Tony Vlcek - Sr. Director - Winemaking, E. & J. Gallo
E. & J.Gallo Winery is the largest family owned winery in the world and is headquartered in Modesto, California. Founded in 1933 by brother’s Ernest and Julio Gallo, Gallo is the acclaimed producer of award-winning wines and spirits featured in more than 110 countries around the globe, and is the largest exporter of California wines.
Currently Gallo Winery owns fifteen wineries in California and Washington and more than 23,000 acres of vineyards in wine regions throughout California and Washington. Today Gallo employs more than 6,500 people worldwide.
The Gallo portfolio is comprised of more than 100 unique brands. 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, Renato Ratti and Tornatore.
The E&J Gallo Wine-growing Summit 2019 took place in their Headquarters in Modesto, CA. and focused on the latest innovations and solutions to support the company’s vineyard and winemaking operations. Including the latest developments in enzymes, solutions for the automation of the vineyard and much more.
E&J Gallo participated with 30+ executives including representatives from Winemaking, Procurement and the Vineyards.
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Tony Vlcek opening day 1 of the summit
The positive feedback from the all E&J Gallo teams show that the expectations of the Summit were met. We look forward to continue our good work in the future!