Just in time for the holiday season, Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced that customers can now place orders on Amazon Wine ( www.amazonwine.com) for delivery in New York, Michigan, Arizona and Louisiana. Amazon Wine offers vast wine-country selection with delivery available to 20 states and the District of Columbia, adding eight states since launch last year. With the addition of the four new states, customers can purchase directly from more than 700 wine sellers offering over 5,000 labels available on Amazon Wine.
“The holiday season is a busy time, and it’s a huge time saver for millions of customers to have access to thousands of high-quality wines while they’re shopping for that special gift on Amazon. We’re excited for our customers to be able to browse our vast selection of boutique and prestigious labels through the Amazon Wine store,” said Peter Faricy, vice president for Amazon Marketplace. “Our customers tell us they enjoy our wine-country selection and the convenience of finding detailed information in one place. We want to connect customers with wine sellers around the country and provide a destination where they can learn about and purchase wines directly from great wineries on Amazon.”
New this holiday season, Amazon Wine is featuring limited production wines, deals on mixed packs and the opportunity for customers to get holiday wine questions answered directly by wine sellers on Amazon. Customers will be able to purchase labels with limited availability and small production wines from Napa, including HALL Wines’ signature 2010 Kathryn Hall Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, 2009 Raymond Vineyards’ Generations and Bell Wine Cellars’ 2009 Clone 6. Amazon Wine has added more than 1,000 international wines, including labels from France, Italy, Australia and other top regions around the world. For a limited time, customers can also save 20 percent or more on over 100 mixed packs that include an assortment of varietals from select wineries. Customers with questions on picking out that perfect wine can ask wineries questions through a new interactive Q&A forum on Amazon Wine product detail pages.