Bonfort’s releases its maiden list of the Top 100 Wineries that have distinguished themselves from the competition for 2019. The list names Caldwell Vineyard U.S., Winery of the Year, and Bodega Garzón, International Winery of the Year.

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, November 28, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ — Bonfort’s Wine & Spirits Journal today announced its list of the Top 100 Wineries for 2019. The Bonfort’s inaugural index celebrates wine producers from nearly every wine region in the world and shines a bright light on the high-quality wines produced there.

“This Top 100 Wineries list is our most comprehensive review of wineries of all sizes and locations worldwide, producing exceptional wines for the U.S. market,” Bonfort’s Executive Editor and Publisher, Cornelius Geary said today.

The 2019 Bonfort’s award-winning wineries will be invited to pour their wines for trade and industry buyers, including members of the Bonfort’s Power 100, the 100 most influential people in the U.S. wine industry at the Bonfort’s Top 100 Wine event in Los Angeles with time, date and location to be announced in January 2019.

Here are the Bonfort’s 2019 individual award winners:

U.S. Winery of the Year – Caldwell Vineyard, Napa
International Winery of the Year – Bodega Garzón, Uruguay

U.S. Winemaker of the Year – Marbue Marke – Caldwell Vineyard
International Winemaker of the Year – Germán Bruzzone – Bodega Garzón

Argentina Winery of the Year – Achaval-Ferrer
Australia Winery of the Year – Moorooduc Estate
France Winery of the Year – Nicolas Feuillatte
German Winery of the Year – Dreissigacker
Italy Winery of the Year – La Fortuna
New Zealand Winery of the Year – Matua
Portugal Winery of the Year – Ramos Pinto
Spain Winery of the Year – Belondrade

Here is Bonfort’s Top 100 List:

Aerena Wines by Blackbird
Aesthete Wines
Autry Cellars
Bieler Père et Fils
Bodega Garzón
Bodegas Mauro
Bodega Mustiguillo
Caldwell Vineyard
Castello di Amorosa
Chalk Hill Winery
Chateau St. Jean
Chateau Ste. Michelle
Claiborne & Churchill Winery
Clos Saron
Cornerstone Cellars
Daou Vineyards and Winery
Delgadillo Cellars
Domaine Drouhin Oregon
Donum Estate
Dunn Vineyards
Ehlers Estate
Emeritus Winery
Finca Constancia
Finca Moncloa
French Blue
Fulcrum Wines
Funasaka Sake Brewery
Georgós Wine
Gérard Bertrand
Gramercy Cellars
Iwamura Sake Brewery
Jayson by Pahlmeyer
JCB by Jean-Charles Boisset
K Vintners
Kenzo Estate
Kitma Gerovassiliou
Kokumi Sake Brewery
Kurosawa Sake Brewery
La Fortuna
La Spinetta
Le Joyau
Lichen Estate
Liquid Farm
Los Aguilares
Louis M. Martini
Luli Wines
Marqués de Griñón
Marqués de Riscal
Meadowcroft Wines
Michel Gonet
Miner Family Winery
Moorooduc Estate
Murder Ridge Winery
Nicolas Feuillatte
Orin Swift
Quinta do Noval
Quinta do Vesuvio
Rabble Wine Company
Ramey Wine Cellars
Ramos Pinto
Robert Mondavi Winery
Saucelito Canyon
Schloss Johannisberg
Signal Ridge
Taiyo Brewery Sake
Three Thieves
Tio Pepe
VGS Chateau Potelle
Finca Sandoval
Walt Wines
Waters Winery
Wente Vineyards
Yao Family Wines
Ziata Wines

The list can be found at:

About Bonfort’s:

Bonfort’s Wine & Spirits Journal is the original business-to-business publication for the alcohol industry. Founded in 1871 and closed with Prohibition in 1920, Bonfort’s was reborn in 2018 as a modern digital media platform that creates and distributes premium digital content daily to the inboxes of the top beer, wine and spirits buyers nationally. Each day we publish the newest product releases, tell brand stories and engage with the entire 3-tier industry through our multi-dimensional digital media network for fast, immediate and impactful messaging that gets noticed. The same in-depth editorial, integrity, and commitment to the wine and spirits industry are now accessible at

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