now sells French wines to 90% of the U.S. in partnership with

Expansive collection of fine wine
offers a perfect complement to famous caviar

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – 11/30/2009

Just in time for the holiday season, has launched their
online winery, enabling customers in 90% of the U.S. to shop a selection
of premium French wines. Famous for their caviar, Petrossian’s wine
selection has been specially chosen to pair with their offerings of
caviar, smoked salmon, and other luxury foods.

"It’s a natural match for our customers,” said Arnaud Thieffry, chief
financial officer of Petrossian. “With our larger selection, we can
offer a special wine for every shopper and every situation.” offers customers several different ways to shop their
more than 100 wines. The cost-inclined can sort through the large
selection of wines under $50, while those looking for quality can select
from wines with high Robert Parker ratings. Petrossian’s own sommeliers
have put together pairing matches for caviar, fish, and foie gras.

Petrossian offers individual bottles, as well as carefully matched
three- and six-bottle gift sets. The entire wine list comes from French
wineries, a natural complement for Petrossian – founded in Paris in

Though Petrossian restaurants in Paris, New York, and West Hollywood all
offer wine, legal complications have limited the distribution of wine
on However, a partnership with leading online wine
retailer allows customers in 90% of the U.S. to
shop online and get wine delivered direct to their doorstep.

is the online distributor for Petrossian Inc., one of the preeminent
caviar houses in the world. Since its founding in 1920, Petrossian has
expanded its wholesale operation as well as opening locations in New
York and West Hollywood. has been part of the Petrossian
brand for more than 10 years selling caviar, smoked fish, gift baskets
and more online.

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
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