Wine.com Announces Voluntary Recall of Ten Gift Baskets Containing Pistachios

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – 4/15/2009

Wine.com announced today a voluntary recall of ten (10) gift
baskets as a precautionary step. These gift baskets contain pistachios
from Pacific Gold which were supplied by Setton Farms of Terra Bella
Inc., Terra Bella, Calif. Setton Farms voluntarily recalled roasted
in-shell pistachios, roasted shelled pistachio and raw shelled
pistachios produced from nuts harvested in 2008, because they have
potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, a serious and sometimes
fatal bacterial infection.

The Wine.com products affected by this recall are:

Lasting Impressions Item No. 76713
Pacific Gold California Butter Toffee Pistachios – 6 oz. natural-colored
corrugated package.
Yellow label with bird of paradise.

The Crowd Pleaser Item No. 62534
Pacific Gold Pistachios – 16 oz. gold sheer bag with green raffia bow,
juniper berry and pear sprig

Grand Gourmet Item No. 83302
Pacific Gold Pistachios – 16 oz. gold sheer bag with green raffia bow,
juniper berry and pear sprig

Santa's Executive Bag Item No. 92308
Pacific Gold Pistachios – 16 oz. gold sheer bag with green raffia bow,
juniper berry and pear sprig

Large Crowd Pleaser Item No. 95785
Pacific Gold Pistachios – 16 oz. gold sheer bag with green raffia bow,
juniper berry and pear sprig

California Bounty Item No. 78064
Pacific Gold Pistachios – 6 oz. clear plastic bag with gold stripes,
white, blue, and gold label

Wine Picnic Trio Item No. 83151
Pacific Gold Pistachios – 6 oz. clear plastic bag with gold stripes,
white, blue, and gold label

Holiday Celebration Item No. 83178
Pacific Gold Pistachios – 6 oz. red corrugated box with cut-out of tree.

Chez Gourmet Item No. 75672
Pacific Gold Pistachios – 5 oz. natural-colored corrugated package. Blue
label with orange poppies

Napa Valley Cabernet Crush Item No. 96058
Pacific Gold Pistachios – 5 oz. natural-colored corrugated package. Blue
label with orange poppies

Setton Farms has indicated that they are not aware of any reported
cases of illness related to these products. Wine.com has not received
any reports of illness connected to the products listed above. The
company is undertaking this voluntary recall to proceed with utmost
caution.

Wine.com apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause and is
committed to quality products and the safety of their customers.
Wine.com asks that you or your gift recipients discard these products
immediately or contact the company at 1-800-592-5870 to arrange return
of the pistachio products and receive a refund.

For further information about the pistachio recall, visit the Food
and Drug Administration online at www.fda.gov. For more information on
Salmonella, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention's Website at www.cdc.gov.

About Wine.com

Wine.com 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.
Wine.com'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.
Wine.com 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
http://www.wine.com
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