founded in 1933
and Julio Gallo
. Products owned or produced by E. and J. Winery include:
Some estimates put the Gallo market share at one of every three bottles of wine sold in the US.
The money generated by sales of these products helped to pay lobbyists to convince Bob Dole to champion the "Gallo Amendment" (q.v.). As a result, the Gallos were able to avoid several millons of dollars in taxes.