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Gallo and Jackson Families Together

September 22, 2019
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Gina Gallo and Chris Jackson                                                                                           photos Bob Mcclenahan 

Jess Jackson and Ernest & Julio were fierce rivals back in the day* but their families were united in philanthropy for Sonoma County over the weekend.

As the best party ever got going Thursday at Cline Cellars, 2019 Sonoma County Wine Auction co-chair Gina Gallo welcomed guests. “I’m honored to co-chair and feel very comfortable because I have an amazing partner,” she said.

“Think about it" co-chair Chrisopher Jackson said. "The Gallo and the Jackson Family together. I think our forefathers are smiling down on us for coming together as families doing what we can for this place that we love so much.”

Saturday’s auction raised $6.1 million.

* putting it mildly ... 

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 Sonoma County Vintners Executive Director Michael Haney gets the party started 

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