Agriculturalist of the Year
The Agriculturalist of the Year Award is presented to an individual who has contributed extensively, in a professional capacity, to California’s Agricultural industry.
Vineyard of the Year
The Vineyard of the Year recognizes the California vineyard that consistently, over several growing seasons, produced grapes, which have contributed directly to wine of superior quality and marketability within commercial sales systems and among fine wine.
Wine Lifetime Achievement
The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes a person, family or institutions who are pioneers in the wine industry based on their lifetime contributions to the California wine industry.
The Agriculture Progress Award is given to an individual, company, or organization that has demonstrated substantial contributions to the California State Fair in the area of agriculture program development.
California All Stars
California All Stars is a new wine award established for 2018. This posthumous award is to be given in recognition of exemplary service and contributions to innovators, educators and/or leaders in the world of wine based on their contributions to the California wine industry
Champion of Technology
The Technology Champion of the Year is awarded to a technology industry leader and organization for remarkable contributions to California’s technology industry. The Technology Champion must have demonstrated outstanding leadership and clearly benefited the residents of California through pursuit of commendable technological achievements.
The Golden Bear is awarded annually to an individual, company or organization that has demonstrated substantial contributions to the California State Fair.