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Wine Spectator: E. & J. Gallo Buys Dave Phinney’s Locations Wine Brand

June 28, 2018

Two years after acquiring Orin Swift Cellars, E. & J. Gallo announced yesterday that it has purchased another of star winemaker Dave Phinney’s brands, Locations. The joint venture was started by Phinney and importer Aveníu Brands, a subsidiary of Spain’s Codorníu Raventós Group. The acquisition includes the Locations brand and related inventory. There are no vineyards or wineries associated with the brand. The sale will close June 29. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed, but as with Orin Swift, Phinney will continue making the wines. Wine Spectator has the full story.

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