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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

College Humor stops by WLTV – Episode #615

January 30, 2009

The crew from College Humor stops by and pays Gary Vaynerchuk and the Thunder Show a visit.

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  • “93/100

    line of the day – ‘It basically smells like a car accident’

    R…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Couldn’t get past the 1st minute with those two….” by Hypersomnia
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Premiado TorrontesArgentine Torrontes play review at cork'd
2005 Bordeaux Bag In The BoxBordeaux play review at cork'd
2006 Palestra DouroOther Portuguese Red Wine play review at cork'd
2006 Selaks Ice WineNew Zealand Dessert Wine play review at cork'd

Links mentioned in today’s episode.

Knitting and Sauvignon Blanc – Episode #577

November 13, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk welcomes a guest to show us a little knitting action and he shows her a few Sauvignon Blancs from Chile, New Zealand and California.

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  • “90/100

    line of the day – ‘I’d eat poop with cheese, that’s how much I…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Have had the Simi before.. QOTD-funny to read all those who bought in…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Glazebrook Sauvignon BlancNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
Simi Sauvignon BlancSonoma Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2006 Vina Leyda Garuma Sauvignon BlancChilean Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd

Links mentioned in today’s episode.

What Would Gary Recommend To You If You Stopped By – Episode #492

June 24, 2008

Today Gary gets visited by Vaun, one of the 1st winners of a contest on WLTV, the 1st widget contest back in December. Heâ??s here and here we go. Letâ??s taste some wine.

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  • “qotd: a fruit bomb
    qotd: sure why not-…” by John__J
  • “Have tried Killibinbin, Alamos and I think the Roberrt Karl, not a fan…” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Valli Waitaki Pinot NoirNew Zealand Pinot Noir play review at cork'd
2006 Alamos Seleccion MalbecArgentine Malbec play review at cork'd
2004 Killibinbin Cabernet/shiraz Cellar Release The Blend #2Australian Red Meritage play review at cork'd
2004 Robert Karl Cabernet SauvignonWashington Cabernet Sauvignon play review at cork'd

Links mentioned in todays episode.

Sauvignon Blanc Taste Off – Episode #436

April 3, 2008

Gary tries a California Sauvignon Blanc vs a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc…head to head in a Death Match!

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  • “QOTD – Nothing nerd worthy, Quivira Sauvignon blanc. I like it. …” by
  • “qotd: love it, esp from those from Loire Valley…” by John__J
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Spy Valley Sauvignon BlancNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2007 Hanna Sauvignon BlancSonoma Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd

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New Zealand vs France Syrah Showdown – Episode #419

February 29, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk concludes the head to head showdown today with a classic battle pitting New Zealand against France.

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  • “THAT IS A BIG ASS GLASS…” by
  • “qotd: Siegfried Riesling, Nelson New Zealand, 2007, already showing pe…” by John__J
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2004 Craggy Range Le Sol SyrahNew Zealand Syrah play review at cork'd
2004 Puech Haut Clos Du PicLanguedoc-Roussillon play review at cork'd

Pinot Noir Showdown – Episode #418

February 28, 2008

Continuing with the head to head showdown today Gary compares 2 Pinot Noir’s when something totally unexpected happens.

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  • “qotd: tried a Macon-Solutre yesterday that was really good and almost …” by John__J
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Amisfield Pinot Noir Central OtagoNew Zealand Pinot Noir play review at cork'd
2005 Phillips Hill Toulouse Pinot NoirOther California Pinot Noir play review at cork'd

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New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc Marathon! – Episode #390

January 21, 2008

Gary gets serious and goes through a bunch of NZ sauv blancs!

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  • “qotd: cant choose just 1
    Gary that nail polish remover smell you go…” by John__J
  • “Sauv Blanc overkill..have had Nobilo and Kim Crawford.. QOTD-have had …” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Arona Sauvignon BlancNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2006 Tohu Sauvignon BlancNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2007 New Harbor Sauvignon BlancNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2007 Chasing Venus Sauvignon BlancNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2006 Nobilo Sauvignon Blanc IconNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2006 Discovery Sauvignon BlancNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2007 Kim Crawford Sauvignon BlancNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd

Power Friday Tasting, Buckle Up! – Episode #376

December 21, 2007

Gary Vaynerchuk sits down with some of the most anticipated wines of the year. These cult and sought after wines make for an awesome Friday Show!

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  • “wotd: that you got more and more lurkers…” by John__J
  • “Have had a Fisher Cab, had the Clio. QOTD-a little late,….. corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Mahi Sauvignon BlancNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2005 Fisher Whitneys ChardonnayNapa Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2005 Quinta Do Crasto Douro Reserva Old VinesOther Portuguese Red Wine play review at cork'd
2005 El Nido ClioOther Spanish Red Wine play review at cork'd
2004 Quintessa RedNapa Red Meritage play review at cork'd

New Zealand White Wine And A Book – Episode #366

December 7, 2007

Gary Vaynerchuk has a very special guest on the thunder show and we talk about NZ wines!

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  • “qotd: jellyfish…” by John__J
  • “I like a NZ Sau Blanc now and then, but overall have been underwhelmed…” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Allan Scott RieslingNew Zealand Riesling play review at cork'd
2006 Hunters Sauvignon BlancNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc

play review at cork'd
2006 Sherwood Sauvignon BlancNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd

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