David Rhodes is the only guy I’ll call the Israeli wine guy besides myself. He’s definitely one of my favorite Israeli wine guys — and a neighbor to boot. David was just on Gary Vaynerchuk’s Sirius radio, talking about Israeli wine. Listen to David on Gary’s show: Download Now.
In honor of Gary Vaynerchuk’s appearance in Wednesday’s New York Times, I’ve compiled my own Top 10 Reasons Why I love Gary V! 10 Reasons why I love Gary Vaynerchuk 10. Gary V reminds me a little of myself. Gary Vaynerchuk turned his father’s Shoppers Discount Liquor into the $60 million a year Wine Library. [...]
Gary Vaynerchuk tastes Israeli and California kosher wines with Daniel Rogov on the latest episode of Wine Library TV. I was pleased to see Daniel Rogov as a guest on Gary V’s WLTV, tasting kosher and Israeli wines, including: 2007 Yogev Cabernet Sauv & Petit Verdot 2006 Carmel Carignan 2005 Yatir Cabernet Sauvignon 2006 Herzog [...]
These wines are all available for purchase in the United States via Israeli Wine Direct and in Israel at your local high class wine store!
Check out this fascinating video with Gary Vaynerchuk and Kevin Rose of Digg giving the basics of wine tasting and wine tasting. Topics covered including corkscrews, decanting, wine fridges, and other topics. Check it out!
I’ve never had the Segal (I’m scared away from them because of their low-end stuff), but will be looking out for this wine shortly due to Gary V’s review. I strongly enjoy the Yiron myself, and just picked up the Yiron-Syrah last week (a different wine) but yet to open. Carmel still has to get [...]
Here are some more fun videos on wine tasting. Remember, wine is for everyone. and Gary has some great tips:
Just watched the WLTV clip. Gary gives a shoutout to my favorite wine critic – Daniel Rogov, the guru of Israeli wine and the only wine critic in Israel writing in English and for a foreign (and local) audience. It seems that Gary very much enjoyed the Yarden 2003 Cabernet Sauvignon. I’m not surprised as [...]
Haven’t watched it yet but Gary Vaynerchuk has the 2003 Yarden Cabernet Sauvignon on the latest Wine Library TV. Now, if only he referred to it as Israeli and not kosher (although it is a great wine – like most of Golan Heights Winery – that happens to be kosher)! Why do you think he [...]