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Thanks to all of you who tuned in and/or sent questions for our The Punch Down Episode Three interview with Gary Vaynerchuk. We kicked off a tad late, but it was well worth the wait.
The replay of the live broadcast of our interview with GV is below – if you missed it, you’re in for a treat, as Gary (who connected via telephone) was in typically fine form, pulling no punches with his candid answers.
How does Gary views the wine world’s forays into social media? What does he think the next big thing will be in wine and tech? Does Gary feel as though he abandoned his popular show’s followers when it comes to vino? Who’s getting it right on-line in the wine world? Questions answered in the ensuing vid!
Special thanks to Gary, who once again shows why he’s a passionate and intellectual force with which to be reckoned, as well as one of the most candid wine personalities ever to pull cork from neck.
The Punch Down Episode Three with Gary Vaynerchuk
Ok… so The Punch Down wine show continues to live by the phrase “Go BIG or go home!”
Next week – on Monday, March 4th at 11AM ET – we will welcome media maven and best-selling author Gary Vaynerchuk as our guest LIVE on Episode Three of TPD!
For those of you who’ve been living under a rock for the last decade or so, Gary has authored two wildly successful business books – Crush It! and The Thank You Economy – but is best known among vino lovers for bringing an entire generation to the world of wine with his boundless enthusiasm (for an example, check out the vid we did together a couple of years ago in Napa) and quirky tasting notes, garnering nearly a million social media followers in the process.
But lately, Gary V. has been conspicuous in his absence from the wine world, after shutting the doors on The Daily Grape in the Summer of 2011. In this episode of TPD, we’ll delve right into the wine topic, and hit him Gary up with questions about his life after Wine Library TV and The Daily Grape, discuss (likely with very high energy) how wrong the wine world is getting social media that, and find out what role wine plays in his personal and professional lives now.
Will Gary ever return to wine? Does he regret leaving fans of his wine show in the lurch? We’ll find out – this is certainly an episode you won’t want to miss!
We encourage you to hit us up with questions for Gary on twitter during the event, using the hastag #thepunchdown as well as through email (thepunchdown @ gmail.com), which you can send anytime between now and the event for a chance to get your question aired live with Gary.
So join us on March 4th at 11AM ET and watch the virtual sparks fly.
Gary may only be able to join via audio due to his travel schedule, but it’ll still be more entertaining than a pack of rabid monkeys doing handstands on barrels full of Malbec!
Cheers –and hope to see you there!
I’m excited to share with you the details for Episode Two of The Punch Down!
[ For those who need a quick catch up on TPD: for the last few months, I’ve been working with London-based wine educator and author Tara O’Leary on a video wine show that finally went Live in December 2012; to get a feel for the vibe, check out Episode One with guest Eric Asimov. ]
Tara, Shelby and I have been reviewing the feedback from Episode One, and tweaking our format a bit, and we think you’ll like what we’re up to in this next episode.
Our guest this time will be the irrepressible Randall Grahm, iconoclastic Hall of Fame vintner and the driving force behind Bonny Doon wines. California’s original Rhone Ranger and unabashed Pinot-phile will join Tara and I (and the 1WD intern, the Young Unpaid Shelby) on the hot seat to talk about what’s best – and worst – about the wine business in 2013. Those who know Randall and/or have seen him speak know that you’re in for amazing insights, cogent and unabashed commentary, and probably a bad pun (or twenty). You are NOT going to want to miss this one!
And so we invite you to join us for Episode Two, LIVE on January 23rd (that’s one week from today, hoss!) at 1PM ET (10AM PT, 6PM GMT). We encourage you to hit us up with questions for Randall on twitter during the event, using the hastag #thepunchdown as well as through email (thepunchdown @ gmail.com), which you can send anytime between now and the event for a chance to get your question aired live with Randall.
You’ll also get a full viewable recap posted here on 1WD shortly after the event, and can also catch up on YouTube or via iTunes. So chime in, let us know you’re coming, and tell a few wine-loving friends about it if you’re so inclined.
Cheers – and hope to see you there!