360 Global Wine Company and Viansa Winery & Italian Marketplace Win Double Gold Medal 'Best of Class' At the 2007 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Napa, California, UNITED STATES


SONOMA, Calif., Jan. 25, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- 360 Global Wine Company (OTCBB:TSIX) and the Viansa Winery & Italian Marketplace announce today that its 2005 "Cento Per Cento" Estate Chardonnay was awarded a Double Gold Medal and chosen as "Best of Class" at the 2007 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition.

"Cento per Cento", which means "100%" in Italian, is 100% Carneros Chardonnay, 100% malolactic-fermented and aged in French Oak barrel. This wine has a creamy texture with flavors of baked apple, blanched almonds and creme brulee, and has a long persistent creamy finish. Our Cento per Cento Chardonnay is very well balanced and is a wonderful wine to serve with food.

The 2007 professional wine judging took place at the Cloverdale Citrus Fair during the week of January 8, 2007. 55 professional wine judges representing trade, education, media, retail, and restaurants throughout the United States evaluated 3,800 wines entered by 1,572 wineries from 20 states.

Wines were awarded as bronze, silver, gold, and double gold (unanimous gold by the judges). In addition, there were Best of Class awards given for each of the wine judging categories and the prestigious Sweepstake Awards for the top sparkling, white, red, and dessert wines.

About the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

The San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition is the largest competition of American wines in the world. Founded in 1983 as the Cloverdale Citrus Fair Wine Competition, the event has evolved over the years, broadening its base by inviting wineries throughout the United States to participate. In 2000, the San Francisco Chronicle became the naming sponsor of the competition with the Cloverdale Citrus Fair remaining the host, and the addition of winejudging.com becoming the producer of the new San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition. The public tasting shifted from Cloverdale to San Francisco. Complete results can be found online at winejudging.com.

About 360 Global Wine Company

360 Global Wine Company is a California-based, diversified business positioned to take a leading role in the $25 billion wine industry. Management has and is acquiring premier wine estates, and has developed a distribution network covering the U.S., and committed resources to a dynamic brand-building campaign. In 2006, the Company has been actively expanding and leveraging its retail operations to create a wholesale operation designed to effectively serve the fine wine wants and needs of top restaurants and national retail/liquor outlets.

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