Top 10 wine brands 2016

26th July, 2016 by Lucy Shaw

3: Gallo

Brand owner : E&J Gallo Winery
Head office : 600 Yosemite Boulevard Modesto, CA, 95354 USA
Tel : +1 209 341 3063
UK Tel : +44 (0)1895 813 444
Website : gallo.com
EMEA general manager : Bill Roberts
Product range : Gallo Family Vineyards, Gallo Family Vineyards Spritz, Gallo Family Vineyards Summer/Autumn, Turning Leaf, Coastal Vineyards, Signature Series
Volume 2014 : 14.5m 9l cases
Volume 2015 : 15m 9l cases
Change : +3.5%

It’s been a busy year for Californian wine juggernaut Gallo, which shook up the “light and fruity” wine category with its new Spritz range, formed of a pineapple and passionfruit flavoured Pinot Grigio and a raspberry and lime-flavoured Grenache rosé, adding £3.1 million the segment, which is now worth £104m and growing at a rate of 60%.

To coincide with the release, Gallo launched a ‘Spritz Your Summer’ marketing campaign fronted by DJ Laura Whitmore that reached over 300,000 consumers via sampling across the UK. New for this year will be a peach and nectarine variant.

This year the company is choosing to focus on its premium portfolio as it seeks to tap into the growing appetite for higher-priced wines in the UK. Both its Dark Horse and Apothic Red ‘premium’….

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One Response to “Top 10 wine brands 2016”

  1. To Olivia Moser:

    Hi,

    I live in Santa Rosa and my Mother’s Maiden name is Moser, my husband works for Purple Wine Co. and read this release. Some of the Moser family did settle in Sonoma County, just curious if you know much about the Moser family. John Moser was my grandmother’s 2nd husband.If you think we might be related please contact me at my e-mail.

    Thank you and sorry to bother you-

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