Wine Talk

Wine Talk

Wine Talk

Each week, Robert Whitley reviews an array of wines, with diverse picks to please connoisseurs and dabblers alike. Whitley, an avid collector since the early 1970s, is director of four major international wine competitions -- the Critics Challenge, Sommelier Challenge, Winemaker Challenge and San Diego International Wine Competition.

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Top 20 Value Wines of 2017 Jan 16, 2018

Looking back at memorable wines from my 2017 evaluations, I would be remiss if I didn't share the ex... Read More

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The Queen of California Pinot Noir Jan 09, 2018

Frequent readers of this column no doubt know I often refer to Merry Edwards as the queen of Califor... Read More

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Winemakers of the Year Jan 02, 2018

By nature, winemakers are a modest breed. They do most of their work in jeans and boots and almost a... Read More

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The Top 40 Dec 26, 2017

Looking back over the past year in wine, I now realize what an embarrassment of riches it was. Durin... Read More