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Tasting with Sommelier Michael Madrigale from Bar Boulud – Episode #965

January 11, 2011

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes with Michael Madrigale of Bar Boulud in New York City and they speak about the wine industry and how Michael became a sommelier. They discuss and taste two wines from Michael’s by the glass program, where he opens up older vintages of large format bottles and charges his cost.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2004 Bernard Morey et Fils Chassagne Montrachet Morgeot Premier Cru play review at cork'd
1990 Domaine Clusel Roch Cote Rotie Les Grandes Places play review at cork'd

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Blind Tasting of Southern French White Wines – Episode #963

December 23, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk recently asked for show suggestions on the WLTV forums and ran with Weston’s idea to taste more Southern French whites. One of Jimkay’s suggestions come through as well! Gary decided to make it more interesting and taste blind!

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2009 St. Cosme Cotes Du Rhone BlancCotes du Rhone Blanc play review at cork'd
2008 Janasse Blanc Chateauneuf Du PapeChateauneuf du Pape Blanc play review at cork'd
2007 Chateau La Roque Blanc Clos Des BenedictinsPic St Loup 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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  • “Jimmy is such a nice, nice guy. As a follower of Train, I have never …” by
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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 Chardonnay From All Over the World – Episode #957

December 6, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk is back with a blind tasting show of Chardonnay from all over the world and he makes his official Jets prediction against the Patriots.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

L.a. Cetto Chardonnay ReserveMisc Country Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2009 Evening Land Bourgogne BlancBourgogne Blanc play review at cork'd
2008 Chalone Chalone Vineyard ChardonnayCalifornia Chardonnay play review at cork'd

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Thanksgiving Wine Episode – Episode #955

November 24, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk talks about the 3 wines in the Thanksgiving Secret Pack that many of you received. Sit back and enjoy with your friends and family. Happy Thanksgiving!

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  • “Hey Gary, our Canadian Thanksgiving was AGES ago, but I enjoyed a BC w…” by
  • “My Thanksgiving wines were a 1982 Chateau Margaux, 1985 Pichon Lalande…” by Dave
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Studert-prum Graacher Himmelreich Riesling SpatleseMosel Riesling play review at cork'd
2006 Patrick Lesec Les Galets Blonds Chateauneuf Du PapeChateauneuf du Pape Rouge play review at cork'd
2007 Monteviejo Lindaflor MalbecArgentine Malbec play review at cork'd


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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  • “Gary LOVED your enthusiasm for the Vouvray! Added it to my “Wines to B…” by
  • “QOTD: Well seeing as I’m commenting after Thanksgiving I can’t fairly …” by
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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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California Chardonnay and Cabernet Tasting – Episode #950

November 15, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk sits down for a traditional WLTV, with 2 Chardonnays and a Cabernet from California. Also, Gary makes an announcement for this year’s Thanksgiving Secret Pack!

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  • “Trying this wine for the first time tonight. Great structure, awesome …” by Robert Burden
  • “QOTD:
    2% – White
    80% – Red
    1% – Rose
    3% – Sparkling
    14% – Dessert…” by billy cooke
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Rusack ChardonnaySanta Barbara Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2008 Falcone ChardonnayPaso Robles Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2007 Obsidian Ridge Cabernet SauvignonNorth Coast Cabernet Sauvignon play review at cork'd

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Lopez de Heredia Tasting with Maria Jose Lopez Part 1 – Episode #947

November 10, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes with Maria Jose from the Lopez de Heredia winery, one of Gary’s favorites from the Rioja region. A house that is well-known for long term bottle aging, Gary and Maria Jose taste a 2000 vintage rose and a 2000 vintage Rioja from the Tondonia vineyard. They discuss the fascinating changes in Rioja history.

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  • “Great episode. Great guest….” by Hypersomnia
  • “One of the best guests you’ve ever had on your show. Well done Gary!…” by Nick
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2000 Viña Tondonia Rosé Gran Reserva play review at cork'd
2000 Viña Tondonia Red Reserva play review at cork'd


What Wines Pair with a Hot Dog? Episode #944

November 3, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk tackles one of the most pressing questions affecting wine drinkers…what pairs well with hot dogs?

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  • “Just mustard. I’ll add relish if I’m feeling crazy….” by John Reese
  • “Relish and ketchup… and onions unless I am not on a date….” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Beringer Private Reserve ChardonnayNapa Chardonnay play review at cork'd
2007 Luigi Bosca Reserva MalbecArgentine Malbec play review at cork'd
2006 Mas Jullien Coteaux Du Languedoc Mas JullienLanguedoc play review at cork'd


Tasting with Sommelier Rajat Parr Part 2 – Episode #943

November 2, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk and Rajat Parr conclude their tasting with some grower’s Champagne and talk more about the wine business.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

Chartogne Taillet Cuvee St AnneFrench Brut Nonvintage play review at cork'd

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