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Amazon wine delivery now available in Maryland

The Baltimore Sun 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 offers Maryland customers more than 200 wines from more than 30 wineries. Shipping, for one to six bottles, is $9.99.

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