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Time To Look At Serious Chardonnay After A Huge Win – Episode #574

November 10, 2008

The Jets romp the Rams and so Gary is excited and this is the perfect time for him to try some serious Chardonnay wines from California and see what he thinks!

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  • “90/100

    line of the day – ‘I’m going to Foxboro on my anniversary nigh…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Have tried Truchard, and Sbragia, both have been good. QOTD-Pessagno …” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Truchard ChardonnaySonoma Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2005 Chasseur Russian River ChardonnaySonoma Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2006 Sbragia Chardonnay Gamble RanchNapa Chardonnay play review at cork'd

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The Election Day Secret Pack – Episode 570

November 4, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk unveils the latest secret pack as we await election results from around the nation.

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  • “89/100 (Gary didn’t feel well)

    line of the day – ‘I flipped my pants …” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Have not tried these wines. QOTD-Reagan www.winelx.com…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Hortus La Bergerie BlancOther French White Wine play review at cork'd
2004 Thunder Napa RedNapa Red Meritage play review at cork'd
2006 AnwilkaSouth African Red Meritage play review at cork'd

Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon Go Together Like Peas and Carrots – Episode #545

September 24, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 3 whites that feature this classic grape combination.

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  • “89/100 – line of the day ‘smells like a tyre on fire’

    Solid….” by Luca Bercelli

  • “hope us wine lovers at Virginia Tech get to meet you soon! …” by Krishna Patel
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Wines tasted in this episode:

Steenberg Sauvignon BlancSouth African Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2007 Cadaretta Sauvignon Blanc/ SemillonColumbia Valley White Meritage play review at cork'd
2006 Volker Eisele GeminiNapa White Meritage play review at cork'd

Napa Cabernet And A Guest Live From NY – Episode #540

September 17, 2008

Live from the New York Television Festival, Gary Vaynerchuk tastes some 2005 vintage Napa Cabs that can be found around the country.

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  • “some of these qotd’s don’t age well…” by John__J
  • “Did GV drop a Notre-Dame-ous instead of Nostradamus?!? Classic…” by Grill Factor
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Snowden The Ranch Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd
2005 Chappellet Signature Napa Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd
2005 Raymond Reserve Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd
2005 Turnbull Cabernet Sauvignon NapaNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd

Gary Tastes With Warnke And Shifrin – Episode #530

August 29, 2008

Gary sits down with 2 of his best friends in the world and tries their wines and be prepared for a lot of stories!

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  • “Fun episode I can’t even remember the QOTD…” by John__J
  • “QOTD-a little late.. I have had the Shifrin Zin which was very good. …” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Warnke Cellars Napa MerlotNapa Merlot play review at cork'd
2004 Warnke Cellars Napa Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd
2005 Shifrin Howell Mt ZinfandelNapa Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd

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A Proper Welcome For Brett Favre – Episode #524

August 21, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk tries 3 wines that represent the Jets and their new Quaterback Brett Favre!

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  • “qotd: Capa Tempranillo. Although I can’t say I had any expectations wh…” by John__J
  • “Have had the Green Lion and Green and Red before. QOTD-2007 Osso Anna…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Delisio Quarterback RedAustralian Red Meritage play review at cork'd
2005 Green Lion Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd
2006 Green And Red Chiles Canyon ZinfandelNapa Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd

Interesting Wine Packaging and Some VERY Interesting Wines – Episode #508

July 24, 2008

A special guest picked these 3 wines based on their packaging but stumbled into a few fascinating wines worthy of attention on this edition of The Thunder Show.

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  • “Nice work by Alex. Good informative episode….” by Nick
  • “I enjoy Alex Grey’s work. Maybe that a little cliche coming from a too…” by Ugg Classic Tall
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Nun Vinya Dels TausSpanish Priorat play review at cork'd
2006 J Mourat Fiefs Vendeens Collection RedOther Loire Red Wine play review at cork'd
2005 John Anthony Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd

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Mailing List Wines: A Show On Wines We Think Will Be Hard To Get In The Future – Episode #485

June 13, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk takes a look at these 4 wines and gives his thoughts and ponders the possibility that these wines will only be available via mailing list in the coming years!

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  • “Absolutely. Gary we need another mailing list show! …” by
  • “We could use another one of these episodes soon…” by John__J
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Black Kite Pinot Noir Kite’s RestOther California Pinot Noir play
2006 Arnot Roberts Clary Ranch SyrahNapa Syrah/Shiraz play
2005 Hewitt Rutherford Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play
2004 Fleming Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play

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Value Wines From All Over The World – Episode #481

June 9, 2008

Gary comes back from his trip to explore different wines that are priced right and value driven.

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  • “qotd: I dont remember but I probably smiled at some point during this …” by John__J
  • “Have had the Dancing Coyote before.. QOTD-being with my son. corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Fado RedOther Portuguese Red Wine play review at cork'd
2003 Pellegrini East End MerlotNew York Merlot play review at cork'd
2004 Dancing Coyote TangoOther California Red Meritage play review at cork'd
2005 Bangin’ Napa Valley RedNapa Red Meritage play review at cork'd

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Robert Mondavi Tribute Show – Episode #472

May 27, 2008

Robert Mondavi was a pioneer in the wine industry and most likely is the most important person in the history of the US Wine industry. I was away when he passed so I am using this 1st show back to pay tribute!

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  • “Happy Birthday Robert Mondavi, you’ve been a tremendous inspiration to…” by erikwait
  • “Very nice episode. Love history specially when it comes to wine. Love …” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Robert Mondavi Napa Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd