Archive for the ‘napa’ Category

Tasting with a Long Time Vayniac – Episode #681

May 22, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk returns to the laid back Friday couch to taste with Tim F, who has been watching since episode 1.

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  • “90/100

    line of the day – ‘did you really think I missed those eyes yo…” by luca bercelli

  • “Enjoy CDP and Shafer makes great wines. Funny guest. www.winelx.com…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Eddie Feraud Chateauneuf Du PapeChateauneuf du Pape Rouge play review at cork'd
2005 Shafer RelentlessNapa Syrah/Shiraz play review at cork'd

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Gary Vaynerchuk interviews Peter Mondavi – Part II – Episode #670

May 5, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk continues his discussion with Peter Mondavi as they taste through 3 Charles Krug wines.

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  • “87/100

    The guest was a really nice guy but the sound was fuzzy and di…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “I have found many Klug wines hit or miss…QOTD-have been to Indy but …” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Charles Krug Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2006 Charles Krug MerlotNapa Merlot play review at cork'd
2005 Charles Krug Family Reserve Generations play review at cork'd

What wine goes with Bacon? – Episode #647

March 25, 2009

Today Gary Vaynerchuk tries 4 wines to see what goes with the bacon.

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    line of the day – ‘this smells like a helium balloon filled wi…” by Luca Bercelli

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    QOTD: crispy as i…” by CareyBeth Condrey

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 ConundrumNapa White Meritage play review at cork'd
2005 Cape Mentelle ChardonnayMargaret River Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2006 Chateau Paradis Terres Des AngesProvence play review at cork'd
2004 Hudelot Baillet Chambolle MusignyChambolle Musigny play review at cork'd

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Wine Tasting with a Friend from Fox – Episode #644

March 17, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk is joined by Clayton Morris, anchor from Fox and Friends, to taste 2 Pinot Noirs and a Chardonnay.

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  • “89/100

    line of the day – ‘it’s like you see a 4ft 9in gal walking dow…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Have had the Sbragia, not a big NZ Pinot fan..like Oregon PN. QOTD-ma…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Sbragia Chardonnay Home RanchNapa Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2006 Highfield Pinot Noir MalboroughNew Zealand Pinot Noir play review at cork'd
2006 Patton Pinot NoirWillamette Pinot Noir play review at cork'd

Carneros Wines Picked By A Facebook Fan – Episode #635

March 4, 2009

Yesterday Gary used Twitter and Facebook to send out a message to the fans of the show to pick the show for today, and one of the 200 recommendations was Cyrus’s idea to do Carneros. What is going on with the place that has such a wonderful reputation for Chardonnay and Pinot Noir?

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  • “93/100

    line of the day – ‘It’s got one dimension and that dimension i…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Have had Rombauer, Neyres and Etude before. QOTD-over a grand.. ww…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Rombauer Carneros ChardonnayNapa Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2007 Neyers Chardonnay CarnerosNapa Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2005 Castle Estate Pinot Noir Los CarnerosSonoma Pinot Noir play review at cork'd
2006 Etude Pinot Noir CarnerosNapa Pinot Noir play review at cork'd

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George Taber Talks Wine and Drinks Some Too! – Episode #591

December 5, 2008

George Taber stops by the Thunder Show and talks wine and other things.

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  • “91/100

    line of the day – ‘Preach it George…SAY IT’

    The ‘Bottleshoc…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Have read both his books (one is autographed), great guest. Have trie…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Chalone Chalone Vineyard ChardonnayOther California Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2004 Freemark Abbey Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd

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Thanksgiving Wine Episode – Episode #586

November 27, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk talks about the 4 wines in the secret pack that many of you got. Sit back and enjoy.

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  • “90/100

    line of the day – ‘a little junk in the trunk action’

    The las…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Have only had the Shifrin Zin which was very good. www.winelx.com…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Poesia TorrontesArgentine Torrontes play review at cork'd
2006 Thunder Napa WhiteNapa White Meritage play review at cork'd
2006 Christophe Buisson Bourgogne RougeBourgogne Rouge play review at cork'd
2005 Shifrin Howell Mt ZinfandelNapa Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd

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5 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon wines – BLIND! – Episode #581

November 19, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk tries 5 wines blind and sees which tickle his palate, as we continue the Napa Cabernet theme this week!

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  • “92/100

    line of the day – ‘a flabby lame duck that went 70 yards’

    I’v…” by luca bercelli

  • “Really enjoy the blind tastings, great lineup of Cabs, have tried most…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2004 Beringer Napa Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd
2005 Barnett Cabernet Sauvignon Spring MountainNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd
2004 Steltzner Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Barrel SelectNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd
2005 Newton Unfiltered Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd
2005 Cliff Lede Stag’s Leap District Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd

Another Napa Valley Cabernet Wine – Episode #580

November 18, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk tries a Cabernet from Napa and sees what he thinks of it!

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  • “89/100

    line of the day – ‘this gets a little Big Boy on ya, and I’m n…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Have not had this wine. QOTD-most recent in that range was Andrew Geo…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Volta Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley play review at cork'd

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Napa Cabernet and Chocolate – Episode #579

November 17, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk welcomes Suzanne Phifer Pavitt to the Thunder Show for some Cabernet and chocolate.

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  • “90/100

    line of the day – ‘in real life I like a bit of love handle ac…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Chocolate and wine..perfect together…she’s kinda Meg Ryan..ish QOT…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Phifer Pavitt Date Night play review at cork'd
2006 Phifer Pavitt Date Night play review at cork'd

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