All Press Releases for March 06, 2009

Wine 2.0 Announces Crushpad Winery Joins On As Cornerstone Sponsor For 2009 Multi-City Events Schedule

Crushpad Custom Urban Winery Allows Anyone To Start Their Own Wine Brand

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA, March 06, 2009 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Wine 2.0, the innovator in social networking and events in the wine industry, today announced that Crushpad winery has signed on as a Cornerstone Sponsor for the entire 2009 Wine 2.0 Events Season consisting of over 15 consumer and trade events around the US.
"Crushpad has been a key ally and strategic partner for Wine 2.0 since our inception in 2006 and we look forward to helping Crushpad expose their innovative winemaking business model to new corporate and consumer prospects around the U.S. in 2009," Said J. Smoke Wallin, Chairman, Wine 2.0. "In 2009 Wine 2.0 will connect with 15,000 - 20,000 consumers and corporate entities in face-to-face experiential events and thousands more online. We're looking forward to helping Crushpad find a new audience at our events around the U.S. in 2009.
Crushpad helps wine enthusiasts, small-scale professional winemakers, wine retailers and restaurateurs produce their own award-winning, small-lot, ultra-premium wine without the hassle of quitting their day jobs or the cost of building their own winery.

"Crushpad is at the forefront of the Wine 2.0 movement, providing new wine makers with the resources and support to create their own luxury vintage from grape to bottle -- and a unique opportunity to express their creativity through wine making," said Michael Brill, Crushpad CEO. He continued, "The Crushpad experience is something that until now has been reserved only for professional winemakers living in wine country. We're excited to expand our relationship with Wine 2.0 to expose Crushpad to more people than ever before in 2009."

About Crushpad
Crushpad is custom winemaking service with locations in San Francisco and Napa, whose over 5,000 clients include professional winemakers, wine enthusiasts, fine wine retailers and restaurants. Crushpad specializes in small-lot, luxury wine production from California, Oregon and Washington's most notable vineyards. The company was founded in 2004 by wine industry veterans and technology industry refugees determined to liberate winemaking from its traditional stereotypes of impossible wealth, expansive chateaus and Golden Retrievers.

For more information about Crushpad, call 415-864-4232 or visit

About Wine 2.0 - "Blending the Line Between Wine & Technology"
Wine 2.0 is the innovator in social networking and events in the wine industry. With a focus on the next generation wine consumer, Wine 2.0 breaks down the barriers to learning about, experiencing, and enjoying wine. Wine 2.0 events feature a rich diversity of world class wines and the newest generation of emerging technology companies, services and communication tools that are changing the world of wine. (Get Social at

Wine 2.0 has a limited number of Cornerstone "Whole Season" Sponsorships available in key product and service segments. Contact Abdi Humphries at [email protected] or via phone at (707) 815-2201 for information on available sponsorship packages.

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