Wine Star Awards

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2013 European Winery of the Year: Marqués de Riscal Best Of Year 2013

2013 European Winery of the Year: Marqués de Riscal

A benchmark winery in Rioja for more than 150 years, this producer’s recent visionary moves have changed how the wine world sees Spain.

2013 Retailer of the Year: Kroger Co. Best Of Year 2013

2013 Retailer of the Year: Kroger Co.

This grocery superstar surpassed $1 billion in annual wine sales in 2012 and expects to post double-digit growth this year.

2013 Winemaker of the Year: Benoît Gouez Best Of Year 2013

2013 Winemaker of the Year: Benoît Gouez

In his relatively short tenure, the cellar master for Moët et Chandon has raised the bar in terms of quality and consistency.

2013 Sommelier of the Year: Alpana Singh Best Of Year 2013

2013 Sommelier of the Year: Alpana Singh

The vivacious owner of Chicago’s The Boarding House has devoted her career to demystifying wine.

2013 Brand Ambassador/Mixologist of the Year: Jacob Briars Best Of Year 2013

2013 Brand Ambassador/Mixologist of the Year: Jacob Briars

The bar is this star teacher’s classroom, spirits and cocktails are his preferred subjects.

2013 American Wine Legend: Peter Mondavi, Sr. Best Of Year 2013

2013 American Wine Legend: Peter Mondavi, Sr.

The president of Napa Valley’s historic Charles Krug Winery has made invaluable contributions to wine during his 38 years at the helm.

2013 American Winery of the Year: Rodney Strong Best Of Year 2013

2013 American Winery of the Year: Rodney Strong

For more than 50 years, this trailblazing producer has been a Sonoma standard bearer.

2013 New World Winery of the Year: Penfolds Best Of Year 2013

2013 New World Winery of the Year: Penfolds

Under Chief Winemaker Peter Gago’s inspired leadership, this Australian icon is back on top.

Announcing Wine Enthusiast's 2013 Wine Star Award Winners Web 2013

Announcing Wine Enthusiast's 2013 Wine Star Award Winners

The leading magazine in wine lifestyle names the 2013 luminaries of the wine industry and reveals a new category.

Wine Enthusiast’s 2013 Wine Star Award Nominees Web 2013

Wine Enthusiast’s 2013 Wine Star Award Nominees

The leading magazine in wine lifestyle announces its 2013 nominations for the coveted award.

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