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What pairs best with pork belly? What’s the perfect vintage to sip with a bacon macaron? Our Baconfest 2017 sponsor E&J Gallo Winery is here to let you know! They’ll be pouring robust reds and wicked whites from Carnivor and J Vineyards & Winery for all you Bacon Nation grape-lovers! Get your Baconfest tickets (check out our new advance-purchase options!) and stop by to clink glasses with Gallo!

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About Gallo Winery


E. & J. Gallo Winery is the largest winery in the world today. Family-owned, with fifteen family members, spanning three generations of the Gallo family, actively working in the business. Established in 1933 and headquartered in Modesto, California, it remains a privately-held and ever-growing company that employs more than 6,500 people worldwide.

The winery offers a broad array of products that total 90 brands and include table and sparkling wines, beverage products, dessert wines and distilled spirits. With products available in more than 90 countries, it is the largest exporter of California wine, and imports wines from Argentina, France, Italy, New Zealand and Spain.

E. & J. Gallo Winery is one of the most highly acclaimed wine companies in the world, having earned major awards from prestigious wine competitions in the U.S. and internationally.

The Winery’s commitment to the protecting the land and enhancing wildlife habitat through sustainable agricultural practices originated with the co-founders, Ernest and Julio, in the late 1930s. All of the Winery’s coastal vineyards participate in a unique land management plan started by the co-founders where for every acre of land planted in vineyard, one acre of property is set aside to help protect and enhance wildlife habitat.

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About Carnivor


Just as Cabernet Sauvignon, the “King of Reds,” resides in the upper echelons of the wine world, the carnivore sits atop the food chain. Inspired by these two kings, Carnivor is a sophisticated wine whose bold, intense flavor is matched by a refined smoothness. Crafted with grapes from prestigious vineyards in California, Carnivor has a deep, dark hue and incredible finesse thanks to meticulous winemaking. Confidence comes from knowing what you’ve achieved. Indulge your inner Carnivor with this sleek, refined Cabernet.


About J Vineyards & Winery



For nearly 30 years, J Vineyards & Winery has crafted world-class sparkling and varietal wines from select Russian River Valley and Sonoma County vineyards. Precision farming and meticulous winemaking deliver terroir-driven wines with a combination of balance, elegance and varietal expression.