LWA will be accepting nominations for 2017 Winemaker of the Year, Winegrower of the Year & Wine Ambassador for Excellence in Hospitality through Friday September 22nd, 2017. The nomination guidelines and nomination form are below.
Winemaker of the Year: The award recipient is recognized by others for their innovation, leadership & outstanding excellence in winemaking in Loudoun County. They are recognized by fellow winemakers as a producer of high-quality wines & contribute to the success of their winemaking peers. In addition, they demonstrate a commitment to winemaking innovation and the overall market success & well-being of the Loudoun County wine industry.
Winegrower of the Year: The award recipient is recognized by others for their farming of high-quality wine grapes. They are willing to adopt innovative viticultural techniques & have demonstrated leadership within the Loudoun County wine growing industry. In addition, they promote collaborative relationships between growers and wineries & are involved in raising the awareness of the Loudoun County wine industry.
Wine Ambassador of the Year: The award recipient is recognized by others for going above and beyond among team members & customers. They exemplify exceptional service and professionalism through consistently providing leadership to their team and demonstrating outstanding hospitality. In addition, they collaborate and educate in their winery and/or community to raise awareness of the Loudoun County wine industry.