The Wine Enthusiast’s 2016 Wine Star Award Nominees

September 8, 2016

Each year, Wine Enthusiast honors the individuals and companies that made outstanding achievements over the past year in the wine and beverage world. Below are the nominees in 13 categories for the 2016 Wine Star Awards. The winners will be announced in the Wine Enthusiast’s special “Best of Year” issue, and they will be honored at a black-tie gala on January 30, 2016.

And the nominees are…

Person of the Year  |  European Winery  |  American Winery

New World Winery | Wine Region  |  Innovator/Executive

WinemakerSpirit BrandBrewery | Retailer

Importer | Sommelier/Wine Director  |  Mixologist/Brand Ambassador


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