Previous Honorees

2016

Carissa Chappellet / Chappellet
Gil Hicks / Justin Winery
Shauna Rosenblum / Rock Wall Wines
Rachel Wesley / Schramsberg

2015

Mike Drash / Tallulah
Robert Turner / Robert Turner Wines
Rob Baker / Bernardus Winery
Patrick Krutz / Krutz Family Cellars
Abe Schoener / The Scholium Project
Bob Cabral / Three Sticks Winery

 

2014

Jeff Keene / Cornerstone Cellars
Craig Camp / Cornerstone Cellars
Kevin Carriker / Kobalt
Brian Tyler Lamborn / Lamborn Family Vineyards
Michael Hirby / Relic
Schatzi Throckmorton / Relic
Dr. Madaiah Revana / Revana

2013

David Adelsheim, Adelsheim Vineyard
Bill Matthes, Argyle Winery
Harry Peterson-Nedry, Chehalem
Barbara Gross, Cooper Mountain Vineyards
Adam Godlee Campbell, Elk Cove Vineyards
Don Crank III, Willamette Valley Vineyards

 

2012

Dan Kosta, Kosta Browne
Brian Baker, Chateau Montelena
Regina Martinelli, Martinelli Winery
Bob Cabral, Williams Selyem

 

2011

Daniel Baron, Silver Oak Cellars

 

2010

Emanuela Stucchi Prinetti, Badia a Coltibuono
Sabatino di Properzio, La Valentina
Armando Castagnedi, Tenuta Sant’Antonio
Urs Vetter, Alois Lageder
Luca Caurrado, Vietti
Giacomo Neri, Casanova di Neri
Elena Felluga, Marco Felluga

 

2009

Fiona Barnett, Barnett Vineyards
Robin Cooper, Erna Schein
Shawn Guilliams, Guilliams Vineyards
Jeanne Davis, Keenan Winery
Chris Millard, Newton Vineyard
Sheldon Richards, Paloma Vineyard
Craig Becker, Peacock Family Vineyard
Fred & Sally Schweiger, Schweiger Vineyards
Steve & Linda Sherwin, Sherwin Family Vineyards
Jac Cole, Spring Mountain Vineyard
Sam Baxter, Terra Valentine
Wesley Steffens, Vineyard 7 & 8

 

2008

Jim Clendeden, Au Bon Climat
Greg Linn, Ambullneo
Gary Burk, Costa De Oro
Jeff Fink, Tantara Winery

 

2007

Billy Weiss, North Berkley Imports

 

2006

Dan Phillips, The Grateful Palate

 

2005

Bill Phelps, Joseph Phelps

 

2004

Ed Sbragia, Beringer Vineyards

 

2003

Jim Clendenen, Au Bon Climat

 

2002

Thierry Gardinier, Chateau Phelan-Segur

 

2001

Janet Threfthen, Trefthen Winery