Wine.com hires Tim Marson, Master of Wine, as Senior Buyer for California Wine

Former buyer Jonathan Han promoted to new role

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, APRIL 29, 2016 – Wine.com, the nation’s #1 online wine retailer, is pleased to welcome Tim Marson, MW, as the new senior buyer for California Wine. Jonathan Han, who handled the California purchasing for nearly 18 months, has been promoted to a new position overseeing pricing strategy and content. Marson will join the senior buying team comprised of Wendy Stanford and Chimo Boehm, who are 11-year and 16-year Wine.com employees, respectively.

Marson earned the distinction of Master of Wine from the Institute of Masters of Wine in 2009. Today he is one of 343 who hold this title; 38 are residents of the USA. Marson brings two decades of wine industry experience to Wine.com. Most recently, he was a senior buyer for Global Wine Co., a California-based wine club operator. Marson has also held positions in London with importers and wine merchants Bibendum Wine Ltd, Richards Walford & Co Ltd., and Wimbledon Wine Cellar Ltd.

“Tim Marson is an exceptionally talented individual with a great deal of experience and knowledge of the wine industry. His perspective in the marketplace and knowledge of consumer trends is excellently suited for continued growth in our wine selection,” says Wine.com founder and VP Merchandising, Michael Osborn. Osborn added, “In the past year, our customers have purchased more than 22,500 labels from our full and mobile websites. Our loyal customers have embraced our assortment growth and led us to our current offering of the world’s largest wine selection.”

About Wine.com
Wine.com is the nation’s leading online wine retailer, offering selection, guidance and convenience not found in brick and mortar stores.  The company provides its customers access to the world’s largest wine store, with live chat wine experts available 7 days a week on its mobile and full websites.  With multiple fulfillment centers and the most sophisticated retail wine distribution network in the United States, Wine.com delivers in 1-2 days to most locations, offering date-certain delivery and the convenience of shipping for pickup at over 2,000 FedEx Office locations.  The company’s popular StewardShip program provides unlimited wine delivery and exclusive access to new releases for $49 per year. For more information, visit the company’s website at http://www.wine.com.

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Media Contact:
Gwendolyn Osborn
press@wine.com

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