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Blind New Zealand Pinot Noir Tasting – Episode #921

September 27, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk is back with the brown bags and puts 3 different New Zealand Pinots to the test!

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  • “89/100

    word of the day ‘ Stinkapotamous’

    Good show; first time I’v…” by luca bercelli

  • “sorry Gary, i think you missed it this time. we just had the Gunn with…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2009 Oyster Bay Pinot NoirNew Zealand Pinot Noir play review at cork'd
2006 Delta Hatter’s Hill Pinot NoirNew Zealand Pinot Noir play review at cork'd
2008 Gunn Estate Pinot Noir New Zealand Pinot Noir play review at cork'd


Head to Head- Cult Sauvignon Blanc Tasting – Episode #870

June 7, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk takes two culty Sauvignon Blancs to the test and see if they live up to the hype. Plus, Gary talks about the big party at Wine Library on July 10th!!

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  • “89/100

    line of the day – ‘laying a little pop culture on people’s as…” by luca bercelli

  • “<hic> thank you! : )…” by Phil Anderson
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2009 Cloudy Bay Sauvignon BlancNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2009 Rochioli Sauvignon BlancSonoma Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd

Links mentioned in todays episode.


2008 New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc Tasting with Some Cheese – Episode #818

February 18, 2010

Gary chooses 3 different Sauvignon Blancs that interested him and gets some cool cheese to pair with the wines.

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  • “87/100

    Sauvignon Blanc is the only wine varietal that I’m bored with…” by luca bercelli

  • “My fav at the moment is cabernet and Crotonese – http://www.pennmac.co…” by Reid Bandremer
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Coopers Creek Sauvignon BlancNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2008 Mount Nelson Sauvignon BlancNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2008 Lobster Point Sauvignon BlancNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd

Cheese mentioned in todays episode.

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Serena Altschul from CBS News stops by WLTV – Episode 785

December 14, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes three wines that have a lot of buzz in the wine world, with CBS correspondent Serena Altschul.

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  • “89/100

    lines of the day – ‘Bunny Sniffs’ and ‘On the tart-o-meter th…” by luca bercelli

  • “What a great looking lady.. not tried these wines…gotta luv her sinc…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Yealands Sauvignon Blanc New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2006 Boekenhoutskloof SemillonOther South African White Wine play review at cork'd
2001 Il Molino Di Grace Il Margone Chianti Classico RiservaChianti Classico play review at cork'd

Links mentioned in todays episode.


Globetrotting Winemaker Nick Goldschmidt Visits Wine Library TV – Episode #735

September 9, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk talks with Nick Goldschmidt’s experiences about the winemaking business from all around the world and taste the first wine.

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  • “Great guest. Awesome show….” by Hypersomnia
  • “Always wanted to try Goldschmidt’s Cab..good guest..www.winelx.com…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Forefathers Sauvignon Blac play review at cork'd

Links mentioned in todays episode.


New Zealand and Australian Wine Tasting – NYC Week Day 2 – Episode #727

August 26, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk continues NYC Week by putting New Zealand and Australian wines to the test.

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  • “87/100

    lines of the day – ‘dissecting these wines for my palate (whic…” by luca bercelli

  • “Like the two bookends at the table….have had the Stump before QOTD-…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Allan Scott Riesling play review at cork'd
2008 Giesen Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2007 D’arenberg The Stump Jump RedAustralian Red Blend play review at cork'd

Links mentioned in todays episode.

3 White Wines that Everyone is Talking About – Episode #687

June 10, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk returns to the thunder seat to taste 3 wines and hopes they live up to the hype!

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  • “90/100

    line of the day – ‘let’s call a spade a spade, this wine is bo…” by luca bercelli

  • “Have had the Nobilo and Tolosa before.. QOTD-just watched Salt..not b…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Simone Sauvignon BlancChilean Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2008 Nobilo Sauvignon Blanc IconNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2006 Tolosa Chardonnay Edna ValleyCentral Coast Chardonnay play review at cork'd

Links mentioned in today’s episode.

Talking New Zealand Wine and More with Daniel Schuster – Part 1 – Episode #684

May 28, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk interviews Daniel Schuster, a classic character and pioneer of the New Zealand wine world.

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  • “89/100

    line of the day -‘The French are the only people who have foug…” by luca bercelli

  • “Still find many NZ wines a hit or miss.. interesting guest. www.wi…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Daniel Schuster Sauvignon BlancNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd

Links mentioned in today’s episode.

White Wine Tasting in San Diego – Episode #662

April 21, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk recently took the Thunder Show on the road to San Diego. Today he tastes and reviews 4 whites from that show.

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  • “92/100

    line of the day – ‘if this wine was 12-13 dollars I would cart…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Have not tried these wines..Love San Diego.. QOTD-Zoo and Hotel Del …” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Nautilus Sauvignon BlancNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2007 Four Graces Pinot Blanc play review at cork'd
2007 Mastroberardino Fiano di Avellino play review at cork'd
2006 Vincent Girardin Bourgogne Blanc play review at cork'd

New Zealand Sauvingon Blancs including Cloudy Bay – Episode #653

April 6, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes three higher end New Zealand Sauvignon Blancs and talks about the history and trends of the region.

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  • “88/100

    Solid show, nothing crazy.
    To be honest Sauvignon Blanc gets …” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Not a huge NZ fan, Sau Blanc once in a while..have had the Cloudy Bay….” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Allan Scott Sauvignon BlancNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2008 Chasing Venus Sauvignon BlancNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2007 Cloudy Bay Sauvignon BlancNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd

Links mentioned in today’s episode.