Archive for the ‘Sonoma’ Category

Knitting and Sauvignon Blanc – Episode #577

November 13, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk welcomes a guest to show us a little knitting action and he shows her a few Sauvignon Blancs from Chile, New Zealand and California.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Glazebrook Sauvignon BlancNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
Simi Sauvignon BlancSonoma Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2006 Vina Leyda Garuma Sauvignon BlancChilean Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd

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Time To Look At Serious Chardonnay After A Huge Win – Episode #574

November 10, 2008

The Jets romp the Rams and so Gary is excited and this is the perfect time for him to try some serious Chardonnay wines from California and see what he thinks!

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    line of the day – ‘I’m going to Foxboro on my anniversary nigh…” by Luca Bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Truchard ChardonnaySonoma Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2005 Chasseur Russian River ChardonnaySonoma Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2006 Sbragia Chardonnay Gamble RanchNapa Chardonnay play review at cork'd

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$15 Zinfandel Blind Tasting – Episode #473

May 28, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk matches up 4 Zinfandel’s against each other in this fun format called blind tasting. All the wines on todays show are $15 or under too!

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  • “A lot of comments for an episode with no QOTD…” by John__J
  • “Love Zins, Seghesio makes good ones, Simi is just ok. No QOTD.. corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Rutherford Ranch ZinfandelOther California Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd
2006 Seghesio Sonoma ZinfandelSonoma Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd
2005 Simi ZinfandelSonoma Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd
2005 Magito ZinfandelOther California Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd

Sauvignon Blanc Taste Off – Episode #436

April 3, 2008

Gary tries a California Sauvignon Blanc vs a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc…head to head in a Death Match!

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  • “QOTD – Nothing nerd worthy, Quivira Sauvignon blanc. I like it. …” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Spy Valley Sauvignon BlancNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2007 Hanna Sauvignon BlancSonoma Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd

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Will these wines rock? A Mixed Bag Of Stuff – Episode #420

March 3, 2008

Gary is in the mood to try a few different wines and goes with a mixed bag of wines.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Lynmar Russian River ChardonnaySonoma Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2006 Altesino Rosso Di AltesinoTOSCANA IGT play review at cork'd
2006 Mike Weir Cabernet/ MerlotCanadian Other Red Wine play review at cork'd
2005 D’arenberg 28 Road MourvedreAustralian Mourvedre play review at cork'd

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90 Point Wine and Under $10. How Good Are They? – Episode #361

November 30, 2007

Gary Vaynerchuk sits down and tries out 3 wines all scored over 90 Points and all priced under $10.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Mill Creek Sauvignon BlancSonoma Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2006 Panarroz Jumilla RedOther Spanish Red Wine

play review at cork'd
2004 Terrebrune Bandol RougeBandol play review at cork'd

Dinner Wines, Wines I Have Been Wanting To Try – Episode #350

November 13, 2007

Today Gary explores a few wines that have been on his wine list and must tries! He is then off to go home and celebrate his anniversary.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Sepp Moser Riesling GeblingAustrian Riesling play review at cork'd
2006 Rochioli ChardonnaySonoma Chardonnay

play review at cork'd
2003 St Clement Napa Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd
2005 Rimon Dessert Winel play review at cork'd

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The Pinot Noir Episode – Episode #317

September 19, 2007

Gary Vaynerchuk explores some Pinot Noir’s from different parts of the world.

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  • “Have had Castle Rock Zin.. not had much luck with Pinot's ouside o…” by corkscrew
  • “qotd: no. I'm never thrilled about seeing a higher price tag on an…” by John_Kenneth_J
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Castle Rock Pinot Noir SonomaSonoma Pinot Noir play review at cork'd
2006 Coopers Creek Pinot NoirNew Zealand Pinot Noir play review at cork'd
2005 Ghisolfi PinayLanghe play review at cork'd
2004 Meyer Nakel Pinot Noir AhrGerman Red Wine play review at cork'd

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OAK MONSTER Time – Episode #298

August 22, 2007

Is Gary in the mood to make up with the Oak Monster once and for all? Only todays show will tell ya!

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  • “If its heavily oaked how long should you decant it? the longer it deca…” by Christian Van Brunt
  • “Have had the Raymond, good value. The Robert Young is good stuff, like…” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2004 Kanu Chenin Blanc Barrel FermentedSouth African Chenin Blanc play review at cork'd
2005 Raymond Reserve ChardonnayNapa Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2003 Robert Young Scion RedSonoma Red Meritage play review at cork'd
2004 Casa Lapostolle Clos ApaltaChilean Red Meritage play review at cork'd

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    586 Morris Avenue
    Springfield, New Jersey 07081

Red Zinfandel and Foie Gras? – Episode #292

August 13, 2007

I think Gary has found a new pair and he is thrilled to show you it! Zinfandel's from California can bring a lot to the table with the right foods!

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Wines tasted in this episode:

Rancho Zabaco Dancing Bull ZinfandelOther California Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd
2005 Ravenswood Lodi ZinfandelOther California Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd
2004 Peachy Canyon Old School House ZinfandelOther California Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd
2005 Hartford Russian River ZinfandelSonoma Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd