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Blind Tasting of Sauvignon Blancs from Around the World – Episode #991

March 1, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 3 different Sauvignon Blanc wines from around the world with a very interesting conclusion.

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  • “When you’re dating in collage, would you trade that for a more signifi…” by Rewi Stewart
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2009 Mauroy Gauliez Belair Pouilly FumePouilly Fume play
2009 Seresin Sauvignon BlancNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play
2009 Bevan Cellars Sauvignon BlancNapa Sauvignon Blanc play

US vs. NZ Sauvignon Blanc – Episode #930

October 11, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk starts a few head to head blind tastings, trying US wines versus international competitors. He tastes two Sauvignon Blancs and gives his unbiased thoughts!

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  • “Funny the NZ SB was from up a mountain?! imagine this in France – ok F…” by Rewi Stewart
  • “Love the Lars appearance!!!!

    QOTD: I am not sure about SB. Bought…” by Jason Armes

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Mt Difficulty Sauvignon Blanc OtagoNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2008 Matanzas Creek Sauvignon BlancSonoma Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd


2005 Marques de Riscal – Episode #918

September 15, 2010


Checking in on one of the most classic producers of Rioja, Marques de Riscal. The 90 point score caught my attention big time, does it live up to the hype?

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  • “I don’t understand many of the comments here : Marqués de Riscal rese…” by Ilse
  • “QOTD: Copain Tous Pinot, always!…” by alexander
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Marques De Riscal Rioja ReservaRioja play review at cork'd


South African Sauvignon Blanc Blind Tasting – Episode #908

August 26, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes through 3 different Sauvignon Blancs from South Africa, a grape that is quickly becoming more and more popular in that country.

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    QOTD: Gran Elias Mora 2005 was disappoi…” by

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Wines tasted in this episode:

Fair Valley Sauvignon BlancSouth African Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2007 Constantia Glen Sauvignon BlancSouth African Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2009 Mulderbosch Sauvignon BlancSouth African Sauvignon Blanc 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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    line of the day – ‘laying a little pop culture on people’s as…” by luca bercelli

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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

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Gourmet Library Cheese Tasting with Wine Pairings – Episode #864

May 19, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk mixes it up and tastes some cheeses, picked by Gourmet Library’s manager Justin Novello. They pair the cheeses with three different wines.

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  • “89/100

    Solid episode. Favourite cheese. Cheddar….from Cheddar. Tha…” by luca bercelli

  • “Justin is a good guy, love cheese…have has the X before, and Neyers …” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 X-winery White XNapa White Meritage play review at cork'd
2009 Southern Right Sauvignon BlancSouth African Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2007 Neyers Merlot NapaNapa Merlot play review at cork'd

Cheese mentioned in todays episode.

If you’d like additional help with the above item or would just like to know a little bit more, please email Justin Novello ( jnovello@gourmetlibrary.com ).


Tasting C.G. Di Arie Wines – Episode #863

May 17, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk interviews Chaim Gur-Arieh, the creator of Cap’t Crunch Cereal, to taste through his wines from C.G. Di Arie Winery.

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  • “91/100

    Great show. It’s good to see a winemaker so obviously delight…” by luca bercelli

  • “Gottta love the guy for inventing Cap’t Crunch…glad he named it that…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2009 C. G. Arie Sauvignon Blanc Shenandoah Valley play review at cork'd
2006 C. G. Arie Zinfandel Shenandoah Valley play review at cork'd
2007 C. G. Arie Petite Sirah play review at cork'd


Brown Bag Challenge – Sauvignon Blanc Taste Off – Episode #845

April 14, 2010

Gary starts a blind tasting challenge with 2 Sauvignon Blancs and some surprising results.

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  • “90/100

    Line of the day, ‘I don’t need your two cents Mott’

    Funny epi…” by luca bercelli

  • “A good one is Faustini Beachhouse Napa Sav B, have not loved ones from…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Cliff Lede Sauvignon BlancNapa Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2008 Grieve Sauvignon BlancNapa Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd


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.

If you’d like additional help with the above item or would just like to know a little bit more, please email Justin Novello ( jnovello@gourmetlibrary.com ).


Wine Tasting with Helen Buehler of Buehler Vineyards – Episode #796

January 5, 2010

Helen shares 3 of her favorite Californian wines with Gary and talks about the wine business in Napa.

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  • “Her parents should be really worried. It seems that she doesn’t have a…” by Manuel
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    line of the day, talking about the guest’s wine (admittedly wi…” by luca bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Reynoso Alexander Valley Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2007 Hyde Vineyards HDV Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2007 Buehler Vineyards Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon play review at cork'd

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