, the leading online wine destination, and, the leader in online restaurant reservations and Internet-enabled management tools to restaurants, announced today an exclusive partnership and co-marketing agreement. The two companies are joining forces to bring consumers the conveniences of instant online access to the world's greatest restaurants and finest wines. The two companies will integrate content and transactions and work together to bring consumers a comprehensive dining and wine-drinking guide and resource.

"This is a strategic alliance of two sites with very similar customers. Offering's online restaurant reservation service to our visitors is a logical - not to mention fun - enhancement to our site," said Bill Newlands, chairman and CEO of "We pride ourselves on featuring the best of wine to our customers and expanding the experience into new areas, and this presents the dining aficionado a simple way to locate premier, hard-to-find wines."

"A fantastic meal is not complete without an equally good bottle of wine, and this partnership makes it easy for Internet users to enjoy both," said Jeff Edwards, CEO. "We're excited about offering our users the added benefit of access to their favorite wines, and introducing's members to the benefits of rewards-based online restaurant reservations."

The relationship will benefit oenophiles and food connoisseurs alike as will work with to feature wines from the wine lists of member restaurants, which include many of the country's top dining destinations. members will have convenient online access to the wine lists of their favorite restaurants, information from that will help them select from that list, and - by linking back to - will be able to order those wines to enjoy at home. customers will be able to access's restaurant search and reservation engine from many key areas of the site.

About ( is dedicated to harnessing the power of the Internet for restaurants and providing dining consumers with the best possible reservation experience. The company's proprietary electronic reservation book (ERB) introduces revolutionary customer relationship-management, marketing, and yield-management tools, as well as real-time online reservations, to the restaurant industry. has strategically partnered with leading Internet and media companies including America Online (AOL); Digital City;; The Chicago Tribune's; The New York Times' and The Boston Globe's's customers include more than 600 of the nation's top restaurants. The company is backed by leading venture-capital firms Impact Venture Partners and Benchmark Capital, as well as American Express. is based in San Francisco and has offices in 15 cities including New York, Chicago, Boston, Los Angeles, Seattle and Washington, DC. For more information about or its online restaurant-reservations network visit or call 1.800.OPENTABLE.

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Founded in 1994, was the first wine merchant on the Web and a pioneer in electronic commerce., the leading online wine destination, features a hand-selected, ever-growing selection of American and international wines 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 led by two Master Sommeliers. Each wine listed on the site is tasted and selected by's team of professional wine experts and is 100% guaranteed.'s "Featured Wineries" gives consumers access to exclusive wines from such leading wine brands as Niebaum-Coppola, Kendall-Jackson, Sterling Vineyards, Domaine Chandon and Gallo of Sonoma. is able to ship wine through a legally compliant network of wholesalers and retailers to 90% of the United States market, as well as Asia and Europe. is privately held and is headquartered in Napa with an office in Fremont, California.