INDUSTRY ACHIEVEMENT AWARD                                                                                 
2019-20     Gene Meyer, Bay Creek Vineyards
2018-19     Kelly & Brenda Logan, Baxter Vineyards
2017-18     Karen Hand, Blue Sky Vineyard
2016-17     Bruce Morganstern, Pheasant Hollow Winery
2015-16     Martha Rittmueller, Lavender Crest Winery
2013-14     Dick Faltz, Fox Valley Winery
2012-13     George Majka, Pomona Winery
2011-12     Christine Lawlor-White, Galena Cellars Winery
2010-11     Robert Hall, Arbor Hill Vineyards
2009-10    Jim Nickell, Belleville Hollow Vineyard
2008-09   Paul Renzaglia, Alto Vineyards
2007-08   Frank LaFoon, LaFoon Vineyards
2006-07   Bill McCartney, IGGVA Executive Director for 17 years
2005-06   Dick Falz & Mike Boegler – Fox Valley Winery & Dry Hill Vineyard
2004-05   Wally Furrow, Furrow Vineyard & Winery
2003-04   Ted Wichman, Owl Creek Winery
2002-03   Brenda Logan, Baxter Vineyards
2000-01   Guy Renzaglia, Alto Vineyards

EMERGING LEADER AWARD
2019-20   Randall and Reneé Feather, Feather Hills Vineyard
2018-19   Ryan Phelps, Walkers Bluff
2017-18   Susan Danenberger, Danenberger Family Vineyard
2013-14   Jeff Pankow, Blue Star Vineyard

ENOLOGIST OF THE YEAR AWARD
2019-20  Eric White, Galena Cellars Vineyard and Winery
2018-19  Mark Wenzel & Sarah Hall, llinois Sparkling Co. winemaking team
2017-18  Christine Lawlor-White, Galena Cellars Vineyard and Winery
2016-17  Louie Donnel, Willow Ridge Winery
2015-16  Matt Schulte, Spirit Knob Winery
2014-15   Mark Wenzel, August Hill Winery & Illinois Sparkling Co.
2013-14   Mark Wenzel, August Hill Winery & Illinois Sparkling Co.
2012-13   Rick Mamoser, Prairie State Winery
2011-12   Karen Hand, Blue Sky Vineyard
2010-11   Rick Mamoser, Prairie State Winery
2009-10   Ron Presswood, Hickory Ridge Vineyard & Winery
2008-09   Dennie Franklin, Pheasant Hollow Winery
2007-08   Christine Lawlor-White, Galena Cellars
2006-07   Karen Hand, Blue Sky Vineyard
2005-06   Christine Lawlor-White, Galena Cellars Vineyard and Winery
2004-05   Paul Renzaglia, Alto Vineyards
2003-04   Phil Grazyk, Piasa Winery
2002-03   Paul Hahn, Mackinaw Valley Vineyard
2001-02   Christine Lawlor-White, Galena Cellars Vineyard and Winery
2000-01   John McFarland

VITICULTURIST OF  THE YEAR AWARD
2018-19    Gordon Cantrell, Village Vineyard
2017-18    Kaleb Wilson, Cunningham Vineyard
2016-17    Brett Morrison, Starview Vineyard
2015-16    Brett Morrison, Starview Vineyard
2014-15    Ryan Heimann, Heimann Vineyard
2013-14   Peggy Harmston, Massbach Ridge Winery
2012-13   Gordon Cantrell, Village Vineyard & Winery
2011-12    John and Barb Harp, Two Oaks Vineyard
2010-11    Brad Lindquist, Lazy L Grape Ranch
2009-10    Jim Ewers, Blue Sky Vineyard
2008-09    Gene Meyer, Bay Creek Vineyard
2007-08    Jim Nickell, Belleville Hollow Vineyard
2006-07    Mark Lounsberry, Hill Prairie Winery
2005-06    Robert Hall, Arbor Hill Vineyards
2004-05    Gary Orlandini, Orlandini Vineyard
2003-04    Paul Hahn, Mackinaw Valley Vineyard
2002-03    Bob Levan, Levan’s Vineyards
2000-01    Rusty Bahr

Friend of the Industry Award
2019-20    Jan Kemmerling
2018-19    Krisilee Murhphy (aka Traveling Murphy)
2017-18    Sam Farler
2016-17    Governor Bruce Rauner
2015-16    Susanne Bullock
2014-15    Candice Dietz
2012-13    Bill Shoemaker
2011-12    Larry Aldag
2010-11    Kent McFarland
2009-10    Bonnie Heimbach
2008-09    Cindi Fleischli
2007-08    Friar Tuck Wine Shop

Susanne BullockIGGVA Awards