Ernest and Julio Gallo Winery
        Alessia McCobb
History
• Ernest and Julio Gallo, brothers born in 1909 and 1910
  respectively, started the E. & J. Winery in September o...
The Motto
• In 2009, the E. & J. Gallo Winery celebrated its 75th
  anniversary as a family-owned winery
• The company has...
Major Expansions
• 1942­
the
winery
acquired
the
Valley
Agricultural
Company

• 1943­
moved
bottling
operations
from
Los
A...
Product Expansion

• 1966- first sparkling wines introduced (Eden Roc and
  Andre’)
• 1974- company introduces varietal wi...
Awards and Recognitions
The Gal l o Winer y has w on t hese aw ar ds and compet it ions as
w el l as many mor e:
• In 1966...
Inf l ence and Range
           u
 • The Gal l o Wi ner y i s t he l ar gest w i ner y i n t he w orl d
                  ...
Sources:
                                 Works Cited
     Charters, Steve. "Wine in the Modern World." Encyclopedia of Fo...
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  1. 1. Ernest and Julio Gallo Winery Alessia McCobb
  2. 2. History • Ernest and Julio Gallo, brothers born in 1909 and 1910 respectively, started the E. & J. Winery in September of 1933 • The brothers got their inspiration from their father, Joseph Gallo Sr., who founded the Gallo Wine Company • The young men taught themselves the art of wine- making after their father killed himself • The E. & J. Gallo Winery was opened in Modesto, California, and began as a small building with no bottling facility • The winery’s production more than doubled in the first year, from 177,847 gallons to 440,000 gallons
  3. 3. The Motto • In 2009, the E. & J. Gallo Winery celebrated its 75th anniversary as a family-owned winery • The company has felt that family ownership is the most effective way for the winery to continue as a world leader in the wine industry • The family tradition is carried on of having a “strong work ethic, a drive for perfection, and a focus on quality”
  4. 4. Major Expansions • 1942­
the
winery
acquired
the
Valley
Agricultural
Company
 • 1943­
moved
bottling
operations
from
Los
Angeles
to
 Modesto • 1946­
Gallo
trademark
becomes
registered
in
most
states • 1954­
winery
purchases
Cribari
Winery
in
Fresno,
Calif. • 1971­
winery
purchases
half
of
Frei
Brothers
Ranch
in
 Sonoma • 1983­
first
international
Gallo
office
opened
in
London • 2002­
company
purchases
Louis
M.
Martini
Winery
in
Napa
 and
Mirassou
Vineyards
in
Monterey • 2004­
company
buys
Bridlewood
Estate
Winery
  5. 5. Product Expansion • 1966- first sparkling wines introduced (Eden Roc and Andre’) • 1974- company introduces varietal wines and E. & J. Brandy • 1983- first vintage-dated wines released • 1984- Bartles and Jaymes Wine Coolers released • 1993- Gallo Estate Wines presented (super-premium) • 1996- introduced Ecco Domani (first foreign-based brand imported by Gallo) • 2005- winery purchases Barefoot Cellars Brand • 2009- company buys Spanish brand Las Rocas
  6. 6. Awards and Recognitions The Gal l o Winer y has w on t hese aw ar ds and compet it ions as w el l as many mor e: • In 1966, the Gallo Winery was recognized as the largest winery in the U.S. based on sales volume • Awarded the “Premio Gran VinItaly” (International Winery of the Year) by the VinItaly International Wine Competition in 1998, 2001, and 2002 • Named Winery of the Year by the San Francisco International Wine Competition1996, 1998, 2001 • Named the “Winery of the Century” by the Los Angeles County Fair in 1999 • Named the “Best American Wine Producer” by the International Wine and Spirits competition based in London in 2000 • Named “American Winery of the Year” by Wine Enthusiast Magazine 2002 • Received the International Standards Organization’s ISO 14001 Certification in 2005 Named the “Importer of the Year” by Wine Enthusiast in 2007
  7. 7. Inf l ence and Range u • The Gal l o Wi ner y i s t he l ar gest w i ner y i n t he w orl d t oday • The w i ner y h ad bui l t “an empi r e by shapi ng A mer i can dr i nk i ng t astes w i t h i nexpensi ve non- v i nt age w i nes” • The company has i ntr oduced 16 di f f er ent br ands of w i ne and has cor ner ed mor e t han 25% of t he mar k et • The w i ner y mak es mor e w i ne t han al l of A ust r al i a or al l of t he Bor deau x Regi on i n Fr ance • Jul i o Gal l o pi oneer ed th e u se of st ai nl ess st eel w i ne- mak i ng vat s and t he technol ogy of usi ng computer s for w i ne-bl endi ng ( combi ni ng w i nes) • T he Gal l o Wi ner y ow ns nearl y hal f of t he v i neyar d acr eage i n Cal i for ni a • T he company has annual r ev enues of about $1 bi l l i on • T he Gal l o Wi ner y w as a major par t i ci pant i n t he shi f t of w i ne fr om t he st r eet s i nto af fl uent homes
  8. 8. Sources: Works Cited Charters, Steve. "Wine in the Modern World." Encyclopedia of Food and Culture. Ed. Solomon H. Katz. Vol. 3. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2003. 557-561. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 21 Feb. 2010. E. & J. Gallo Winery. Web. 08 Feb. 2010. <http://gallo.com/>. "Gallo, Ernest and Julio." Compton's by Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica Online School Edition. Encyclopædia Britannica, 2010. Web. 10 Feb. 2010. <http://school.eb.com/all/comptons/article-9311360>. Pennock, Pamela E. "Wine Industry." Dictionary of American History. Ed. Stanley I. Kutler. 3rd ed. Vol. 8. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2003. 486-488. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 21 Feb. 2010. "US: E&J Gallo Winery buys Las Rocas." just-drinks.com(2009). Business and Company ASAP. Web. 21 Feb. 2010. Pictures: • http://derek4messiah.files.wordpress.com/2009/07/vineyard.jpg • http://www.gallo.com/family/aways-evolving/AlwaysEvolving.html# • http://gallo.com/fr/resources/images/timeline-large/1933-founded-gallo.jpg • http://www.gallo.com/family/OurFamily.html • http://www.gallo.com/family/aways-evolving/AlwaysEvolving.html • http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3432/3375273980_213997a15b.jpg
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