Unit 9

Drink This Now Lesson 9: The Lighter Whites
*Episode #445 Chenin Blanc Taste Off. A Grape That Deserves More Respect
Chenin Blanc is a little grape that can make some very fun and even serious wines, Please search out a little Chenin and sit back and see what Gary Vaynerchuk thinks! Time 14:19
Raats $13
Monmousseau Vouvray $12
Clos le Vigneau Vouvray $16
Dom Jo Pithon Anjou
L’Ecole No 41 $18
*Episode #2 Pinot Grigio
Pinot Grigio is an often over-looked wine. In this vlog entry, we take a look at 5 good Pinot Grigios and rank them in price/value order. Let us know what you think of the final score! Time 8:59
Busa de Lele $8
McManis $10
Swanson #12
Trimbach $18
Zeni $24
*Episode #545 Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon Go Together Like Peas and Carrots
Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 3 whites that feature this classic grape combination. Time 11:02
Ch Puy Servain $12
L’Ecole No 41 $18
Saxon Brown $20

Additional vids dedicated to Chenin Blanc:
Episode #842 – South African Chenin Blanc Tasting
Gary explores this white wine, specifically from South Africa. Chenin Blanc, also known as Steen, can bring some great value to the table.

Episode #629 Talking Biodynamics with Nicolas Joly – Part II
Gary Vaynerchuk and Nicolas Joly continue their discussion about wine philosophy while tasting 2 more intriguing Chenin Blancs.

Episode #628 Talking Biodynamics with Nicolas Joly – Part I
Gary Vaynerchuk is honored to be joined by Nicolas Joly, a champion of biodynamic farming practices and certifiable wine legend.

Episode #146 Chenin Blanc: The Grape That Can Do It All.
Today Gary explores a grape that can do it all, Chenin Blanc. Yes Chenin Blanc. Sit back and enjoy a fantastic episode on wine and racing?

Additional vids dedicated to Pinot Grigio:
Episode #470 Pinot Gris Vs Pinot Grigio. A Head To Head.
Same grape, 2 different countries, who wins this showdown?

Episode #416 Pinot Gris vs Pinot Grigio
Gary Vaynerchuk continues to expand on the battle royal, head to head battles of the thunder show and focuses on Italy and Oregon today.

Additional vids featuring Semillon:
Episode #413 A Chateau De Fargues Sauternes Tasting
Gary Vaynerchuk gives his take on what many call “poor mans Chateau D’yquem.”

Episode #39 Dessert wine… better than you think?
Today Gary Vaynerchuk tastes through 4 very different dessert wines. The wines from Australia,Hungary,Calfornia and Bordeaux(sautern) are evaluated. A very serious episode today that will make you start thinking about sweet wines in a different way!

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