Gary Vaynerchuk: Wine expert, entrepreneur, CEO of social media agency, VaynerMedia, angel investor, venture capitalist, NY Times bestselling author, and all around hustler. Gary talks wine, social media, and how advertising and marketing have changed in a digital world, plus he shares his hottest wine trend, Barolo. 

What are you drinking now? 

Cali Chards, Aubert, Sbragia, Franciscan Cuvee Sauvage

Favorite wine and food pairing?

Captain Crunch and late harvest Alsace Riesling

Favorite wine restaurant or bar?

Charlie Bird, NYC

Terroir, NYC

Cru, NYC (now closed)

Veritas, NYC (now closed)

Favorite all time wine?

1982 Salon Champagne

1947 Cheval Blanc

1985 Sassicaia

Best wine under $15? 

Red: Touriga from Portugal

White: Foxglove Chardonnay

Weekly Wine Sip: 

2003 Shafer Hillside Select, California, from the cellar, (not readily available) $250-275

Inky purple color, a nose of black and blue berries, some smoke and licorice. On the palate, black currants, charcoal, licorice with sweet tannins and a full dense mouthfeel. Pairs well with grilled meats and chops. Loved It

Sam Benrubi