Awards & Recognition

Bill and Carol Chandler, owners of Chandler Farms

Agriculturalist of the Year

Individual who has contributed extensively to California’s Agricultural industry.
Dick Cooper Ranch

Vineyard of the Year

Recognizes the California vineyard that consistently produced superior quality wine.
Wine competition at CA State Fair - approved for media use

Wine Lifetime Achievement

Those who are pioneers based on lifetime contributions in California wine industry.
Dr. Lloyd McCabe of Dixon, left, with the 2018-2019 California State FFA Officers. He has been recognized by the California State Fair and named its 2019 Ag Progress Award winner. Courtesy Photo, Sheila McCabe

Agriculture Progress

Demonstrating substantial contributions to the California State Fair in Ag program development.
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California All Stars

Exemplary service and contributions to innovators, educators and/or leaders in wine.
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Champion of Technology

California Tech industry leader and org. for remarkable contributions to CA’s tech industry.
CA State Fair Golden Bear Award

Golden Bear

Annual award for demonstrating substantial contributions to the California State Fair.
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International Association of Fairs and Expositions & Western Fairs Association.
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The Telly Awards

The Telly Awards honors the excellence in video and television across all screens.