Key West, FL (PRWEB) February 12, 2006
Fausto’s Food Palace, Inc., and WineMiner, LLC, are pleased to announce the installation of WinesandRecipes.com™ kiosks at their Fleming and White St locations. The creators of the Web site that has become a popular resource for fine wines and their accompaniments also offer it’s kiosk to the grocery and wine retail community.The WinesandRecipes.com kiosk, the first commercial electronic toolset of its kind, enables Fausto’s to market an entire consumer experience around wine and food pairings. Consumers obtain ratings and reviews for all of the retailer’s wines along with recommendations for complementary cheeses and recipes.
While the popular internet version of WinesandRecipes.com™ contains information on over 30,000 wines plus hundreds of cheeses and recipes, the kiosk version is customized to Fausto’s own wine and cheese inventory. This service helps Fausto’s to differentiate themselves from other markets in Key West. The customizable configuration of this powerful merchandising tool results in a rich environment for cross-selling wines, cheeses, and food items. The kiosk also provides targeted promotional opportunities for retailers, distributors and wineries to the customer at “the point of selection”.
Fausto’s owners Jimmy Weekley and Alton Weekley say that the new kiosk is an innovative answer to keeping up with the changing tastes of customers. According to Mr. Weekley, “Providing the WinesandRecipes.com™ kiosk in Fausto’s stores ensures that our customers are able to obtain expert help on wine selection as well as cheese and food pairing even if store associates are unavailable”. “The kiosk enhances the consumer experience while providing the opportunity for repeat business and increased average transactions.” Jon Holland, President of WineMiner LLC added “this technology demystifies the wine selection process for the average consumer and has search capabilities for the connoisseur looking for specific results.”
About Fausto's Food Palace:
Fausto's Food Palace, specializing in gourmet and specialty foods, is Key West's hometown grocery store since 1926. Today, Fausto’s has the feel of a Dean and Deluca, or any other gourmet markets in large metropolitan areas around the country.
About WineMiner, LLC:
Founded in 2004, WineMiner, LLC is an Atlanta, GA based company dedicated to helping consumers find wines available in their favorite store meeting their preferences for price, wine type and taste characteristics. The kiosk also assists in matching food choices based on their wine selection. By providing independent reviews, ratings and winemaker notes consumers can “Find Your Perfect Wine the First Time”.
Contact Name: Alton Weekley-General Manager; Fausto’s Food Palace and
Jon D. Holland-President; WineMiner, LLC
Contact Phone: Fausto’s=305-296-5663 and WineMiner, LLC=888-450-4529
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