The World’s Finest &
Most Valuable Winery Guide

The only guide in the world that connects Wine Leaders with wineries

The WINERY STAR Certificate of Excellence Award is particularly meaningful because it represents the voice of Wine Leaders. This accomplishment speaks to the high standards, the passion and dedication of your winery in making great wines. Wine Leaders award their favorite wines and winemakers so that wineries can amplify their story around the world and grow their success in a meaningful way. 

The WIA Winery Star Guide is a celebration of wine people, places, and experiences that make the world worth exploring. Discovering great wines and wineries is not what we do, it is who we are. We aim to reward excellence in the wine industry worldwide, ensuring recognition for the very best wines and wineries. 

The Winery Star Guide was created to inspire the global wine community to explore further. It’s a community where uniqueness and passion for wine is celebrated and everyone is rewarded by the experiences collected along the way.

The pandemic has presented overwhelming challenges. We have been inspired by the resilience and bravery of so many great wineries that have continued to make superior wines. We are proud to honor wineries  with The WINERY STAR Certificate of Excellence Award, an international wine community prestigious endorsement.

Connecting wine influencers, sommeliers, experts and more with their distinguished wineries anywhere in the world. Experience wine & wine destinations through the insider expertise of our Wine Leaders whose passion for wine has been cultivated with fun & dedication. 

Winery Star Guide

Our 4 Pillars

The connections we make and the awareness we gain from each wine experience is born out of our nature and desire to evolve as individuals.



Recognition from WIA and Wine Leaders enhance the credibility that is an essential indicator of quality. It can help to ensure additional exposure and enhance brand esteem as well.



Wine Leaders stand by their awardees by name when awarding stars. Trust is like the air we breathe; when it’s present, nobody really notices. When it’s absent, everyone notices.



Bringing together people and businesses in the wine community globally. We provide a quality winery guide that helps and promotes connections and growth in the wine industry.



The Wine International Association aims to play a constructive role in further developing networking and commerce in the wine sector around the world.

For Wineries

For Wine Leaders

Awarded By
Wine Leaders

Wine Leaders award wineries that make their most favorite wines and that are worth exploring

Certificate Of Excellence

The Winery Star Certificate is an award of excellence for wineries around the world. The certificate is issued for quality and expertise in the wine industry and is a great and valuable asset for wineries.

It is awarded to wineries that have been recommended by Wine Leaders around the world. It gives a boost in the level of credibility in the global wine community and it is a great way to strengthen the winery image.

Buyers, distributors, business partners and even travelers are more eager to contact awarded wineries to buy their wines and visit the winery. 

The certificate displays wineries name and relevant year, it can be shared on website, social media or used for promotional purposes. It is also possible to receive the framed version by post. 

Contact us to find out how you can qualify today!

Benefits For Wineries

Certificate Of Excellence

Quality &

Wine Influencers Connection

Web Profile


Business Wine Community

Star Categories

For Wine Leaders

Winery Star Process

Additional Advantages

Winery Web Page

Company profile – space to provide information and details about a winery. Each winery will receive a web page to display its images, write-up as well as contact and social media details.

Press Release Template

Templates to communicate about the achievements. Wineries can use our press template to create their own press release and send it to distributors, importers, retailers, and end consumers.

International Exposure
Via World Wine Expo

Awarded wineries will be announced to high-profile buyers in distribution, retail stores, bars and restaurants via World Wine Expo. These buyers are on the lookout to add new wines to their profiles, menus and portfolios.

Global Business
Wine Community

We believe in the power of community. We are a community – of artisan winemakers, sommeliers and wine lovers – who share information, support and help each other.

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Influencer - Business

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