Dont Pass the Buck, Pass the Bottle

Released on: October 13, 2008, 4:53 pm

Press Release Author: Corktraders, Inc.

Industry: Food & Beverage

Press Release Summary: Corktraders, Inc. has formalized the age-old concept of wine
trading by creating an online community where enthusiasts can come together to swap
their wine, knowledge and experiences.

Press Release Body: Redlands, CA - October 13, 2008 - The world's first online wine
swapping community,, was launched on Thursday, October 9th. is a subscription-based website where members throughout the world
can browse one another's cellars to locate wines they would like to "swap" for their
own without any monetary exchange. The community was created based on an informal
concept that has existed among novice wine enthusiasts, advanced collectors and even
industry leaders for years: swapping wine. enables connoisseurs to
expand their trading network and find fellow swappers and wines for trade outside of
their immediate circle of friends and acquaintances. intends to bring the most novice wine enthusiasts together who are
looking to swap for pure entertainment, along with serious collectors and industry
affiliates who receive exclusive wine allocations and wouldn't mind trading a
portion of their wines to try something new. Restaurants and wine boutiques that
would like to swap out inventory may also find useful for their

The website's "Main Cellar" is a comprehensive list of all wines that have been
added by members, which makes searching for a specific wine simple for Corktraders
subscribers. Once members locate a wine or wines they would like to "swap" for their
own, the website allows them to offer a trade and negotiate with counter offers, if
necessary, until both parties are satisfied. leaves it up to
members themselves to arrange the physical exchange of wines from one party to the
other; however, the site provides links for information regarding "safe trading" and
shipping laws.

Along with bringing members together to trade their wines, also
provides discussion forums, wine reviews, wish list features, and members can upload
wines with no intention of trading but rather to showcase their cellar to the

Membership dues for are as follows: $9.99/month, $25.99/quarter or
$99.99/annual. All memberships include a 14 day free trial and unlimited trading
and access to the website. does not charge any additional
commission or transaction fees.

For more information about, please contact Jeromy Roush:
(909) 228-4425 or


Web Site:

Contact Details: P.O.Box 883
Redlands, Ca 92373
(909) 228-4425 phone
(909) 792-2292 fax

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