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Twitter chardonnay, anyone? Lunch with co-founder Biz Stone is included

December 9, 2010 | 12:01 pm

Anybody interested in a glass of Twitter wine with company co-founder Biz Stone?

That’s right. Twitter, along with the Napa winery Crushpad, has created a pinot noir and a chardonnay called Fledgling.

Fledgling Twitter is auctioning the wine and a lunch for two with Stone on EBay until Dec. 16. The high bid as of late Thursday morning was $1,725. Seperately, it is offering 350 signed wine bottles and 140 signed magnums.

Proceeds go to Room to Read, a San Francisco-based nonprofit organization providing opportunities that promotes literacy among children in poor countries.

“To date, Room to Read has established more than 1,000 schools and over 10,000 bilingual libraries with 7 million books, and supports the education of nearly 10,000 girls,” Fledgling’s website says.

Have yet to see a tasting note on Twitter’s vintage, though.


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Image: The label from a bottle of Twitter Fledgling pinot noir.