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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2019 Wines in Review Jan 14, 2020

Although I missed about one third of my typical annual tasting regimen while recovering from knee su... Read More

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Wine-Pairing Myths Jan 07, 2020

If you find it useful when someone suggests a specific food to pair with a specific wine, you aren't... Read More

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Our 2019 Winery of the Year Dec 31, 2019

Over the course of the past year, I have tasted thousands of wines, judged multiple wine competition... Read More

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The Sparkling Wine Hierarchy Dec 24, 2019

Admit it, you're one of those wine lovers who only thinks about bubbly between Thanksgiving and New ... Read More