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

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The Magnificent 7 Sep 25, 2018

The 10th annual Sommelier Challenge International Wine & Spirits Competition was staged over the pas... Read More

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Red Wines for Sipping Sep 18, 2018

A friend came to me recently seeking wine recommendations, which is not unusual. She specifically ta... Read More

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The Merlot Myth Sep 11, 2018

No doubt some would be surprised to learn the Duckhorn Three Palms Merlot retails for around $100 a ... Read More

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Historic Stony Hill Changes Hands Sep 04, 2018

Never mind that hardly anyone today has even heard of Stony Hill. The tiny winery atop Spring Mounta... Read More