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Tasting with Tim and Carrisa Mondavi from Continuum Part 2 – Episode #994

March 4, 2011

The concluding part, including the tasting of the 2006 and 2008 Continuum with Tim and Carissa Mondavi. Gary, Tim, and Carissa speak more about the California wine business, vineyards, and winemaking.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Continuum play
2008 Continuum play

Links mentioned in todays episode.

Tasting with Tim and Carrisa Mondavi from Continuum Part 1 – Episode #993

March 3, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk interviews Tim Mondavi and his daughter Carissa, who recently founded Continuum Estate. They talk about the Mondavi family history, Napa Valley, and their new winery.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Continuum play
2008 Continuum play

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Head to Head Tasting of 2007 Napa Cabernets – Episode #983

February 9, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk mixes it up and tastes 2 Napa Cabs head to head from the acclaimed 2007 vintage.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Fuse Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play
2007 Louis Martini Napa Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play


Blind 2007 Napa Cabernet Tasting with a Very Special Guest – Episode #980

February 3, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk blind tastes three of the wines that were recently scored in the newest Wine Advocate. Wine Library TV’s favorite guest, Sasha Vaynerchuk tastes with Gary.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Obsidian Ridge Half Mile RedNorth Coast Red Blend play
2007 Ilaria Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play
2007 Shafer Cabernet Sauvignon One Point Five Napa Cabernet play

Links mentioned in todays episode.


Tasting of New California Arrivals – Episode #954

November 23, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk tries 4 Californian reds that have just arrived at Wine Library and also received massive scores in the press. He tastes them to see if they live up to the hype.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Luna Napa MerlotNapa Merlot play review at cork'd
2007 Flora Springs TrilogyNapa Red Meritage play review at cork'd
2008 Lewis Cellars Alec’s BlendNapa Rhone Blends play review at cork'd
2008 Lewis Napa Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd


Blind Zinfandel Tasting – Episode #945

November 4, 2010

With Thanksgiving around the corner, Gary Vaynerchuk blind tastes four bottles of Zinfandel at a variety of price points.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

Bogle ZinfandelCalifornia Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd
2008 Seghesio Sonoma ZinfandelSonoma Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd
2006 Louis Martini Monte Rosso Zinfandel Gnarly VinesNapa Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd
2007 Outpost Zinfandel Howell MountainNapa Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd


Head to Head Merlot Blind Tasting – Episode #874

June 14, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk continues the blind tasting theme and tries out two Merlots with some interesting results.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Cakebread MerlotNapa Merlot play review at cork'd
2006 Stags Leap W.c. MerlotNapa Merlot play review at cork'd

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Tasting California Wines with a Longtime Vayniac – Episode #868

May 26, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk sits down with a long time fan of the show, Glen DiGirolamo (aka WineCrazy) to taste through some high end California reds.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Ambullneo Pinot Noir Canis MajorSanta Barbara Pinot Noir play review at cork'd
2005 Casa Dalla Valle Napa RedNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd
2007 T-vine Petite SirahNapa Petite Sirah play review at cork'd

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Gourmet Library Cheese Tasting with Wine Pairings – Episode #864

May 19, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk mixes it up and tastes some cheeses, picked by Gourmet Library’s manager Justin Novello. They pair the cheeses with three different wines.

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  • “89/100

    Solid episode. Favourite cheese. Cheddar….from Cheddar. Tha…” by luca bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 X-winery White XNapa White Meritage play review at cork'd
2009 Southern Right Sauvignon BlancSouth African Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2007 Neyers Merlot NapaNapa Merlot play review at cork'd

Cheese mentioned in todays episode.

If you’d like additional help with the above item or would just like to know a little bit more, please email Justin Novello ( jnovello@gourmetlibrary.com ).


Wine for a Cause- Fighting Breast Cancer with Cleavage Creek Winery – Episode #861

May 10, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes three of Cleavage Creek’s wines with Budge Brown. Budge donates 10% of the gross sales to breast cancer research.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Tracy Hill Merlot-Shiraz play review at cork'd
2007 Tracy Hills Secret Red play review at cork'd
2007 Napa Valley Reserve Petie Sirah play review at cork'd