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Thursday October 23, 2014

NY Entrepreneurs Create Online Wine Database

Tempranillo varietal wine bottle and glass, sh...

Tempranillo varietal wine bottle and glass. Shot with Nikon D70s (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

NY entrepreneurs Aaron Sherman and Gianfranco Verga partnered with Goldman Sachs analyst Neal Parikh to create an online database and resource for wine purchasers in the NY and NJ area. The site allows users to search all wines, beer, and liquor available by region, size, and price.

The Brooklyn-based site, SevenFifty, began when Sherman and Verga were frustrated by the shortcomings of the site Beverage Media, which previously was the only resource for industry news and information about distributors. They found it difficult to find many wines and also found smaller distributors that didn’t appear on it.

The Wall Street Journal