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.

Recently Published

...
Somm Challenge Standouts Sep 29, 2020

In addition to the top wine (2015 Tom Eddy Greeg Vineyard cabernet sauvignon) and winery (Akash Wine... Read More

...
Temecula's Akash Winery Not the Usual Suspect Sep 22, 2020

The results of a wine competition are often predictable. Round up the usual suspects and you will li... Read More

...
Somms Spot Value Wines Sep 15, 2020

The conventional wisdom holds that most wine experts, including professional sommeliers, are somewha... Read More

...
Remembering the 2020 Vintage Sep 08, 2020

Who could forget the vintage of 2020? Lightning strikes, out-of-control wildfires, an epic heat wave... Read More