Wenatchee, WA (PRWEB) March 31, 2008
The Love Washington Wine website, http://www.lovewashingtonwine.com has been recognized by CommandShift3 as the best-designed wine site.
CommandShift3 is operated by New York City-based Jelly, and is a website rating service that allows visitors to rate sites, termed "battles", based on preference. From these battles, sites are ranked on preference and top-10 lists are produced. The Love Washington Wine site emerged as the top-ranked wine site, beating standouts such as http://www.epicurious.com, http://www.wine.com and http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com. The Love Washington Wine site won a total of 353 out of 499 battles, for a 71 percent success rate. The site is also currently featured at http://www.csscontainer.com.
The Love Washington Wine site was a collaborative effort by Carl Patterson of Adonai Media and Alex Jacobs-Nicholls of Confluent Data Systems. The site is owned and managed by Confluent Data Systems of Wenatchee, Washington and serves as an online retail wine store, offering numerous outstanding wines from Washington State wineries. Love Washington Wine also offers wine clubs and wine club management features.
In addition, Confluent Data Systems creates and maintains content management system websites for individual wineries, allowing for frequent and easy site updates. Confluent Data Systems also offers e-commerce functionality for individual wineries, which can include wine club management and online sales.
"This is a tremendous honor," explained Love Washington Wine President Mark Bolz. "At Love Washington Wine we are poised to break open the market for great Washington wines to novices and connoisseurs alike, and we wanted to create a site to showcase the tremendous products available. We always intended that the site would be one of the most-visited Washington wine sites because we believe that this is a direct benefit to our partnering wineries. By offering a site of this caliber, we're able to increase e-commerce sales, wine club membership and subsequent repeat purchases and customer communication. This kind of recognition is an honor."
Confluent Data Systems is currently accepting additional wineries to join its e-commerce and content management website efforts. "Essentially, we are able to provide wineries with cutting-edge innovation embedded in an award-winning site. We have worked to make the content management website offerings easy, affordable and of the highest quality available."
Confluent Data Systems (CDS) is a veteran-owned, application service provider and applied research consulting company. CDS provides information management and analysis to organizations across the corporate landscape. CDS owns and operates http://www.lovewashingtonwine.com.
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