Gallo buys J Vineyards

E&J Gallo has acquired Sonoma-based sparkling wine producer J Vineyards & Winery for an undisclosed sum.

j vineyardsThe acquisition includes the Healdsburg winery and over 300 acres of vineyards in Sonoma and Russian River Valley.

The deal will bolster Gallo’s premium wine division, whose general manager, Roger Nabedian, said: “We are very excited to add the J Vineyards & Winery brands to our premium portfolio of wines. The brand’s contemporary elegance has a unique position in the marketplace.

“J Vineyards & Winery is well known for their award-winning sparkling wines and we look forward to carrying on the winery’s reputation of making elegant, luxurious wines.”

J Vineyards founder, Judy Jordan, added: “Over the last 30 years, I have created and built J Vineyards & Winery from a small sparkling wine house to an iconic luxury brand producing not only sparkling wines but also award-winning Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris.

“I am proud to announce today that I have found the perfect fit to take this beautiful company to even greater heights. E&J Gallo is also privately owned and shares similar core values as both companies are dedicated to a balance of quality, community, and financial sustainability. I look forward to my new chapter of building a mentorship platform as I honour and salute the outstanding new stewards of J Vineyards & Winery.”

The sale is expected to close on Friday 27 March.

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