USA: Drown Your DotCom Sorrows; to Award Rare Trophy Wine to Hardest Hit by DotCom Crash

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Did you get bit by's closing? Fooled by's demise? If you lost big in the dotcom bust, the people at, ( ), want to sooth what ails you. The marketer of rare wines and champagnes is giving away one of the tech-communities most highly prized status symbols: a rare, $1,500 bottle of 1996 Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon. A trophy wine of profound and complex character, this Cabernet Sauvignon has achieved near cult status and is nearly impossible to find and enjoy. It can be yours if your tale of dotcom woe proves the most compelling to the judges at log onto to, register and then send an email of 100 words or less before December 13, 2000, and explain why you deserve to drown your sorrows with one of the finest vintages ever created. So extraordinary is this vintage that it was rated a 96 by Robert M. Parker, Jr., America's most discriminating wine critic.Interested. Then tell us your story of how the dotcom bomb exploded on you. Make your email submission personal, funny, creative and you and your friends could still be living the high life -- even in the depths of your despair. Three runners-up will receive a case (12 bottles) of some rare and fine wines chosen from private reserve-each case a $500 value.Log on to to view the complete rules and regulations. This promotion is void in states where prohibited. To enter, you must be 21 years of age or older.

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