Joe Roberts is the voice behind the award-winning website – one of the top on-line destinations for wine lovers everywhere, with a focus on providing “edu-tainment” for Intermediate wine lovers.

Joe has spoken at conferences and symposiums in the U.S. and internationally on the topics of wine and the influence of social media on the wine world, and on the marketing of wine to the newest generation of wines consumers.  He has been called one of the thought leaders in helping to educate wineries on the intersections of wine and technology by the wine industry think tank group Vintank.  Joe’s opinions on wine-related topics have be cited in outlets as diverse as the L.A. Times,, NY Times,,, and Publix® Grape Magazine. He’s also been a judge in wine competitions, wine writing competitions, and award programs such as the Georges Duboeuf Wine Book of the Year Award.

His wine reviews appear in popular iPhone and PDA wine applications such as HelloVino and Pocket Wine Assistant. Joe holds the London-based WSET Advanced and Washington, D.C.-based SWE Certified Specialist of Wine qualifications.

Joe has provided assistance to businesses as a wine / wine list consultant, written about wine in various on- and off-line outlets, and has been a panel speaker at wine-related events and conferences in the U.S. and abroad.

If you’d like to see if Joe can help you with your wine needs, or speak at your event, please contact us.


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