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Constellation Brands, E&J Gallo Winery deal delayed

21 May 2019

The sale of around 30 wine and spirits brands by Constellation to E&J Gallo has hit a regulatory hurdle in the US.

E&J Gallo brings Provence rosé to UK

10 Apr 2019

E&J Gallo has added a Provence rosé to its fine wine portfolio in the UK as it looks to emulate the brand's success in the US.

Constellation's wine sale to Gallo – It had to be you – analysis

5 Apr 2019

In keeping with the wider wine strategy to pursue value at the expense of volume, Constellation Brands' divestment of around 30 lower-end brands this week comes as little surprise. Nor does the identity of the buyer, according to one analyst, with E&J Gallo "uniquely positioned" to take on Constellation's unwanteds.

Constellation Brands low-value clear-out will hurt wine - just-drinks thinks

4 Apr 2019

At international trade exhibition ProWein last month, just-drinks spoke to Australia's Casella Family Wines. The independent company is an interesting proposition as it ably competes - like many family-owned wineries - in global fine wine, but at the same time packs in its portfolio the sub-US$5 blockbuster Yellow Tail, a brand that astonishingly accounts for the majority of Australian wine sold in the US.

E&J Gallo to handle Gruppo Montenegro spirits portfolio in US

26 Feb 2019

E&J Gallo has signed a deal with Gruppo Montenegro to handle the importation of the Italian company's spirits brands into the US.

The wine category in 2018 - just-drinks' Review of the Year, Part IV - FREE TO ACCESS

20 Dec 2018

As the year draws to a close, just-drinks takes a look back at the stories that have made the headlines across the global drinks industry over the last 12 months. Here, managing editor Olly Wehring picks out the highs and lows for the wine category.

WSTA appoints E&J Gallo's Paul Sorrentino, Cotswolds Distillery's Daniel Szor to board

6 Nov 2018

UK trade group the Wine & Spirit Trade Association has named two new board members.

Why wine is dangerously exposed to the cannabis tidal wave - Comment

6 Sep 2018

just-drinks' regular wine commentator Chris Losh has been away this summer. While away, has he been smoking something? If he has, it's given him something to warn the global wine category about.

E&J Gallo signs three-year deal with China's Alibaba

13 Jul 2018

E&J Gallo has become the latest wine firm to team up with China's internet giant Alibaba.

E&J Gallo Winery snaps up Locations wine brand

28 Jun 2018

E&J Gallo Winery has lined up the acquisition of multi-nation wine brand Locations.

"Consumers are smarter than ever before - and not just about wine" - just-drinks meets E&J Gallo Winery's GM for EMEA, Paul Sorrentino

14 Mar 2018

Earlier this month, Paul Sorrentino, E&J Gallo Winery's general manager for Europe, the Middle East & Africa, came to London for the UK launch of a range of higher-end wine expressions from the group. While in town, he spoke to just-drinks about the new wines, as well as looking at how Gallo finds out what consumers want as well as the future for the Dark Horse brand.

E&J Gallo lines up European launch for above-premium, regional Californian wines

14 Mar 2018

E&J Gallo will release a raft of higher-end wine expressions from its California vineyards, in an effort to promote the diversity of the region to the European market.

The wine category in 2017 - just-drinks' Review of the Year, Part III - FREE TO ACCESS

12 Dec 2017

As the year draws to a close, just-drinks takes a look back at the stories that have made the headlines across the global drinks industry over the last 12 months. In this, the third in our four-part category review, Ben Cooper considers how 2017 has treated the wine sector.

E&J Gallo lines up US Barefoot Bubbly New Year's Eve push

7 Dec 2017

E&J Gallo has announced a US tour for its Barefoot Bubbly brand ahead of the wine's Times Square New Year's Eve tie-up. 

E&J Gallo brings New Amsterdam Vodka campaign to UK - video

14 Nov 2017

E&J Gallo has rolled out its latest US activation for New Amsterdam Vodka to the UK market.

Vermouth - The next big thing? - Consumer Trends

19 Jul 2017

Among the talk at the on-premise Tales of the Cocktail conference in the UK this April, the consensus appeared to be that vermouth is once again gaining momentum. Indeed, the segment has been tipped by many industry observers as one to watch in the coming years.

E&J Gallo doubles Barefoot Refresh Spritzer range

28 Jun 2017

E&J Gallo has expanded its canned line of Barefoot spritzers a year on from when the format was first launched.

E&J Gallo launches New Amsterdam Vodka activation in US - video

1 Jun 2017

E&J Gallo has lined up a marketing push for its New Amsterdam Vodka brand in the US.

Has the race to premiumise made spirits forget the mainstream? - Comment

25 Apr 2017

It's the last thing the English language needs, but could a companion term to the verbally-ugly 'premiumisation' pass into everyday use in the years to come? Is 'mainstreamisation' – a neologism arguably even more hideous than the p-word – here to stay? Richard Woodard thinks so.

E&J Gallo Winery's vineyard footprint in California - The map

29 Mar 2017

Last week, E&J Gallo Winery increased its presence in its home state of California, when it lined up the acquisition of Stagecoach Vineyard in Napa Valley.

E&J Gallo Winery adds Stagecoach Vineyard to California footprint

24 Mar 2017

E&J Gallo Winery has announced its intended purchase of California’s Stagecoach Vineyard, the "largest contiguous" vineyard in Napa valley.

E&J Gallo rolls out UK push for Barefoot wine portfolio

17 Mar 2017

E&J Gallo has lined up a marketing campaign for its Barefoot wine brand in the UK. 

The Vodka Category - Everything you need to know - just-drinks Spirits Essentials

7 Feb 2017

As part of our Spirits Essentials series, just-drinks and The IWSR present a comprehensive guide to the vodka category. Sourced from the joint Global Vodka Insights report, published in December, we look at both market and category trends for vodka globally, the performance of the key brands, as well as the challenges facing the category going forward.

Korbel & Bros' Margie Healy becomes Wine Institute chair

20 Jun 2016

Trade association The Wine Institute has elected its latest chairperson.

E&J Gallo buys Orin Swift Cellars

10 Jun 2016

E&J Gallo has acquired Californian wine company Orin Swift, as it looks to expand operations in the luxury division. 

McWilliam's Wines follows E&J Gallo exit with Jeff McWilliam CEO move

27 May 2016

McWilliam’s Wines has followed its return to family control with the appointment of chairman Jeff McWilliam as its CEO.

Is Pernod Ricard's Absolut dying in the US? - Comment

22 Mar 2016

This month, white spirits commentator Richard Woodard considers the present health - or lack thereof - of Pernod Ricard's flagship vodka brand, Absolut.

E&J Gallo to distribute Italy's Renato Ratti in US

26 Feb 2016

E&J Gallo Winery has added a fourth Italian winery to its distribution stable in the US.

Treasury Wine Estates half-year results - Preview

16 Feb 2016

On Thursday, Treasury Wine Estates will report its half-year results. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the company's highs and lows in the six months to the end of December.

Wine in 2016 - All quiet on the M&A front? - Focus

11 Feb 2016

Having considered the trends that are set to shape the year ahead for the wine category yesterday, Euromonitor now takes a corporate view on what 2016 will look like in the sector.





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