Blacksquare Inc.

Blacksquare Inc.

December 19, 2011 09:06 ET

BlackSquare and Marquis Wine Cellars Partner to Launch an Innovative New Wine Club in B.C.

BlackSquare's Proprietary Direct to Consumer Technology Being Adopted by Both Retail Stores & Wineries

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Dec. 19, 2011) - BlackSquare Inc. is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Vancouver's Marquis Wine Cellars to roll out its proprietary wine club management and e-commerce application. BlackSquare's software is a revolutionary web-based platform which enables wineries and retail wine & spirits stores to sell direct to consumers. In this case, BlackSquare is partnering with one of most well established Vancouver wine boutiques, Marquis Wine Cellars, to allow them to offer a new monthly wine club to all of British Columbia. BlackSquare's software also powers, Alberta's largest monthly wine club, in conjunction with Willow Park Wines & Spirits.

"This development illustrates the strength of BlackSquare's e-commerce business model, enabling both retail stores and wineries to sell direct to consumers," said Matthew Protti, BlackSquare's CEO. "BlackSquare is the first global provider of a turn-key, web-based wine club management application."

"Marquis Wine Cellars is looking forward to working with BlackSquare to offer our new wine club members the best online experience possible in early 2012," said John Clerides, owner of Marquis Wine Cellars, "The new site will also provide an online social community for members to receive wine specific tasting notes, as well as to discuss and rate the wines they receive."

About BlackSquare Inc:

Based in Calgary, Alberta, BlackSquare is a start-up technology company devoted to modernizing e-commerce in the global wine & spirits industry. Through BlackSquare's platform, wineries and retail wine & spirits stores can sell direct to consumers online via a turn-key, web based technology specifically set up for wine clubs and e-commerce purchases.

About Marquis Wine Cellars:

Marquis Wine Cellars was established in 1986 and continues today as one of the most respected boutique wine stores in North America. For more information on Marquis please visit

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