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Announcing Wine Enthusiast's 2020 Wine Star Award Winners

November 12, 2020

Person of the Year - Heidi Scheid, Executive Vice President, Scheid Family Wines; Chairperson, Wine Market Council - Lifetime Achievement - Alan Dreeben, Partner, Republic National Distributing Company - American Wine Legend - Gary Eberle, Partner / Enologist, Eberle Winery - Wine Executive of the Year - Gerard Thoukis, CMO, Foley Family Wines - Social Visionary of the Year - Julia Coney, Founder, Black Wine Professionals; Wine Writer, Educator and Consultant - Innovator of the Year - Cory Rellas, CEO and Cofounder, Drizly - Sommelier / Wine Director of the Year - Victoria James, Head Sommelier, Beverage Director and Partner, Cote - Wine Educator of the Year - Cristie Norman, Founder / CEO, The Online Wine Course; Cofounder/President, The United Sommeliers Foundation - American Winery of the Year - Michael David Winery, Lodi, CA - European Winery of the Year - Domaines Paul Mas, Languedoc, France - New World Winery of the Year - Casillero Del Diablo, Chile - Importer of the Year - Quintessential Wines - Retailer of the Year - Albertsons - Wine Region of the Year - Trentino, Italy - Winemaker of the Year - Greg Brewer, Cofounder and Winemaker, Brewer-Clifton - Viticulturist of the Year - Miguel Luna, Partner, Silverado Farming Company - Spirit Brand / Distiller of the Year - Uncle Nearest / Nearest Green, Shelbyville, TN