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E. & J. Gallo Winery Overview

Modesto, CA
5001 to 10000 employees
1933
Company - Private
Food & Beverage Manufacturing
$2 to $5 billion (USD)
Since 1933, we’ve never stopped challenging what was possible. Our founders, Ernest and Julio Gallo, had a vision to make wine enjoyable for all, shared at celebrations across America. We honor that spirit today by championing new concepts, investing in people, and not ... Read more

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2019 (#37), 2018 (#14), 2017 (#47)

Top CEOs: 2018 (#18)

Best Places to Interview: 2017 (#11)

Company Updates

  • Join us in celebrating Black History Month! Throughout February, we will be highlighting some of our amazing employees. Follow along on our Instagram and Facebook pages to get a behind the scenes look at their #winestory! To find out more about us- visit http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQo6Y!

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E. & J. Gallo Winery – Why Work For Us?


 

Since 1933, we’ve never stopped challenging what was possible. We honor the spirit of our co-founders, Ernest & Julio Gallo today by championing new concepts, investing in people, and not shying away from big, bold, ideas. Our passion runs deep and what unites us is a culture of teamwork, respect and collaboration. As the largest family-owned winery in the world with over 100+ unique wine and spirits brands, our products are synonymous with life's special occasions. Come celebrate with us!


Named a "Glassdoor Best Place to Work" three years in a row by our employees, we are proud of our company culture. We know that work is just a part of who you are and we embrace all aspects of your life at Gallo. We support our people by providing training, work/life balance, healthy lifestyle incentives, flexible working hours, and more. Interested? Find Your Perfect Pairing!


We are constantly looking for new ways to serve our consumers. Through interactive events such as pop-up tastings or through innovative packaging that allows you to bring our products with you anywhere! We want to be around for life's special occasions and for the casual Wednesday nights. Learn more about our brands.


When you join Gallo, you become part of our family. We want you to get the most out life and your career with Gallo. We support our employees by providing:

  • 3 Weeks of Paid Time Off Per Year (starting out)
  • Health, Dental, & Vision Coverage
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Complimentary Shuttle Buses (Oakland and the Bay Area)
  • Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Employee Wine Shop
  • 401k Matching and Profit Sharing
  • Gallo University Courses and Training
  • Adoption and Fertility Treatment Assistance

For a list of benefits and perks, please click here.


As a family-owned winery, it is our priority that future generations are able to experience the natural resources we enjoy today. Co-founders Ernest and Julio Gallo laid the foundation for our commitment to the environment in the 1930’s when they introduced an innovative approach to land conservation in the North Coast known as the “50/50 Give Back” plan. For every acre of land planted in vineyard, one acre of property was set aside for wildlife habitat — a practice that continues today in the North Coast. Learn more about our commitment to sustainability, here.

E. & J. Gallo Winery Reviews

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    "Truly special company!"

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    I have been working at E. & J. Gallo Winery full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The People - They are genuinely nice and make up the entire company.
    Respect - This is very clear as soon as you walk in the door. Everyone respects the other. There is no not saying hello to a VP level of averting a gaze from as higher up. (Which was very prominent at my last company.)
    Integrity - Most straight forward and honest people I've ever worked with
    Humility and Caring - All the family members who work here are down to earth and do not have an attitude regarding their stature in the work place. In fact they are the most caring of all employees and understand how important family is as well as work
    Amazingly Communicative - The interview process is rather long however they keep you posted and engaged the entire time. Getting into this company is well worth the longer process.

    Cons

    Challenging to find an opening because not many ever leave this company!

    Advice to Management

    You are doing this right!

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E. & J. Gallo Winery Photos

E. & J. Gallo Winery photo of: Exterior view of the Dry Creek Building, Gallo’s newest addition on campus.
E. & J. Gallo Winery photo of: Community Service Day
E. & J. Gallo Winery photo of: Spirit Week Color Run
E. & J. Gallo Winery photo of: Galloween 2018!
E. & J. Gallo Winery photo of: 2018 Summer MBA Interns
E. & J. Gallo Winery photo of: Ice cream after the Marketing Olympics
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E. & J. Gallo Winery Interviews

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    Two phone screens and in-person super day. Very fair and engaging questions with a good mix of behavioral/fit questions and "case-like" exercises. All interviewees were extremely passionate about the company and sincerely interested in getting to know me!

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me how you would increase revenue for your favorite brand.   Answer Question
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E. & J. Gallo Winery Awards & Accolades

  • Corporate Social Responsibility Award, The Procurement Leader, 2014
  • Best Places to Work, Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index, 2015
  • 9 Companies as Cool as Google – Hiring Now!, Glassdoor, 2017
  • Best Places to Work 2017 Employees' Choice, Glassdoor Employees Choice Awards - US, 2017
  • Top 50 Organizations that are Excelling in Digital Transformation, Agenda17, 2017
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Pledges & Certifications

Veteran Hiring Commitment

Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

Pay Equality Pledge

Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

Career Advancement Program

Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

Diversity Commitment

Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

Pledge to Thrive

Taking steps to prioritize employee well-being

First Job Programs

Maintain entry-level hiring and career development programs to give people career starts

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