About Us

Winemaker Challenge Wine Competition Staff

Executive Director

Robert Whitley, Creators Syndicate & WineReviewOnline.com

Robert is a syndicated wine columnist with more than 20 years of experience as a wine journalist. He writes the weekly Wine Talk column for the Creators Syndicate as well as a monthly Vine Talk column for the Reuters news service. Robert also is Publisher of WineReviewOnline.com, an online wine publication that attracts more than one million visitors annualy and nearly 500,000 page views per month.

Director

Rich Cook, California Grapevine & WineReviewOnline.com

Operations Managers

Andrea Brundage
Ray Fernandez

Cellar Master

Del Milholland

Competition Coordination

Felicia Forbes
Roxanne Jones

Administration

Trisha Bostrom

Judges' Concierge

Sheila Clark
Brooke Clark


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Past Winemaker Challenge Wine Competition Photos

 Robert's Angels: Andrea Brundage, Chelsea Wilhite, Brooke Clark, Sheila Clark, Rhonda Bishop & Geri Cook

Assistant Director Rich Cook and cellar rat Patrick Dunah enjoy a glass of wine at Judges' Reception.

Winemakers Mike Sullivan (Benovia), Michael Beaulac (Pine Ridge) and Stephanie Putman (Raymond) at the Friday night judges' reception.

 


 

Robert Whitley is Director of the following wine competitions:

Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition,
          www.WinemakerChallenge.com

Critics Challenge International Wine & Spirits Competition
          www.CriticsChallenge.com

San Diego Challenge International Wine & Spirits Competition
          www.SanDiegoWineChallenge.com

Sommelier Challenge International Wine & Spirits Competition
          www.SommelierChallenge.com

 

Links of Interest

Wine Review Online

Whitley On Wine

Wine Talk by Robert Whitley

Juicy Tales by Jo Diaz, AWine Blog


 

OUR THANKS TO OUR WINE COMPETITION SUPPORTERS:

We thank the following friends who help support the wine competitions by their generous gifts for our judges' hospitality bags:

Chewys Rugulach
"A Taste of Opulence"
www.Chewys.com

Dallmann Confections
"Hand Crafted Gourmet Chocolates"
www.DallmannConfections.com

Hot Licks
"Setting The World On Fire One Tongue At A Time"
www.2HotLicks.com

Venissimo Cheese
"Your Neighborhood Cheese Shops With All The Best Cheese"
www.Venissimo.com

Temecula Olive Oil Company
"Enjoy Olive Life's Pleasures"
www.TemeculaOliveOil.com

 

 And special thanks to WineReviewOnline.com for its coverage and support.


 

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