Richard Shell, CEO of, announced today that has officially entered into alliances with Australian publisher Winetitles and Revue Vinicole Internationale (RVI), publisher of France's VSB newsletter. Both Winetitles and VSB will provide content for the online international business-to-business wine community launched by earlier this year, including the Wine Business Monthly and Wine Business Insider publications and the online Daily Breaking News.

"We have rapidly put into place most of the partnerships and alliances we need to provide the best possible information and business community exchange for the worldwide wine industry," said Richard Shell, CEO of "The two alliances are exciting announcements in the development of and a further enhancement of the company's global wine industry content strategies."

Winetitles is Australia's highly respected publisher of quality wine industry publications, including the Australian & New Zealand Wine Industry Journal, Australian Viticulture, Australian & New Zealand Wine Industry Directory, Vintage, the Wine Industry Yearbook, and numerous books on enology and viticulture. Winetitles also has an Internet technologies division, Winebiz, which is the wine industry's premier specialist website developer and Internet consultancy. will be the exclusive business-to-business source for VSB on the Internet. Subscribers will be able to access the weekly VSB newsletter on the localized version of in France, along with a comprehensive industry directory. RVI and VSB are two of the leading sources of unbiased wine industry news in France, where they are required reading for industry decision-makers, from producers to distributors to industry suppliers. The agreement with additionally allows for article sharing between the monthly publications, Revue Vinicole Internationale and Wine Business Monthly and the weekly newsletters, VSB and Wine Business Insider.

Winetitles will provide business, finance and marketing news as well as technical winemaking and viticultural features from Australia and New Zealand for's international online sites. Plans also call for article sharing between publications, putting Australia's leading industry directory online, and more.

"We are pleased to be forming this alliance with as we believe the wine industry is already a global one and the alliance will facilitate our expansion as an information provider to the world wide wine industry," said Paul Clancy, publisher of Winetitles.

"We are absolutely thrilled that Winetitles has agreed to join us as we build the global wine industry's most effective business to business community. Good business is all about effective communication and there can be no one better in the Australian and New Zealand region than Winetitles to assist us in that process," Shell said. "With over 18 years of providing the highest standards in publishing and information transfer to the Australian wine industry, their publications are first class and reflect the very best in the Australian wine industry."

Winetitles is privately owned by Paul and Fran Clancy, and is located in Adelaide, South Australia -- the wine industry capital of Australia.

Founded in 1992, is recognized as the most important source of news and analysis of the international wine industry through its leading trade publications, Wine Business Monthly and Wine Business Insider and its online content. is dedicated to improving the financial success of the global wine industry through efficient procurement tools and services, and through resources including breaking news, information and analysis. is headquartered in Sonoma, CA, with offices in San Francisco and Paris.