Archive for the ‘Rhone’ Category

Blind Tasting of Southern French White Wines – Episode #963

December 23, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk recently asked for show suggestions on the WLTV forums and ran with Weston’s idea to taste more Southern French whites. One of Jimkay’s suggestions come through as well! Gary decided to make it more interesting and taste blind!

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2009 St. Cosme Cotes Du Rhone BlancCotes du Rhone Blanc play review at cork'd
2008 Janasse Blanc Chateauneuf Du PapeChateauneuf du Pape Blanc play review at cork'd
2007 Chateau La Roque Blanc Clos Des BenedictinsPic St Loup play review at cork'd

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Crozes-Hermitage Tasting – Episode #793

December 29, 2009

Gary tastes two wines from this Northern Rhone appellation, which brings great values from this underappreciated region.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Maxime Chomel Crozes HermitageCrozes Hermitage Rouge play review at cork'd
2004 Paul Jaboulet Raymond Roure Crozes HermitageCrozes Hermitage Rouge play review at cork'd

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New Years resolution : Drink Value – Episode #602

December 31, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk is ringing in 2009 with a New Years resolution to drink more value wines on WLTV.

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  • “90/100

    line of the day – ‘I don’t know if I’m the Mr New Year’s Grinc…” by Luca Bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Petaluma RieslingAustralian Riesling play review at cork'd
2006 Catena ChardonnayArgentine Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2006 Kendall Jackson Grand Reserve ChardonnayOther California Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2005 Edmunds St John Rocks & GravelOther California Rhone Blends play review at cork'd
2006 La-peira Obriers Terrasses Du Larzac Coteaux LanguedocLanguedoc-Roussillon play review at cork'd

A Sparkling Wine From Spain and Portugal, South Africa & More. – Episode #576

November 12, 2008

Gary’s wines of choice these days are all over the place so Gary does another mixed bag to see what he comes up with!

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    line of the day – ‘the Green Hornet, the Green Arrow, and the …” by Luca Bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

Juve Y Camps Brut RoseSpanish Brut Rose play review at cork'd
2005 Jardin Cabernet SauvignonSouth African Cabernet play review at cork'd
2006 Quinta Do Vale Meao MeandroOther Portuguese Red Wine play review at cork'd
2006 Herman Story Nuts And BoltsOther California Rhone Blends play review at cork'd

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A mixed bag of wine. Alsace, Beaujolais and the Rhone valley. – Episode #575

November 11, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk tries 3 very interesting wines in a format he is far more accustomed to. The format you see today is reminiscent to the way Gary and many other wine buyers BUY wine for their establishments!

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Albrecht Gewurztraminer ReserveAlsace Gewurztraminer play review at cork'd
St. Cosme St James Little Basket PressOther Rhone Red Wine play review at cork'd
2005 Potel-aviron Moulin A Vent VvCru Beaujolais play review at cork'd

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89 Point Wines, What Is The Deal! – Episode #482

June 10, 2008

So many people stay away from the 89 point scored wines like it has the black plague, WHY? Gary Vaynerchuk explores these wines!

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  • “qotd: Considering the date this was filmed and what day it is now let’…” by John__J
  • “Have seen the Travis and Denner..not sure if I have tried them. QOTD-…” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Travis ChardonnayOther California Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2006 Denner TheresaOther California White Rhone V play review at cork'd
2004 Mas Carlot Cab/syrahSouthwest France play review at cork'd
2005 Core RedOther California Rhone Blends play review at cork'd

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Cornas Wines From The Rhone – Episode #454

April 29, 2008

It is UNREAL to me that we are covering Cornas for the 1st time on the THUNDER show since it is one of my favorite wines!

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Paris Cornas Granit 60Cornas play review at cork'd
2003 Jean Luc Colombo Cornas LouveeCornas play review at cork'd
2005 Tardieu Laurent Cornas VvCornas play review at cork'd

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Big Boy Wines On The Thunder Show – Episode #398

January 31, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk wants to have some fun, with some very serious explosive wines. Sit back and lets see how much “Thunder” these wines bring.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Mcprice Myers Grenache L’angeOther California Other Red Rho play review at cork'd
2001 Freemark Abbey Bosche Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd
2004 Delas Hermitage BessardsHermitage Rouge play review at cork'd
2005 Charles Cimicky Petite SirahOther Australian Red Wine play review at cork'd

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The Halloween Wine Tasting – Episode #340

October 29, 2007

Gary Vaynerchuk jumps into 4 wines the have a little Halloween twist to them and is excited about seeing how the wines show.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Pure Evil ChardonnayAustralian Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2005 Hocus Pocus SyrahOther California Syrah/Shiraz play review at cork'd
Seven Deadly ZinsOther California Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd
2006 Owen Roe Sinister HandWashington Rhone Blend play review at cork'd

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Chateauneuf Du Pape Tasting – Episode #330

October 9, 2007

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 3 very nice wines from the Southern Rhone. These 3 Chat Du Papes should show well, lets see.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Vieux Telegraphe Telegramme Chateauneuf Du PapeChateauneuf du Pape Rouge play review at cork'd
2003 Guigal Chateauneuf Du Pape RougeChateauneuf du Pape Rouge play review at cork'd
2004 Domaine Pegau Du Pape RedChateauneuf du Pape Rouge play review at cork'd

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