Winners of the 7th Annual Wine, Spirits and Beer Industry Awards have been announced by the North Bay Business Journal. The awards recognize individuals, as well as suppliers, for their contributions to the industry. They will be honored at a Business Journal event later this month.
The individual winners include:
Jeff Duckhorn, head distiller, Purple Wine + Spirits
Charlie Tsegeletos, winemaker, Cline Family Cellars
Chris Tynan, winemaker, Cliff Lede and Poetry, Lede Family Wines
Remi Cohen, chief operating officer, Lede Family Wines
Carolyn Wente, CEO, Wente Vineyards
Jeremy Carter, founder and winemaker, Tarpon Cellars
Leslie Frank, proprietor, Frank Family Vineyards
Rolando Herrera, winemaker and owner, Mi Sueño Winery
George Christie, CEO and founder, Wine Industry Network
In the supplier category, the honorees are:
JU.CLA.S. USA Inc.
Peregrine Mobile Bottling, LLC
Western Square Industries
In addition to these recipients, the Wine Industry Network has announced its annual WINnovation Award recipients:
The Wine, Spirits and Beer Industry Awards will be presented on Tuesday, Dec. 3, from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the DoubleTree Hotel, Rohnert Park. Tickets are $75 per person or $775 for a table of 10. Registration: Nbbj.newa/WIA19. Award sponsors are Moss Adams and the Wine Industry Network.