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Amazon Wine Toasts the Holiday Season with ’60 Days of Deals’

Savings start at 40 percent with 1¢ shipping on more than 100 wine labels

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 16, 2014-- In time for the holidays, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced that Amazon Wine (www.amazonwine.com) will be introducing ‘60 Days of Deals’ featuring more than 100 popular labels of wine from some of the top wine regions in the country. Starting tomorrow, customers can browse the Amazon Wine store daily for one-day only deals from wine sellers featuring deep discounts of at least 40 percent off. The ‘60 Days of Deals’ promotion will showcase participating wines available to ship for 1¢ on qualifying purchases.

Amazon Wine offers a wide variety of wines from well-known brands to enthusiast favorites. Wine lovers will find high-quality selection in the ‘60 Days of Deals’ promotion including select wines from Smoking Loon, Hedges Family Estates, Atlas Peak, Tudor Wines, Ceja Vineyards, ONEHOPE, Dumas Station, Renwood, and Parducci, among many others.

“Amazon Wine gives us the opportunity to have a direct relationship with our customers, despite not having a tasting room to visit,” said Donny Sebastiani, President and CEO of Don Sebastiani & Sons, makers of a portfolio of wines including Don & Sons Sonoma Signature Series Pinot Noir, B Side Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, The Crusher Clarksburg Petite Sirah and Smoking Loon. “People are thinking about wine right now. Like a light switch it turns on October 1st and then spikes around Thanksgiving and the Christmas season. Shoppers are coming to Amazon to buy wine and we want to introduce them to our great wines. We are proud of all our wines and believe when customers smell, taste, and learn about our wines, there will be many happy customers this holiday season.”

“Without a doubt, Amazon and the holidays go together," said Tom Hedges, President of Hedges Family Estate. "Every shopper wants a good deal and with Amazon we can act immediately to attract customers.”

More Amazon shoppers than ever can now take advantage of finding the perfect wines from the comfort of their homes. The Amazon Wine store offers the largest domestic wine selection online, with delivery available to 27 states and the District of Columbia. Customers can purchase directly from more than 1,000 wine sellers listing over 10,000 offers available in the Amazon Wine store. Amazon Wine has more than 2,000 international wines, including labels from France, Italy, Australia and other top regions around the world.

“Special offers this time of year are the perfect way to thank our loyal customers and make it easy for them to purchase and enjoy our wines all holiday season,” said Tanya Seibold, Director of Consumer Direct Sales at Accolade Wines North America. “By offering a great price, we hope to introduce many new consumers to our brands and create a relationship with them. We have been steadily growing exposure for our popular domestic labels, including Geyser Peak, Atlas Peak, XYZin and Uncensored, and are excited to introduce our newest import brands from our sister wineries in Australia, South Africa, Italy and New Zealand.”

Today, direct-to-consumer shipping from wine sellers is available to addresses in Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming, and the District of Columbia. Customers can find more information about wine shipping at www.amazon.com/wineshipping.

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Source: Amazon.com, Inc.

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