Star Award Nominee, Wine Enthusiast

September 8th, 2016 @ 08:00am Jonathan Maltus Wine Awards, 2016

We are proud to announce that Jonathan Maltus has been chosen as a finalist in the prestigious Wine Enthusiast’s Wine Star Awards.

Jonathan Maltus is one of five finalists in the “Winemaker of the Year” category of the annual awards run by Wine Enthusiast Magazine.

Jonathan is up against winemakers from South Africa (Andrea Mullineux of Mullineux Family Wines), Chile (Francisco Baettig of Viña Errazuriz) and USA (Bill Easton of Terre Rouge and David Ramey of Ramey Wine Cellars) with the winner taking out not only a trophy but the accolade represented by winning one of the world’s most prestigious award for the Winemaker of the Year category.

Jonathan, Winemaker and Owner of Chateau Teyssier in Saint-Emilion and World’s End in Napa says he is thrilled by the nomination.

“I feel that the nomination is for everyone here who has been knocking around with me for the past 20 years building up these businesses”

Wine Enthusiast Magazine was founded in 1988 and with 800,000 readers is regarded as the world’s largest periodical devoted exclusively to wine and spirits.

Each year the editors of the magazine honour the individuals and companies that have made outstanding achievements in the wine and beverage world.

The winners will be announced in the special December 31  “Best of Year” Wine Star Awards issue, and the honourees will be presented their Wine Star Award trophies at a gala black-tie dinner in New York City on January 31, 2017.

Wine Star awards are judged in categories ranging from Person of the Year, American, European and New World Wineries to Wine Region, Brewery and a number of trade awards.

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