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Episode 1,000

March 14, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk has finally made it to episode 1,000 of Wine Library TV! It’s been an amazing ride since that day in February 2006, with great guests, amazing (and sometimes awful) wines, as well as a lot of Jets talk. Today, the main focus is a huge thank you to all the Vayniacs who helped make this community…and a huge announcement from Gary.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Jerome Prevost La Closerie Les Beguines BrutFrench Brut Vintage play

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Cava Tasting – Episode #962

December 22, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk has long been a fan of Cava, sparkling wine from Spain, as an alternative to expensive Champagne. Cava comes from the Barcelona region in Spain and ring in at nice price points.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

Cavas Hill BrutSpanish Brut Nonvintage play review at cork'd
One + One Three BrutSpanish Brut Nonvintage play review at cork'd
Codorniu OriginalSpanish Brut Nonvintage play review at cork'd
2007 Gramona Gran CuveeSpanish Brut Vintage play review at cork'd


Tasting with Sommelier Rajat Parr Part 2 – Episode #943

November 2, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk and Rajat Parr conclude their tasting with some grower’s Champagne and talk more about the wine business.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

Chartogne Taillet Cuvee St AnneFrench Brut Nonvintage play review at cork'd

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Popping Prosecco on a Laid Back Friday – Episode #938

October 22, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk returns to the couch for a laid back Friday with an interesting Prosecco…under a screw top!

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  • “just had this particular prosecco at a tasting this afternoon…when t…” by BurroBoy
  • “QOTD: I’d like see you focus on South American Merlot. I’m not a big …” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

Primaterra Prosecco play review at cork'd


Chocolate and Wine Pairing – Episode #898

August 3, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk sits down with Adeline Rem from chocbite.com to explore some interesting chocolate and wine pairings, including a sparkling wine, a Brunello, and a red dessert wine.

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    lines of the day’ ‘I didn’t eat a tomato for two years’, ‘ther…” by luca bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2002 Gloria Ferrer Royal CuveeDomestic Brut Vintage play review at cork'd
2004 La Gerla Brunello Di MontalcinoBrunello di Montalcino play review at cork'd
Vinedo De Los Vientos Alcyone TannatUruguay Dessert Wine play review at cork'd

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Head to Head Tasting of Growers Champagnes – Episode #891

July 16, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk picks 2 under the radar, small production grower’s Champagnes for a side by side tasting.

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  • “92/100

    line of the day – ‘I feel like I’m drinking a cloud’

    Really…” by luca bercelli

  • “Love love 100% Pinot Meunier. Pronouced Munnnyeah! No r. But french i…” by Sydney Krueger
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Wines tasted in this episode:

Moutardier Brut Nature Pure MeunierFrench Brut Nonvintage play review at cork'd
Jose Dhondt Blanc De BlancFrench Brut Nonvintage play review at cork'd


Head to Head Prosecco Tasting – Episode #887

July 8, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 2 Proseccos side by side and talks about the great value this region represents for sparkling wine.

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    line of the day – ‘this is stoopid good’

    hyper – pumped GV …” by luca bercelli

  • “Gary based son this we are dead keen on Ca Furland for Aussie, thanks …” by mark cohen
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Wines tasted in this episode:

Ca’ Furlan ProseccoProsecco

play review at cork'd
La Marca ProseccoProsecco play review at cork'd

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Tasting Some Bubbles with Brian Solis – Episode #838

March 26, 2010

Gary sits down with Brian Solis during South by Southwest in Austin. They taste through 4 different Champagnes to celebrate his newly released book, “Engage”.

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    line of the day – ‘At 40 US dollars this is borderline ‘I sto…” by luca bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

Duval Leroy BrutFrench Brut Nonvintage play review at cork'd
Alfred Gratien Brut French Brut Nonvintage play review at cork'd
Charles Heidsieck Brut ReserveFrench Brut Nonvintage play review at cork'd
Philipponnat Royale Reserve BrutFrench Brut Nonvintage play review at cork'd

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Bubbles on New Years Eve – Episode #795

December 31, 2009

Gary tastes 3 different and interesting Champagnes on New Years Eve. Happy New Year Vayniacs!

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  • “89/100

    Nice end to the year, happy, happy Gary…” by luca bercelli

  • “Interesting review on the ’85 Clicquot Rose Reserve. I wonder why it …” by Steve Mulligan
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2003 Pierre Peters BrutFrench Blanc de Blancs play review at cork'd
2000 Lassalle Cuvee Angeline BrutFrench Brut Vintage play review at cork'd
1985 Clicquot Rose ReserveFrench Brut Rose play review at cork'd


The Vayniac Cabernet has Finally Arrived – Episode #790

December 21, 2009

Gary tastes the finished product of the Vayniac Cab and also shares a special Champagne befitting the occasion.

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    Mott comes out of his shell bigtime in this episode and his ‘…” by luca bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

1996 Legras St VincentFrench Brut Vintage play review at cork'd
2007 Vayniac Napa Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd

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