BevAccess.com announced today the expansion of their online beverage exchange to include significantly all wine and spirits products for wholesale purchase in the New York metro area. Retail buyers can now access over 92% of the Top 25 wine and spirits brands worldwide (as listed in Impact Global News and Research). Leading wholesalers listing their products online with BevAccess.com represent the portfolios of some of the top suppliers in the industry including: Allied Domecq, Bacardi, Beringer Wine Estates, Canandaigua, E. & J. Gallo Winery, Kendall-Jackson, LVMH Moet Hennessey Louis Vuitton, Robert Mondavi, UDV Diageo, Schieffelin & Somerset, Co. and Seagram Co.

Licensed retail buyers, such as restaurants, hotels, bars and liquor stores, can log on to www.bevaccess.com and consolidate all their wine, spirits and beer procurement. In addition to centralized and customized ordering, buyers also benefit from detailed product information, online messaging capabilities and immediate exposure to new products through special promotions and advertising. BevAccess.com has been actively processing orders since June 1999, and was the first B2B web site to process an e-commerce transaction between buyer and seller in the beverage alcohol industry.

BevAccess.com recently merged with New York-based Beverage Media Group, publishers of the leading beverage alcohol trade magazines in the nation. The combined company offers customers a fully integrated on- and offline solution to make ordering wine, spirits and beer more efficient and less time-consuming. BevAccess.com will launch its service in other top markets across the country within the next few months.

About BevAccess.com

Founded in 1997, BevAccess.com is the first online Industry Exchange for the beverage alcohol trade, providing a more efficient and easy-to-use procurement process for licensed retail buyers of wine, spirits, and beer. Through Beverage Media Group, the company's offline component, which publishes the nation's premier beverage alcohol trade magazines and serves as the national office for The Beverage Network -- an association of 33 local publications -- BevAccess.com delivers timely information to over 140,000 beverage alcohol licensees across the country each month.

Together, BevAccess.com and Beverage Media Group represent the industry's leading wholesalers, suppliers and retail buyers by empowering them with fully-secure proprietary e-commerce technology that increases operational efficiency through centralized and personalized ordering, detailed product information, and highly targeted advertising.