Top Internet Retailer Wine.com Launches WineShopper, a Members-Only, Daily Flash-Sale Site for Premium Wines

WineShopper to offer up to 70 percent off select wines, available for 72 hours or less

Jun 21, 2010, 07:00 ET from Wine.com

SAN FRANCISCO, June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Wine.com, the #1 online wine retailer, today launched a flash-sale shopping site for premium wines called WineShopper. WineShopper is a members-only retail site that offers exclusive wine deals in limited quantities for up to 72 hours. Through daily private sales, WineShopper gives fast-acting consumers discounts up to 70 percent off on a first-come, first-serve basis. WineShopper will stock and sell a wide range of wines, from big brands like Silver Oak and Veuve Clicquot, to smaller boutique names from around the world.

"As the largest internet wine retailer, we are in a unique position to offer very competitive prices on the wines people love to drink," said Rich Bergsund, CEO of Wine.com. "With WineShopper, we will be able to pass significant savings on to our most loyal and eager customers."

To receive daily email notifications of new wine deals consumers must complete a free membership sign up at http://www.wineshopper.com. WineShopper may feature one deal each day or multiple wine offers will kick off simultaneously. Members must act fast because WineShopper offers will only be on the site for up to 72 hours, or until they sell out. WineShopper members can also receive deal notifications via Twitter (@wine_shopper) and on WineShopper's Facebook Fan page (http://www.facebook.com/WineShopper).

To celebrate the launch of WineShopper, new members will receive rewards for inviting friends to join (no purchase necessary).  The first 50 members to refer 50 friends to join WineShopper will receive four Riedel Ouverture Magnum Glasses worth $37.99.

SOURCE Wine.com



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