Archive for the ‘white’ Category

Tasting with the Vayniacs – Episode #998

March 10, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk continues the week tasting with Coupe 60, Rich S, DRod, and grape_ape, the third part of four shows. This group chose a mixed bag of classic whites and reds from all around the world.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Rudi Pichler Riesling Achleiten Smaragd Austrian Riesling play
2008 Donnhoff Niederhauser Hermannshohle Riesling SpatleseNahe Riesling play
2007 Ridge Monte BelloSonoma Red Blend play
2004 Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5 AnoRibera Del Duero play

Head to Head Sancerre Tasting – Episode #995

March 7, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes one of his favorite white wines, Sancerre. See which producer wins this head to head tasting!

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2009 Pascal Jolivet Sancerre Les CaillotsSancerre Blanc play
2009 Clos Riffault Sancerre Les BoucaudsSancerre Blanc play

Blind Tasting of Sauvignon Blancs from Around the World – Episode #991

March 1, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 3 different Sauvignon Blanc wines from around the world with a very interesting conclusion.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2009 Mauroy Gauliez Belair Pouilly FumePouilly Fume play
2009 Seresin Sauvignon BlancNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc play
2009 Bevan Cellars Sauvignon BlancNapa Sauvignon Blanc play

Blind Tasting Italian Arneis – Episode #990

February 28, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk breaks out the brown paper bags. He talks about Arneis, a white varietal from Piedmont, Italy and tastes three examples.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2009 Vietti Roero ArneisArneis play
2009 Bruno Giacosa ArneisArneis play
2009 Cordero Di Montezemolo ArneisArneis play

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Five Year Anniversary Tasting – Episode #989

February 21, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk tapes on the road from TastingRoom.com on the 5th Anniversary of WLTV and tastes through some of the contenders for the next wine sampler.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Talley Rincon Vineyard Arroyo Grande Valley Chardonnay play
2008 La Follette Van Der Kamp Vineyard Sonoma Mountain Pinot Noir play
2007 Blackbird Vineyards Illustration Napa Valley Red Blend play

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Puligny Montrachet Tasting – Episode #986

February 15, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk talks about his love of White Burgundies, specifically the wines of Puligny-Montrachet. He tastes 3 different Pulignys and shares his thoughts on them.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Dujac Fils Pere Puligny MontrachetPuligny Montrachet play
2008 Larue Le Trezin Puligny MontrachetPuligny Montrachet play
2008 Paul Pernot Puligny Montrachet Les PucellesPuligny Montrachet play

Greco di Tufo Tasting – Episode #985

February 14, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk talks in depth about a white wine varietal that he loves- Greco. He compares two Greco di Tufo wines side by side and breaks down this under-appreciated category.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2009 Feudi Di San Gregorio Greco Di TufoGreco di Tufo play
2009 Benito Ferrara Greco Di TufoGreco di Tufo play

Finger Lakes Wine Tasting – Episode #978

February 1, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 3 interesting wines from the Finger Lakes of New York. This is a winemaking region that Gary feels doesn’t get enough respect and wants to shed more light on.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Herman Wiemer Semi Dry RieslingNew York Riesling play
2008 Dr. Konstantin Frank RkatsiteliNew York White Meritage play
2008 Ravines Riesling DryNew York Riesling play

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Oregon Reds and Whites Tasting – Episode #974

January 25, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk has heard a lot of buzz about the Big Table Farm wines and wanted to try them out. He tastes two of the Big Table Farm wines from the 2009 vintage, as well as two others also from Oregon.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2009 Big Table Farm Brooks Estate Vineyard Riesling play
2009 Penner Ash ViognierWillamette Viognier play
2009 Big Table Farm Cattrall Brothers Pinot Noir play
2007 Archery Summit Pinot Noir Premier CuveeWillamette Pinot Noir play

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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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