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February 26, 2014 11:00 ET

BevMo! Launches Spring 5 Cent Wine Sale, Hosts Special Tasting for Charity

CONCORD, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 26, 2014) - Ultimate neighborhood specialty beverage retailer BevMo! is thrilled to announce that today marks the beginning of the famous 5 Cent Wine Sale, where ClubBev! members can buy one bottle of wine and get the second for only five cents. BevMo!'s signature 5 Cent Wine Sale is available on select wines at all California, Arizona and Washington* store locations starting today, and you can sign up for your free ClubBev! membership at your local store. To help kick off this year's spring sale, BevMo!'s resident Cellar Master Wilfred Wong has created his Top 10 Picks to get you started, along with suggested food items that complement each wine.

"The 5 Cent Wine Sale presents a great opportunity for customers to stock up on their favorite wines or be adventurous and try something new without breaking the bank," said Wilfred Wong, BevMo!'s official Cellar Master. "Whether you want to grab several bottles of your favorite Chardonnay ahead of summer party season or try that new Merlot you've been eyeing, BevMo! is the place to be this spring."

Customers can visit their local BevMo! for weekly 5 Cent Wine Sale tastings on Fridays from 4 - 7 p.m. and on Saturdays from 2 - 5 p.m. Plus, lucky Bay Area residents will also have the opportunity to attend an in-store tasting in Walnut Creek hosted by the cellar master himself, where guests will be able to sip Wilfred's Top 10 Picks, indulge in fine cheese pairings, shop the 5 Cent Wine Sale and mingle with Wilfred and other local BevMo! experts. The tasting will take place on Wednesday, March 5 from 5:30 - 7 p.m. at 2940 N. Main Street. Guests can register here, and all proceeds from the event will be donated to The Volunteer Center of the East Bay.

Wilfred's Top 10 5 Cent Wine Sale Picks include:

1. Main & Geary Pinot Grigio '12 (92 points)
Suggested Pairing: linguine, clams in a light cream sauce

2. Ray's Creek Sauvignon Blanc (89 points)
Suggested Pairing: raw oysters on the half shell

3. Dolce Vita Prosecco (89 points)
Suggested Pairing: tuna sashimi, with sorrel and lemon

4. Beringer Carneros Chardonnay '12 (92 points)
Suggested Pairing: sauteed, pounded chicken breast in a light crème sauce

5. Ray's Creek Chardonnay (91 points)
Suggested Pairing: lightly grilled shrimp, with a white wine reduction sauce

6. Kenwood Jack London Merlot '10 (92 points)
Suggested Pairing: baked pork tenderloin, with savory spices

7. Zolo Gaucho Select Malbec '11 (91 points)
Suggested Pairing: grilled beef or goat, light red wine reduction sauce

8. Donovan-Parke Pinot Noir '12 (91 PTS)
Suggested Pairing: grilled salmon, fresh, savory herbs

9. Unruly Red Table Wine '11 (92 points)
Suggested Pairing: grilled beef or lamb, with a light touch of savory herbs

10. Crooked Path Zinfandel '11 (93 points)
Suggested Pairing: Greek style lamb kebobs, with rosemary and lemon zest

Be sure to check out Wilfred's Top 10 Picks here each week and stop by your local neighborhood BevMo!, where our local beverage experts can help you make your 5 Cent Wine Sale picks.

For more information, sip alongside BevMo! on Facebook, Twitter, and the BevMo! Blog, BevMo! Thirsty Times.

*In Washington: 2 for 1 Sale: Buy 2 bottles of the same wine for the regular price of 1.

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