Oakland, CA (PRWEB) February 7, 2010
WineZap.com – an online search engine for wine – has released its list of the top 10 most searched wines in 2009. The data is compiled from over 12 million searches conducted by visitors to http://www.winezap.com in 2009. The results indicate that even in a recession year wine lovers are still looking for the high end wines. According to Sam Enos, WineZap Manager, “2009 was surprising in how little the list changed even in these tough economic times. The top searched wines are the usual suspects with a few surprises - only 2 of the wines sell for less than $100.”
According to WineZap, the top ten most searched wines for 2009 were:
1. Dom Perignon Champagne - average price: $145/bottle
2. Chateau Margaux – average price: $600/bottle
3. Columbia Crest Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve: $29/bottle
4. Opus One Proprietary Blend: $250/bottle
5. Chateau Haut Brion: $600/bottle
6. Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau: $10/bottle
7. Chateau Petrus: $1000/bottle
8. Chateau D’Yquem: $800/bottle
9. Chateau Lafite Rothschild: $700/bottle
10. Sea Smoke Pinot Noir: $130/bottle
The data was compiled by analyzing the search patterns of visitors to http://www.winezap.com. WineZap examined the visits of 2.5 million visitors in 2009 who conducted over 12 million searches. The results were limited to users from the United States.
Since 2004, WineZap.com has been a powerful search engine for wine. Users can search wine prices at hundreds of US wine retailers to compare prices, discover wines and make purchases. Retailers can expand their reach to millions of online wine buyers by including their inventory on http://www.winezap.com. WineZap also publishes a regular newsletter highlighting wine deals around the United States on top scoring wines.
For more information, contact Sam Enos at enos (at) winezap (dot) com or 510-632-5300 x305.