Archive for the ‘Sonoma’ Category

Blind Zinfandel Tasting – Episode #945

November 4, 2010

With Thanksgiving around the corner, Gary Vaynerchuk blind tastes four bottles of Zinfandel at a variety of price points.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

Bogle ZinfandelCalifornia Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd
2008 Seghesio Sonoma ZinfandelSonoma Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd
2006 Louis Martini Monte Rosso Zinfandel Gnarly VinesNapa Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd
2007 Outpost Zinfandel Howell MountainNapa Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd


Supermarket Wine Week- California Cabernet – Episode #896

July 30, 2010

Gary finishes off the week with another round of supermarket wines, this time focusing on 3 of the most popular Californian Cabernets.

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  • “88/100

    line of the day – ‘Very grapey’

    More average wines and hard…” by luca bercelli

  • “Whole Foods market I believe does not have Blackstone nor Kendall Jack…” by Trevor Murphy-Mannix
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Wines tasted in this episode:

Blackstone Cabernet SauvignonCalifornia Cabernet Sauvignon play review at cork'd
Kendall Jackson Cabernet SauvignonCalifornia Cabernet Sauvignon play review at cork'd
2007 Frei Brothers Cabernet SauvignonSonoma Cabernet Sauvignon play review at cork'd


Vayniac Virtual Taste Along: Chardonnay Taste Off – Episode #754

October 16, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes two California Chardonnays and hopes you’ll share your notes on corkd.com.

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  • “89/100

    Tight episode but wines a bit boring…” by luca bercelli

  • “Have had the Calera before… QOTD-a little late for that answer… …” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Healdsburg Ranches ChardonnaySonoma Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2008 Calera Central Coast Chardonnay Central Coast Chardonnay play review at cork'd

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Vance Sharp of Sharp Cellars and the Sonoma Sausage Company – Episode #721

August 14, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk interviews Vance Sharp, a founding member and past president of the Association of African American Vintners.

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    line of the day – ‘I gotta see the Jets game, I haven’t misse…” by luca bercelli

  • “Just because this linked to Tony Coturri: Sign up at motorcyclewinerie…” by Motorycle Wineries
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2004 Pinot Noir ‘Keenan?s Cove play review at cork'd
2005 Zinfandel Hailey’s Creek Vineyard play review at cork'd
2007 Zinfandel Hailey’s Creek Vineyard ‘Black Label play review at cork'd

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Brice Jones, founder of Sonoma-Cutrer – Episode #712

July 31, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk interviews Brice Jones, a true entrepreneur a California wine legend.

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  • “93/100

    Great episode; most notable for the worst wine story ever (tol…” by luca bercelli

  • “Good guest have not tried his wines.. www.winelx.com…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Emeritus Russian River Valley Pinot Noir play review at cork'd
2006 Emeritus Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast – William Wesley Vineyard play review at cork'd

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Tasting 3 Highly Rated Wines in Honor of a Big Announcement – Episode #675

May 13, 2009

On what is a very proud day for him, Gary Vaynerchuk reviews 3 wines that have recently arrived at the shop with major press behind them.

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  • “92/100

    line of the day – ‘It’s like they took a shot of E and went to…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Have seen Wind Gap but not tried it.. QOTD-blank… www.winelx.c…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Wind Gap Chardonnay Sonoma CountySonoma Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2005 Chat Pibarnon Bandol RougeBandol play review at cork'd
2004 Noguerals Abellars PrioratPriorat play review at cork'd

Links mentioned in today’s episode.

Easter wines. 1 Red and 1 White – Episode #656

April 10, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk tries 2 wines on the Thunder Show that may pair well for your Easter dinner. He also drops an easter egg ;)

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    line of the day – ‘I’d be a jerk not to mention the apple flav…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Have had the Renwood before.. QOTD-not sure yet, will pull something …” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2004 Paul Jaboulet Chevalier Sterimberg Hermitage BlancHermitage Blanc play review at cork'd
2005 Renwood Fiddletown ZinfandelSonoma Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd

Links mentioned in today’s episode.

Carneros Wines Picked By A Facebook Fan – Episode #635

March 4, 2009

Yesterday Gary used Twitter and Facebook to send out a message to the fans of the show to pick the show for today, and one of the 200 recommendations was Cyrus’s idea to do Carneros. What is going on with the place that has such a wonderful reputation for Chardonnay and Pinot Noir?

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  • “93/100

    line of the day – ‘It’s got one dimension and that dimension i…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Have had Rombauer, Neyres and Etude before. QOTD-over a grand.. ww…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Rombauer Carneros ChardonnayNapa Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2007 Neyers Chardonnay CarnerosNapa Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2005 Castle Estate Pinot Noir Los CarnerosSonoma Pinot Noir play review at cork'd
2006 Etude Pinot Noir CarnerosNapa Pinot Noir play review at cork'd

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Mourvedre Wine Tasting – Episode #603

January 5, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 3 wines made from the Mourvedre grape.

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  • “90/100

    line of the day – ‘not too over the top. A push-up bra and low…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “cant wait to try some of these wines! CKC @ Virginia Tech! Come visit …” by Krishna Patel
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Cline Ancient Vines MourvedreSonoma Other Red Wine play review at cork'd
2006 Turkey Flat MourvedreAustralian Mourvedre play review at cork'd
2006 Domaine Tempier Bandol TourtineBandol play review at cork'd

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Wines for Latin Cooking with Ingrid Hoffmann from Food Network – Part 1 – Episode #594

December 10, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk and Ingrid Hoffmann have a blast exploring food and wine pairings.

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  • “87/100

    line of the day – ‘did you really believe in the magic wand’

    …” by Luca Bercelli

  • “While I’m watching old episodes I Just have to say this woman is REALY…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Zmor GewurztraminerSonoma Riesling/Gewurztraminer play review at cork'd
2004 Zarate Tras Da Vigna AlbarinoSpanish Albarino play review at cork'd

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