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Amazon wine delivery now available in Maryland

By Steve Kilar

The Baltimore Sun

9:58 AM EST, December 18, 2012

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Amazon.com customers in Maryland are now able to cozy up with both a book and a bottle of wine purchased from the online retailer.

On Friday, Maryland joined the 12 other states (and Washington, D.C.) that have access to delivery from "Amazon Wine," a service launched last month that "features easy-to-use shopping tools to help customers ... explore great wines at a modest price point," according to a statement from Amazon.

"When customersshopon Amazon Wine, they can narrow search results to meet their personal tastes, enabling them to discover new wines and find long-time favorites," Amazon's statement said. "For instance, customers can select multiple filters such as '90 & Up' for Professional Rating, 'Chocolate' for Tasting Note, and 'Sierra Foothills' for Winery Location."

Amazon Wine (which can be found at amazon.com/wine) offers Maryland customers more than 200 wines from more than 30 wineries. Shipping, for one to six bottles, is $9.99.