Suppliers

Keeping a global company operating efficiently requires a dedicated team of professionals working together for a common goal.

E. & J. Gallo Winery’s Global Sourcing team works with more than 3,000 suppliers to support and grow our business through efficiency, reliability and high quality products and services. In addition to grape growers, our suppliers include companies that provide a full range of services and support including branded wine imports, bulk wine, contract manufacturing, packaging, energy, corporate services, technology support, travel and raw materials. Working together, we are launching the next generation of procurement strategies providing solutions for e-procurement, e-sourcing and full procure-to-pay processes.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What type of information does E. & J. Gallo Winery want potential suppliers to submit?
A. General information about your company, contact information and a description of the products and services you provide.

Q. What happens after I submit my information to Gallo online?
A. Your information will be entered into our database for future consideration.

Q. Will I automatically be contacted by Global Sourcing?
A. No, however, your information will be held on-file for a minimum of one year.

Q. Am I guaranteed business if I elect to submit a supplier profile?
A. No, all sourcing decisions will be based on the competitiveness of the cost, quality and service level proposed.

Q. What type of businesses qualify for participation in E. & J. Gallo Winery's supplier diversity program?
A. Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs), Women–owned Business Enterprises (WBEs) or businesses that are certified by an approved agency to be at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by a minority individual or group. In the case of publicly held businesses, at least 51% of the stock must be owned by minority group members. Minorities include persons of color who are Asian-Pacific Americans, Sub-Continent Asian Americans, African Americans, Hispanic Americans and Native Americans. Foreign-owned firms operating in the U.S. are not included in these categories.

Goods & Services Purchased

Global Sourcing is responsible for evaluation and implementation of organization-wide goods and services procurement programs that result in cooperative and mutually beneficial relationships with suppliers, and ensure highest total winery value.

Packaging Materials
Labels
Closures
Travel
IT Services
Energy
Flavors, Concentrates, HFCS, Ingredients
Janitorial Services, Landscaping, Uniforms
MRO & Capital Equipment

Orientation

E. & J. Gallo Winery is very concerned with your safety and the safety of others when on-site services are performed. As an introduction to Gallo’s work rules, please review our orientation video with your staff before your arrival:

California Transparency in Supply Chains Act Information

The E. & J. Gallo Winery is a leading wine and spirits company in the United States and around the world. We comply with federal, state, and foreign laws regarding labor practices in all parts of the world where we operate. On January 1, 2012, a new law came into effect in California called the Transparency in Supply Chains Act (SB 657). The law requires our company and many other large retailers and manufacturers to disclose publicly their efforts, if any, to eradicate slavery and human trafficking from their supply chains. In compliance with this law, the information below relates to our efforts to eliminate human trafficking and slavery in our supply chain.

The vast majority of our suppliers are located in the United States, principally in California. California and, we believe, all other states in the United States, have laws making forced labor and human trafficking a serious crime. So far as we are aware, no supplier to our company, whether located within or without the United States, has ever been accused of engaging in forced labor or human trafficking. We have dedicated Supplier Development and Quality Assurance teams that try to ensure we work only with reputable suppliers. These teams establish guidelines and programs related to quality and product integrity for our main suppliers. In addition, most of our contracts with suppliers require that the supplier conduct its business in accordance with all applicable laws, which would include laws against forced labor and human trafficking. We conduct announced audits and inspections, and we monitor our supply chain to insure that our suppliers meet our high standards. We will terminate our contract with any supplier found to be in violation with our policy on human trafficking and slavery.

To further our efforts to eradicate human trafficking and slavery from our supply chain, we have now asked all suppliers to return a signed statement to us acknowledging that they support the elimination of forced labor and human trafficking. In addition, our supplier contracts now contain an express representation that each supplier will comply fully with all applicable laws prohibiting human trafficking and slavery.