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Tasting with the Vayniacs – Episode #999

March 11, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk concludes the week of Vayniac tastings with Winestein, GlassRunnethEmpty, and Julius. They taste a special rose from Washington State and move on to three high end reds from the US and Italy.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

Kaella Rose play
2007 Leonetti ReserveWalla Walla Red Blend play
2006 Robert Foley ClaretNapa Red Meritage play
2006 Antinori SolaiaSuper Tuscan play

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Brave New World of Wine Part 2 – Episode #967

January 13, 2011

Concluding the tasting with Gary Vaynerchuk and author of Brave New World of Wine, Mark Oldman.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Karl Lawrence Cabernet SauvignonNapa Cabernet play review at cork'd
1933 V.J.H. Justino Henriques MALMSEY Madeira play review at cork'd

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Brave New World of Wine Part 1 – Episode #966

January 12, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk and author Mark Oldman speak about how he entered into the wine world and his new book, Brave New World of Wine.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2009 Bedrock Stellwagen ZinfandelSonoma Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd
2007 Betz Family Winery Clos De BetzColumbia Valley Red Blend play review at cork'd

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Tasting with Jimmy Stafford of Train – Episode #960

December 16, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk meets with Jimmy Stafford of the band Train, a huge fan of wine. They talk about how Jimmy got into wine, his band’s wine club, and discovering new regions and grapes!

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Leeuwin Artist Series RieslingAustralian Riesling play review at cork'd
2008 K-vintners Morrison Lane SyrahColumbia Valley Syrah play review at cork'd

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Blind Tasting of Washington State Red Blends – Episode #922

September 28, 2010


Gary Vaynerchuk tries three different red blends from Washington State with some very interesting results.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Dunham TrutinaColumbia Valley Red Blend play review at cork'd
2007 Amavi Cabernet SauvignonColumbia Valley Cabernet play review at cork'd
2007 Nxnw (north By Northwest) Cabernet SauvignonColumbia Valley Cabernet play review at cork'd

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Washington Merlot and Twitter Tasting – Episode #833

March 17, 2010

Gary wanted to join in on the Twitter tasting for Washington Merlot, going on Thursday March 25th. Grab a bottle of WA State Merlot, use the hashtag #WAMerlot , and start tweeting next Thursday to share your thoughts on these wines!

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Charles Smith Velvet Devil MerlotColumbia Valley Merlot play review at cork'd
2005 Bergevin Lane MerlotColumbia Valley Merlot play review at cork'd
2005 Long Shadows PedestalColumbia Valley Merlot play review at cork'd

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Tasting Washington State Chardonnay – Episode #747

October 2, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 2 interesting Chardonnays from Blackwood Canyon in Washington State.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

1990 Blackwood Canyon Chardonnay Reserve play review at cork'd
2005 Blackwood Canyon Chardonnay play review at cork'd

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Tasting College Kid Wines with Jake and Amir from College Humor – Episode #649

March 30, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk visits the College Humor office to teach Jake and Amir about wine.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Chat.st Michelle Indian Wells RieslingColumbia Valley Riesling play review at cork'd
2006 Bodegas Norton Reserve MalbecArgentine Malbec play review at cork'd
2006 Chateau Pesquie Les TerrassesVentoux/Luberon/Nimes play review at cork'd

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We’re bringing Merlot back. A Merlot wine tasting event! – Episode #565

October 27, 2008

Gary Vaynerchuk tries a couple of different Merlot wines from around the globe.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Casa Lapostolle Cuvee Alexandre MerlotChilean Merlot play review at cork'd
2005 Mercer Merlot Horse Heaven HillsColumbia Valley Merlot play review at cork'd
2005 Bravante Howell Mountain MerlotNapa Merlot play review at cork'd

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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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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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