Innovator/Executive of the Year
Simonit & Sirch
Renowned Friuli-based viticulturists Marco Simonit and Pierpaolo Sirch have worked with celebrated winemakers all over Italy, France and elsewhere. They’ve developed revolutionary techniques for maximizing fruit quality and vine longevity, designed to lead to the production of exceptional wines.
The leading magazine in global wine lifestyle announces its nominations for the coveted award.
Each year, the editors of Wine Enthusiast honor the individuals and companies that have made outstanding achievements in the wine and beverage world. The winners will be announced in the Wine Enthusiast’s special “Best of Year” issue, and they will be honored at a gala black-tie dinner in New York City on Jan. 25, 2016.
Marilisa Allegrini as “Person of the Year”, Ferrari in competition for “European Winery”, the Sicily in competition for “Wine region of the year” and the Italy in nomination for “Wine Enthusiast’s 2015 Wine Star Award”.