The Daily Progress has story about Gianni Zonin, of Barboursville Vineyards, receiving lifetime achievement award from Wine Enthusiast Magazine Gianni Zonin, the owner of Barboursville Vineyards, has been named the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award winner by Wine Enthusiast.
Zonin is chairman of Casa Vinicola Zonin, a company of family-owned vintners since 1821 and currently the largest private wine enterprise in Europe.
The company owns 11 wine estates in Italy and the Barboursville Vineyards in Virginia. Zonin established Barboursville in 1976.
Wine Enthusiast also has named Eric Trump, owner of Trump Estate Vineyards & Winery in Albemarle County, as a finalist for its 2013 Rising Star Award.
The presentation of the Lifetime Achievement Award and the Rising Star Award will be made on Jan. 27 in New York City.