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Tasting with the Vayniacs – Episode #998

March 10, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk continues the week tasting with Coupe 60, Rich S, DRod, and grape_ape, the third part of four shows. This group chose a mixed bag of classic whites and reds from all around the world.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Rudi Pichler Riesling Achleiten Smaragd Austrian Riesling play
2008 Donnhoff Niederhauser Hermannshohle Riesling SpatleseNahe Riesling play
2007 Ridge Monte BelloSonoma Red Blend play
2004 Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5 AnoRibera Del Duero play

Oregon Reds and Whites Tasting – Episode #974

January 25, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk has heard a lot of buzz about the Big Table Farm wines and wanted to try them out. He tastes two of the Big Table Farm wines from the 2009 vintage, as well as two others also from Oregon.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2009 Big Table Farm Brooks Estate Vineyard Riesling play
2009 Penner Ash ViognierWillamette Viognier play
2009 Big Table Farm Cattrall Brothers Pinot Noir play
2007 Archery Summit Pinot Noir Premier CuveeWillamette Pinot Noir play

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Tasting with Jimmy Stafford of Train – Episode #960

December 16, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk meets with Jimmy Stafford of the band Train, a huge fan of wine. They talk about how Jimmy got into wine, his band’s wine club, and discovering new regions and grapes!

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Leeuwin Artist Series RieslingAustralian Riesling play review at cork'd
2008 K-vintners Morrison Lane SyrahColumbia Valley Syrah play review at cork'd

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Thanksgiving Wine Episode – Episode #955

November 24, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk talks about the 3 wines in the Thanksgiving Secret Pack that many of you received. Sit back and enjoy with your friends and family. Happy Thanksgiving!

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Studert-prum Graacher Himmelreich Riesling SpatleseMosel Riesling play review at cork'd
2006 Patrick Lesec Les Galets Blonds Chateauneuf Du PapeChateauneuf du Pape Rouge play review at cork'd
2007 Monteviejo Lindaflor MalbecArgentine Malbec play review at cork'd


Peter Weygandt Wines – Part 1 – Episode #934

October 18, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk interviews Peter Weygandt, a famous importer of European wines. They taste the first wine, a Riesling from Alsace.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2009 Albert Mann Riesling Cuvee Albert play review at cork'd

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Wine & Spirits Top 100 Wines of 2010 – Part 2 – Episode #928

October 7, 2010


Gary Vaynerchuk and Josh Greene, editor of Wine & Spirits conclude the tasting of the Top 5 Wines of 2010.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Hirsch Vineyard Pinot Noir play review at cork'd
1987 Lopez De Heredia Tondonia Rioja Reserva play review at cork'd
2007 Domain Leflaive Batard-Montrachet play review at cork'd

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Supermarket Wine Week – European Values – Episode #892

July 26, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk starts off a week of wines that you can find anywhere in the country. Today he focuses on European wine values from Germany and France.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

Leonard Kreusch Riesling Blue BottleGerman Riesling play review at cork'd
2008 Louis Jadot Pouilly FuissePouilly Fuisse play review at cork'd
Paul Jaboulet Parallel “45”Cotes du Rhone Rouge play review at cork'd

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Dry German Riesling Tasting – Episode #881

June 25, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk nerds it up with some very interesting and high end Rieslings from Germany.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Heymann Lowenstein Schieferterrassen RieslingMosel Riesling play review at cork'd
2009 Leitz Riesling Alte Reben Rudesheimer Berg KaisersteinfelsRheingau Riesling play review at cork'd
2008 Keller Klaus Westhofen Kirchspiel Riesling Trocken GgMosel Riesling play review at cork'd

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Blind Tasting of Riesling – Episode #836

March 22, 2010

Gary decides to keep things interesting and blind tastes a Riesling from the store from any country or price point.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Rainer Wess Riesling PfaffenbergWachau White play review at cork'd


Who Called The Cops? – Epsiode #826

March 3, 2010

Gary sits down with a long time Vayniac, Chris the Cop, who has a big passion for wine.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Kerpen Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Spatlese* Artist LabelMosel Riesling play review at cork'd
2007 Esporao Reserva RedAlentejo play review at cork'd