Director of Marketing, E. & J. Gallo Winery
As Director of Marketing for E. & J. Gallo Winery, Adrienne Daniels drives the strategic development for select brands within the Gallo premium wine portfolio. Under Adrienne’s leadership, her team has grown new world imports such as Whitehaven, Starborough and Alamos and built upon celebrated California brands like Mirassou and Chateau Souverain. She has remained devoted to guiding her team while also preserving a positive working environment since joining the winery in 2013.
Adrienne has a passion for empowering women in business and has held several leadership roles to promote this initiative throughout her career. She is an active leader in Gallo’s Women of Wine & Spirits group that works to promote and celebrate the achievements of women in the industry.
She discovered a love of reading at a very young age which was instilled by her mother who was a librarian. Deciding to put her lifelong enthusiasm for literature towards a great cause, Adrienne became involved with the Stanislaus READS! program as a member of the Steering Committee.
She earned her undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania and received her MBA from Stanford University Graduate School of Business. Adrienne previously spent 15 years in brand management at General Mills in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Adrienne currently resides with her family in the College neighborhood of Modesto where they are enthusiastic supporters of local community organizations such as the Modesto Certified Farmers Market and the Virginia Corridor Trail as part of the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy.