Press Release

<< Back
Amazon Wine Announces 1¢ Shipping in Time for the Holiday Season

Now with more than 1,000 wine labels directly from wine sellers offering 1¢ shipping

Amazon Wine adds delivery to customers in Ohio and Montana

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 12, 2013-- (NASDAQ:AMZN) - today announced a 1¢ shipping program for select orders placed on Amazon Wine ( More than 100 wine sellers have opted into the new program offering over 1,000 labels of wine available to ship for 1¢. As the program grows, a greater selection of wines will be available to ship for 1¢ from participating wine sellers.

Amazon Wine offers a wide variety of wines from well-known brands to enthusiast favorites. Customers will find high-quality selection available with the 1¢ shipping offer from wine sellers including Tudor Wines, Raymond Vineyards, Zaca Mesa Winery, Pellet Estate and Pepper Bridge Winery, among many others. Customers can learn more about this program and shop for wines eligible for 1¢ shipping at

“Offering Amazon customers 1¢ shipping is a great opportunity to get Tudor Wines in front of a large number of holiday shoppers,” said Dan Tudor, winemaker for Tudor Wines. “Amazon is one of the largest and strongest online shopping sites with an incredible brand reputation, and we view the Amazon Wine store as an extension of our e-commerce business. We believe Amazon Wine is an ideal place to buy wine online.”

During the holidays, the Amazon Wine store is also featuring Holiday Daily Deals to help customers save on great wines. Each Holiday Daily Deal will showcase a wine seller with a one-day-only deep discount with savings up to 50 percent on qualifying purchases. In addition, some Holiday Daily Deals will feature 1¢ shipping. Participating wine sellers include Don Sebastiani & Sons, Pacific Rim Winery, Villa Mt. Eden and Ceja Vineyards.

“The holidays are a huge selling season for wine. Wine is front of mind for people this time of year, and they probably already have their browser open to,” said Donny Sebastiani, President and CEO of Don Sebastiani & Sons, maker of the Smoking Loon wines. “As a customer, the cost of shipping is one of the biggest hurdles to buying wine online. Now with 1¢ shipping from the Amazon Wine store there are no excuses. Wine at a great price is just a click away.”

More Amazon shoppers than ever can now take advantage of finding the perfect wines from the comfort of their homes. Amazon Wine recently introduced shipping to customers in Ohio and Montana. The Amazon Wine store offers the largest domestic wine selection online, with delivery available to 22 states and the District of Columbia. Customers can purchase directly from more than 900 wine sellers offering over 7,000 labels available in the Amazon Wine store. Amazon Wine has more than 1,000 international wines, including labels from France, Italy, Australia and other top regions around the world.

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

About, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995 and today offers Earth’s Biggest Selection., Inc. seeks to be Earth’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices. and other sellers offer millions of unique new, refurbished and used items in categories such as Books; Movies, Music & Games; Digital Downloads; Electronics & Computers; Home & Garden; Toys, Kids & Baby; Grocery; Apparel, Shoes & Jewelry; Health & Beauty; Sports & Outdoors; and Tools, Auto & Industrial. Amazon Web Services provides Amazon’s developer customers with access to in-the-cloud infrastructure services based on Amazon’s own back-end technology platform, which developers can use to enable virtually any type of business. Kindle Paperwhite is the world’s best-selling and most advanced e-reader. It features new display technology with higher contrast, the next generation built-in light, a faster processor, the latest touch technology, and exclusive new features designed from the ground up for readers. Kindle, the lightest and smallest Kindle, features improved fonts and faster page turns. The new Kindle Fire HDX features a stunning exclusive 7” or 8.9” HDX display, a quad-core 2.2 GHz processor, 2x more memory, and 11 hours of battery life, as well as exclusive new features of Fire OS 3.0 including X-Ray for Music, Second Screen, Prime Instant Video downloads, and the revolutionary new Mayday button. The all-new Kindle Fire HD includes an HD display, high-performance processor and dual speakers at a breakthrough price.

Amazon and its affiliates operate websites, including,,,,,,,,,,,, and As used herein, “,” “we,” “our” and similar terms include, Inc., and its subsidiaries, unless the context indicates otherwise.

Forward-Looking Statements

This announcement contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Actual results may differ significantly from management’s expectations. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that include, among others, risks related to competition, management of growth, new products, services and technologies, potential fluctuations in operating results, international expansion, outcomes of legal proceedings and claims, fulfillment and data center optimization, seasonality, commercial agreements, acquisitions and strategic transactions, foreign exchange rates, system interruption, inventory, government regulation and taxation, payments and fraud. More information about factors that potentially could affect’s financial results is included in’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent filings.

Source:, Inc., Inc.
Media Hotline, 206-266-7180