Gallo-Modesto, California Project Center - MQP

Current Director(s)
Program Term(s)
C-Term during winter
Project Opportunities
Major Qualifying Project (MQP)

E & J Gallo Wineries, headquartered in Modesto, has winery operations in Sonoma and Napa Valleys, in Livingston and Fresno. Modesto is located in the San Joaquin Valley, which is approximately 88 miles east of San Francisco and 84 miles northeast of San José. Livingston is approximately 45 minutes south of Modesto and Fresno is approximately two hours south of Modesto. This Project Center has been in operation for over 20 years.

Students will work on MQPs sponsored by the E & J Gallo Wineries. Gallo is a family company and global wine industry leader with an unwavering commitment to quality. The company values innovation and research and is committed to asking questions and applying learnings in order to improve the evolution of wine from grape to bottle and meet the ever-changing needs of their customers around the world. Gallo also believes in the importance of preserving and enhancing the land for future generations and adheres to sustainable practices that are environmentally sound, economically feasible and socially equitable (from 

Previous Gallo projects have involved:

•wine filtration improvements

•storage tank inert gas blanketing

•wine carbonation and introduction of new processes, equipment, and technology