Archive for the ‘Torrontes’ Category

Torrontes Tasting – Episode #969

January 17, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 2 Torrontes wines, interesting value plays from Argentina.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2009 Tomero TorrontesArgentine Torrontes play
2008 Altivo Classic TorrontesArgentine Torrontes play

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Interesting Whites With Huge Scores – Episode #953

November 22, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk is back with two interesting white wines, a Torrontes and a Vouvray, that both received huge scores!

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2010 Crios De Susana Balbo TorrontesArgentine Torrontes play review at cork'd
2008 Francois Chidaine Vouvray BouchetVouvray play review at cork'd

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2009 Torrontes Taste Off – Episode #816

February 15, 2010

Gary tastes 3 new arrivals from Argentina of Torrontes, a cool grape that makes interesting white wines from south of the Equator.

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    lines of the day – ‘literally you are about to laugh your ass…” by luca bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2009 Urban TorrontesArgentine Torrontes play review at cork'd
2009 La Yunta Torrontes Stelvin ClosureArgentine Torrontes play review at cork'd
2009 Crios De Susana Balbo TorrontesArgentine Torrontes play review at cork'd

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Future of Wine Tasting – Episode #759

October 26, 2009

While in London for the Future of Web Apps conference, Gary takes time out to tape a show with a fan, Steve Leighton.

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    Now we all love Gary and we love the show, but this guest was …” by luca bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Lorca Torrontes play review at cork'd
2007 Gran Opalo Blend play review at cork'd
2007 Gibbston Valley Pinot Noir play review at cork'd

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Torrontes Taste Off – Episode #751

October 12, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 2 Torrontes side by side and announces the next Vayniac Virtual Tasting Along!

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  • “89/100

    line of the day – ‘Mr Sanchize. We’ve been winning in spite of…” by luca bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 La Yunta Torrontes Stelvin ClosureArgentine Torrontes play review at cork'd
2009 Simonassi TorrontesArgentine Torrontes play review at cork'd

Wines for the Friday Show

2008 Calera Central Coast Chardonnay Central Coast Chardonnay
2007 Healdsburg Ranches ChardonnaySonoma Chardonnay

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College Humor stops by WLTV – Episode #615

January 30, 2009

The crew from College Humor stops by and pays Gary Vaynerchuk and the Thunder Show a visit.

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  • “93/100

    line of the day – ‘It basically smells like a car accident’

    R…” by Luca Bercelli

  • “Couldn’t get past the 1st minute with those two….” by Hypersomnia
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Premiado TorrontesArgentine Torrontes play review at cork'd
2005 Bordeaux Bag In The BoxBordeaux play review at cork'd
2006 Palestra DouroOther Portuguese Red Wine play review at cork'd
2006 Selaks Ice WineNew Zealand Dessert Wine play review at cork'd

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Thanksgiving Wine Episode – Episode #586

November 27, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk talks about the 4 wines in the secret pack that many of you got. Sit back and enjoy.

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    line of the day – ‘a little junk in the trunk action’

    The las…” by Luca Bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Poesia TorrontesArgentine Torrontes play review at cork'd
2006 Thunder Napa WhiteNapa White Meritage play review at cork'd
2006 Christophe Buisson Bourgogne RougeBourgogne Rouge play review at cork'd
2005 Shifrin Howell Mt ZinfandelNapa Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd

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Torrontes: The white wine of Argentina on Display – Episode #382

January 2, 2008

One of the great discoveries of 2007 for me and many Vayniacs was the Torrentes grape from Argentina.

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    consumes its sha…” by bobbytiger
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Alamos TorrontesArgentine Torrontes play review at cork'd
2006 Navarrita TorrontesArgentine Torrontes play review at cork'd
2006 Monteflores TorrontesArgentine Torrontes play review at cork'd

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The Thanksgiving Wine Episode – Episode #356

November 22, 2007

Today Gary unveils the Turkey 4 pack and walks you through the tasting, make sure to gather all your friends and family and enjoy the THUNDER SHOW!

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  • “nice to see you pointing out that there are a lot of better wines to o…” by John__J
  • “Have not tried any of these wines. corkscrew
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Premiado TorrontesArgentine Torrontes play review at cork'd
2005 Cantina Dolianova Monica Di Sardegna ArenadaMonica di Cagliari

play review at cork'd
2004 Dubakella Pinot NoirOther California Pinot Noir play review at cork'd
2004 Chateau Cambon La PelouseOther Red Bordeaux

play review at cork'd

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Torrontes a Wine of Argentina. – Episode #155

December 28, 2006

Wines tasted in this episode:

Torrontes is an up and coming grape from Argentina and today Gary focuses on this grape and adds his 2 cents. Please answer todays question of the day, it’s an interesting one.