Archive for the ‘Syrah’ Category

Tasting wine with Maynard James Keenan of Tool in Arizona. Part 1 – Episode #592

December 8, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk visits Arizona and tapes an episode with one of the most requested guests to appear on the Thunder Show – Maynard James Keenan he also is wowed by the knowledge and passion of winemaker Eric Glomski.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Arizona Stronghold “Tazi” play review at cork'd
2007 Page Springs Cellars Vino de la Familia Blanca play review at cork'd
2007 Page Springs Cellars Landscape play review at cork'd

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A Temecula Wine Tasting – Episode #573

November 7, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 3 wines from the emerging Temecula region of Southern California.

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    line of the day ‘ Joe the plummer whose arse crack is sticking…” by Luca Bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Keyways Sauvignon Blanc play review at cork'd
2005 Hart Family Meritage play review at cork'd
2005 Thorton Estate Syrah play review at cork'd

Randall Grahm of Bonny Doon Visits the Thunder Show – Part II – Episode #564

October 23, 2008

And now for the exciting conclusion of yesterday’s cliff hanger!

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Bien Nacido Syrah play review at cork'd
2007 Le Vol Des Anges play review at cork'd

A Very Cool Winemaker Visits the Thunder Show – Episode #549

October 1, 2008

Charles Smith of K Vintners shares his wine philosophy and tastes 4 of his Washington state wines with Gary Vaynerchuk.

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    line of the day – ‘It’s like that gorgeous 47 year old woman w…” by Luca Bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Kung Fu Girl Riesling play review at cork'd
2007 Chateau Smith Cabernet Sauvignon play review at cork'd
2006 K-vintners OvideColumbia Valley Red Meritage play review at cork'd
2006 K-vintners Morrison Lane SyrahWashington Syrah play review at cork'd

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Secret Pack Tasting after a Jets Offensive Explosion – Episode #548

September 29, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk selected 4 wines he had previously tasted for this Secret Pack. Please leave comments with your notes if you are tasting along!

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Finca Arantei AlbarinoSpanish Albarino play review at cork'd
2005 Saison Des Vins Syrah L’hiverOther California Syrah/Shiraz play review at cork'd
2003 Goretti Le Mura Saracene Sagrantino Di MontefalcoSagrantino di Montefalco play review at cork'd
Le Gourmand RivesaltesRivesaltes play review at cork'd

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Grange And Sassicaia 24 Hours Of Decanting Later – Episode #507

July 23, 2008

Gary explores whether the wines from yesterday’s episode have changed after 24 hours of decanting!

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  • “Grt show as always…your right about the pedegri stuff from the last …” by Nike Air Max 90
  • “It’s always fun to see someone who is both pretentious *and* stupid. …” by Ugg Classic Tall
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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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Live Thunder in Boston – Episode #493

June 26, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk’s book tour rolls through Boston, as Gary tastes 4 wines available in Massachusetts before a live audience at the Hotel Commonwealth near Boston University.

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  • “qotd: the history…” by John__J
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Vina Aljibes White play review at cork'd
2007 Vina Aljibes Rose play review at cork'd
2006 Sur do los Andes play review at cork'd
2005 Palacio Quemado play review at cork'd

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Recommendation DAY! Kosher Wine With Matzah And Washington State Wine And More – Episode #452

April 25, 2008

Not so laid back today….Gary talks about passion and recommends some good stuff…cause this time he has had em!

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  • “How I Love Sangria Red Wine,And Make This Page For Sangria Recipes Red…” by Luscaly Wolo
  • “qotd: Alcyone Dessert wine (100% Tannat) from Uruguay. …” by John__J
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Baron Herzog Russian River Chardonnay Special ReserveOther California Kosher play review at cork'd
2005 Shaya Red play review at cork'd
2005 Pomum Syrah play review at cork'd

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Washington Wine Library TV – Episode #441

April 10, 2008

Live (kinda) from the Taste Washington seminar Gary Vaynerchuk tastes off Washington wines.

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  • “Love the honesty, especially when the winemaker’s are potentially pres…” by John__J
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Harlequin Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2006 Cougar Crest Viognier play review at cork'd
2006 Nefarious Cellars Riesling play review at cork'd

A Bunch Of Wine And A Guest – Episode #425

March 11, 2008

Gary tastes through a whole bunch of wine today with a special guest.

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  • “Have not had any of these wines.. good guest, followed his passion. Q…” by corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Anne Amie Pinot Gris play review at cork'd
2005 Kelham Vineyards Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2004 Patricia Green Cellars Pinot Noir play review at cork'd
2004 Grande Assemblage Cuvee Syrah play review at cork'd
Bartlett Wild Blueberry Wine play review at cork'd
2001 Teachworth Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Estate Blend play review at cork'd

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