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Bonterra, Treasury Wine Estates win Wine Star Awards

(1 of ) Fetzer Vineyards' Bonterra label is a green wine.

Bonterra, Treasury Wine Estates win Wine Star Awards

(2 of ) Michael Clarke, managing director and CEO of Australia-based Treasury Wine Estates, owner of North Coast brands Beringer, Beaulieu Vineyard, Acacia, Stags’ Leap, Sterling Vineyard and Chateau St. Jean (RACHAEL DERE)

Bonterra, Treasury Wine Estates win Wine Star Awards

(3 of ) Deborah Cahn and Ted Bennett, founders of Navarro Vineyards & Winery near Philo in Mendocino County's Anderson Valley winegrowing region in 2014 (FACEBOOK.COM/NAVARROVINEYARDS)

Bonterra, Treasury Wine Estates win Wine Star Awards

(4 of ) Jayson Pahlmeyer and his daughter, Cleo, started Wayfarer Vineyard in Sonoma County's Fort Ross-Seaview winegrowing region, starting with the 2012 vintage. (TWITTER.COM/WAYFARERWINE, 2016)

Bonterra, Treasury Wine Estates win Wine Star Awards

(5 of ) The Taste of Sonoma lounge on Jan. 29, 2016, is readied for the opening of Super Bowl City fan village in San Francisco the next day. The Ferry Building clocktower is visible behind the lounge. (Will Bucquoy for Sonoma County Tourism)

Bonterra, Treasury Wine Estates win Wine Star Awards

(6 of ) Will and Beverly Hill of Tracy have been wine-tasting in Napa and Sonoma counties previously. They came to the A Taste of Sonoma lounge as part of a visit to the Super Bowl City fan mall in San Francisco on Jan. 31, 2016. "We came for the activity in Super Bowl City," Beverly Hill said. "We will not be able to make it for the Super Bowl." (Jeff Quackenbush / North Bay Business Journal)

Bonterra, Treasury Wine Estates win Wine Star Awards

(7 of ) David Ramey, longtime A-list winemaker and proprietor of Ramey Wine Cellars (RAMEYWINES.COM)

Bonterra, Treasury Wine Estates win Wine Star Awards

JEFF QUACKENBUSH

NORTH BAY BUSINESS JOURNAL | November 10, 2016, 2:25PM

11/10/2016

2016 Wine Star Awards

Person of the Year: Wayne E. Chaplin, CEO, Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits, Miami

Lifetime Achievement Award: William J. Deutsch, chairman, Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits, Stamford, Conn.

American Wine Legend: Jerry Lohr, founder, J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines, San Jose

Winemaker of the Year: Andrea Mullineux, Mullineux & Leeu Family Wines, South Africa

Winery Executive of the Year: Michael Clarke, Treasury Wine Estates, Australia

American Winery of the Year: Bonterra Organic Vineyards, Hopland (Viña Concha y Toro)

European Winery of the Year: R & A Pfaffl, Austria

New World Winery of the Year: Kim Crawford, New Zealand (Constellation Brands)

Wine Region of the Year: Willamette Valley, Oregon

Importer of the Year: Frederick Wildman and Sons Ltd., New York

Retailer of the Year: Raley’s Family of Fine Stores, West Sacramento

Sommelier/Wine Director of the Year: Jason L. Smith, MS, MGM Resorts International, Las Vegas

Spirit Brand of the Year: Wild Turkey

Mixologists/Brand Ambassadors of the Year: Lynnette Marrero and Ivy Mix, co-founders, Speed Rack, New York

Brewery of the Year: Firestone Walker Brewing Company, Paso Robles

Source: Wine Enthusiast


Two North Coast wine businesses made this year’s list of Wine Star Awards-winners from Wine Enthusiast magazine.

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