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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 is a French actor, film-maker, businessman and vineyard owner. He is one of the most prolific character actors in film history, having completed approximately 170 movies since 1967. He has twice won the César Award for Best Actor as well as the Golden Globe award for Best Actor in Green Card. After he garnered huge critical acclaim for the title role in Cyrano de Bergerac, which landed him a nomination for an Academy Award, Depardieu acted in many big budget Hollywood movies. He is a Chevalier of the Légion d'honneur and Chevalier of the Ordre national du Mérite. He was granted citizenship of Russia in January 2013 and the same month became a cultural ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 70

Birthplace: France, Châteauroux

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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, often referred to by his initials MJK, is an American progressive metal singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, winemaker, and actor, best known as the vocalist for Grammy Award-winning American progressive metal band Tool. He is originally from Ohio, but spent his high school and college years in Michigan. After serving in the Army in the early 1980s, he attended Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids. He moved to Los Angeles, California in 1988 to pursue a career in interior design and set construction. Shortly thereafter, he formed the band Tool with Adam Jones. Keenan is known as the lead singer of the multi-platinum rock bands Tool and A Perfect ...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 is an American actor and screenwriter. Conway was born Gareth Monello Carmody in Boston, Massachusetts. His most notable credits include a co-starring role with Gene Barry in the detective series, Burke's Law, from 1963-1965, who remained close friends, until Barry's death, late in 2009. In addition, he starred in the Irwin Allen sci-fi series Land of the Giants from 1968-1970. Conway has been married for many years to Marian McKnight, who is Miss America, 1957. They first met while students at the University of California, Los Angeles, where Conway studied art. The couple have two children. They have worked together in film production and writing and own a winery called Carmody ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 83

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Joe Bastianich is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Winemakers
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Joseph "Joe" Bastianich is an American Restaurateur who, along with partners Lidia Bastianich and Mario Batali, owns thirty successful restaurants worldwide, including Babbo and Del Posto in NYC, Carnevino in Las Vegas, and in 2010, expanded the famed LA eateries Pizzeria and Osteria Mozza to Singapore. Earlier that same year, the trio teamed up with Italian retail pioneer Oscar Farinetti to bring Eataly, the largest artisanal food and wine market in the world to New York, with the Chicago outpost following in 2013. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 50

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

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