasting of Monteviejo Malbec – Episode #886

July 6, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk has a rare opportunity to taste a vertical (several vintages of the same wine) of the Monteviejo Lindaflor Malbec.

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  • “89/100

    Decent show, Mott on point…” by luca bercelli

  • “Watched after picked as wine of the month at WL, missed this in Julybe…” by Mike in C-town
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2003 Monteviejo Lindaflor MalbecArgentine Malbec play review at cork'd
2004 Monteviejo Lindaflor MalbecArgentine Malbec play review at cork'd
2007 Monteviejo Lindaflor MalbecArgentine Malbec play review at cork'd

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Brown Bag Challenge – Malbec – Episode #847

April 16, 2010

Gary finishes the week by blind tasting challenge with 2 Malbecs.

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  • “87/100

    line of the day – ‘three straight shows where I’ve pissed on …” by luca bercelli

  • “Enjoy Malbecs, Catena single vineyards are very good. QOTD-Either Cat…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Crios De Susana Balbo MalbecArgentine Malbec play review at cork'd
2005 Chateau Cayrou CahorsCahors play review at cork'd