New York, NY (PRWEB) November 23, 2010
On January 24, 2011 at the historic New York Public Library, the 11th annual Wine Star Awards will be presented by Wine Enthusiast Magazine. On this evening, the country's most notable and recognized leaders in the wine industry will gather in recognition of industry excellence. This year, Sherry-Lehmann Wine & Spirits has been honored with the prestigious Wine Retailer of the Year award.
Each year, hundreds of wine industry professionals celebrate the winners of the esteemed awards, considered by many to be the Academy Awards of the wine world. Adam Strum, editor and publisher of Wine Enthusiast Magazine, hosts the evening and presents the awards. "This year's Wine Star Awards features 11 categories with 5 nominees each and a Lifetime Achievement Award winner," stated Adam Strum. "It is our honor and privilege to recognize these regions, companies and individuals for their dedication and passion that has helped to contribute to the continued growth of wine consumption around the world."
Other categories recognized are Winemaker of the Year, Restaurateur of the Year, American Winery of the Year, Importer of the Year and a Lifetime Achievement Award. Chris Adams and the Sherry-Lehmann team will attend the acceptance ceremony, along with the winners from the other categories. Marking thirteen years at Sherry-Lehmann, Chris Adams serves as the company's Chief Executive Officer. "We are honored to be named Retailer of the Year," says Chris. "For 76 years, Sherry-Lehmann has built a name for itself with consistent service, dedication and enthusiasm for providing our customers with the best wines, spirits, events and educational tastings and seminars in the industry."
Celebrating its 76th year of renowned service to wine aficionados around the world, Sherry-Lehmann is a widely accredited name in the wine industry. The retailer has been referred to as the most 'justly celebrated wine store in the nation' by Vanity Fair. This recognition as Wine Enthusiast Magazine's Wine Star Awards Retailer of the Year is one of the highest forms of recognition in the wine industry.
Sherry-Lehmann Wine & Spirits has been a participant in iconic New York events including serving as an Official Retail Sponsor of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, one of the city's greatest events, for several years. On November 29, 2010, join us for the 39th Sherry-Lehmann/Kevin Zraly Master Wine Class with Bouchard Pere et Fils, presented by Bouchard Winemaker Philippe Prost. Throughout December, Sherry-Lehmann will host special guests at exclusive in-store events and tastings, including a Billecart-Salmon tasting on Saturday, December 4, 2-4pm, the rare Johnnie Walker Blue Label tasting with engravers on hand to customize your holiday present, a tasting of the 2002 Dom Perignon's Andy Warhol Collection on Saturday, December 11th, 2-4pm, and a tasting of Louis Roederer Champagne: CRISTAL 2004, Louis Roederer Brut Premier NV & Louis Roederer Rose 2005, on Wednesday, December 15, 2-4pm. Plus tastings with Lucas Carton 'Reserve Speciale' Brut Demoiselle NV & Lucas Carton Rosé on Saturday, December 18, 2-4pm, Champagne Dom Ruinart on Wednesday, December 29, 2-4pm, and Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte's Blue Label Brut NV & Rosé Brut NV on Sunday, December 19, 12pm-5pm.
Sherry-Lehmann's new store is located on 505 Park Avenue, in New York. Long renowned for its commitment to providing excellent products and service, Sherry-Lehmann was founded in 1934, and is currently in its 76th year of business. Catering to wine pundits and amateurs alike, the Sherry-Lehmann store combines old-world charm with modern sophistication. Visit http://www.Sherry-Lehmann.com for more information.
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