USA: Gallo of Sonoma Selects Wine.Com as E-commerce Partner
Starting today, Gallo of Sonoma wines, will be highlighted in the Featured Wineries area, located within http://www.wine.com . The following wines from Gallo of Sonoma will be featured initially, Alexander Valley Sangiovese, Barrelli Creek Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County Merlot, Sonoma County Chardonnay, and Stefani Vineyard Chardonnay.
The Featured Wineries area of the wine.com site offers consumers a broad selection of both existing and previously unavailable wines from California and international wineries. Other wineries available in the Featured Wineries area of the wine.com site are Sterling Vineyards, Kendall-Jackson Wine Estates and the Artisans & Estates Wineries, Domaine Chandon, and Niebaum-Coppola. Gallo of Sonoma produces a variety of California table wines, including Gallo of Sonoma Estate Series, Gallo of Sonoma Single Vineyard Series and Gallo of Sonoma County Series. No financial details of the agreement were disclosed.
"The endorsement by Gallo of Sonoma as one of the wine industry's most trusted and popular brands allows wine.com to further expand its market," said Bill Newlands, president and CEO of wine.com. "As the new e-commerce partner for Gallo of Sonoma, wine.com further entrenches its position as the leading online wine destination."
"We have always sought to provide the consumer the opportunity to buy our family's wines wherever the best wines are sold, this is an extension of that effort," said Gina Gallo, winemaker at Gallo of Sonoma.
About Gallo of Sonoma
The E. & J. Gallo Winery is a global company founded in 1933 by Ernest and Julio Gallo and still today remains family owned. The company presently provides fine wines to consumers in the United States and 86 foreign countries. Gallo sources quality wine grapes from every major growing region in California and boasts a growing product portfolio, with a wide array of table wines, sparkling wines, beverage wines, and distilled spirits for domestic and international markets. The Gallo of Sonoma Winery in Healdsburg, California, represents the culmination of more than six decades of preparation for world-class, award-winning fine winemaking. Today, Gallo of Sonoma's winemaking team includes two of Julio Gallo's grandchildren, the brother sister team of Matt and Gina Gallo.
Founded in 1994, wine.com was the first wine merchant on the Web and a pioneer in electronic commerce. Wine.com features an ever-growing selection of wines from around the world and wine-related gifts and accessories for customers worldwide. The company makes wine buying easy and fun with detailed wine information, its proprietary wine tasting chart, and expert advice from its professional wine team, which includes two Master Sommeliers and a Master of Wine. With the exception of Rare Wines, each wine offered on the site is tasted and selected by wine.com's experts, and all are 100% guaranteed. The "Featured Wineries" area of the site highlights exclusive wines from such leading wine brands as Sterling Vineyards, Kendall-Jackson Wine Estates and the Artisans & Estates Wineries, Domaine Chandon, Niebaum-Coppola. Wine.com is able to ship wine through a legally compliant network of wholesalers and retailers to more than 90% of the United States, as well as Asia and Europe. Wine.com is privately held and headquartered in Napa with an office in Fremont, Calif.
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