Archive for the ‘sparkling’ Category

Author and Wine Writer Michael Steinberger Visits Wine Library TV- Part 1 – Episode #777

November 30, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes wines with Michael Steinberger, a wine columnist from Slate Magazine and the Financial Times. They discuss the troubles in the wine industry and Michael’s new book!

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    lines of the day – ‘during every off-season Al Toon did ballet…” by luca bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

Cedric Bouchard Inflorescence Blanc De Noirs Val VilaineFrench Blanc de Noir play review at cork'd

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2002 Champagne Tasting – Episode #758

October 23, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes two different Champagnes from the incredible 2002 vintage.

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    Couldn’t agree more about the horrible packaging on the Pehu….” by luca bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2002 Legras Brut Champagne Presidence VvFrench Brut Vintage play review at cork'd
2002 Pehu Simonet BrutFrench Brut Vintage play review at cork'd

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A Master of Wine Stops By for a Champagne Experiment ? Part 2 ? Episode #757

October 22, 2009

Gary and Jennifer conclude their exploration of decanted bubbly… stay tuned for a surprise finish!

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    What an episode! For the last two minutse of this show I coul…” by luca bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

1995 Charles Heidsieck Blanc De Millenaire play review at cork'd

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A Master of Wine Stops By for a Champagne Experiment – Part 1 – Episode #756

October 21, 2009

Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan, the newest American women to get her Master of Wine, sits down with Gary to do a decanting experiment with Champagne.

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    Phenomenal guest and phenomenal episode – really informative …” by luca bercelli

  • “Good guest and eye candy. www.winelx.com…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

1995 Charles Heidsieck Blanc De Millenaire play review at cork'd

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Wine & Spirits Top 100 – Part 1 – Episode #741

September 23, 2009

Joshua Greene, Editor of Wine & Spirits Magazine, visits to give a sneak peak at their Top 100 Wines of 2009.

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  • “92/100

    Great episode, great guest. Good to see GV chatting with someo…” by luca bercelli

  • “Don’t subscibe to W @ S, do get Parker, Wine Spec and WE.. Let the gue…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Quinta Da Aveleda Vinho Verde play review at cork'd
2002 Louis Roederer Cristal play review at cork'd

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A Little More Thunder from the Cruise – Episode #672

May 7, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk relents to overwhelming crowd demand and tapes one more live episode on the Thunder Cruise.

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  • “90/100

    line of the day – ‘If anybody knows who wears No 70 for the Ne…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Have had the Titus and Dashe before..good stuff. Disagree with your op…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2000 Diva Napa Valley Sparkling Wine play review at cork'd
2007 Dashe Dry Creek ZinfandelSonoma Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd
2006 Titus ZinfandelNapa Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd
2000 Domaine Gilles Barge Cote-Rotie Cuvee Du Plessy play review at cork'd

Bubbles in the Snow – Episode #598

December 19, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk jumps into a snowstorm and tastes 4 Champagnes in time to give you a feel for New Years!

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    line of the day – ‘you are comparing a major league player wit…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Looks like NJ right now…not a big bubbles fan.. www.winelx.com…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

Nicolas Feuillatte BrutFrench Brut Nonvintage play review at cork'd
Mumm Cordon Rouge Brut NvFrench Brut Nonvintage play review at cork'd
Varnier-fanniere Champagne Brut ‘grand Cru’French Brut Nonvintage play review at cork'd
Legras Brut Champagne Blanc De BlancsFrench Brut Nonvintage play review at cork'd

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After all this time, Moscato d’Asti on The Thunder Show – Episode #522

August 19, 2008

Will these sweet Italian sparklers shine?

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  • “qotd: Cant say i really have a fav…” by John__J
  • “Great episode! And fun to finally see Mott’s face! :) Made a note on m…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

Braida Moscato D’astiItalian Sweet play review at cork'd
2007 Elvio Tintero Moscato D’astiMoscato d\’Asti play review at cork'd
Ceretto S. Stefano Moscato D’ AstiMoscato d\’Asti play review at cork'd

A Hard Cider Tasting – Episode #424

March 10, 2008

Today Gary Vaynerchuk tries something new, hard cider.

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  • “episode 423 qotd: I have any I’d bet most people who have had Cava hav…” by John__J
  • “qotd: yes, not many, mostly some micro brews, I think Woodchuck is the…” by John__J
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Wines tasted in this episode:

Farnum Hill Kingston Black Cider Reserve play review at cork'd
Farnum Hill Farmhouse Cider play review at cork'd
Farnum Hill Extra-Dry Cider play review at cork'd

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Tasting Some Bubbly At Blue Ribbon – Episode #370

December 13, 2007

Wrapping up the NYC wine tour Gary Vaynerchuk pays a visit to the Blue Ribbon Wine Bar.

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  • “qotd: I like the old world and new world styles, but overall my heart …” by John__J
  • “Not a bubbly fan so…. QOTD-Pax for Syrah, Amon Ra for Shiraz …” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

Gaston Chiquet play review at cork'd
Pierre Peters Cuvee ReserveFrench Brut Nonvintage

play review at cork'd
Jean Milan play review at cork'd