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E. & J. Gallo Winery Awarded Exclusive U.S. Distribution Rights for Dave Phinney's Department 66 Portfolio

July 17, 2019

E. & J. Gallo Winery announced that it has again partnered with innovative winemaker Dave Phinney to become the exclusive importer for Department 66 wines in the U.S., effective immediately. Department 66 has its home in the south of France, in the town of Maury, two hours north of Barcelona, Spain. Named after the "department" or administrative division in which the winery lies, the project began with a 40-acre vineyard purchase, and today includes more than 300 acres of vineyards among the Pyrenees-Orientales mountain range. Department 66 is the latest addition to a growing Gallo portfolio of premium and luxury wines from around the world. The Department 66 portfolio that Gallo will distribute includes: D66, Others, Fragile, Facade and Pharaon. The wines retail between $18 and $175