Questioning Authority: The Gary Vaynerchuk Edition

Insight and education and entertainment does result from exploring the expertise of authorities in any given field. But sometimes, simply questioning the authority on more mundane matters can also deliver insight…and surprises. The "Questioning Authority" interview series on FERMENTATION is meant to do just that: Provide insight and surprises…and maybe entertain a little.

Questioning Authority: The Gary Vaynerchuk Edition

Garyv Job Description?
My wife yells at me all the time for this now. "Entrepreneur" is probably the best answer these days.

Profession other than current you'd like to claim?
eBay Extraordinaire

First Act as The King of Wine?
Force everybody to drink champagne or sparkling wine for 90 straight days.

Last book read?
"Those Guys Have All The Fun" by James Andrew Miller.

DeathBed Wine?
There is none. That would be the last thing on my mind on my deathbed.

Your hero or heroine?
My parents

Where does your one roundtrip ticket in a time machine take you?
January 12, 1969 at the Orange Bowl where the Jets beat the Colts to win the Super Bowl.

Is the 100-point wine rating scale a good thing?

Late Night Snack
Sunflower seeds.

Your new winery is named…?
By the time I have my own winery, I'd probably name it after my children.

Gary Vaynerchuk is an author, entrepreneur, entertainer and consultant who has demonstrated that passion and knowledge, communicated through powerful technologies and in an authentic way, can be a powerful force…even when the object of the communications is wine. Most importantly, however, is the issue of whether Gary likes his sunflower seeds in the "original" flavor of if he prefers the manipulated, unnatural flavors such as "Barbecue", "Dill Pickle" or Ranch?
See other interviews in the "Questioning Authority" series.


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  1. - September 18, 2011

    numerous thriving elections, encompassing municipal, legislative and presidential races. He has assisted as a crusade strategist for Congressman Gus Bilirakis, Jack Latvala for State Senate, Sandra Murman for Hillsborough Commissioner, Bill Foster for St. Pete Mayor, and Deveron Gibbons for St. Pete Mayor

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