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Got Sauvignon? Amazon.com starts selling wine

Connecticut is the only New England state currently able to get Amazon.com wine shipments.

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Connecticut is the only New England state currently able to get Amazon.com wine shipments.

NEW YORK — Amazon.com has added wine to the long list of products it sells through its online marketplace.

Amazon.com Inc. said Thursday that it will ship wine to 12 states and Washington, D.C., from its new storefront. The world’s largest online retailer said that shipping up to six bottles will cost $10.

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The Seattle company is offering more than 1,000 wines from wineries around the United States.

The prices range from less than $10 to more than $100.

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With Amazon Wine, the retailer is competing with online sellers such as Wine.com, as well as with traditional brick-and-mortar wine shops.

Associated Press

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