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Planeta Wine family of the year 2024 for Meininger

Planeta won another prestigious recognition at the beginning of the year, after seeing Alessio Planeta being awarded the title of “Winemaker of the Year” at the “Wine Star Awards”. The delivery took place in Düsseldorf, in a gala evening on March 9th, during the 18th edition of the Meininger Awards Excellence in Wine & Spirit, where the Sicilian company triumphed as Wine family of the year 2024.

Planeta wins the Meininger Awards Excellence in Wine & Spirit Award for the Wine Family of the Year category

The 18th edition of the Meininger Awards Excellence in Wine & Spirit recognizes Planeta as the 2024 wine family.

The award jury, made up of renowned journalists from the main wine magazines of the Meininger group – “Weinwirtschaft”, “Wine Business International”, “Sommelier” and “Weinwelt” – motivates the choice to award the title to the guide of the Sicilian reality for “the their long agricultural tradition in Sicily, handed down for 17 generations. Over the years, this enterprising family has dedicated itself mainly to viticulture, extending its presence across 400 hectares distributed across six vineyards located in the best Sicilian terroirs. Today, Planeta represents the international excellence of island viticulture.”

The award ceremony was held on the occasion of the opening of Prowein 2024. Francesca, Alessio and Santi Planeta received the award on behalf of the family, from the hands of the Meininger family, owners of the Meininger Verlag publishing house and promoters of the initiative.

“We are deeply honored and grateful to have been recognized as Wine family of the year at the Meininger Awards”, the words of Alessio Planeta, CEO of the family company. “This award is a tribute to the dedication and tireless work that our family has dedicated to viticulture in Sicily for generations. It is a testimony to the passion and determination that have driven us to constantly seek excellence in our vineyards and our wines.”

Planeta wins the Meininger Awards Excellence in Wine & Spirit Award for the Wine Family of the Year 2024 category.