Archive for the ‘Riesling’ Category

Oh, Canada! Oh, kanagan! – Episode #611

January 21, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 4 wines from Okanagan with a visitor who graciously brought these wines to the thunder show!

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  • “90/100

    Good guest and show. Shame Canadian wines are so hard to find….” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Good guest and show. I haven’t had any Okanagan wines but I’ve visite…” by Hypersomnia
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Tantalus Riesling play review at cork'd
2007 Road 13 Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2006 Quail’s Gate Pinot Noir play review at cork'd
2006 Jackson-Triggs Shiraz play review at cork'd

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Double Blind, Other 46 Tasting. – Episode #607

January 14, 2009

Watch Gary Vaynerchuk try 6 wines double blind from states around the country not known for their wine making ability, watch this one, it gets WILD!

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  • “94/100

    two lines of the day – ‘this is like your best friend in the w…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Might as well drink these blind since you would not buy them otherwise…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2002 Pontchartrain Rouge Militaire play
Dove Valley Cabernet Franc play
Pinnacle Ridge Traminette play
2006 Heritage Station Estate Syrah play
Fieldstone St. Croix play
2007 St J Riesling play

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

  • “Hve had the Catena and Kendall (always consistent) before. Hope 2011 i…” by
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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

Tough Economy Leads To Finding Value Wine – Episode #554

October 8, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk tries 4 wines under $13 to see if he can find any values. All of the wines Gary has on the show today are scored 90 points or higher by major press!

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  • “90/100

    line of the day – ‘the oak monster makes an appearance and he’…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “qotd: a spatrot/zierfandler blend from Austria…” by John__J
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Valdesil Montenovo GodelloOther Spanish White Wine play review at cork'd
2006 Milbrandt Riesling Columbia ValleyColumbia Valley Riesling play review at cork'd
2006 Pillar Box RedAustralian Red Meritage play review at cork'd
2005 Lengs & Cooter The VictorAustralian Shiraz/Syrah play review at cork'd

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A Very Cool Winemaker Visits the Thunder Show – Episode #549

October 1, 2008

Charles Smith of K Vintners shares his wine philosophy and tastes 4 of his Washington state wines with Gary Vaynerchuk.

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  • “92/100

    line of the day – ‘It’s like that gorgeous 47 year old woman w…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “92/100

    line of the day – ‘It’s like that gorgeous 47 year old woman w…” by Luca Bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Kung Fu Girl Riesling play review at cork'd
2007 Chateau Smith Cabernet Sauvignon play review at cork'd
2006 K-vintners OvideColumbia Valley Red Meritage play review at cork'd
2006 K-vintners Morrison Lane SyrahWashington Syrah play review at cork'd

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German Spatlese Rieslings – Episode #526

August 25, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk goes through 3 German Rieslings that have a little sugar in them, these sweeter Rieslings are not to be taken lightly!

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  • “Schmitt Sohne Riesling Auslese Blue Bottle is the last German Riesling…” by Nathan Braymen
  • “I love the videos and have learned a great deal by watching them. Plus…” by Mary Lee Garber
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Dr Karl Christoffel Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling SpatleseGerman Riesling play review at cork'd
2006 Monchhof Urziger Wurzgarten Spatlese RieslingGerman Riesling play review at cork'd
2006 Robert Weil Kiedricher Turmberg Spatlese RieslingGerman Riesling play review at cork'd

Washington Wine Library TV – Episode #441

April 10, 2008

Live (kinda) from the Taste Washington seminar Gary Vaynerchuk tastes off Washington wines.

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  • “Love the honesty, especially when the winemaker’s are potentially pres…” by John__J
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Harlequin Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2006 Cougar Crest Viognier play review at cork'd
2006 Nefarious Cellars Riesling play review at cork'd

Washington vs New York Riesling Taste Off – Episode #440

April 9, 2008

The Thunder Show is on the road! Coming to you today from Qwest Field in Seattle WA, Gary Vaynerchuk has a taste off between Washington State and New York State Rieslings. Does the home team hold the field for a victory or do the visitors come in and take one on the road?

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  • “would like to see a show featuring Dr. Loosens Riesling from Mosel. It…” by
  • “qotd not yet…” by John__J
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Herman Wiemer Semi Dry RieslingNew York Riesling play review at cork'd
2006 OS Winery Champoux Vineyard play review at cork'd
2006 Dr. Frank Dry RieslingNew York Riesling play review at cork'd
2006 Long Shadows Poet’s Leap Riesling play review at cork'd
2006 Sheldrake Dry Riesling play review at cork'd
2006 Chateau St Michelle Eroica RieslingWashington Riesling play review at cork'd

Laid Back Friday With Wines From The Finger Lakes – Episode #409

February 15, 2008

On a laid back Friday Gary Vaynerchuk tries 2 wines from New York State.

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  • “qotd can't remember it's been a while…” by John__J
  • “Have not had that many of these varietals, NY wines hit or miss. QOTD…” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Herman Wiemer GewurztraminerNew York Gewurztraminer play review at cork'd
2006 Herman Wiemer Dry RieslingNew York Riesling play review at cork'd

A Journey Of Wines From California To Canada – Episode #403

February 7, 2008

Today Gary Vaynerchuk has many SPECIAL GUESTS in what is easily a classic WLTV episode!

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  • “Great episode! I agree it should be one of the ones on the right in t…” by Hypersomnia
  • “wow.. i just watched this.. please link this up into the ‘Favourite Ep…” by Keaton Seaby
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Rockbridge White Riesling play review at cork'd
2003 Grape Ranch Carmel Valley Merlot play review at cork'd
Chateau aux Arc American Syrah play review at cork'd
2003 Osoyoos Larose Grand Vin play review at cork'd

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