Archive for the ‘shiraz’ Category

US vs Austalian Syrah Tasting – Episode #933

October 15, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk finishes the week of US versus the world blind tastings with two Syrahs, one from California and a Shiraz from Australia.

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  • “Too bad it ended the series this way,. Oh well.
    QOTD Since I am catc…” by Jason Armes
  • “Gary man,

    I totally disagree with you on these wines.

    Way too many …” by Wine Miser

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Arnot Roberts SyrahNapa Syrah/Shiraz play review at cork'd
2007 Marquis Philips #9 ShirazMcLaren Vale Syrah/ Shiraz

play review at cork'd


Supermarket Wine Week- Australian Reds Under $10 – Episode #895

July 29, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk continues his supermarket wine tasting with 3 Aussie reds, including one of the most infamous- Yellow Tail.

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  • “QOTD: Pineapple is the king of the fruits in my opinion!!!…” by John Reese
  • “QOTD: Pears!!!…” by Trevor Murphy-Mannix
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Wines tasted in this episode:

Jacobs Creek MerlotAustralian Merlot play review at cork'd
Lindemans Cabernet Sauvignon Bin 45Australian Cabernet Sauvignon play review at cork'd
Yellow Tail ShirazAustralian Shiraz/Syrah play review at cork'd


Tasting with Michael Twelftree of Two Hands Wines – Part 2 – Episode #859

May 6, 2010

Concluding the tasting with Gary Vaynerchuk and Michael Twelftree, the co-owner of Two Hands Wines.

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  • “90/100

    The guest’s wine knowledge is pretty catholic, and he’s a goo…” by luca bercelli

  • “Very good guest..Bella’s Garden is always great. QOTD-as long as the …” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Two Hands Bella’s Garden Barossa Valley Shiraz play review at cork'd
2007 Ares Barossa Valley Shiraz play review at cork'd


Tasting with Michael Twelftree of Two Hands Wines – Part 1 – Episode #858

May 5, 2010

Gary interviews Michael Twelftree, co-owner of Two Hands Wines. They talk about the Australian wine business and taste through the Two Hands Wines.

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  • “88/100

    Funny…this guy obviously knows his stuff, makes great wine,…” by luca bercelli

  • “Two Hands makes some very good wines…good stuff…I wish his wines w…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Two Hands Gnarly Dudes Barossa Valley Shiraz play review at cork'd
2007 Two Hands Lily’s Garden McLaren Vale Shiraz play review at cork'd


Fair and Balanced- Australian Wine Tasting – Episode #844

April 13, 2010

After Gary’s recent trip to Australia, he wants to break the stereotype that all Aussie wines are fruit bombs. He tries 3 wines from classic Australian producers.

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  • “91/100

    lines of the day – ‘There’s a hint of burnt vomit on the nose’…” by luca bercelli

  • “So glad Gary talked about wines that aren’t big “fruit bombs.” Coinci…” by Tim Tobish
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2000 Mount Mary TrioletSouth Australia White Meritage play review at cork'd
2006 Shaw And Smith ShirazAustralian Shiraz/Syrah play review at cork'd
2004 Giaconda Shiraz Warner Vineyard VictoriaAustralian Shiraz/Syrah play review at cork'd

Links mentioned in todays episode.


On Location in Sydney – Australian Wine Tasting – Episode #843

April 7, 2010

Gary invites Nick Stock, author of the Penguin Good Australian Wine Guide, to share some of knowledge on Australian red and whites while in Sydney.

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  • “90/100

    line of the day – ‘can you imagine if you were judged as a hum…” by luca bercelli

  • “Australia is on the list….when they invent faster planes.. www.win…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Vasse Felix Margaret River Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2006 Freycinet Pinot Noir play review at cork'd
2006 S.C. Pannell Shiraz Grenache play review at cork'd

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Australian Wines That Are Under $20 And Scored Well – Episode #791

December 22, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk tries 3 Aussy wines and talks about his thoughts on the Australian wine industry.

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  • “90/100

    lines of the day – ‘I’m being a jerk for no reason, I don’t k…” by luca bercelli

  • “Really been down on most Australian wines lately..they are not as good…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Innocent Bystander Pinot NoirAustralian Pinot Noir play review at cork'd
2006 Bleasdale Cabernet Sauvignon Mulberry TreeAustralian Cabernet Sauvignon play review at cork'd
2007 Penley Estate Shiraz HylandAustralian Shiraz/Syrah play review at cork'd

Links mentioned in todays episode.


What Wine Pairs with Chicken Nuggets – Episode #762

November 3, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes two wines to pair with the ultimate airport fast food while on his book signing tour.

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  • “90/100

    line of the day – ‘the highlights of the football are killing …” by luca bercelli

  • “QOTD-flight back from Acupulco to some other airport in Mexico, no bra…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Angoves Red Belly Black Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2006 little Boomey Shiraz play review at cork'd

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Discussing Cork vs. Screwcaps during a Grab Bag Wine Tasting – Episode #654

April 7, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk and Liza “The Wine Chick” Zimmerman taste 3 totally different wines and debate the relative merits of cork and screwcap enclosures.

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  • “90/100

    line of the day – ‘you should spend a year doing blind tasting…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Not tried these, Greek wines hit or miss,mostly miss. She looks like B…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Mythic River Sauv BlancGreek White Wine play review at cork'd
2006 Bleasdale Langhorne Crossing Shiraz/ CabernetAustralian Red Meritage play review at cork'd
2007 Descendientes De Jose Palacios Bierzo PetalosBierzo play review at cork'd

Links mentioned in today’s episode.

Gary Vaynerchuk Goes Wine Shopping and Drinks it in a Hotel – Episode #650

March 31, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk goes wine shopping and picks up a few bottles to try in his hotel room! He also makes a boo-boo.

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  • “92/100

    line of the day – ‘ I would like to have pig snout and ears wi…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Have had the Violinist before.. QOTD-a bit late.. www.winelx.com…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Mollydooker The Violinist play review at cork'd
Sean Thackrey Pleiades play review at cork'd
2006 Suxx Shiraz play review at cork'd

Links mentioned in today’s episode.