Archive for the ‘zinfandel’ Category

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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Blind Zinfandel Tasting – Episode #945

November 4, 2010

With Thanksgiving around the corner, Gary Vaynerchuk blind tastes four bottles of Zinfandel at a variety of price points.

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  • “I drank a lot of white zinfandel before I ever had a real zinfandel an…” by Trevor Murphy-Mannix
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Wines tasted in this episode:

Bogle ZinfandelCalifornia Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd
2008 Seghesio Sonoma ZinfandelSonoma Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd
2006 Louis Martini Monte Rosso Zinfandel Gnarly VinesNapa Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd
2007 Outpost Zinfandel Howell MountainNapa Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd


TastingRoom.com Red Wine Sampling – Episode #940

October 28, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk continues trying new wines, this time focusing on a grab bag of reds.

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  • “disagree on the Swanon Oakville Merlot – http://www.thefreewineblog.co…” by Steve Mulligan
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Swanson Oakville Merlot play review at cork'd
2007 L’Aventure Paso Robles Estate Cabernet Sauvignon play review at cork'd
2007 Acorn Alegría Vineyards Russian River Valley Medley Red Blend play review at cork'd
2004 Ackerman Family Vineyards Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon play review at cork'd
2007 DeLoach Maboroshi Vineyard Pinot Noir play review at cork'd
2007 Storybook Napa Estate Eastern Exposures Zinfandel play review at cork'd

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Licorice and Wine Pairing – Episode #907

August 25, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk wanted to share his love of licorice by trying out some new wine pairings. He tries a white Rioja, an Italian Primitivo, and a Californian Zinfandel with Panda Licorice, with some interesting results!

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  • “89/100

    ‘This is like Marky Mark and the family bunch’

    Every wine s…” by luca bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2000 Lopez De Heredia GravoniaRioja play review at cork'd
2008 Traturri Primitivo Di SalentoSalento Rosso play review at cork'd
2008 Neal Family ZinfandelNapa Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd


Tasting C.G. Di Arie Wines – Episode #863

May 17, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk interviews Chaim Gur-Arieh, the creator of Cap’t Crunch Cereal, to taste through his wines from C.G. Di Arie Winery.

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    Great show. It’s good to see a winemaker so obviously delight…” by luca bercelli

  • “Gottta love the guy for inventing Cap’t Crunch…glad he named it that…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2009 C. G. Arie Sauvignon Blanc Shenandoah Valley play review at cork'd
2006 C. G. Arie Zinfandel Shenandoah Valley play review at cork'd
2007 C. G. Arie Petite Sirah play review at cork'd


Fall Flavors- Zinfandel Tasting – Episode #766

November 12, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 3 Zinfandels in the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving.

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    lines of the day – ‘this really does smell like a sheep poope…” by luca bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Foxglove ZinfandelCentral Coast Zinfandel play review at cork'd
2007 Deloach Zinfandel Russian RiverSonoma Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd
2007 Seghesio Rockpile ZinfandelSonoma Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd

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Supermarket Wine Tasting – Episode #745

September 30, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes three private labels from Krogers and Albertsons.

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    line of the day – ‘I like this leather meets squirrel meat kin…” by luca bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2007 Espuela Del Gaucho Malbec play review at cork'd
2007 The Frenchhouse Syrah play review at cork'd
2007 Q Collection Zinfandel Lot #12 play review at cork'd

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Vayniac Virtual Taste Along With Gary Vee – Episode #743

September 25, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk hopes you’ll taste along and share your thoughts with the community on corkd.com.

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  • “88/100

    line of the day -‘delightful little bugger’

    Maybe it was ju…” by luca bercelli

  • “Have had the Zen Zin and Allegrini..never did d’corked, did CT. www…” by
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Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Chehalem Pinot Gris 3 VineyardWillamette Pinot Gris play review at cork'd
2007 Ravenswood Zen Of ZinCalifornia Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd
2006 Allegrini Palazzo Della TorreVeneto IGT play review at cork'd

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Vance Sharp of Sharp Cellars and the Sonoma Sausage Company – Episode #721

August 14, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk interviews Vance Sharp, a founding member and past president of the Association of African American Vintners.

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    line of the day – ‘I gotta see the Jets game, I haven’t misse…” by luca bercelli

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2004 Pinot Noir ‘Keenan?s Cove play review at cork'd
2005 Zinfandel Hailey’s Creek Vineyard play review at cork'd
2007 Zinfandel Hailey’s Creek Vineyard ‘Black Label play review at cork'd

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A California Zinfandel Wine Tasting – Episode #706

July 20, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuk grabs 3 serious Zinfandels and sees what he can come up with. The Russian River and Pagani Ranch are on display.

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  • “91/100

    line of the day – ‘Kinda like Holyfield -right? A really good …” by luca bercelli

  • “*Nice Niche….not nice sn!t¢h, right?…good, GV.

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Wines tasted in this episode:

2005 Porter Bass ZinfandelSonoma Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd
2006 Neyers Zinfandel High Valley.Napa Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd
2004 St Francis Pagani ZinfandelSonoma Red Zinfandel play review at cork'd

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