Archive for the ‘shiraz’ 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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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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Bringing the Thunder to India – Episode #533

September 4, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk has predicted India will make a big splash on the world wine scene in the next decade, will these 3 wines show that kind of potential?

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  • “I’ve had that shiraz, maybe a diff vintage but i remember that funk an…” by John__J
  • “Have not tried these wines, since Gary does not pay for his adventures…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Tiger Hill Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2006 Sula Dindori Reserve Shiraz play review at cork'd
Chateau d’Ori Cabernet Syrah 2007 play review at cork'd

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Australian Shiraz Super Wines Blind – Episode #517

August 12, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk Tastes 4 Aussy Shiraz’s Blind and all of these are power houses so it will be interesting to see what he thinks!

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  • “April 27th! get excited for the VT CKC’s!! …” by Amy Shaffron
  • “I am super excited about ur visit to tech!! :)…” by Gina Pan
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Mollydooker Enchanted Path RedAustralian Red Meritage play review at cork'd
2004 Branson Coach Rare ShirazAustralian Shiraz/Syrah play review at cork'd
2002 Schild Moorooroo ShirazAustralian Shiraz/Syrah play review at cork'd
2000 Hardys Shiraz Eileen HardyAustralian Shiraz/Syrah play review at cork'd

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An Exciting Day: Contest Winners, UStream, and Wine – Episode #506

July 22, 2008

Gary announces who will accompany him in Napa this weekend and the winners of the trip to France!

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  • “qotd: Most recently, a Chateau la Nerthe, Chateauneuf du Pape…” by John__J
  • “This was an epic ep!

    QOTD: I've had a bottle close to 100$…” by A dumb Rhein king

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 SassicaiaTOSCANA IGT play review at cork'd
2003 Penfolds GrangeAustralian Shiraz/Syrah play review at cork'd

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A Guest And Some Shiraz – Episode #458

May 5, 2008

Gary Surprises someone and tries 4 Shiraz’s from down under. Lets see their take on the Austrian reds!

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  • “qotd: a micro brewThe wino in me has to point out that Condrieu isn’t …” by John__J
  • “Not sure if I have tried the Hazy Blur..ahh to be a guest.. QOTD-mayb…” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Nugan Estate ShirazAustralian Shiraz/Syrah play review at cork'd
2002 Eppalock Ridge ShirazAustralian Shiraz/Syrah play review at cork'd
2005 Glen Eldon Dry Bore ShirazAustralian Shiraz/Syrah play review at cork'd
2004 Hazy Blur Mclaren Vale ShirazAustralian Shiraz/Syrah play review at cork'd

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6 More Shows Of The Thunder Show And A Re Taste Of Yesterday’s Wines. – Episode #393

January 24, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk counts down the Thunder show with the wines from yesterday and a recommendation of one of his favorite little wines.

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  • “Gary, you've made a terrible mistake. On episode 392, you opened a…” by Renato Fonseca
  • “qotd: nope…” by John__J
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Leocadie Fernand AverouxLanguedoc-Roussillon play review at cork'd
2005 Achaval Ferrer MiradorArgentine Malbec play review at cork'd
2004 Torbreck Run Rig RedAustralian Shiraz/Syrah play review at cork'd

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Thoughts About Wine And Evaluating It – Episode #392

January 23, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk talks from the heart on todays thunder show! He specifically addresses the way he evaluates wine.

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  • “qotd: I kinda like to drink wine…” by John__J
  • “Have had a Achaval and a Torbreck before..only 7 more shows HA! QOTD…” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Achaval Ferrer MiradorArgentine Malbec play review at cork'd
2004 Torbreck Run Rig RedAustralian Shiraz/Syrah play review at cork'd

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A Grab Bag Of Wines On The Thunder Show – Episode #379

December 27, 2007

Gary Vaynerchuk sits down and tastes through a few wines and gives you his thoughts.

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  • “Just got 2 750ml of the 2008 j.j. prum spat. One for now and one in fi…” by Thomas L
  • “qotd: yes I've had QBA's, kabinett's, spatlese's, and …” by John__J
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Spice Route PinotageSouth African Pinotage play review at cork'd
2005 Black Wing ShirazAustralian Shiraz/Syrah play review at cork'd
2003 Chat La Tour CarnetOther Red Bordeaux play review at cork'd
2004 J.j. Prum Wehlener Sonnenuhr Spatlese RieslingGerman Riesling play review at cork'd

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Steak And Wine Episode – Episode #372

December 17, 2007

Gary Vaynerchuk tries a few wines that go with steaks and looks for the right deal!

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  • “Wow you sure did get a lot of comments Gary.

    QOTd: Med rare marina…” by

  • “qotd: med rare, or pittsburgh.

    I'm near positive this has b…” by John__J

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Tapestry ShirazAustralian Shiraz/Syrah play review at cork'd
2005 Tir Na Nog GrenacheAustralian Grenache play review at cork'd
2004 Piedra Hill Purple Label Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd
2002 D’arenberg Noble RieslingAustralian Dessert Wine

play review at cork'd

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