E. & J. Gallo Winery Contributes $100,000 to Aid with Northern California Wildfires
MODESTO, Calif. (September 15, 2015) - The E. & J. Gallo Winery announced today that it has donated $100,000 to the American Red Cross to assist those communities impacted by the Northern California wildfires.
"On behalf of our employees and their families, we are making this donation to help the ongoing recovery efforts and to provide aid and comfort to those impacted by these devastating wildfires," said Joseph Gallo, Chief Executive Officer and President of the E. & J. Gallo Winery. "This disaster strikes close to home as we have employees who have been personally affected by the recent California wildfires and our thoughts go out to everyone impacted."
The donation will assist the American Red Cross with providing shelter, food and recovery support to those in need.
About E. & J. Gallo Winery
Founded by brothers Ernest and Julio Gallo in 1933 in Modesto, California, E. & J. Gallo Winery is a family-owned winery with more than 7,000 global employees and is the acclaimed producer of award-winning wines and spirits featured in more than 110 countries around the globe. A pioneer in the art of grape growing, winemaking, sustainable practices, marketing and worldwide distribution, Gallo crafts and imports wines and spirits to suit a diverse range of tastes and occasions, from everyday offerings to boutique, luxury bottlings.
The Gallo portfolio is comprised of more than 100 unique brands, including Barefoot Cellars, Dark Horse, and Gallo Family Vineyards, as well as premium box wines The Naked Grape and Vin Vault. Premium offerings include Apothic, Carnivor, Chateau Souverain, Columbia Winery, Ecco Domani, Edna Valley Vineyard, J Vineyards & Winery, Louis M. Martini, MacMurray Estate Vineyards, Mirassou, Orin Swift, Talbott Vineyards, and William Hill Estate, along with highly acclaimed imports, such as Alamos, Brancaia, La Marca, Las Rocas, Martín Códax, Whitehaven, and LUX Wines, importers of Allegrini, Argiano, Jermann, Pieropan and Renato Ratti. Gallo Spirits currently offers New Amsterdam Vodka and Gin, Familia Camarena Tequila, RumHaven, Lo-Fi Aperitifs, E&J Brandy, Argonaut Brandy, Germain-Robin Brandy, Diplomático Rum, as well as imported Scotch whiskies from Whyte & Mackay, including The Dalmore, Jura and John Barr.