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List of famous male winemakers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male winemakers list contains the most prominent and top males known for being winemakers. There are thousand of males working as winemakers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic winemakers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a winemaker then the people below should give you inspiration.

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While this isn't a list of all male winemakers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male winemakers?" and "Who are the best male winemakers?"
Gérard Depardieu is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Winemakers
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Gérard Xavier Marcel Depardieu (French: [ʒeʁaʁ ɡzavje maʁsɛl dəpaʁdjø] (listen); born 27 December 1948) is a French actor. He is one of the most prolific character actors in film history, having completed more than 170 films since 1967. He has received acclaim for his performances in The Last Metro (1980), for which he won the César Award for Best Actor, in Police (1985), for which he won the Volpi Cup for Best Actor, Jean de Florette (1986), and Cyrano de Bergerac (1990), winning the Cannes Film Festival for Best Actor, his second César Award for Best Actor, and his first Academy Award nomination for Best Actor. He co-starred in Peter Weir's comedy Green Card (1990), winning a Golden ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 70

Birthplace: Châteauroux, France

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Maynard James Keenan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Winemakers
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Maynard James Keenan (born James Herbert Keenan on April 17, 1964) is an American metal singer/songwriter. Keenan is the lead singer of the metal bands Tool and A Perfect Circle with whom he has released four and four studio albums, respectively. In 2003, he created Puscifer as a side project, financing and releasing its first studio album in October 2007. In addition to his music career, he has performed improvisational stand-up comedy inspired by close friend Bill Hicks and ventured into acting. His family has been involved in winemaking; he currently owns Merkin Vineyards and Caduceus Cellars in Arizona, where he resides. Among other business ventures, he is a partner in the Los Angeles ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 54

Birthplace: Ravenna, Ohio, United States of America

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Gary Conway is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Winemakers
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Gary Conway (born Gareth Monello Carmody, February 4, 1936) is an American actor and screenwriter. His notable credits include a co-starring role with Gene Barry in the detective series, Burke's Law, from 1963–1965. In addition, he starred in the Irwin Allen sci-fi series Land of the Giants from 1968–1970. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 83

Birthplace: Boston, USA, Massachusetts

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Joe Bastianich is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Winemakers
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Joseph Bastianich (born September 17, 1968) is an American restaurateur, winemaker, author, and television personality. He, along with partners Lidia Bastianich and Mario Batali, own thirty restaurants in four countries, including Babbo (1 Michelin star) and Del Posto in New York; Carnevino in Las Vegas; Osteria Mozza in Singapore; and the Pizzeria eateries in Los Angeles, which the owners expanded in 2010. Earlier that same year, the trio teamed up with Italian retail businessman Oscar Farinetti to bring Eataly, an upscale food and wine market, to New York, Chicago and Boston. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 50

Birthplace: Astoria, New York City, New York, United States of America

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