Ranked #1 Online Wine Store for Third Straight Year

Named to Internet Retailer Top 500

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – 5/24/2007

In a recent study by Internet
Retailer Magazine, was ranked the #1 online wine store for the
third consecutive year. The company ranked #13 in the food and drug
category and #199 among all online retailers, based on 2006 annual web

"We just completed a survey of nearly 1,400 of our customers, and
said they'd recommend us to a friend," said Mike Osborn,
and VP of Merchandising. "That's the most important metric to us, and
that's the reason we're among the top 200 largest web retailers in the

"While we don't pay much attention to rankings, we are pleased
that our
customers are enjoying the services we provide," said Rich Bergsund, CEO
of "We're continually investing in our wine and gift product
selection and providing wine enthusiasts with the facts they need to
informed buying decisions."

About Internet Retailer

Published by Chicago-based Vertical Web Media LLC, Internet
Retailer is
a monthly national business magazine, web site, conference and directory
that serve the retailing community. Internet Retailer sponsors the
conference in the e-retailing industry and publishes an annual ranking
the 500 largest web sites.

About is the nation's #1 online wine retailer,
according to Internet Retailer magazine's annual ranking of websites by
revenue, offering thousands of wines, wine gifts, gift baskets and
monthly wine clubs.'s mission is to be the ultimate resource
for wine enthusiasts, whether shopping for themselves or sending a gift,
by offering a great selection, low prices, convenient delivery and
helpful information. is the world's most visited wine web site,
according to research conducted by comScore Media Metrix. For more
information, visit the company's website at, its blog at, or Facebook at
and Twitter at

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