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Monday, February 11, 2008

Conan O'Brien Builds His Wine Palate The Hard Way

Posted By on Mon, Feb 11, 2008 at 9:48 AM

In which wine expert Gary Vaynerchuk confesses to Conan O'Brien that he ate cigars when he was little. They also eat grass soaked in grapefruit juice, lick rocks in salt water, munch some cherries mixed with dirt and cigar tobacco (best part) and taste sweaty socks wrapped in asparagus -- all apparently in effort to build their wine palates. Gary video blogs at (via Serious Eats)

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