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ANNOUNCEMENTS ON THE 2021 WINE + SPIRITS

INDUSTRY'S GALA HONOREE

PAST HONOREES

2019 BRUCE A. HUNTER, Shaw-Ross International Importers

2018 ALAN W. DREEBEN, Republic National Distributing Co.

2017 DEBORAH BRENNER, Women of the Vine & Spirits

2016 DEIRDRE MAHLAN, Diageo PLC

2015 MICHAEL J. KEYES, Brown-Forman Corporation

2014 BILL NEWLANDS, Beam Suntory

2013 CHARLES MERINOFF, The Charmer Sunbelt Group

2012 DAVID S. TAUB & MARC D. TAUB, Palm Bay International

2011 WILLIAM DEUTSCH & PETER DEUTSCH, Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits

2010 ROB SANDS, Constellation Brands, Inc.

2009 HARVEY R. CHAPLIN & WAYNE E. CHAPLIN, Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc.

2008 EDWARD BROWN, The Patrón Spirits Company

2007 ALAIN BARBET, Pernod Ricard USA

2006 JIM CLERKIN, Beam Global Spirits & Wine

2006 GERARD M. RUVO, SKYY Spirits LLC

2004 R. MICHAEL MONDAVI, Folio Wine Company

2003 JAMES L. BAREUTHER, Brown-Forman Corporation

2002 MICHEL BORD, Pernod Ricard USA

2001 TODD MARTIN, Allied Domecq

2000 JOHN ESPOSITO, Schieffelin & Somerset Co.

1999 MICHAEL CHEEK, Brown-Forman Corporation

1998 EDUARDO M. SARDINA, Bacardi North America, Inc.

1997 ANTHONY P. FOGLIO, IDV North America Spirits

1996 RICHARD SANDS, The Canandaigua Wine Company

1995 JOEL GOSLER, William Grant & Sons, Inc.

1994 STEVEN J. KALAGHER, Seagram Spirits & Wine Group

1993 FREDERICK J. LE DREW, IDV North America Spirits

1992 DEREK ANDERSON, William Grant & Sons, Inc.

1991 SYLVESTER T. RIBAUDO, Austin, Nichols & Company

1990 GEORGE G. REICHLING, United Distillers Glenmore

1989 ALEXANDER L. BERKE, Schenley Industries

1988 PETER M. THOMPSON, The Paddington Corp.

1987 RICHARD CACCIATO, Frederick Wildman & Sons, Ltd.

1986 HERMAN MERINOFF, Charmer Industries

1985 M. JACQUELINE MCCURDY, Joseph E. Seagram & Sons

1984 J. PENN KAVANAGH, Schieffelin & Somerset Co.

1983 BILL WILBUR, Seagram Spirits & Wine Group

1982 JOHN E. HEILMANN, Norwood Enterprises, Inc.

1981 RICHARD NEWMAN, Stricker & Zagor

1980 JACK R. BATTIPAGLIA, Retailers Alliance

1979 FERDIE A. FALK, Ancient Age Distilling

1978 MARTIN G. TAUB, Gallo Wine Distributors

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