360 Global Wine Company and Viansa Winery & Italian Marketplace Sponsor Vision Racing for 90th Running of Indianapolis 500

Driver Ed Carpenter and Team Looking Ahead to Sunday

Napa, California, UNITED STATES


SONOMA, Calif., May 25, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- 360 Global Wine Company (OTCBB:TSIX), a company primarily in the marketing and distribution of wines and wine-related products, and Viansa Winery & Italian Marketplace, announce that Ed Carpenter, driver of Vision Racing Team's No. 20 car, has qualified for and will be competing in the 90th running of the Indianapolis 500. Carpenter will be starting in the No. 12 pole position.

This race will take place on Sunday, May 28 at 1:00 PM at the legendary Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana. In addition to the 250,000 fans viewing the race from reserved seats, and thousands more accommodated in the infield, the race will be nationally televised on ABC, starting with the pre-race show at 12:00 PM. Additional information on the race can be found at www.indy500.com.

As previously announced, Viansa Winery & Italian Marketplace is proud to be a sponsor of the Vision Racing Team for this 2006 IndyCar season. Viansa's sponsorship is an important component of building Viansa's national branding among American wine consumers.

About Vision Racing

Vision Racing was formed in early 2005 when Indy Racing League founder Tony George and his wife Laura purchased the assets of Kelley Racing from Tom Kelley. Mr. George is chief executive officer of the Indy Racing League and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Corporation. Patrick Dempsey, star of the Golden Globe-nominated drama Grey's Anatomy and a race car driver who is currently driving professionally in Grand American Cup sports car racing with Hypersport, became a co-owner of the team in the off-season. Additional information on the Vision Team's participation in the event can be found at http://www.theautochannel.com/news/2006/05/06/005919.html.

About 360 Global Wine Company

360 Global Wine Company (www.360wines.com) is a Sonoma-based business that is developing a diversified wine company. Management has invested in, and plans to consolidate, a number of small and mid-sized wineries to build an efficient diversified operation with effective sales, marketing, and branding strength. The Company has acquired ownership interest in a prime wine property, the Viansa Winery & Italian Marketplace (www.viansa.com), and has developed a distribution network covering the U.S., significantly enhanced its management, and committed substantial resources to a dynamic brand-building campaign. During 2006, the Company is looking to expand and leverage its retail operations and build a significant wholesale operation serving restaurants and retail/liquor outlets.



        

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